We strongly recommend you bring a laptop to the workshop. We will have some spare ones, but you will likely want to be able to keep your work and any additional software you've installed and configured for your use.
Install the latest version of Google Earth -- click here to download the latest version.
Step 1: Go to the Google Earth Outreach homepage.
Step 2: From that page, visit the Showcase, which houses Google Earth and Maps projects from non-profit and public benefit groups from around the world.
Step 3: Visit the Tutorials page, and view all the video tutorials on that page. After viewing a video tutorial, if you would like to learn more, click on the "View Full Tutorial" button under the video to view the step-by-step tutorial. In particular, follow along with the full tutorial:
Step 4: Visit the Community, and notice all the links to the User Communities, where you can ask questions to the Google Earth NGO community to get answers and feedback on your questions.
If you are a programmer or developer, you can visit the Google Geo Developers website, to learn more about the code that you will use to develop customize websites using Google Maps and Google Earth.