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November 2018

Humanitarian Mapping Night

November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SkullSpace Makerspace, 2-374 Donald St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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MGUG will be a holding humanitarian mapping night at SkullSpace on Thursday, November 15. This is a free event, using open source software - no download or purchase necessary! starting at 7:00 PM, our host, OpenStreetMap guru Keith Hartley, will take the group through the basics of  editing OSM using free editing tools. Once we've mastered the basics of editing, the group will choose a humanitarian project to contribute to and get to work! No experience necessary for this workshop…

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Networking Pub Night

November 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trans Canada Brewing Company, 1290 Kenaston Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 0R7 Canada
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Free

Join us for a networking and informal presentations night at TransCanada Brewery. Please RSVP so we know how many people are attending and who wants to informally present. https://mgug-nov2018.eventbrite.ca

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February 2019

2019 Annual General Meeting & Workshop

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Park Theater, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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Join us for our AGM and FREE winter workshop! Free Parking! Free Lunch! Free Workshop! Park Theatre 698 Osborne Street   10 AM to 12 PM – Annual General Meeting and Free Lunch – All members welcome and encouraged to attend. 1 PM to 4 PM – Winter Workshop. Workshop Presentations from: Haider Al-Saidi: An Introduction to Machine Learning Brian Miller:  CrowdSourcing Land Classification using Amazon Mechanical Marcos Sarzi: IoT and GIS Jacques Marcoux: PostGIS Solutions Andrew Burton: City of Winnipeg Open…

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March 2019

City of Winnipeg Open Data Hackathon

March 2 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Launch co-working space, 200-1460 Chevrier Blvd · Winnipeg, MB
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Details In celebration of International Open Data Day (https://opendataday.org), DecisionWorks Consulting (https://decisionworks.ca), together with Launch Coworking (https://launch1460.ca), and with support from The City of Winnipeg Open Data Initiative (https://data.winnipeg.ca), are hosting the 2019 Winnipeg Open Data Hackathon on Saturday, March 2, 2019. This fun, educational and challenging event is free and open to all data-minded people, including aspiring or practicing Data Scientists, data analysts, data hobbyists, students and citizen journalists. For the 2019 event, the focus will be on the…

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GIS Day at University of Manitoba

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Manitoba Elizabeth Dafoe Library, 25 Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

GIS DAY AT UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. The first formal GIS Day took place in 1999. Esri president and co-founder Jack Dangermond credits Ralph Nader with being the person who inspired the creation of GIS Day. He considered GIS Day a good initiative for people to learn about geography and the uses of GIS. He…

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April 2019

MGUG and Red Cross openstreetmap Night!

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skullspace Workshop, 374 Donald St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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We'll be working on a Missing maps in support of Cyclone relief/logistics in Mozambique (https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canadian-red-cross-mozambique-cyclone-relief-mission-1.5071944)  and other openstreetmap fun If you're new to openstreetmap mapping and always wanted to get in - this is a great chance! instruction will be provided. If you're a seasoned pro, we'll work on some advanced mapping! 374 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB 7pm-9pm Please bring a laptop or computer, may have a spare for someone to use if they forget. Light snacks/coffee will be provided…

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Safe Software FME: World Tour

April 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Fairmont Winnipeg, 2 Lombard Pl
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$25

Attention Data Challengers of All Levels The citizens of FME-tropolis need your help! A data boss has put a block on all data streams within the city and is causing big data outages and disruptions. Gather at this one-day FME World Tour meeting to join the quest and power up your FME skills. Your ultimate goal is to defeat the data boss and unlock the world of data. Players of all levels are welcome. Discover what’s amazing in the most…

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Esri Canada User Conference – Winnipeg 2019

April 17 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3 Canada
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$125

Our annual User Conferences continue to be the best place to learn, ask questions and get answers about all things GIS. They also provide a great opportunity to network with your peers and industry experts. This year’s theme, "GIS – Inspiring What’s Next", encompasses personal development, organizational advancement and the impact that GIS has on our planet. “What’s Next” looks at how this is an exciting time to be a GIS user, with the expanding computing capacity of the cloud,…

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May 2019

Networking Pub Night

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trans Canada Brewing Company, 1290 Kenaston Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 0R7 Canada
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Free

May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Free Join us for a night of networking starting at 6:00 pm untill 9:00pm. We have a reservation at Trans Canada Brewing Co. located at 1290 Kenaston Boulevard We are in the second floor function room up the stairs immediately to the right of the entrance.  If you would like to bring a show and tell project or interesting topic to discuss with the group let us know. We will have a large…

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Humanitarian openstreetmap Night with MGUG and the Red Cross

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SkullSpace Makerspace, 2-374 Donald St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

We'll be working on a Missing maps task in support of Cyclone relief/logistics in Mozambique. Here's a CBC article: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canadian-red-cross-mozambique-cyclone-relief-mission-1.5071944 And here's how some of the work we did last month helps people! https://www.hotosm.org/updates/How-maps-help-aid-response-Cyclone-Idai/ If you're new to openstreetmap mapping and always wanted to get in - this is a great chance! instruction will be provided. If you're a seasoned pro, we'll work on some advanced mapping! 374 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB 7pm-9pm Please bring a laptop or computer, may…

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