QGIS North America 2020
The QGIS US Users Group & partners in North America are proud to announce the QGIS North America 2020 virtual conference to be held on three consecutive Fridays in July:
- Friday, July 17, 2020
- Friday, July 24, 2020
- Friday, July 31, 2020
We offer this meeting as a way to share our ideas and skills when so many in-person meetings cannot safely happen. We recognize that while we are all separated, we have the opportunity to include people in a greater diversity in locations and economic situations since travel and registration costs are not necessary. We invite participation from all over the globe, but presentation times will focus on the North American audience.
The cost to attend will be free, and we would like to suggest attendees make a donation to support QGIS at https://qgis.org/en/site/getinvolved/donations.html
Randal Hale, Kurt Menke, Michele Tobias, Keith Jenkins, Alaina Mallette, Alex Mandel, Cliff Patterson, Guido Stein
Call for Participation
The organizers of the QGIS North America 2020 virtual conference would like to solicit proposals for participation in this conference to be held online on Friday, July 17th (and potentially Friday, July 24th, with sufficient interest) in the form of talks, workshops, birds-of-a-feather networking sessions, and ideas for other session. Sessions can focus on any aspect of QGIS and we particularly encourage talks about applications of the software, software and plugin development, and discussions of transitioning to using QGIS software from other tools.
UPDATE: The call for session proposals has closed and presenters have been notified.
Workshop Registration is now open. Registration is required to attend workshops. All workshops are offered free of cost to attendees. Participation is limited to provide a quality experience for attendees, but overflow viewing will be offered streamed to YouTube.
|July 17||10:00-2:00||Un taller introductorio de QGIS para principiantes (Spanish language workshop)||Alaina Mallette|
|July 17||10:00-2:00||An Introductory QGIS Workshop for Beginners (English language workshop)||Michele Tobias|
|July 24||10:00-1:00||Visualizing 2D Geology with QGIS||Diane Fritz|
|July 31||10:00-12:00||Collecting data using Input and QGIS||Lutra Consulting|
Presentations will be streamed live to YouTube and are offered free of cost.
|10:00 AM||WORKSHOP: Intro to QGIS (English & Spanish sessions)||Michele Tobias & Alaina Mallette||Registration Required - see above|
|3:00 PM||SLYR - A bridge between ESRI and QGIS||Brett Edmond Carlock|
|3:30 PM||QGIS 101: Examples Galore||Gretchen Peterson|
|4:00 PM||Transitional Design and Lessons Learned||Mickey Dietrich|
|4:30 PM||Using QGIS at a 911||Randal Hale|
|5:00 PM||Integrating QGIS & GLOBE||Michael Jabot|
|5:30 PM||QGIS and the Data to Policy Project: Bringing a Geospatial Perspective to Student Research in Social Justice||Diane Fritz|
|6:00 PM||QGIS and democracy: Redistricting and reapportionment with QGIS||John Holden|
|10:00 AM||WORKSHOP: Visualizing 2D Geology with QGIS||Diane Fritz||Registration Required - see above|
|1:00 PM||Closed campus, open source: Teaching GIS during the Covid-19 crisis||David Abernathy|
|1:30 PM||Bird's of a Feather Session: Best Practices for Teaching QGIS Remotely||Ujaval Gandhi|
|3:30 PM||Consume your Field Collected Data Directly in QGIS Using a Plugin for Map Publishing||Marta Klarić Ravnić|
|4:00 PM||Old Train Maps: The Many Routes of California’s Central Pacific Railroad||Michele Tobias|
|4:30 PM||QGIS and GIMP for Enhancing Historic Maps||Adam Cox|
|5:00 PM||Bringing Local History to Life: HistoryForge meets QGIS||Robert Kibbee|
|5:30 PM||QGIS to the Rescue: Use of FOSS for Fair Land Assessment in a Small Vermont Town||Kerrie Bushway|
|6:00 PM||Applying FOSS4G in Mapping Shelter Centers for People with Disabilities in Disaster Scenarios||Adelcides Varela|
Schedule coming soon!