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Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro Workshop: Nov. 3rd

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Want to learn ArcGIS Pro?  Here’s your chance!

Learn the essentials of ArcGIS Pro, from the basics of the new interface to how seamlessly you can publish web maps to ArcGIS Online. Geared toward those who already have some familiarity with GIS and ArcMap, but all are welcome!

Friday, Nov. 3rd   |   9am – 5pm   |   Morgan Library Classroom 175

Find all the details on our Workshops page or on this PDF.

 

 

Workshop – Web Mapping: End to End

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Learn all about field data collection and web mapping techniques in this FREE 3 part hands-on workshop, participating in a service learning project to map the McKee Medical Center’s “Wellness Walk” in Loveland.

Full details can be found on our Workshops page or in the flier.

Dates:

  • Session 1: Friday, Sept. 29th
  • Session 2: Saturday, Oct. 14th
  • Session 3: Friday,  Oct. 27th

Workshop is free, but registration priority will be given to dedicated participants who can attend all 3 sessions, as this is a service-learning opportunity in which we will create a final product for the McKee Medical Center Foundation.

 

Register now, space is limited!

Email us with any questions.

Upcoming Geospatial Brown Bag: Mapping the Health of the Poudre River – Sept 27th, 12:15pm

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The Centroid’s next Geospatial Brown Bag will be: The State of the Poudre: Mapping the Health of the Cache la Poudre River. Wednesday, Sept. 27th, 12:15pm – 1:15pm. Morgan Library Room 203. Presented by Jared Heath, City of Fort Collins Watershed Specialist.

First Geospatial Brown Bag of the semester

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Make time on Wednesday, Sept. 13th from 12 – 1pm for the first Geospatial Brown Bag of the Fall 2017 semester.

Professor Chris Fisher and Associate Professor Stephen Leisz will discuss their work using LiDAR to discover pre-historic cities in Central America, and how LiDAR is transforming the practice of archaeology.
Seminar will be held in Morgan Library Room 203.  More details here.

 

 

Register soon for the Getting to Know Geographic Data workshop!

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Register soon for the second session of the Adventures in Geospatial Technology workshop series:  Getting to Know Geographic Data, a free 2-hour hands on workshop with two offerings, April 5th and 6th. Designed for beginners who need to learn the basics of GIS to be productive on the job. Spots are filling up fast!  All the details are on the Workshops page.

GIS in Higher Education Summit

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GIS Friends and Colleagues are invited to participate in the 9th Annual GIS in Higher Education Summit, on Thursday, March 30, 2017, hosted by the Geospatial Centroid at Colorado State University.

The Summit brings together GIS-oriented faculty, instructors, and students from across Colorado (and beyond) to share best practices, discuss common challenges, and strengthen our network of colleagues. It is also an opportunity to propose any action items that could be addressed or prioritized as a group.

This year we are honored to have as our lunchtime keynote speaker Dr. Lee Schwartz. As Geographer of the United States, Dr. Schwartz holds the position of the Director of the Office of The Geographer and Global Issues in the State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research. (Note that Dr. Schwartz will also be presenting a public lecture that evening, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB) Auditorium A101.

Registration is now closed.

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: Morgan Library Event Hall

9:00 – 9:30          Registration

9:30 – 9:45          Intro and Welcome

9:45 – 10:30        Presentation and Discussion: Ethics and Spatial Data: Equity, access and efforts to limit the use of spatial data for science for decision making

10:45 – 11:30       Panel: Colorado Geospatial Data Repository

11:45 – 12:30       Lunch & Table Top(ic) Discussions: Topics TBD

12:30 – 1:30         “Spatial Thinking, Applied Geography, and Statecraft”, Lee Schwartz, Geographer of the U.S.

1:30 – 2:30            Short presentations from attendees

2:30 – 3:30           Break out room discussions:

1) Tools and Technical Updates

2) Teaching Methods and Resources

3) Meet the Geographer of the US

3:30 – 4:00            Whole Group: Reports from discussions and future plans

4:00 – 5:15            Happy Hour

5:30 – 6:30           Public Lecture: “Geography, Maps and Foreign Policy – Perspectives from the State Department Geographer”, Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB) A-101 Auditorium

 

GETTING TO CAMPUS AND PARKING:
Accessing the CSU campus and finding parking may be challenging due to road construction on and around campus. We’ve created and compiled a few resources to help, but please be patient, take deep breaths, and allow plenty of time to get here.
1.       To facilitate carpooling, we are attaching a list of names and institutions with the hopes that you will self-organize and drive together!
2.       On campus parking:
a.       Obtain a $12/day visitors parking pass at the Lake Street Garage parking office, and park in one of the campus garages or “A” or “Z” permit lots. Expect a 10 minute walk from most of these lots/garages to the Morgan Library.
b.       Alternatively, hourly parking is available in the Visitor lots for $1.75 per hour.
c.       To get to the Lake Street Garage office from I-25: Take I-25 to Mulberry St. and head west. Turn left (south) on College Ave, and turn right onto Lake St. Head west for ~1/4 mile and the garage will be on your left (south). The office is on the ground floor in the southwest corner.
3.       Off campus parking:
a.       Off-campus street parking is limited, and many nearby streets are restricted to residents. Refer to the map for details. Expect a 15-20 minute walk to the Library from most of the free off-campus street parking.
b.       Park for free south of campus along the MAX line and take the MAX bus into campus. It is less than a 10 minute walk from the MAX University Station to Morgan Library. Click here for more info.
c.       For those so inclined, you can bring your bike, park for free a few blocks off campus, and ride in like the locals!
4.       Road construction to be aware of:
a.       West bound Prospect Road is closed from Remington St. to College and from College to Mason St.
b.       Shields St. is closed in both directions at W. Elizabeth St., but you can still access campus via Shields St. from the south.
5.       For reference, please visit this custom made interactive map showing parking options and road closures. Thanks to Beth Tulanowski and Madison Wood for pulling this together!
Other resources:
·         CSU Visitor Parking
·         General Campus Map

 

Interactive CSU Parking Map:

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