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Indigenous Mapping Workshop

INUVIK, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

OCTOBER 8-10, 2019

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#2019IMW

INUVIK, NWT

CANADA

October 8-10, 2019

We are pleased to announce our Canadian Indigenous Mapping Workshop in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, from October 8-10, 2019.  The IMW in Inuvik is targeted towards Canada’s northern communities and will host up to 75 participants. The workshop will explore the NWT Geomatics Portal, Inuvialuit Settlement Region Online Platform, 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 and better understand how to apply these skills to issues impacting Canada’s northern communities. 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.

 

+25

HOURS

Over 20 hours of hands-on training provided for Google, Esri Canada, QGIS, Mapbox, and other geospatial tools

+20

Speakers

A dynamic mix of presentations by leading experts and community practitioners from across the world

+75

Participants

Over 75 Indigenous mapping practitioners from across Turtle Island

Ticket Prices

Below are the ticket prices for the IMW in Inuvik which is based on a sliding scale. Interested in joining us? Please apply below. Once you are accepted, we will provide you with a link to obtain/purchase your ticket.
Western Arctic

FREE

This event is free for the following 8 communities in the Gwich’in Settlement region and Inuvialuit Settlement region:

  • Inuvik
  • Aklavik
  • Tuktoyaktuk
  • Sachs Harbour
  • Paulatuk
  • Ulukhaktok
  • Fort McPherson
  • Tsiigehtchic
Indigenous Nations and Organizations

$250

Academia & Not-for-Profits

$350

Government

$500

Private Sector

$750

What is included?

Training Modules

Access to any of the Google, Esri, Mapbox, QGIS, OSM, and other training sessions

Plenary Sessions

Entry into over 30 keynote and participant presentations

Food and Beverages

Breakfast, lunch, and coffee are provided to all participants

Welcome Feast

Access to local food and entertainment

Training MaterialS

Access to all the training materials

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 August October 7, 2019; 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 September 1, 2019; 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 after September 1, 2019. 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 info@indigenousmaps.com

LOCATION

The 2019 Indigenous Mapping Workshop in Inuvik will be held at Midnight Sun Complex in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.

Midnight Sun Complex

95 Gwich’in Road

Inuvik, BT X0E 0T0

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@indigenousmaps.com

SCHEDULE

Join us and plan your week at the #2019IMW in Inuvik, Northwest Territoties for the northern Indigenous Mapping Workshop. Discover how Indigenous cartographers are transforming and inspiring geospatial technologies and methods.

Sponsors

The 2019 Indigenous Mapping Workshop in Inuvik is made possible by our dedicated partners and sponsors.

Interested in partnering with us?

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The Firelight Group
505-510 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, V6B 1L8

info@indigenousmaps.com

info@thefirelightgroup.com

(604) 563-2245

SAY HELLO

The Firelight Group
505-510 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 1L8

info@indigenousmaps.com

info@thefirelightgroup.com

(604) 563-2245