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Geospatial Semester: Home

This guide is designed to give students, staff and faculty an overview of the geospatial mapping and analysis workshops that are offered in the Fall 2019 semester. If a group desires a workshop at a specific time, please contact cynthia.dietz@umanitoba.

Fall 2019 Workshop Descriptions


We encourage you to reach out to us for help with any of your GIS or Data Visualization needs. We offer workshops, and one-on-one or group consultations. If requested we can offer instruction targeted to a specific course.

Staff Member

Can help you with:

Cynthia Dietz

Workshops using ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro for all;


Provisioning spatial data to undergraduates;

Meg Miller (Graduate & Faculty Assistance)

Finding spatial data for research ;


Selecting appropriate analysis tools (ArcGIS, QGIS etc.);


Communicating research through mapping and other data visualization methods.


If you are new to GIS on campus, please start with the Introduction to ArcGIS workshops. You will receive rights to access our software and spatial repository. 

To be added to our UManitoba GIS Email list, please fill out the form linked below. All but the custom workshops will be indicated below.

Geospatial Semester

‚ÄčGeospatial Semester Workshops

Use online, desktop, or server mapping tools to understand, analyze and share your data!

For the Fall 2019 semester, several geospatial workshops are being offered in the Brown Lab of Elizabeth Dafoe Library. Please find the sessions available to you.  GIS maps and visualizations may make your communications and analysis more powerful.  

Please contact the GIS Librarian,, with questions or custom data requests. 

Workshop Name



ArcGIS Pro: An Introduction

Get your University of Manitoba ArcGIS user license and add-ons. Create maps and projects using ArcGIS Pro.

Oct. 10, 2019

12-2PM (Register)

Oct. 11, 2019


12:30PM (Register)

ArcGIS Pro: Editing and Visualizing Data

Create, edit and visualize data using ArcGIS Pro.

Oct. 17, 2019

12-2PM (Register)

Oct. 18, 2019

10:30AM-12:30PM (Register)

ArcGIS Pro: Use geoprocessing & analysis tools

Use geoprocessing and analysis tools in ArcGIS Pro.

Oct. 29, 2019

12-2PM (Register)

Nov. 1, 2019


12:30PM (Register)

Introduction to ArcGIS Online

Get your University of Manitoba ArcGIS user license to create and share online maps and presentations using map coordinates or with addresses. Become familiar with ArcGIS Online and the MS Office plug-in.  Specify a coordinate system and use geospatial data types.

Nov. 8, 2019,


12:30PM (Register)

Nov. 14, 2018, 

12-2PM (Register)

Create, edit and visualize data using ArcGIS Online

Create, edit and visualize data using ArcGIS Online

Nov. 15, 2019




Nov. 21, 2019

12-2PM (Register)

Use web mapping applications to compare maps in ArcGIS Online.

Use web mapping applications to compare maps in ArcGIS Online.

Nov. 22, 2019


12:30PM (Register)

Nov. 26, 2019

12-2PM (Register)


GISday, Spring 2020

GISday is being planned for the Winter Semester, 2020!  Stay tuned! :

GIS Librarian

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Cynthia Dietz
Rm. 304A
Elizabeth Dafoe Library
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2


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