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"Mapping Essentials” is an intense 2-day program for students and professionals alike. This program aims to equip the participants with essentials of mapping, offering insights and hands-on exposure to working with various free-and-open-source mapping applications. The program equip learners to appreciate the key concepts, enabling them to quickly learn, test and apply the techniques in their respective domains and eventually be able to produce maps for their own needs.

Place: Bangalore, Karnataka.

Session Details:

  • Session 1: Basics of Mapping
  • Session 2: Working with QGIS: Overview and Installation
  • Session 3: Gathering data with mobile devices/handhelds (GPS, GLONASS)
  • Session 4: Bringing the data together and sourcing them from different repositories 
  • Session 5: Making sense of the data: basic analysis
  • Session 6: Presenting maps: Map compositions, web GIS and mash-ups

Tools exposed: QGIS

Participants are highly encouraged that they bring their own laptop.

Eligibility: This program is open to participants from any domain and not limited to engineering, sciences, ecology and social sciences. Participation is limited to 20 applicants.

Important Dates:

Application deadline: 22nd August 2016.

Course will be held on: 27th - 28th August 2016.

Charges: Rs. 5,000 per participant. Charges include study material and food with refreshments on both days. Travel to and fro has to be borne by the participants.

Student discount of Rs.1,000/-. Contact us, if you are a student!

Course Instructors: Priyadarshini Shetty and Shashikala Gowda

Application: Interested participants are encouraged to register online here. Candidates will be short-listed first on the basis of their application. For more details, please contact: courses@gubbilabs.in 

Contact

T: 08131-223175
E: courses@gubbilabs.in

mappingessentials.doattend.com/

Schedule

August 27, 2016 — 9:00 am to
August 28, 2016 — 5:00 pm

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Venue

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Bangalore, Karnataka
India

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