Introduction to QGIS

Studio@Butler 535 W. 114th St., New York

This workshop introduces the fundamentals of computer-based mapping using QGIS, an open-source mapping platform popular in both academia and the commercial world. Topics will include basic mapping skills such as uploading existing spatial datasets (shape files) to a project, editing shapefiles, adding a vector layer, and joining layers to discover new spatial information. By participating […]

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Experimenting with Locative Media/ AR

Tisch School of the Arts: Cinema Studies Department, Room 670 721 Broadway, New York

This workshop will cover ways of incorporating locative media (such as Augmented Reality apps and Geographic Information System platforms) into teaching. The workshop will be partly hands-on, demonstrating some easy-to-use AR and GIS tools, and partly discursive, illustrating collaborative student projects from Film and Media Studies courses to explore the pedagogical potential of these new […]

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Developing a Digital Mapping Assignment for Your Course

Babble Lab @ Pace University, Room 1105 163 William St., New York

For instructors interested in developing a digital mapping assignment, this workshop will provide an overview of some of the most accessible options (Google Earth, StoryMap JS, ArcGIS) and provide examples of mapping assignments. Participants will be asked to submit an idea in advance (it can be very preliminary), which we will develop as part of […]


Humanitarian Open Street Mapping for All

NYIT Library 1855 Broadway (at 61st Street), New York

How does digital map use work? Is it always free to use? When you hear open street mapping it may sound daunting, but it is an excellent introduction to GIS work as well as a low effort way to help organizations like the red cross, disaster response teams and more. Requirements: Attendees should bring their […]


Humanitarian Map-a-thon: DH for Disaster Relief

Pace University, Babble Lab, Rm. 202 41 Park Row, New York

This session will focus on the use of digital tools for social justice and humanitarian disaster relief work. Utilizing digital mapping, you will join the Humanitarian OpenStreetMapping Team to learn basic GIS skills. Attendees will get familiar with iD editor, and JSOM using OpenStreetMaps for this and many other projects. We will discuss the need […]