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Scenic App Training: Canceled

March 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This training class is canceled.  We will look at rescheduling this in the future.

Objectives: Provide training to tour leaders and route creators on how to use Scenic for

  • Creation of a new Route
  • Import a route from Google map
  • Find a route in the tour library
  • Operate the app in the field / during a tour
  • How to help tour attendees with the app

Duration: 4 hours


  • Tour Leader Class (recommended but not needed)
  • How to generate a route in Google Maps
  • Bring iPhone / iPad with App installed
  • Bring Laptop (Windows or OS X)
  • Participants to have read the Scenic Overview

Date and Location:

  • March 14, 2020 – 1pm – 5pm
  • Heckmann & Thiemann Motors
    3220 SE 19th Ave, Portland, OR 97202
    Meeting Room 2nd Floor

Training Outline

  1. Introduction to User Interface 30mins
    1. Menu and Settings Overview
    2. Find a public route
    3. Find an ORPCA route
    4. Recommended Set-up for Route Guidance
  2. Create a new route 60mins + 15mins Break
    1. Find Start location
    2. Generate waypoints
    3. Best practices for waypoints
    4. Naming and Description
    5. How to store and how to share a route
  3. Import a route from Google Maps 30mins
    1. Scenic Web Portal
    2. Copy route URL
    3. Generate GPX file
    4. Import into Scenic
    5. Pitfalls of Google Map import and how to mitigate
  4. How to start a route guidance 30mins + 15mins Break
    1. Assemble participants using the app
    2. Refresh everyone’s tour library
    3. Locate and load the tour
    4. Start the route guidance
    5. How to pause and how to end route guidance
    6. What happens if someone gets lost?
  5. Potential Issues with Scenic 30mins
    1. Open Source maps data versus Google Map Data
    2. Loss of GPS signal
    3. Degradation of GPS accuracy
  6. Q&A 30mins


March 14, 2020
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Heckmann & Thiemann Motors
3220 SE 19th Ave
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Who's Attending

9 people are attending Scenic App Training: Canceled

  • Scott dual
  • Neil D'Autremont
  • Michael P Roy
  • Winnie Miller
  • David Somdalen
  • diane homes
  • Bob Ellis
  • Roy D. Johnson, PhD
  • Dean Monthei


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