Troy University Continuing Education to present Basic GIS Workshop

Posted: Tuesday, 01 April 2014

TROY - An upcoming workshop presented by Troy University's Continuing Education Center will introduce the basics of geographic information systems (GIS) for working professionals.

"Participants will learn how GIS is used to store, manage, analyze and visualize spatial data to assist professionals in making better decisions," said Dr. Steve Ramroop, Associate Professor and Director of the GIS program.

The two-day workshop will help anyone working in fields that involve the collection of data. The workshop will cover an overview of GIS and data collection, including the use of public domain GIS software and common processing tasks.

The workshop will be held May13-14 at the University's Troy, Ala., campus, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The cost is $350 per person, which includes the workbook and lunches.

For more information, or to register, visit the Continuing Education Center online at