TechCamp Global Alumni Virtual YouthMappers Web Training

YouthMappers Training for TechCamp Alumni

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November 28-December 9, 2022

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Description

The TechCamp Program is collaborating with MapGive and YouthMappers to provide virtual trainings on Participatory GIS, Mapping, Data Collection, and Data Visualization for program Alumni!

The Trainings will take place in three geographic locations and two languages, to better serve our global alumni:
1) Bangladesh, English language, BST= Bangladesh Standard Time
2) Malawi, English language, CAT = Central Africa Time
3) Paraguay, Spanish Language, PYST = Paraguay Summer Time

You do not need to live in the region of the training that you are signing up for; select the training that best suits your local time zone and language skills. You must complete all four modules to receive a certificate of completion.

To register for the webinars, Click Here and complete the registration form.

MapGive: What do we do?
MapGive is a U.S. Department of State initiative that encourages and increases participation in the global mapping community and facilitates the creation of open geographic data to support humanitarian relief and development programs. As part of its mission, MapGive identifies and creates opportunities where open mapping can support existing State Department programs to better support humanitarian and development needs. Visit MapGive to get started mapping now.

YouthMappers: Who are We?
We are a global community of students, researchers, educators, and scholars that use public geospatial technologies to highlight and directly address development challenges worldwide. YouthMappers was envisioned to fulfill the demand for open geospatial data access in all parts of our world. A generation of empowered young people has emerged, who have become leaders in creating resilient communities and have defined their world by mapping it.
The YouthMappers Motto is “We don’t just build maps. We build mappers.”

Webinar Modules:

Module 0: Pre-workshop home work
Est. time: 1 hour
1. Register at OSM
2. Register at Kobo Collect
3. Download and Install JOSM
4. Download and install QGIS

Module 1: Introduction and Orientation
Est. time: 2 hours
1. Basic OSM training
2. ID editor training
3. Kobo Collect training

Module 2: Participatory GIS, Ethics and human subject considerations
Est. time: 2 hours
1. Principles of Participatory GIS
2. Ethics and Human Subjects regulations
3. How to set up a remote mapping workflow
4. Writing good questions

Module 3: Introduction to JOSM and QGIS
Est. time: 2 hours
1. JOSM training
2. QGIS training

Module 4: Data visualization and data management
Est. time: 2 hours
1. Principles of data visualization
2. Some apps for data viz
3. Data management issues
4. How to Train the Trainers

Timezone abbreviations:
PYST = Paraguay Summer Time
EDT = Eastern US daylight time
EST= Eastern US Standard Time
CAT = Central Africa Time
BST= Bangladesh Standard Time

Agenda

Day of the WeekDateStart TimeEnd TimeTraining ModuleLocation/Time ZoneLanguage
MondayDec 1, 202217:00PYST/15:00EST 18:00PYST/16:00EST Module 1: Introduction and Orientation South/Central America region
PYST = Paraguay Summer Time
Spanish
WednesdayNovember 30, 202218:00CAT/11:00EST 20:00CAT/13:00EST Module 1: Introduction and Orientation Africa region - CAT = Central Africa TimeEnglish
Thursday December 1, 202218:00PYST/15:00EST20:00PYST/18:00ESTModule 2: Participatory GIS, Ethics and human subject considerations South/Central America region
PYST = Paraguay Summer Time
Spanish
FridayDecember 2, 202218:00CAT/11:00EST20:00CAT/13:00ESTModule 2: Participatory GIS, Ethics and human subject considerations Africa region - CAT = Central Africa TimeEnglish
SaturdayDecember 3, 202219:00BST/8:00EST21:00BST/10:00ESTModule 1: Introduction and Orientation South Asia
BST= Bangladesh Standard Time
English
SundayDecember 4, 202219:00BST/8:00EST21:00BST/10:00ESTModule 2: Participatory GIS, Ethics and human subject considerations South Asia
BST= Bangladesh Standard Time
English
MondayDecember 5, 2022 19:00BST/8:00EST21:00BST/10:00ESTModule 3: Introduction to JOSM and QGIS South Asia
BST= Bangladesh Standard Time
English
MondayDecember 5, 202218:00PYST/16:00EST20:00PYST/18:00ESTModule 3: Introduction to JOSM and QGIS South/Central America region
PYST = Paraguay Summer Time
Spanish
TuesdayDecember 6, 202219:00BST/8:00EST21:00BST/10:00ESTModule 4: Data visualization and data management South Asia
BST= Bangladesh Standard Time
English
WednesdayDecember 7, 202218:00CAT/11:00EST 20:00CAT/13:00EST Module 3: Introduction to JOSM and QGIS Africa region - CAT = Central Africa TimeEnglish
ThursdayDecember 8, 202218:00PYST/16:00EST20:00PYST/18:00ESTModule 4: Data visualization and data management South/Central America region
PYST = Paraguay Summer Time
Spanish
FridayDecember 9, 202218:00CAT/11:00EST20:00CAT/13:00ESTModule 4: Data visualization and data management Africa region - CAT = Central Africa TimeEnglish

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