[PyAR2] Just Announced - Mapping Arkansas Communities Workshop REGISTER TODAY
gclemmer at newurbanresearch.org
Tue Aug 4 23:40:09 CEST 2009
Mapping Arkansas Communities Workshop: An Introduction to GIS & Community Analysis
Little Rock: April 24th, 2009
Complete Computing Inc. - One City Center, 400 West 7th Street Little Rock, AR 72201
*Note: The one-day workshop is 8:30am - 4:30pm.
More Info/Registration: www.nur-online.com
Audience: Beginners, anyone interested in mapping their community.
Participants will learn to use ArcGIS 9.3 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 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.
+ Comprehensive workbook (75 pages), which includes the presentation, exercises and reference worksheets,
+ ArcGIS (ArcView 9.3) 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. 2301 NW Thurman St, Suite S Portland, OR 97210 | 877.241.6576 | www.nur-online.com
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