Call for Participants for “How to Run the Place with Geographic Information Systems” workshop! 🎉
This training will show you how to use free geospatial software to solve problems and provide support with data in a variety of industries and organizations.
The course will take novice users through the theory and application of data creation, editing, and deployment as well as a variety of tools for mapping features that are relevant to fields such as geology, land use planning, architecture, utilities, and environmental science.
💻 The training is free to anybody interested in GIS with a learner’s mindset and a willingness to freely share what you learn with others.
📆 Training will be held at Prishtina Hackerspace during four all-day workshops (from 10:00 – 16:00) on June 9-12 2022, and will cover topics like:
➖Creating maps, blueprints, and engineering documents;
➖Visualizing data with webmaps and incorporating live data;
➖Processing data Model elevation and terrain in 3D;
➖How to find continuing education resources.
⚫ Andrew Middleton, the facilitator of the training, is a Transportation Consultant at Fehr & Peers living in Oakland California, USA. He has a BS in Environmental Conservation from the University of New Hampshire and has over 9 years of GIS experience, having worked in environmental planning, utilities, and environmental remediation. He self-published an atlas for scuba divers in Monterey California, writes for the podcast Measure for Measure, and teaches GIS at the GIS Education Center for BayGeo in San Francisco. More information about his projects and experience can be found at https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-middleton-84614317/.
The call for participants will be open until 🗓️ June 3rd, 2022.
Interested participants can apply by filling out this form ➡️ https://forms.gle/ffzYiLAb2fL1TDp49
This activity is part of the USTEAM for Prishtina project, financed by the U.S. Embassy in Kosovo and implemented by FLOSSK.
This training will be held only in English*
Bring your own laptop**