Google will be hosting several workshops a day in the Google booth in the Exhibition Hall throughout the annual meeting. No registration is necessary, but space is limited and seats are first-come, first-served. We hope to see you there!
Get an introduction on how to create data in Google Earth & Maps. Add points, lines, polygons, images, photos, and videos -- and then embed your map on your website.
Led by Karin Tuxen-Bettman
A powerful storytelling tool launched with Google Earth 5.0: KML Narrated Tours. Use the built-in tools to record your flight path and audio, turning Google Earth into a cinematic experience you can share with the world.
Led by Sean Askay
Google offers geographers much more than the popular Maps API. Join us for an overview of Google's Geo APIs, and learn which services you can integrate into your website to help promote your content.
Led by Josh Livni
With Google SketchUp, you can create, modify and share 3D models for free. BuildingMaker allows you to create buildings directly for Google Earth.
Led by Christopher Cronin
Organizations who have their own satellite imagery or vector layers and need to keep this information secure within a company use Google Earth Enterprise. Learn about the advantages of having your own Google Earth servers during this workshop.
Led by Natasha Wyatt
Google Map Maker™allows you to map a neighborhood, a city or even an entire country. You can draw roads and landmarks, add local businesses, and edit locations added by other map makers. Your changes will appear instantly on Google Map Maker for everyone to see.
Led by Adam Lasnik
With Google Fusion Tables, you can upload small or large data sets from spreadsheets or CSV files, and visualize your data on maps, timelines and charts–all online. Embed this in a website, or invite others to access your data. Discuss it at a cell, row or column level. Tools to filter, aggregate, share columns, or merge with public data sets give you control.
Led by Rebecca Shapley
Google Earth Outreach helps non-profits use Google's mapping technologies for public benefit and global awareness. Learn about success stories and how to use maps to bring your cause to life.
Led by Tanya Keen
News production is seeing Google Earth as a valuable component of their workflow in telling the news, for both big and small stories. Learn about how broadcasters are using Google Earth to give news stories context.
Led by Jesse Friedman
Import your GIS data into Google Earth using the advanced features of Pro or freeware tools. Learn about customizing your GIS data display to make your data more understandable.
Led by Christiaan Adams