GeoConference 2014 is the gathering of the year for the Queébec, Canadian and international geocommunity. It is a unique opportunity for thinking, training, sharing and discussion about the future of land management and geomatics in Quebec and in the word. About 750 participants – from all sectors of activity and 20 countries around the world – are expected to attend the conference’s five days of events. Like the last edition of the conference, held in 2007, this year GeoConference promises a full, lively agenda. Come join us!


GeoConference 2014 is the outcome of the outstanding collaboration of the Quebec majors associations as well as several national and international organizations. The conference is being staged jointly by :

• Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) –Champlain Branch
• Commission 7 (Cadastre and Land administration) of the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
• Association of Québec Land Surveyors
• Université Laval

with the co-operation of :

• Association de géomatique municipale du Québec (AGMQ)
• Association québécoise de télédétection (AQT)
• Quebec Chapter of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo-qc).
• Fédération des géomètres francophones (FGF)
• Professional Surveyors Canada (PFC)
• Gouvernement du Québec
• Natural Resources Canada
• Ville de Québec

Private partners have joined them to contribute to the success of GeoConference.


The GeoConference steering committee ensures success of the event as well as the satisfaction of each participating organization and the collaboration of all. The committee is composed of representatives of the organizing partners. They are, in alphabetical order:

• Robert Beauregard, dean, Faculté de foresterie, de géographie et de géomatique, Université Laval
• Sylvie Daniel, chair, Association québécoise de télédétection
• Éric Groulx, delegate, Natural Resources Canada
• Annick Jaton, chair, Champlain Branch, Canadien Institute of Geomatics and co-chair of GeoConference 2014
• Luc Lévesque, chair, Association de géomatique municipale du Québec
• Simon Mercier, delegate, Quebec Chapter of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation
• Mario Perron, director, Direction générale de l’information géographique, ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles du Québec
• Pierre Tessier, president, Ordre des arpenteurs-géomètres du Québec and co-chair of GeoConference 2014
• Daniel Roberge, chair, Commission 7 of the International Federation of Surveyors and co-chair of GeoConference 2014


Dynamic persons from various organizations in the Quebec City area are part of the Organizing Committee. They are, in alphabetical order :

• Julie Bouchard (CGI)
• Alexis Carrier Ouellet (GPLC, arpenteurs-géomètres)
• Alain Demers (ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte aux changements climatiques)
• Steeve Guillemette (Ville de Québec)
• Caroline Huard (EcceTerra, arpenteurs-géomètres)
• Annick Jaton (Université Laval)
• Sébastien Giroux (Fujitsu)
• Jessica Lapointe (ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles)
• Martin Plante (Secrétariat du Conseil du Trésor)
• Daniel Roberge (Banque mondiale)
• Sébastien Roy (Ville de Lévis)
• Pierre Tessier (Ordre des arpenteurs-géomètres du Québec)
• Vincent Thomas (Fujitsu)