Okanagan Branch presents QGIS Introductory Workshop

September 15, 2018 - 8:45am to 4:00pm
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Okanagan Branch presents:  QGIS Introductory Workshop

Mapping and Geographic Information Systems are important tools for professionals involved in agriculture, transportation and infrastructure engineering and other professional activities involving land, water, natural resources, and infrastructure.  Quantum GIS is an increasingly popular powerful, open source alternative GIS.  The objective if this workshop is to introduce participants to QGIS and provide them with the competency to create their own maps for professional purposes.

In this workshop, participants will learn how to:

  • Use the QGIS user interface.
  • Download readily available provincial government datasets for their use.
  • Load and configure datasets.
  • Create and save their own datasets.
  • Perform basic GIS analysis in QGIS.
  • Build maps for reports and other professional use.
  • Extend QGIS through the Plugins library.

Date & Time:   Saturday, September 15, 2018 8:45 am – 4 pm.

Host & Location:   Engineering Grad Student Society, UBC – Okanagan (Highway 97, Kelowna), Engineering, Management, and Education (EME) Building, Room: EME 1101

Instructor:  Keith Duhaime P.Ag.

Refreshments:  Coffee, Tea and refreshments provided by the BCIA Okanagan Branch

Lunch:  Brown bag (Bring your own).

Registration:   By email directly to Keith Duhaime P.Ag. at keith.duhaime@gmail.com

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