Wednesday, February 17, 2010

GIS Workshop

Mapping Massachusetts Communities: An Introduction to GIS & Community Analysis 

Boston: April 28th and 29th, 2010*
Hyatt Place Boston/Medford - 116 Riverside Avenue Medford, MA 02155
*Note: These are one day workshops. Participants choose which one day to attend.

Audience: Beginners who would like to map demographic information for Massachusetts communities.  Great for Government Agencies, Public Health, Academic Institutions, Non-Profit Organizations, etc.  Could be useful for environmental organizations too!  

This hands-on workshop focuses on teaching the fundamentals of using a Geographic Information System (GIS) for community analysis. Participants will learn to create thematic maps with Census data, Geocoding (Address mapping) and Spatial Queries. Other features of the workshop are learning to extract Census data and good map layout and design.
For more information about the Massachusetts workshops, please visit

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