Basic GIS Workshop

For Working Professionals

November 24 and 25, 2014
Troy University, Math/Science Complex (MSCX)
University Avenue
Troy, Alabama

Registration Information

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In Alabama, there is a need for understanding GIS concepts and hands-on experiences using GIS by professionals who are in the business of collecting, processing and analyzing spatial data. This workshop will present practical GIS information with particular reference to basic GIS applications that addresses common needs in the various professional fields.

Included in the workshop:

  • Description of GIS
  • What data is needed
  • How data works
  • Information on public domain GIS software
  • Perform common GIS processing tasks
  • Emphasis on ArcGIS software
  • Hands-on sessions
  • GIS Textbook
  • Information on free databases

Deadline to register is Wednesday, November 19. Payment must accompany registration. Seating is limited to 30 participants. The Math/Science Complex (MSCX) is located on University Avenue in Troy, Alabama.

Benefits to participants:
  • 15 hours of instruction
  • Printed certificate from Troy University
  • Workbook included
  • Hands-on learning in a GIS lab
  • Lunch and breaks
  • Online Registration

Tentative Schedule*

Day 1

8:00 Introduction to GIS
10:00 Data Types
12:00 Lunch (included)
1:00 Data Analysis
3:00 GIS Applications
4:00 End

Day 2

8:00 Data Conversions
10:00 Georeferencing
12:00 Lunch (included)
1:00 Analysis & Layouts
3:00 Public Domain GIS Software
4:00 End

Both days include lunch and breaks
*Detailed agenda available at the workshop

Hotels near Troy University Campus
Courtyard Troy 115 Troy Plaza Loop, Troy, AL 36081 (334) 566-0540
Hampton Inn Troy 103 Troy Plaza Loop, Troy, AL 36081 (334) 807-5900

Early registration recommended. Seating is limited
COST: $350 per person. No registration on-site.

Click here to register and pay online. Under “Registration” click on “Select Classes” then select “Basic GIS Workshop.” To register by telephone, call 334-983-0005.

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