Because THATCamp is an unconference, the agenda will be decided during the first session of the first day. Read more about how unconferences in general and THATCamp in particular work at THATCamp 101 and our “About” page.

All non-session activities will take place in Studio A.

8:30 – 9 check in, breakfast, and informal session brainstorming

9-9:45 – welcome, discussion of potential sessions, and voting

9:45-10:15 – round-robin introductions

10:15-10:30 – schedule announced

10:30-12 – first session

Hunt Near: Intro to Mapping with Software – Basics

Hunt Far: Recogito Tool:

Studio B: Promises and pitfalls of mapping government, state created data

12-1:30 – lunch break, catered

1:30-3 – second session

Hunt Near: Story Maps / Online GIS and Story telling – beyond space, cultural questions

Hunt Far: Data visualization in QGIS/Making good maps

Studio B: Datasets and Data Management

3-3:15 – break

3:15-4:45 – third session

Hunt Near: Combining GIS with network analysis

Hunt Far: hacking a project eg: Bridges, Taxi cabs, Medieval England

Studio B: GIS for the Humanities and How does GIS contribute to spatial analysis

4:45-5 – wrap up and next steps

suggested restaurants for continuing conversations over dinner: Union Grill, The Porch, Independent Brewing

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