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Mapping Essentials

Event date: 
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 9:00am to Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 5:30pm

“Mapping Essentials” is an intense 2-day program for students and professionals alike. This program aims to equip the participants with the essentials of mapping, offering insights and hands-on exposure to working with various free-and-open-source mapping applications. The program equips 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: Bengaluru

Session Details:

  • Session 1: Basics of Mapping
  • Session 2: Working with QGIS: Overview and Installation
  • Session 3: Working with Open Data and gathering data with mobile devices/handhelds
  • 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

Tool 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:  15 February 2020.

The course will be held on 22 - 23 February 2020.

Charges: ₹ 6,999 per participant. Charges include study material and food with refreshments on both days. Travel to and fro has to be borne by the participants. Students are eligible for a concession of up to 1,000.

Course Instructors: Sudhira HSPriyadarshini Shetty, and Shashikala Gowda

Registration: Interested participants are encouraged to register here.

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