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February 2, 2022 Community Day

Due to ongoing public health uncertainties, we have made the difficult, but necessary decision to postpone the Geo4LibCamp 2022 Unconference. In lieu of a week-long conference, we are planning a Community Day to be held on February 2, 2022. Groundhog Day! This one-day virtual event will include some familiar programming as well as give us a chance to check-in and hear from everyone. One major advantage of last year's virtual event was the increased capacity for participation. We hope to maintain that enthusiasm and flexibility using hybrid approaches in all future events. However, in-person gatherings are one of the highlights of our unconference, and our community at large. We are looking forward to the opportunity for us all to see one another, interact, and collaborate.

Community Day Program

  • 9:00am PST: Intro and Logistics
  • 9:15am PST: Social Time
  • 9:45am PST: Keynote Talk:

Watch that first step: Groundhog Day and the Limits of Critique

Andrew Battista (Librarian for Geospatial Information Systems Services, New York University)

10:30am PST Coffee & Tea Break

10:45am PST Lightning Talks

Machines Reading Maps: from text on maps to linked spatial data; Valeria Vitale & Katherine McDonough

Building a geospatial data curation toolkit; Melinda Kernik

Building GIS skills in just 10 minutes a day; Keith Jenkins

Extending GeoBlackight‚ A Search Schema with Dataset Exploration and Curation; Kevin Worthington

Creating a Public Space for Georeferencing Sanborn Maps; Adam Cox

Allmaps: open-source georeferencing for IIIF maps; Bert Spaan

11:30am PST Lunch

12:00pm PST

Workshop: GitHub Grab Bag for Geo-Librarians

Phil White (Earth, Environment and Geospatial Librarian, University of Colorado Boulder)
Evan Thornberry (GIS Librarian, University of British Colombia) Join our workshop to learn about ways Geo-Librarians can use GitHub for collaboration and documentation beyond code development.

1:30pm -2:00 PST Social Time