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November 2018

Humanitarian Mapping Night

November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SkullSpace Makerspace, 2-374 Donald St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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MGUG will be a holding humanitarian mapping night at SkullSpace on Thursday, November 15. This is a free event, using open source software - no download or purchase necessary! starting at 7:00 PM, our host, OpenStreetMap guru Keith Hartley, will take the group through the basics of  editing OSM using free editing tools. Once we've mastered the basics of editing, the group will choose a humanitarian project to contribute to and get to work! No experience necessary for this workshop…

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March 2019

GIS Day at University of Manitoba

March 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Manitoba Elizabeth Dafoe Library, 25 Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

GIS DAY AT UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. The first formal GIS Day took place in 1999. Esri president and co-founder Jack Dangermond credits Ralph Nader with being the person who inspired the creation of GIS Day. He considered GIS Day a good initiative for people to learn about geography and the uses of GIS. He…

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August 2019

Winnipeg Data Science Meet-Up (August 2019)

August 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5

Details Featured Speaker: Neil Ternowetsky, Chief Technology Officer and Product Manager at TRAINFO Corp. Neil Ternowetsky is a Tech Entrepreneur, IoT System Engineer, Machine Learning Enthusiast, and Data Junkie. He is a Co-Founder and CTO of TRAINFO Corp., a world leading provider of real-time railroad crossing blockage information to road users and roadway authorities. TRAINFO's mission is to eliminate accidents at railroad crossings and minimize travel delays caused by railroad crossing blockages - something Winnipeggers can well relate to. Neil…

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September 2019

MGUG openstreetmap night with the Red Cross!

September 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SkullSpace Makerspace, 2-374 Donald St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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We'll be doing some Humanitarian Mapping on openstreetmap! If you're new to openstreetmap mapping and try it - this is a great chance! instruction will be provided. If you're a seasoned pro, we'll work on some advanced mapping! Here's how some of the work we did last month helps people! https://www.hotosm.org/updates/How-maps-help-aid-response-Cyclone-Idai/ 374 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB 7pm-9pm Please bring a laptop or computer, may have a spare for someone to use if they forget. Light snacks/coffee will be provided -…

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November 2019

Winnipeg Data Science Meet-Up

November 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Featured Speaker: Mark Struck, Vice President, Data Management & Analytics, Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company Presentation: Data Science teams are often tasked with uncovering hidden patterns from vast amounts of data. Finding the next big insight frequently feels like the end goal, and to many teams it is. Understand the problem, investigate the data, design the analytical process, and find the hidden truths – done, right? If this is where you think your work ends, then you’re likely missing a series…

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Humanitarian Openstreetmap Night!

November 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SkullSpace Makerspace, 2-374 Donald St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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We'll be doing some Humanitarian Mapping on openstreetmap! Geo-Week edition! If you're new to openstreetmap mapping and try it - this is a great chance! instruction will be provided. If you're a seasoned pro, we'll work on some advanced mapping! Here's how some of the work we did a few months ago helps people! https://www.hotosm.org/updates/How-maps-help-aid-response-Cyclone-Idai/ Location: 374 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB 7pm-9pm https://www.meetup.com/Manitoba-GIS/events/266374954/?refund_policy=true&rv=ea1_v2&_xtd=gatlbWFpbF9jbGlja9oAJGQzYzMzNmJhLTczMmMtNDdkYy1iOGVhLTg1ZjIyNDczY2E3Zg&_af=event&_af_eid=266374954&response=3&action=rsvp Please bring a laptop or computer, may have a spare for someone to use if they forget.…

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March 2020

Postponed- GIS Day at the University of Manitoba “Megatrends in GIS”

March 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Manitoba Elizabeth Dafoe Library, 25 Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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  POSTPHONED - Will be postponed until further notice! Preliminary Program Time Presentation Title and Speaker 8:15 - 8:30 AM Registration & Introductions 8:30 - 9:15 AM Includes Q &A How radar satellites and drones make travel on lake ice safer Paul Cooley 9:15 - 9:50 AM Includes Q &A Ice roughness estimation via remotely piloted aircraft and photogrammetry James Ehrman 10:00 - 11:00 AM Includes Q &A Monitoring dynamics of urbanization and cropland in the Nile Delta Nasem Badreldin…

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May 2020

MGUG and Canadian Red Cross- Missing Maps night! – Virtual Distance Edition

May 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MGUG and Canadian Red Cross- Missing Maps night! - Virtual Distance Edition Join us on Zoom for a Missing Maps Mapathon! Help support a COVID-19 mapping task and learn how to work with Openstreetmap! Please RSVP to the meetup to receive the secure Zoom meeting link! https://www.meetup.com/Manitoba-GIS/events/270557755/

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November 2020

2020 Indigenous Mapping Workshop

November 16, 2020 - November 18, 2020

We are live! Registration for the 2020 Indigenous Mapping Workshop is officially open. Firelight is excited to announce that the 2020 Indigenous Mapping Workshop, running from November 16-18, 2020, is going virtual and it's free for all participants! We are building off the immense success of past events by offering a dynamic Indigenized space to learn, share, and build community. We invite you to join us for the leading global event on Indigenous cartography and technology and our ninth annual workshop. COVID-19 has…

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December 2020

MGUG and Canadian Red Cross- Missing Maps night! – Virtual Distance Edition

December 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MGUG and Canadian Red Cross- Missing Maps night! – Virtual Distance Edition Join us on Zoom for a Missing Maps Mapathon! Help support a COVID-19 mapping task and learn how to work with Openstreetmap. The skills learned can be used to work on future humanitarian tasks too, or general Openstreetmap editing! Please RSVP to the meetup to receive the secure Zoom meeting link! https://www.meetup.com/Manitoba-GIS/events/275064863/

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