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.
Over 20 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 75 Indigenous mapping practitioners from across Turtle Island
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.
The Western Arctic admission ticket is only for Indigenous participants from the 8 communities in the Gwich’in Settlement region and Inuvialuit Settlement region.
The Indigenous Participant admission ticket is for all approved participants that identify as Indigenous and are outside of the Gwich’in Settlement region and Inuvialuit Settlement region.
The Non-Governmental admission ticket is for all approved participants who work for not-for-profit & academic institutions.
The Government admission ticket is for participants who work for all municipal, provincial, and federal government bodies or agencies.
The Private Sector admission ticket is for all approved participants who own or work for for-profit organizations.
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.
The 2019 Indigenous Mapping Workshop in Inuvik is made possible by our dedicated partners and sponsors.
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