GIS workshop at Baruch

FYI – This may be of interest to some of you, especially those who are interested in mapping:

From: Francis Donnelly
Date: Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 9:34 AM
Subject: Open Source GIS Workshop at Baruch Fall 2013 & New Series

I’m running my GIS Practicum, Introduction to GIS Using Open Source Software, again this semester at the Baruch College Library. If you have colleagues or students that are interested please pass this info along. There are two sessions – one on Friday Oct 4th and another on Friday Nov 8th. Advance registration is required, cost is $30 and includes a tutorial manual and light breakfast.

– Eligible: All graduate students, faculty, and staff who are currently affiliated with CUNY

– Not Eligible: Undergraduates (with the exception of Baruch students), Cont Ed, alumni, and people not affiliated with CUNY

For more information and to register:

For the first time this semester I’m running a second, more advanced session. This is a half-day workshop for learning open source spatial databases for organizing geographic data and doing spatial analyses. Eligibility requirements are the same, except that participants must also have prior GIS experience. Registration fee is $10 and includes a tutorial handout and hot beverages (coffee and tea). These sessions are also held on Fridays: Oct 11th, Nov 1st, and Dec 6th.

For more information on the advanced workshop and to register:

I’ve attached a flier that advertises both sessions.

Hope your semester is off to a good start. Best wishes – Frank

About Amanda Licastro

Amanda Licastro received her BA in English and Creative Writing with a minor in Italian from Loyola College in Maryland, and an MA in English with a certificate in teaching in two-year colleges from DePaul University in Chicago. She has worked as an adjunct professor in both northeastern Pennsylvania and New York. Amanda is currently in her second year of doctoral studies in the English Program at the Graduate Center focusing on the relationship between technological progress and writing, and will be completing her certificate in Interactive Technology and Pedagogy this year through an independent study involving her work on the Writing Studies Tree ( Amanda also serves on the editorial collective of the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy and is the co-chair of the Graduate Center Composition and Rhetoric Group.
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