Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Introduction to GIS Geographic Information SystemsThis workshop will be available to the GW community online via WebEx. Attend via WebEx.

Learn the basics of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how it can be used for research. By the end of this standalone workshop, participants will be able to see how GIS might integrate better into their research program, get GIS installed on their laptop, and gain some introductory skills.

No experience is needed. Participants should bring a laptop and download QGIS.

This workshop will be available to the GW community in real time and via WebEx. Attend via WebEx.

This workshop is also offered on: 

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 12:30-2:30pm

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 10am-12pm

All sessions will be first-come, first served and are free to GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Attendance requires no reservation.

This Level 1 workshop is part of the Visualizing Data with GIS series, which offers both introductory and in-depth sessions on working with location data and geographic information systems software. Other workshops in this Spring 2020 are Completing a MapIntroduction to Basic Spatial Analysis ToolsIntroduction to Geocoding, and Thinking Spatially/Finding GIS Data and Resources.If you're working on a GIS project and need personalized assistance, consider booking a consultation with a GIS specialist. More information is available through Academic Commons

GW has an institutional commitment to ensuring that all of our programs and events are accessible for all individuals. If you require any accommodations to participate in this event, please contact [email protected] at least 72 business hours (3 business days) prior to the event.

Open to all GWorld cardholders

Sponsored By:

GW Libraries & Academic Innovation