Description from website: Introducing the very first Virtual Indigenous Mapping Workshop. For the first time ever, IMW participants can develop their skills, with cutting edge geospatial technologies, from anywhere around the globe. Learn to redefine Indigenous landscapes from Indigenous mapping experts. Develop hands-on skills from leading industry professionals including Esri, Google, NASA, Mapbox and more. Join the Indigenous Maps Network and have unprecedented access to all IMW course materials and exclusive new content posted throughout the year.

This virtual event features:

  • +100 Sessions – Over 100 sessions from Google, Esri Canada, QGIS, Mapbox, and other technology partners
  • +40 Speaker – A dynamic mix of presentations by leading experts and community practitioners from across the world.
  • +500 Participants – Over 500 participants from Indigenous Nations and organizations, universities, government and private sector.


The 2020 Virtual Indigenous Mapping Workshop is FREE for all participants. Over the year, we have have worked on new approaches to enhance and expand our geospatial capacity development opportunities for Indigenous Nations and organizations. With the 2020 Indigenous Mapping Workshop, we are excited to launch the Indigenous Mapping Network. The Indigenous Mapping Network is the indigenized space for Indigenous geospatial technology, training, and community. Members will have exclusive access to Indigenous mapping content, workshops, live and self-paced courses, speaker series, and tools. Join us in building our new community!


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