Capacity Building As EmpowermentINDIGENOUS MAPPING WORKSHOP
CAPACITY BUILDING AS EMPOWERMENT
We have become the largest Indigenous geospatial network in the world with the dedication of our partners, sponsors, and communities.
What we do
We provides geospatial training and capacity building to bring culturally relevant and appropriate earth observation technologies to support Indigenous mapping
All training sessions and materials reference to and teach about Indigenous ideology, community, culture, and relationships with the land
The provision geospatial of training courses and materials designed specifically for Indigenous leadership, agencies, and communities
Indigenous communities, organizations, and governments are directly engaged in all facets of programming to create and realize Indigenous futures
Geospatial training that responds to the changing educational landscape that recognizes the needs of Indigenous communities, organizations, and governments
The promotion of high-quality, productive methods, knowledge exchanges, and technologies to support Indigenous rights and interests
The promotion of Indigenous knowledge within Geographical Information Sciences through the decolonization of Western knowledge and practices
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Here are some common questions about the Indigenous Mapping Workshop.
Who should attend the workshop?
The Indigenous Mapping Workshop is for members of, or people working directly with, Indigenous communities or organizations; decision-makers and mapping or technology specialists; those who demonstrate interest and ability to implement and make effective use of spatial technology within their community; and those who are currently working on mapping projects, or are planning mapping projects in their communities.
Is training offered in languages other than English?
The Indigenous Mapping Workshop training and presentations will be conducted only in English. All participants should be able to speak and understand English. We are working on different language availabilities for future Indigenous Mapping Workshop events. If you are interested in helping us with curriculum translation, please contact us at email@example.com.
How is the Indigenous Mapping Workshop funded?
The Indigenous Mapping Workshop is funded by our generous partners and sponsors. If your organization is interested in partnering or sponsoring the next Indigenous Mapping Workshop, please contact our sponsorship team to get more information.
What are the accommodations for the event?
Attendees are responsible for booking their own transportation and lodging (if needed). The Indigenous Mapping Workshop team has secured a hotel block at a discounted rate. The hotel information, price, and block code will be sent to accepted participants. If you have any other questions, please contact us if you have any questions.
How much does the workshop cost?
The Indigenous Mapping Workshop costs CAD$400.00. There are a limited number of seats for workshop attendees. Those interested in the workshop must apply and confirm acceptance into the workshop before making travel arrangements.
Do I have to participate all four days?
Apart from organizers, trainers, speakers, and press, participants who attend the Indigenous Mapping Workshop are expected to participate for all four days due to the limited seats and high demand of participation.
Do I need to have a background in GIS?
The Indigenous Mapping Workshop offer different training streams for each of the tools, from beginner to advance. We seek to create accessible programming for all levels and experiences. If you have any concerns or would like to know what to expect at the workshop, please feel free to contact us. We would be more than happy to help you out!
What special needs are avaiable?
Please contact us no later than July 31st, 2018 to request services or other accommodations for special needs. If you have dietary restrictions, please be sure to mark them in detail on the space provided on the application form when you register.
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