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The Calgary Geoscience Data Managers Society (CGDMS) is accepting articles for potential publication on its website and potentially featured via a link in its monthly Newsletter. All submissions should be approximately 500 – 1000 words and should be informative and educational in nature. Submissions should have a broad appeal to the membership and provide insight for the benefit of the society’s members. Articles may contain non-commercial content regarding various aspects of data management, information management and knowledge management as it pertains to the geosciences. Topics such as versioning, taxonomy, different kinds of databases, ACCESS, Sequel, data capture, data archival, searching fields, data retrieval and the like are all topics of benefit. Comparing different methodologies for data archival and the benefits of different medium are also important aspects.
CGDMS reserves the right to limit the number of submissions from any one individual and reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of the material for publication on its website. CGDMS is providing this service to its members with the intent to help to showcase the value of the work that we do. It is hoped that any unemployed or under-employed members may find this project beneficial to oneself to promote one’s expertise for the purposes of securing future employment.
Original pieces of work are preferred. Please cite any sources used in your submission.
Please submit a clear title for your paper and a brief description of yourself. When published, do you want any questions to be addressed to you directly? If so, please give us consent and the appropriate contact information to publish with your biography or choose to incorporate this into your paper.
All submissions should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org for publication consideration.
The Calgary Geoscience Data Managers Society (CGDMS) is prepared to promote online workshops on its website and potentially featured via a link in its monthly Newsletter. These are the criteria to follow if you have courses/workshops you would like to present to our membership. The session should be informative and educational in nature. Content should have a broad appeal to the membership and provide insight for the benefit of the society’s members. Sessions may contain non-commercial content regarding various aspects of data management, information management and knowledge management as it pertains to the geosciences. Topics such as versioning, taxonomy, different kinds of databases, ACCESS, Sequel, data capture, data archival, searching fields, data retrieval and the like are all topics of benefit. Comparing different methodologies for data archival and the benefits of different medium are also important aspects.
CGDMS reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of the material for promotion to our members. It is hoped that this project may be beneficial to members wishing to maintain or increase their expertise for the purposes of career growth.
Original pieces of work are preferred. Please cite any sources used in your presentation.
Please submit a clear title for your session(s) and a brief synopsis. All submissions should be sent by e-mail to email@example.com for consideration.
** We welcome your ideas and look forward to seeing you in the future!
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Networking Opportunities and Information Resources in Calgary
- Katalyst Careers – https://www.katalystdm.com/about-us/data-management-careers/
- Indeed – https://ca.indeed.com/
- Workopolis – https://www.workopolis.com/jobsearch/jobs-in-calgary-alberta
- Monster – https://www.monster.ca
Digital & Marketing:
- www.moveoutdata.net/resources/ – Download seismic and navigation format PDF’s
- www.momentum.org/home – offers skill-building, money management, and small business information and assistance, including micro-loans.
- www.smallbusiness.alberta.ca/ – Alberta Small Business Resources is a directory of business resources for new and established entrepreneurs.
- businesslink.ca/ – small business resources
Job Search (Resume reviews, career coaching, skills training, self employment, and temp employment):
- GIS – A selection of GIS Training Websites to Leverage during Covid-19.
- www.cycoaching.com – Managing your Money and your Mind in Times of Uncertainty
- alis.alberta.ca/index.html – resume review, job market and occupation information, education information, career information,
- Dealing with job loss: alis.alberta.ca/ec/ws/jsr/jobloss.html
- We Employ – Employment and Volunteering opportunities
- Talent Pool Alberta
- Option 45 runs every Tuesday from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., Kerby Center www.kerbycentre.com/events/categories/options45/ $2.00 at the door, parking is free. Also offers networking on Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Library
Free courses/skills upgrade:
- See the link to the Calgary Economic Development’s Re-Engage series. Prior workshop presentations are archived plus information on upcoming workshops. www.calgaryeconomicdevelopment.com/workforce-management/labour-attraction/workshops
- Calgary Public Library:
- Career & Small Business Event at CPL: events.calgarypubliclibrary.com/?ad=s&dt=s&lc=s&pt=s002&pg=1
- The Central Library also offers career resources orientations – These 90-minute orientations to our electronic and print career resources will enhance your job search and career development. Individuals can join a group by calling 403.260.2674. Currently, orientations are offered only at Central Library. Groups fill out a form on line.
- See Laid Off Calgary – Facebook group for connections
- InformAlberta: informalberta.ca – connection to range of resources/financial support/community resources
- ALIS – Alberta Learning Information Services
- Positive Stories from Calgarians amidst the economic downturn: www.inittogether.ca/
- Free download: “Creating a New Future; the Job Loss Workbook”:
- 7 Talks to Help you Find the Right Job: www.ted.com/playlists/220/7_talks_to_help_you_find_the_r
- Networking: ed.ted.com/lessons/networking-for-the-networking-averse-lisa-green-chauW