One of the goals of the conference is to provide students with an opportunity to learn by attending hands-on workshops. Day 2 of the 2020 conference will include workshops for K-12 students. Contact us if you are interested in bringing your students.

Day 2 – Hands-on Student Workshops

Requirements for all workshops:

Create a Map

Katie Mavrou

ArcGIS Online is a web-based GIS that can be used to create maps, analyze data and view different types of data. In this session, students will learn how to create their first web map in ArcGIS Online.

This session is suitable for beginners.


Create a Story Map

Anna Shadrova

Story maps are an engaging way to present content that incorporates the use of maps, text, photographs and other media. They can be used to highlight a topic or bring together findings of a project. In this session, students will learn how quickly a story map can be created using the ArcGIS StoryMaps builder.

This session is suitable for beginners.


Maximum City – YouthScore

Josh Fullan, Director Maximum City

The YouthScore is a survey, observation, and data collection tool using Esri software that assesses the youth-friendliness of urban places based on criteria developed by youth and experts. In the morning session, participants will explore campus and use the YouthScore to evaluate the youth-friendliness of streets and places nearby. In the afternoon session, participants will analyse the data collected in the morning session and propose design solutions to raise the youth-friendliness of the assessed streets and areas.

This session is suitable for both beginners and advanced users of ArcGIS.

Analyzing Your Map

Jamie Haldenby

Analysis in ArcGIS Online allows you to see patterns and connections between phenomena. In this session, using ArcGIS Online, students will learn how they can analyze data that will allow them to make informed decisions.

This session is suitable for both beginners and advanced users of ArcGIS.


Explore the Solar System using GIS

Bhairavi Shankar, Indus Space

Attend this session to learn how you can access global datasets from the Earth, Moon, Mars and beyond  that will help you design several exploration activities, like choosing a location to land the next rover or explore new surfaces.

This session is suitable for both beginners and advanced users of ArcGIS.