QGIS 1: Mapmaking for beginners

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Daniel Dunford of BBC News; Clara Guibourg of BBC News
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 9:00am
  • Location: Emerald Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn to how to make your own maps using free, open-source software called QGIS. This class will teach you how to get started importing and displaying geographic data. Not all datasets need to be mapped, but some do! We'll go over how to find publicly available data, prepare it for mapping, and join together different datasets.  

This session is good for: beginners looking to learn the basics of visualizing geographic data.

Speaker Bios

  • Clara Guibourg is a senior data journalist at BBC News, and has been using mapping tools like QGIS since 2014. Before joining the BBC she worked at Google News Lab analysing search data. @cguibourg

Related Tipsheets

No tipsheets have yet been uploaded for this event.