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October 2017

2017 Fall Conference

October 23, 2017
Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0N2 Canada
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  Join us at the Manitoba Museum on October 23rd, 2017 in Winnipeg, Manitoba for our annual conference. Nominations for MGUG Award 2017 accepted at info@mgug.ca Interested in sponsoring or having an exhibitor's booth? contact us at info@mgug.ca or check out our Sponsorship Information Hotel Information Coming in from out of town?  We have you covered with two different hotels! Rate is only available until rooms sell out, don't wait to book your room! Mere Hotel $139 (main floor) $149 (upper floor) …

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2017 Indigenous Mapping Workshop

October 30, 2017 - November 2, 2017
Radisson Hotel, 288 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Firelight Group, Brokenhead Ojibway Nation, Nanaandawewigamig, the Partners for Engagement and Knowledge Exchange, Google Earth Outreach, Google Canada, and Esri Canada are pleased to organize the 4th annual Indigenous Mapping Workshop. We will welcome more than 200 community mapping practitioners from across North America to Winnipeg, Manitoba on October 30 to November 2, 2017. This four-day event will explore Google, Esri Canada, QGIS, and other geospatial tools. Participants will learn how to use these tools to collect, host, visualize, share, and…

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December 2017

City of Winnipeg Open Data 2017

December 2, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forge, 5th Floor, 321 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Whether you are a hacker, developer, statistician or new to open data, join us for a fun-filled day of imagination, collaboration, and coding. We’ll be using the City of Winnipeg’s open data to present to meaningful and fresh ideas on how data can improve the lives of Winnipeggers.  Cost – FREE! How would you use open data to improve the lives of Winnipeggers? A GPS-based live feed of current air quality conditions? A visualized ‘persona’ of every neighbourhood based on census…

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April 2018

Safe FME World Tour – Winnipeg

April 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alt Hotel Winnipeg, 310 Donald Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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FME Event in Winnipeg One thing that virtually all past attendees (99.7% last year) can agree on – it’s that they’d recommend the FME World Tour to a friend. Here are some reasons why: Discover what’s amazing in the most recent release of FME. Network with other FME users and experts in your community Get fun swag to take home! Enjoy a tasty breakfast and hot lunch Learn tips and best practices you can apply to your work See a…

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October 2018

2018 Fall Conference

October 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Club Regent Event Centre, 1425 Regent Ave W.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C3B2 Canada
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2018 MGUG Fall Conference   October 17, 2018 Club Regent Event Centre 1425 Regent Ave. W. Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3B2 Click here for 2018 conference schedule PDF   REGISTER NOW! Interested in sponsoring or having an exhibitor's booth?   contact us at info@mgug.ca or check out our Sponsorship Information and Sponsorship Form Call for Abstracts - Closed   Do you have an interesting GIS project which you would like to share at our 2018 fall conference? MGUG would like to hear from…

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February 2019

2019 Annual General Meeting & Workshop

February 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Park Theater, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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Join us for our AGM and FREE winter workshop! Free Parking! Free Lunch! Free Workshop! Park Theatre 698 Osborne Street   10 AM to 12 PM – Annual General Meeting and Free Lunch – All members welcome and encouraged to attend. 1 PM to 4 PM – Winter Workshop. Workshop Presentations from: Haider Al-Saidi: An Introduction to Machine Learning Brian Miller:  CrowdSourcing Land Classification using Amazon Mechanical Marcos Sarzi: IoT and GIS Jacques Marcoux: PostGIS Solutions Andrew Burton: City of Winnipeg Open…

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April 2019

Esri Canada User Conference – Winnipeg 2019

April 17, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3 Canada
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$125

Our annual User Conferences continue to be the best place to learn, ask questions and get answers about all things GIS. They also provide a great opportunity to network with your peers and industry experts. This year’s theme, "GIS – Inspiring What’s Next", encompasses personal development, organizational advancement and the impact that GIS has on our planet. “What’s Next” looks at how this is an exciting time to be a GIS user, with the expanding computing capacity of the cloud,…

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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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April 2020

POSTPONED Esri Canada User Conference – Winnipeg 2020

April 21, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3 Canada
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Your health and safety, and that of our partners and employees, are of the utmost importance to us. At Esri Canada, we have been monitoring the news about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and have made the difficult decision to cancel all in-person User Conferences and seminars scheduled up to June 30, 2020. Anyone who has already registered for one of these events will receive a full refund. Further updates will be posted to this web page and sent to customers…

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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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