Jonathan Murphy is the Founder and Managing Director of GoGeomatics Canada, the most popular communications hub for the Canadian geomatics sector. He has created Canada’s largest geomatics networking group, with the goal of strengthening and empowering the geospatial community. Jon has founded and chaired many notable geomatics conferences in Canada. Notably GeoIgnite, Canada’s premier geospatial leadership event and is the co-founder of SUMSF, the Subsurface Utility Mapping Strategy Forum with Geoff Zeiss. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Calgary and advanced diplomas in GIS and geomatics from COGS. Jon is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. In 2020 he joined the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) committee MC/ISO/TC 211 for Geographic information/Geomatics.