NORTH51 Heads to Banff for the 5th Annual Geospatial Ideas Conference

Calgary, AB, April 19, 2023 — NORTH51 Conference, a boutique event dedicated to geospatial ideas is set to take place on May 10-12, 2023 at the Rimrock Resort in Banff. The conference will bring together industry leaders, experts, professionals, and enthusiasts from around the world to exchange ideas, share knowledge, and discuss the latest trends and advancements in the world of geospatial.


With a diverse lineup of engaging keynote speakers, panel discussions, and unlimited networking opportunities, NORTH51 Conference promises to be a must-attend event for anyone passionate about geospatial. This year marks a transition as NORTH51 moves into the hands of an industry-led group, reflecting a commitment to fostering innovation and thought leadership in the geospatial community.

The theme of Alchemy highlights the ways in which geospatial technology can create or extract value from the vast amounts of data available. As the landscape of data collection evolves, our systems, thinking, and companies need to adapt to the challenges and realities that come with it. Through panels, keynotes, and speakers, NORTH51 will explore the theme of Alchemy, delving into the future of geospatial technology and businesses.

One of the unique features of NORTH51 Conference is its focus on fostering collaboration and innovation. Attendees will have ample opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals, exchange ideas, and build meaningful relationships that can lead to new partnerships and opportunities.

“We are thrilled to bring NORTH51 back to Banff in 2023. This conference has always been about connecting leaders and building the future. I’m excited to host this edition in my new role at GNO-SYS and with our friends Sparkgeo,” says Jonathan Neufeld, co-chair of NORTH51.

“Sparkgeo has always been about ideas. NORTH51 has consistently focused on bringing together influential geospatial thinkers in an inspirational environment. Events like NORTH51 are our fuel,” adds Will Cadell, co-chair of NORTH51.

NORTH51 Conference will be held at the Rimrock Resort in beautiful Banff, Alberta from May 10-12, 2023. Registration is still open with a handful of tickets remaining. More information about the conference, including the full schedule, list of speakers, and registration details, please visit

About NORTH51

The fifth annual NORTH51 Conference takes place at the Rimrock Resort in Banff on May 10-12, 2023, and features keynotes, presentations, panels, and invaluable networking opportunities. The speakers and presenters at NORTH51 bring a unique and wide-ranging perspective as their share emerging ideas, technology breakthroughs, and their predictions about where the future will take us. Attracting over 100 leaders from across Canada, the USA, and internationally NORTH51 attendees sit at the intersection of high technology knowledge and high strategic knowledge. This mix of attendees leads to engaging conversations and networking opportunities.