A full day of hands-on-workshops and talks introducing and using open source spatial software. A big thanks to the University of Victoria for providing a venue - space may be limited so sign up early.
Wednesday Morning (David Turpin Building A251 or A253) 9AM - 11:30AM
2 hour workshop, bring your own laptop. VM with required software will be provided.
• Welcome - quick orientation on open standards, data, source and software
• Introduction to GeoServer (9:30 am - 11:30 pm) Learn to load, style, and publish maps and data using GeoServer.
Wednesday Lunch (11:30 am - 12:30 pm) Networking and food.
Wednesday Afternoon Bring your own laptop. VM with required software will be provided.
• QGIS Introduction (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm) Introduction to QGIS Desktop GIS Software using a local civic dataset.
• GeoGig Workshop (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm) GeoGig is a Distributed Version Control System (DVCS) specially designed to handle geospatial data.