[OSGeo Africa] Invitation: Introduction to GeoNode workshop (11 October)

Hugo Paul hugo.paul at geoafrika.co.za
Mon Sep 16 22:01:37 PDT 2019

Good day Cameron

Thank you for the invitation, I will definitely be attending.

Can we get SAGC CPD points for attendance?


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Subject: [OSGeo Africa] Invitation: Introduction to GeoNode workshop (11 October)

Invitation: Introduction to GeoNode workshop

The Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology from the University of Pretoria, South Africa is in participating in the World Commons Week (6-12 October 2019) by hosting a Local Event Workshop about the content management system – GeoNode.

Date: 11 October 2019
Time: 10:30 – 13:20
Venue: Geography 2-3, Hatfield campus

Please see the detailed invitation about the workshop below.

If you are interested in attending, please complete the registration form, https://forms.gle/Lp5U1wbpBApfwcPE9<https://www.google.com/url?q=https://forms.gle/Lp5U1wbpBApfwcPE9&sa=D&source=hangouts&ust=1568721876027000&usg=AFQjCNFkVK2j4gqlPHXI9wgubNQmbHdI-A>


What is GeoNode?
GeoNode is a web-based application and platform for developing geospatial information systems (GIS) and for deploying spatial data infrastructures (SDI). It is a platform for the management and publication of geospatial data and does so by bringing together mature open source software projects under an easy to use interface. GeoNode offers the ability for non-specialised users to share data and create interactive maps.

For more information about GeoNode, please visit the GeoNode website; http://geonode.org<http://geonode.org/>.

What will be covered?
The workshop will be more focused towards Users and Administrators by focusing on best practices for GeoNode in instances such as uploading data with metadata by users and customising your GeoNode by administrators.
·  User:
o Publish raster, vector and tabular data.
o Manage metadata and associated documents.
o Creating simple static maps.
o Creating multi-layer interactive web maps.
o Sharing and embedding maps within web pages.
o Data security and privacy.
o Securely or publicly share data.
o Versioned geospatial data editor.
·  Admin
o Customizing your GeoNode by themes.
o Editing the home landing page.
o Creating and editing users and groups.
o Changing access tokens for a more secure GeoNode.
o Creating user messages for warning purposes.
Who can attend?
Anyone can attend! Anyone who is interested in learning about the world of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) or has an interest in learning about content management systems for research or commercial data.

What is the cost of attending?
The workshop is free to attend meaning there is no cost involved for attending the workshop.

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