PCI Geomatics Celebrates GIS Day in Ottawa by Awarding Carleton University Student with Academic Achievement Award

by | Nov 26, 2013

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 21, 2013”PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of geoimaging software and systems, announced today that it presented an award to Carleton University student Rachel Plewes in recognition of her academic achievements.

The award was presented at a GIS Day event held at Carleton University at the newly unveiled Discovery Centre, atop the MacOdrum Library (fourth floor). The Discovery Centre is an interactive learning space equipped with state-of-the-art technology and ergonomic seating. GIS Day was the first event held in the new centre, and featured the participation of academia, industry, government and Carleton University students.

PCI Geomatics Director of Marketing, Kevin Jones, presented a lightning talk entitled Enabling Customer Success Through Geospatial Software Innovation, and awarded Rachel Plewes the PCI Geomatics Award for top student at Carleton University in the field of Geomatics for 2012-2013. Also on hand to present the award was Adjunct Professor Dr. Andrew Davidson, who teaches Remote Sensing at the University.

Rachel is industrious, works independently, and has demonstrated excellent command of the course material “ attaining an A+ grade in my course, said Dr. Davidson. Rachel is currently completing her MSc research thesis, and has used Geomatica extensively throughout the course and in the lab exercises.

PCI Geomatics is a longtime supporter of the academic sector, providing software and assistance to Universities around the world, helping students to learn the fundamentals of Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry. PCI recognizes the importance of supporting students who are learning and conducting important research in the field of Geomatics, and has presented other similar student achievement awards in the past.

To view pictures from the GIS Day Event /award, please click on this link:¨Rachel Plewes receives award from PCI Geomatics

About PCI Geomatics

PCI Geomatics is a world-leading developer of software and systems for remote sensing, imagery processing, and photogrammetry.  With more than 30 years of experience in the geospatial industry, PCI is recognized globally for its excellence in providing software for accurately and rapidly processing satellite and aerial imagery.  There are more than 30,000 PCI licenses, in over 150 countries worldwide. Find out more about PCI Geomatics at www.pcigeomatics.com.


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