Ecopia Tech Corporation (, a partner in the Waterloo Regional Technology Development Site (RTDS), is an industry-leading artificial intelligence company that specializes in extracting insight from geospatial big data. Ecopia's intelligent systems leverage advancements in machine learning to convert high-resolution imagery (satellite, aerial, drone, etc.) of the earth into HD (high definition) Vector Maps.

This Communitech Data Hub Session will cover the following:

  • What are HD Vector Maps?
  • How machine learning is used to create these maps
  • How industries are using HD Vector Maps
  • HD Vector Maps for Connected Autonomous Vehicles (C/AVs)
  • Challenges in creating HD Vector Maps
  • The Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN)
  • The Waterloo Region HD Map and Data Platform

Speaker: Bill Singleton – Vice President, Sales at
Bill Singleton is the Vice President of Sales at He is responsible for engaging with geospatial analytics partners to find new ways of combining vector base maps with alternate data sets to help public entities better understand and improve their communities.

Previously, he spent five years working in enterprise sales at Cisco Systems Canada, providing data centre and voice solutions. He graduated with his MBA from the Ivey School of Business with a focus on entrepreneurship and managing high growth companies.



Please contact Koosha Totonchi.

Cancellation policy: 3 business days advance notice is requested so that we can offer your spot to someone else (By Friday, May 24, 2019, by 5:00 PM)


We have an awesome community. And we like to show it off. 

Please be advised that photographs and video may be taken at Communitech events for use on Communitech web, print, and social properties. We won’t sell your photo, but we may share it with media and/or partner organizations. By attending this and any Communitech event, you consent to being photographed and/or filmed, and to your image or likeness being used at Communitech’s discretion.

Construction in the Region

As you may know, there is some construction happening in UpTown Waterloo, so you may hit some traffic getting here. Please check the latest updates from  to help plan your best route.

Parking in UpTown Waterloo

Parking made simple! Check out our map to find out where to park in UpTown Waterloo! Limited parking is available at the Data Hub (parking lot is behind the building).

Back to all