INDIGENOUS MAPPING WORKSHOP
Montreal, QC | August 20-23, 2018
We are pleased to annouce the 5th annual Indigenous Mapping Workshop. The 2018 Indigenous Mapping Workshop will host more than 300 community mapping practitioners from across the world to Montreal, QC from August 19-24, 2018. The four-day conference will explore Google, Esri Canada, QGIS, Mapbox, OpenStreetMap, and other geospatial tools. Participants will learn how to use these tools to collect, host, visualize, share, and publish community generated data. The technical training will be co-led by The Firelight Group, Google Earth Outreach, Google’s Trainer Network, Esri Canada, Mapbox, and a global network of Indigenous mapping experts.
Over 35 hours of hands-on training provided for Google, Esri Canada, QGIS, Mapbox, and other geospatial tools
A dynamic mix of presentations by leading experts and community practitioners from across the world
Over 300 participants from hundreds of Indigenous Nations, universities, and organizations
What is included?
Access to any of the Google, Esri, Mapbox, QGIS, OSM, and other training sessions
Entry into over 40 keynote and participant presentations
Food and Beverages
Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided to all participants
A ticket for the Welcome Feast to enjoy local food and entertainment
Access to a free, one-year ArcGIS Online license courtesy of Esri Canada
Access to all the training materials and datasets
MULTIPLE TICKETS: If you are registering and paying for more than one participant at a time, please select the appropriate number of tickets and fill out the ticket holder information for each participant as prompted, including dietary requirements and affiliation.
PAYMENT & REFUND POLICIES: Registration will not be confirmed until payment-in-full has been received and a receipt has been issued to the participant. Registration and payment is required by July 19, 2018; cash payments on-site will not be accepted. Payment must be made to Firelight Research Inc. (The Firelight Group). If an invoice is required before issuing payment, you must request one via email. The Firelight Group will refund registration fees upon written request received before July 1, 2018; however, a $125.00 CAD administration and processing fee will be retained. Due to the high demand of seats, no refunds will be issued for cancellations or no-shows will be issued after August 1, 2018. Substitutions for paid registrants may be made in writing without financial penalty. Any approved refunds will be issued after the conference. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Limited seats available.
Join us for 4-days of lectures and hands-on training by leading geospatial practitioners.
Registration for the Indigenous Mapping Workshop is $400.00 CAD.
Due to the limited number of seats and high demand, interested participants must apply to attend the 2018 Indigenous Mapping Workshop. Successful applicants will be invited to register for the workshop on June 19, 2018. Please note that priority is given to Indigenous community members, organizations, and governments. Registration includes all scheduled Training Sessions, Keynotes, Caffeine Breaks, Daily Lunches, Trade Show Access, Welcome Feast, Map Gallery, and Networking Events.
The 2018 Indigenous Mapping Workshop is made possible by our dedicate partners and sponsors.
Interested in partnering with us?
The Firelight Group
505-510 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, V6B 1L8