Search and Rescue Hackathon

What on earth is a Hackathon? It’s pretty simple; a group of interested people get together and try to tackle a problem, usually involving technology. They divide into groups, each with a problem to solve, and have 24 hours to take it on. At this year’s...

ESRI Offers MAPSAR Training at SARScene 2013

BCSARA is extremely pleased to have ESRI on board as our Gold Sponsor for SARScene 2013 to be held in Chilliwack later this month ESRI MAPSAR Training MapSAR is a free tool that runs with ArcGIS 10 and 10.1 to store geospatial information, enabling SAR maps to be...

SARScene Update

We’ve received a few inquiries for details about the National SAR Secretariat’s SARScene national SAR conference being co-hosted by BCSARA.  We are told that the funding request is with Defence Minster MacKay and will hopefully be approved soon. We are...