The agenda is still a work in progress, but it should include most of the following items:

Thursday August 6th

9:30-10:30am: Registration

10:30-11am: Welcome, Introductions & Overview

11-12pm: Google Maps Basics

    • How are people finding you? What are they finding about you?
    • How to improve your listing
    • How to make it easier for people to find you from your website (adding Google Maps link)
    • Hands-on Activity:
      • Assessment of how you appear on Maps right now?
      • Claim your listing
      • Improve your listing

12-1pm: Lunch

1-1:30pm: Intro to Street View

    • SV Overview
    • VFH Project case study

1:30-3pm: Learn how to collect your own Street View

    • Take your own Photospheres
    • Partner with VFH to collect imagery with Tripod

3-3:30pm: Coffee break

3:30-5pm: Learn how to use Street View to educate and tell stories

    • Incorporate Street View in your website
      • How to embed Street View
      • Ideas for highlighting the imagery
    • Storytelling
      • Storyspheres
      • Create tours of Street View imagery
    • Classroom use
    • Virtual reality experiences
      • Cardboard
      • Oculus

Friday August 7th

9-10:30am: Storytelling with Maps

    • Case Study: Brendan’s Tour Builder story (15 mins)
    • Tour Builder (1:15)

10:30-11am: Coffee break

11-12:30pm: Google Earth

    • Annotation
    • Historic map overlays
    • Touring

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch

1:30-2:30pm: My Maps

  • Jane Goodall Institute case study, Stephanie Keller
  • Hands-on with My Maps

2:30-3pm: Closing Session

    • Reflection
    • Resources (including Cultural Institute)
    • Q&A
    • Evaluation

3pm: End