The Geospatial Centroid organizes GIS-related workshops geared toward introducing and teaching practical GIS skills that can be used at school and in the workplace. Past workshop topics include Python for ArcGIS, Cartography, Story Maps, and GIS in Social Sciences.

Spring 2017 workshops:

Adventures in Geospatial Technology Workshop Series

Session 1: Explore ArcGIS Pro

Have you tried ArcGIS Pro yet? Now is your chance!  Get your hands on the latest addition to Esri’s desktop suite of GIS software, ArcGIS Pro. Workshop will include demos, step-by-step exercises, and free time to explore ArcGIS Pro. Free, but registration is required.

 Wednesday, March 22nd   |   12 – 2 pm   |   Morgan Library Classroom 173

 Click here to register or email us for more information

Session 2: Getting To Know Geographic Data 

Get started with geospatial technology in this 2-hour beginner level hands-on workshop. Learn about spatial data structures and formats, geographic coordinates and projections, and choices for web and desktop GIS applications. Geared toward beginners who need to learn the fundamentals of GIS and geographic data. Free, but registration is required.

Two offerings to choose from:

Wednesday, April 5th   |   3 – 5 pm   or   Thursday, April 6th   |   12:30 – 2:30 pm

Morgan Library Classroom 175

Click here to register or click here to see a detailed outline of topics

GIS Career Workshop for Graduate Students- “Spatial Analysis and GIS: Skills for a Changing Workplace”

Friday, April 14th, 12 – 5 pm. Morgan Library Event Hall and Computer Classroom 173.

Details and registration coming soon.

More workshops are being planned, be sure to check back for updates.

Have an idea for a workshop you’d like to see offered? Send us an email with your suggestions.

Want to teach a workshop? Let us know that too!