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Re: [vox] [fwd]: We're Back - Mapping California CommunitiesWorkshops in September
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Re: [vox] [fwd]: We're Back - Mapping California CommunitiesWorkshops in September

Just a quick note, that this does not involve FOSS software or Linux.


Bill Kendrick wrote:
> For the GIS geeks in the room:
> ----- Forwarded message from "Gina Clemmer, New Urban Research" -----
> Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 21:09:11 -0500 (CDT)
> From: "Gina Clemmer, New Urban Research"
> Subject: We're Back - Mapping California Communities Workshops in September
>    Mapping California Communities Workshop: An Introduction to GIS
>    & Community Analysis   *Ask about our Non-Profit Discount*
> <snip>
>    Sacramento: September 17th and 18th, 2009*
>    ExecuTrain of Sacramento - 1860 Howe Ave., Ste 250 Sacramento, CA 95816
> <snip>
>    San Francisco: September 24th and 25th, 2009*
>    ExecuTrain of San Francisco- 101 Spear Street/One Rincon Center, Suite 245
>    San Francisco, CA 94105 
>    *These are one-day workshops (8:30 am - 4:30 pm). Participants choose
>    which day to attend.
>    More Info/Registration: http://www.nur-online.com/ 
>    Audience: Beginners, anyone interested in mapping their
>    community. Government Agencies, Non Profits, Environmental Groups,
>    Students, etc...
>    Already taken this workshop?  Now offering ArcGIS Training: Refresher and
>    Advanced Classes (see website for more information)
>      ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>    Participants will learn to use ArcGIS 9.3.1 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
>    workplace 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 workshop (75 pages), which includes the presentation,
>    exercises, and reference worksheets.
>    + ArcGIS (ArcView 9.3.1) software 60-day trial CD set
>      ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>    What People Are Saying about New Urban Research Workshops 
>    City of San Francisco: "One of the best computer training courses I've
>    been to, lively, informative, good level of difficulty for target
>    audience."
>    California Cancer Registry: "The workshop was great! The instructor is
>    very knowledgeable and helpful. I would definitely recommend this course
>    to a new GIS user."
>    UCLA: "This was such a great course! I appreciated the information on
>    where to find useful data."
>    Fresno City College: "This workshop was very informative and enlightening.
>    It demonstrated very powerful tools and concepts that I will definitely be
>    using in the future. The instructor was patient and gave a lot of
>    technical insight to the product."
>      ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>    New Urban Research, Inc. is a national social research organization
>    specializing in quantitative and spatial community analysis. NUR is an
>    ESRI Business Partner. New Urban Research, Inc. 2301 NW Thurman Street,
>    Suite S, Portland, Oregon 97210 | 877.241.6576 | www.nur-online.com
>    --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> <snip>
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> Enjoy,
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