[Qgis-us-user] QGIS NY event April 3, 2020

Keith Jenkins kgj2 at cornell.edu
Thu Jan 30 08:03:05 PST 2020

Registration is now open for the QGIS NY 2020!

QGIS NY 2020
April 3, 2020
Mann Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

The vision of this conference is (1) to enable local governments,
private organizations, and individuals to shape the future of their
regions in New York (and beyond) using open-source QGIS and (2) to
strengthen the regional open-source GIS community by bringing people
together and optionally pairing up mentors and mentees.

Registration for this event is free, thanks to support from OSGeo-US.
This conference will be capped at 50 participants. The 51st
registration and so on will be placed on a waiting list.

Register here:

(1) Registration
(2) Welcome / Overview of QGIS

(3) Morning Workshops
For beginners: loading different types of data into QGIS, basic
visualization, vector functions
For advanced users: raster functions and spatial database management

(4) Lunch (provided)
Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and locally-produced options will be available
If applicable, seated with paired mentor or mentee

(5) Afternoon Presentations
QGIS cartography
QGIS and mobile data collection
QGIS features and plugins ("Did you know...")

(6) Panel Question and Answer Period
Respond to lingering questions of the day
Mentor-mentee program

(7) Closing remarks
Getting QGIS help and reporting issues

If you have any other questions about this event, contact Keith
Jenkins, kgj2 at cornell.edu

QGIS NY 2020 Planning Committee Members:
- Mickey Dietrich, GIS/Municipal Management Consultant, NYS Tug Hill Commission
- Frank Donnelly, Geospatial Data Librarian, City University of New
York Baruch College
- Keith Jenkins, GIS & Geospatial Applications Librarian, Cornell University
- Alaina Mallette, Planner, NYS Tug Hill Commission

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