Real-world Applications of Geographic Information Systems Technology
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society.

The theme for the City of Toronto’s GIS Day 2018 is “More Than Mapping.” Visit booths showcasing geospatial interests from across the city and lightning talks on Open Data, Corporate Geospatial Strategy, Elections and more. Don’t miss featured speaker William Shea from Toronto Water, plus three technical talks which require advance registration. Space is limited.

Sign up for GIS Day! Activities are scheduled to run from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 21 in the Metro Hall Rotunda, 55 John Street. Please register for both the main day and the technical talks separately.


9:30 a.m. – Exhibition booths open

10-10:30 a.m. – Lightning Talks

10-11 a.m.  – Technical Talks
Register  RStudio instead of GIS: An introduction to location data analysis

Register   ArcGIS Online: Beyond the Map

12-12:45 p.m. – Featured Speaker: William Shea, Toronto Water

1-2 p.m. – Technical Talks
Register  Web mapping on with QuickMap

2 p.m. – Exhibition closed


University of Toronto logo  Ryerson University Logo Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA)  City of Toronto logo

Participating City of Toronto Agencies and Divisions:

  • City Clerks – Elections
  • City Planning
  • Financial Planning Division & FPARS Project
  • Geospatial Competency Centre (GCC)
  • Parks, Forestry & Recreation (PFR)
  • Toronto Fire Services
  • Toronto Police Services
  • Toronto Water
  • Transportation Services