[Specials] Last Chance to Register - Mapping Illinois Communities
Gina Clemmer, New Urban Research
gclemmer at newurbanresearch.org
Wed Apr 22 19:12:54 CDT 2009
Mapping Illinois Communities Workshop: An Introduction to GIS & Community Analysis
Chicago: May 14th and 15th, 2009*
MicroTrain of Chicago - 200 W. Adams St., Suite 410 Chicago, IL, 60606
*Note: These are one day workshops (8:30am - 4:30pm). Participants choose which day to attend.
More Info/Registration: http://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,
What People Are Saying
Center for Neighborhood Technology-Chicago: "This workshop perfectly met my expectations - I'll use what i learned immediately."
Chicago Department of Children and Youth Services: "Very exciting. I learned how to do several things that will be very useful to my work."
McHenry County Dept. of Health: "I really learned a lot about GIS. It was a wonderful introduction and really gave me a good start into the world of GIS."
Community & Economic Development Association of Cook County: "This was a great experience. It will be very helpful in my community assessment process."
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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