[PyAR2] Mapping Arkansas Communities Workshop - May 30th

Gina Clemmer, New Urban Research, Inc. gclemmer at newurbanresearch.org
Tue Apr 29 18:25:29 CEST 2008


Mapping Arkansas Communities Workshop: An Introduction to GIS and Community Analysis 
May 30th, 2008 - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm - Complete Computing - One City Center, 400 West 7th Street Little Rock, AR 72201

Please visit www.nur-online.com for more info

Audience: Beginners, anyone interested in mapping their community 

Participants will learn to use ArcGIS 9.2 to do the following: 

Creating 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 or 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 workforce characteristics.
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. 
Materials

+ Comprehensive workbook (75 pages), which includes the presentation, exercises and reference worksheets, 

+ ArcGIS (ArcView 9.2) software 60-day trial CD set,

+ Thirty day free access to new 2005 Tiger/Line geography files (converted to shapefiles) which include streets, zip codes, school districts, voting districts, census tracts and many other useful geographies

+ Thirty day free access to our Analyzing Your Community: Local Demographic Analysis Online Workshop 

What People Are Saying

University of Arkansas - Medical Sciences: "This workshop was a very helpful experience and well taught."

NorthWest Arkansas Community College: "The class was great and very informative. The hands on activities were great and the instructor was fabulous."

Arkansas Dept. of Health and Human Services: "Great Job!"

Injury Free Coalition for Kids: "Great experience, will be a great help in my job."

New Urban Research, Inc. is a national social research organization specializing in quantitative and spatial community analysis.  
New Urban Research, Inc. 33232 NE 33rd Ave Portland, Oregon 97212 | 877.241.6576 | www.nur-online.com 




 
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