My story in Calgary

Places, moments, experiences and stuff…


  • Rodrigo Amado Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec



Cartography, Carto 2023, Story Map, Calgary


This map tells the story of the author’s participation at the CARTO 2023 Conference in Calgary. It shows locations they travelled to and some memories related to them. It also summarizes the author’s exploration of Calgary during their stay, mostly around the University of Calgary and some parts of downtown. All the vector data was downloaded from the City of Calgary’s Open Data Portal. The software used to create the map were QGIS, Google Earth, GIMP and Inkscape.

Author Biography

Rodrigo Amado, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

Rodrigo is a librarian who has been cataloging maps at Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec since June 2022. He is also a geographer with a passion for cartography and geomatics and makes maps when he has the time.

Screenshot of Rodrigo Amado's story map inspired by Carto 2023, Calgary.



How to Cite

Amado, R. (2023). My story in Calgary: Places, moments, experiences and stuff…. Bulletin - Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA), (172), 26.



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