Dan McKenney of NRCan/Canadian Forest Service Public Lecture

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August 2019

Winnipeg Data Science Meet-Up (August 2019)

August 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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Openstreetmap night!

August 28, 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/ Skullspace 374 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB 7pm-9pm https://www.meetup.com/Manitoba-GIS/events/264150987/ Please bring a laptop or computer, may have a spare for someone to use if they forget. Light snacks/coffee will be…

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September 2019

MGUG Board meeting

September 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We meet every second Wednesday of the month to discuss events, our conference and other activities leading MGUG. We'll post the minutes of each meeting on the website.  

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MGUG qGIS workshop

September 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SkullSpace Makerspace, 2-374 Donald St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Come join our new workshop for advancing your skills with QGIS! Whether you're a beginner getting familiarized with the basics or a more in-depth practitioner, we'll work on a range of topics and projects. We're hoping to keep an open-ended format where you can ask questions and get directions flexible to your pace of learning 374 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB You will need to bring your own laptop or computer for the workshop. Soft drinks and snacks can be purchased…

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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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October 2019

2019 MGUG Fall Conference

October 23, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Club Regent Event Centre, 1425 Regent Ave W.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C3B2 Canada
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If you love everything spatial, this is the conference for you. Early bird tickets are now on sale for MGUG's annual fall conference. Keep your eye on this post as we add event speakers.

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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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qGIS Workshop Night

November 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SkullSpace Makerspace, 2-374 Donald St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Come join our new workshop for advancing your skills with QGIS! Whether you're a beginner getting familiarized with the basics or a more in-depth practitioner, we'll work on a range of topics and projects. We're hoping to keep an open-ended format where you can ask questions and get directions flexible to your pace of learning. Matt will provide learning modules and some sample GIS material for you to work with. You will need to bring your own laptop or computer…

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January 2020

Dan McKenney of NRCan/Canadian Forest Service Public Lecture

January 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
University of Winnipeg Room: 5L24, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Dan McKenney of NRCan will be doing a public talk in the geography department of the University of Winnipeg. Dan McKenney is a research scientist and team leader at Great Lakes Forestry Centre (GLFC) involved in economic analysis and the development of geospatial data and tools. The goal of his team's work is to support the sustainable management of Canada’s forests by focusing on spatial analysis needs and opportunities including data and tools for spatial analyses of the distribution, abundance…

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