The Geospatial Centroid offers workshops geared toward introducing and teaching practical GIS skills that can be used at school and in the workplace.

Nature Conservancy cartographer and former Centroid intern, Max Cook, demos the software during an ArcGIS Pro workshop in Nov. 2017.


Upcoming Workshops


Web Mapping Workshops! 

In two Friday afternoon sessions, learn the fundamentals of web mapping with GIS and web developer David Puckett. Part 1 will cover the basics, and explore different web mapping platforms.  Optionally, in Part 2, learn about web map customization and how easy a few lines of JavaScript. Sign up for one or both.

Part 1, Web mapping basics and platforms  –  Friday, Feb. 1st, 1 -4:30pm (Morgan Library Rm 174)

Part 2, Customizing web maps with Javascript  –  Friday, Feb. 8th, 1-4:30pm (Morgan Library Rm 173)

 Instructor: David Puckett, BrightRain Solutions

Details and registration will be available January 23rd.


Spatial Analysis in ArcGIS Online

Learn how to solve spatial problems in ArcGIS Online with Esri’s Joseph Kerski. Join us a for a 1-hour demo and brown bag and/or a 2-hour hands-on workshop in ArcGIS Online.

Date: Early March. Exact day and location TBD- check back for updates.


Cartography: Tips, Tricks, and Lessons Learned.

In this 2-hour hands-on workshop, CSU alum and Nature Conservancy cartographer Max Cook will show how to accomplish some cartographic tricks to make beautiful and inspiring maps, and provide some handy tips for making map-making easier.

Friday, April 26th, 2 – 4pm. Morgan Library Room 174

More details and registration coming in February.



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

Our previous workshops can be found on the Past Events page.