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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 2020 semester. If a group desires a workshop at a specific time, please contact cynthia.dietz@umanitoba.

News, and Contacts for GIS and Data Visualization Workshops and Drop-in Sessions 

Our Invitation:

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 here at the U. of Manitoba, please start with the Introduction to ArcGIS workshops. You will receive rights to access our software and spatial repository. 

Try out our Online Fall 2020 Drop-in Sessions for tips pertaining GIS or Data Visualization. They will be listed on our Library Events Calendar at:

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

Geospatial Semester Workshops

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

For the Fall 2020 semester, several geospatial workshops are being offered online. 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. 

Upcoming Workshops: Name


Online Sessions to be announced shortly!

GIS Librarian

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


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