Workshop: Storytelling with Maps - Beginners 101

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Land Information NZ - Toitu Te Whenua

Level 7, RNZ House

155 The Terrace

Wellington, 6011

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Join us at LINZ to for a free, practical & hands on session - crafting stories using geospatial information.

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This is for: People working in Policy, Media Services, Data users, Researchers, Advisors, Analysts from throughout the Social Sector and Natural Resource Agencies.

No mapping, coding or web design experience required

In this session we’ll cover a range of themes including:

  • Using stories to communicate a problem, or potential solutions.
  • Review of good practices methods, tips and tricks.
  • Increase awareness of the benefits of geospatial information.
  • Accessing and using Geospatial data sources like the LINZ data service.
  • Engaging your audience
  • Sharing, embedding, social media, blogs and other sites.

After this session:

Participants will have the knowledge and skills to develop and share their own storymaps using a variety of map based tools.

Preparation:

You will need to bring a laptop, charger, mouse and your lunch. 9-1pm we will be training, 2-3pm support for creating your own stories.

You may wish to consider a project idea prior to this workshop, you will want to collect good quality photos (Flickr), a little text, video clips (Youtube) and maybe ideas for your story.

Why these workshops?

The intent of this session is to provide practical support to increase the use of geospatial information using open source software to address. Storymaps enable sharing of information with decision makers, stakeholders and customers at very low or no cost.




Queries and Questions: dwilkins@linz.govt.nz

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Wellington, 6011

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