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Our Organization

The Manitoba GIS User Group (MGUG) is a group of geomatics professionals and interested individuals using or supporting the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for spatial data management, analysis, and visualization. Formed to facilitate communication between people working in all areas of GIS, the User Group meets to allow its members to learn more about current activities and technologies within the industry and to network with their peers.

Our Objectives

  • Provide opportunities for networking.
  • Promote communication and exchange of information amongst the members.
  • Focus on topics and interests that impact Manitoba.
  • Provide opportunities for professional development.
  • Promote the local geomatics community.
  • Organize and hold conferences, and other meetings throughout the year.



The development and maintenance of a website for use by members.
The holding of and participation in Conferences and Workshops.
The publication of stories and community events.
The development and maintenance of a directory of local organizations.
The teaching of geomatics topics of interest to its members.
Working and/or partnering with similar groups and organizations.
Other activities and undertakings are appropriate and consistent with the purpose and strategic priorities of MGUG.



MGUG Board of Directors

Manitoba GIS User Group Board of Directors are collectively and individually responsible to the Membership to oversee the business of the organization in an effective manner. The Board is accountable for the performance, strategies, policies and performance of the organization, and is governed according to the rules outlined in the MGUG Constitution.

Board position details and vacancies can be viewed here