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STEM Ed Announcement: Mapping Massachusetts Communities Workshops, Register Today
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: Mapping Massachusetts Communities Workshops, Register Today
- From: Morton Sternheim <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 17:33:43 -0500
This is not a UMass program.
Contact information is below.
Mapping Massachusetts Communities Workshop: An Introduction to GIS &
Community Analysis - Ask about our Non-Profit Discount
Boston: April 28th and 29th, 2010
Hyatt Place Boston/Medford - 116 Riverside Avenue Medford, MA 02155
These are one-day workshops (8:30 am - 4:30 pm). Participants choose
which day to attend.
More Info/Registration: http://www.nur-online.com/
Audience: Beginners, anyone interested in mapping their community.
Government Agencies, Non Profits, Environmental Groups, Students, etc...
Already taken this workshop? Now offering ArcGIS Training: Refresher and
Advanced Classes (see website for more information)
Participants will learn to use ArcGIS 9.3.1 to do the following:
Create Thematic Maps
Participants will learn to create thematic maps of their own data, and
display spatial trends in information.
Address Mapping (Geocoding)
Participants will learn to map addresses of their clients, their projects,
or incidents such as crime and disease.
Download and Map Census & American Community Survey Data
Participants will learn to extract and map current Census data such as
poverty, race, language, population, transportation, education, and
Participants will also learn to:
Conduct spatial queries
Download free shapefiles
Create well-designed maps
Mapping techniques transferable to all other communities. Exercises are
designed for beginners, Intermediate Excel skills required.
+ Comprehensive workshop (75 pages), which includes the presentation,
exercises, and reference worksheets.
+ ArcGIS (ArcView 9.3.1) software 60-day trial CD set
Praise for the Introduction to GIS & Community Analysis Workshop
Upton Massachusetts AIDS Action Committee: "Very interesting course and a
Boston Private Industry Council: "Very useful - practical exercises that
introduced me to the features and tools of ArcGIS and its potential for
University of Massachusetts Medical School: "This was a great intro to
GIS. I feel like I can start to incorporate GIS into work projects."
City of Boston: "I attained a good overview ArcGIS, and a basic
understanding of shape files, joins, queries."
New Urban Research, Inc. is a national social research organization
specializing in quantitative and spatial community analysis. NUR is an
ESRI Business Partner.
New Urban Research, Inc. 2301 NW Thurman Street,
Portland, Oregon 97210 | 877.241.6576 | http://www.nur-online.com