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April 2018

ESRI User Conference

April 11, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3 Canada
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This year’s theme, “The Science of Where”, is a new way of describing the collective work done by Esri and the GIS community.  Discover the new and enhanced capabilities in the ArcGIS platform that can help you understand data, receive insights and share knowledge.  Learn how other Canadian organizations are succeeding with this data-driven approach and how you too can apply The Science of Where to unlock your data’s full potential and transform your business. In all, you’ll gain vital…

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Skills Manitoba 2018 – GIS Skills Competition

April 12, 2018
Red River College Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

The Skills Manitoba 2018 GIS Skills Competition is a chance for secondary and post-secondary students to demonstrate their abilities pertaining to to various aspects of GIS.  This year's event is taking place on Thursday, April 12 at the Red River College Notre Dame Campus. For more information, please see the attached document.  In addition, a couple of judges are still needed for the event.  If you are interested in helping for roughly two hours (from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm),…

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MGUG Workshop Wednesdays

April 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SkullSpace Collective, 2-374 Donald St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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  MGUG "Workshop Wednesdays" Wednesday April 25th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Come on down and learn the basics and how you can contribute to MGUG's OSM projects! OR anything else of interest! Bird migrations? Cool open data sources! 7:00 - Overview of OSM editing tools -(web based vs others!) and update of other tasks! 7:15- mapping ! PLEASE bring a laptop or something to map with! Location- SkullSpace 2nd Floor of 374 Donald St., Winnipeg MB - Ring the bell for entry! Do…

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August 2018

MGUG Workshop Wednesday at SkullSpace – August 2018 Edition

August 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SkullSpace Collective, 2-374 Donald St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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MGUG Workshop Wednesday will take place on Wednesday, August 29. Join us for a night of OpenStreetMap! We will be going over the basics of OpenStreetMap, then as a group working on mapping a project the group decides on. Make sure to bring something to map with  - laptop or tablet. No experience necessary!   WHERE: SkullSpace - 2nd floor, 374 Donald St, Winnipeg (ring doorbell for access) WHEN: 7:00 P.M., Wednesday August 29

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September 2018

MGUG GIS Networking Night

September 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Trans Canada Brewing Company, 1290 Kenaston Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 0R7 Canada
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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. Please bring a show and tell project or interesting topic to discuss with the group.  We will have a large screen TV with audio/visual capabilities. Tickets are free for this event. Food/Drinks are available for purchase with…

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October 2018

2018 Fall Conference

October 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Club Regent Event Centre, 1425 Regent Ave W.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C3B2 Canada
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2018 MGUG Fall Conference   October 17, 2018 Club Regent Event Centre 1425 Regent Ave. W. Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3B2 Click here for 2018 conference schedule PDF   REGISTER NOW! Interested in sponsoring or having an exhibitor's booth?   contact us at info@mgug.ca or check out our Sponsorship Information and Sponsorship Form Call for Abstracts - Closed   Do you have an interesting GIS project which you would like to share at our 2018 fall conference? MGUG would like to hear from…

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November 2018

Humanitarian Mapping Night

November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SkullSpace Collective, 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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