The GIS Education Center: Fall 2017 Workshops
- Register early and save 10%.
- 20% discount on the early registration rate for BayGeo members!
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» After becoming a BayGeo member, click "Contact Us" at upper right on this page to request discount code.
» Once you receive your discount code, register for your chosen workshop(s) using links below ....and enjoy the savings!
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- Workshop students receive:
» 1 year ArcGIS license (for most workshops).
» Lots of hands-on lab time and individual support from instructors.
» Certificate of workshop completion and/or attendance available upon request.
GIS in Action: Theory and Practice (free)
Our Education Director, Rick Kos, walks you through the basics of Esri's ArcGIS platform in a series of five videos, each about 14 minutes long. Great for beginners who want to get a taste for the power of geospatial tools and analysis. Also, a terrific way to get acquainted with ArcGIS before joining our "GIS Quick Start" workshop. Click the "Video" links below.
» Cost: free
» Note: some material is a little outdated (we plan to update these videos soon!)
» Video 1: What is GIS?
» Video 2: GIS Analysis
» Video 3: Layers of Information
» Video 4: GIS Project Examples
» Video 5: ArcGIS Demonstration
Introduction to QGIS
QGIS is a free and open source Geographic Information System that lets you create, edit, visualize, analyze and publish geospatial information on Windows, Mac or Linux. Some prior experience with GIS software is helpful, but not required. Instructor Ana Rivera will guide you through the basics of the evolving QGIS platform.
» Early Registration: $120
» Full/Late Registration: $132
» Two Mondays: Sept. 18, 25
» Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Open Source Geostack
Learn the basics of managing, serving, and visualizing geospatial data using free and open-source web technologies. This workshop will provide hands-on exercises in working with geospatial data on the web, including (1) loading and querying spatial data in PostgreSQL, an open-source DBMS with support for geospatial data management and spatial processing; (2) setting up and configuring Geoserver to serve up geospatial data for use on the web; (3) creating a simple web page using Leaflet to visualize geospatial data served by Geoserver.
» Early Registration: $300
» Full/Late Registration: $330
» Five Tuesdays:
Sept. 12, 19, 26; Oct. 3, 10
» Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Credited GIS Courses @ City College of San Francisco
» Looking for semester-long, for-credit courses in GIS? Consider CCSF's GIS Certificate Program (Earth Sciences Department)