QGIS I: Importing and displaying geographic data (repeat session)

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Alexandra Kanik of Louisville Public Media
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Mar. 13 at 9:00am
  • Location: Denver II
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Not all datasets need to be mapped, but some do! This mapping class is perfect for beginners looking to learn the basics of visualizing geographic data. We'll go over how to find publicly available data, convert addresses to map points, join datasets and use the open source mapping software, QGIS.

Speaker Bios

  • Alexandra Kanik (@act_rational) works for Louisville Public Media, the parent organization of Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and the Ohio Valley ReSource. She spends her days writing language-agnostic code, creating data visualizations and trying to understand newsroom analytics.

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