Workshop [2 hours]

Young Professionals/Mentorship Session

Part 1: Becoming a Geospatial Leader What does it take to be a leader in the ever-evolving world of geospatial sciences and technologies? In this discussion forum, learn about URISA resources, educational opportunities, and the value of mentorship in furthering personal and professional development for success.

Experience level: 
Beginner

Survey123 for ArcGIS Hands-On Workshop

Survey123 for ArcGIS is an intuitive form-centric application that makes creating, sharing and analyzing surveys as easy as 1-2-3. In this workshop, we will learn how to quickly design and publish surveys for capturing and reviewing data from the field to support better decisions.
Experience level: 
Beginner

Simple is Better. An Intro to Event-Driven Serverless Architecture on AWS

The network is the computer, especially when your data is already in the Cloud. This workshop will show how, without concern for the details of servers and storage, you can use small amounts of code to run big geospatial batch jobs with help from GDAL, Amazon Lambda and S3. Participants will need AWS accounts, know how to create an S3 bucket and upload data to it. Most of the session will be using the AWS Command Line Interface and little bit of Bash on a Linux EC2 instance.

Experience level: 
Intermediate

LocationTech 101: IP, Process and Projects

This workshop would cover the basics of open source project management and development processes at Eclipse's LocationTech working group. The goal of the workshop is to take attendees through the best practices we have developed over the years for governance, intellectual property management and community building. The intended audience is people who are interested in learning more about what open source is and how they can make it work for their organization

Experience level: 
Intermediate

How to use climate projections data on Cal-Adapt for building web applications and visualizations

Cal-Adapt (launched 2011) provides access to the wealth of climate data produced by California’s scientific and research community through interactive climate tools, data downloads and a new public Web API. Cal-Adapt is developed by UC Berkeley's Geospatial Innovation Facility with oversight and funding from California Energy Commission. Through the public Cal-Adapt Web API, users can currently access future climate projections for the following climate variables:

Experience level: 
Beginner

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