Awards

MGUG Awards

MGUG recognizes the achievements in the GIS Community by giving awards every year at our Fall Conference – 2 general and 2 education awards are given.

 

Please click the link here to view past awards!

Nominations are welcome!

Please send inquiries to education@mgug.ca


General Awards

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MGUG Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Given to an individual with outstanding commitment, passion and contributions to the Manitoba GIS Community over their career.
  • Can be awarded to someone who is retired, retiring or currently working
  • Length of service is not important, quality of service is

 

MGUG Outstanding GIS Project or GIS Team Award

  • Given to an outstanding GIS Project completed in Manitoba or by a resident of Manitoba , or to an outstanding active GIS Team contributing to improving the GIS Community.
  • Project must be completed in Manitoba or by someone with a primary residence of Manitoba.  Teams should be residing or working in Manitoba.
  • Projects can be private, public or client-facing.  Screenshots of the project must be provided if it is not public.
  • Projects must be completed in the two years prior to the conference
  • No presentation is required

Educational Awards

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Janos Boda Post-Secondary Award in Research GIS

  • A scholarship of $500 is awarded to one poster/research paper that demonstrates the use of GIS within a larger research project.
  • Student must either reside, attend school, or complete their project within Manitoba.
  • Projects can only be submitted once, unless significant modification occurs.

 

 

 

Bimal Adhikari  Post-Secondary Award in Applied GIS

  • A scholarship of $500 is awarded to one poster/technical paper that demonstrates technical and/or applied use of GIS for a specific problem or task.
  • Student must either reside, attend school, or complete their project within Manitoba.
  • Projects can only be submitted once, unless significant modification occurs.