Dates & Time: March 22 – 23, 2012, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Level: Beginner (no prior knowledge in GIS is needed)
Location: Loma Linda University, Centennial Complex, 24760 Stewart Street, Loma Linda, CA 92350
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2012
Registration Fee: $250 (includes training materials, use of Health Geoinformatics Lab, snacks, CPE credit, certificate of completion)
This two-day workshop is designed to expose participants to the capabilities of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) through an active, step-by-step, instructive format guided by experienced GIS professionals. Workshop participants will learn how to create dynamic and informative maps that will enable them to share geospatial data to address existing community needs. Furthermore, workshop participants will learn how to use GIS to identify community needs and inequities, prioritize projects, and optimize community resource allocation.
Who Should Attend:
The workshop is designed to benefit individuals with no prior GIS knowledge by providing basic GIS skills necessary to effectively improve the health and wellbeing of a community. The workshop will be beneficial for government agencies, policy makers, civic organizations, and healthy community organizations. Participants may include:
Workshop Outcomes: At the completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
Instructor: Seth Wiafe, MPH, GISP
Instructor Biography: Seth Wiafe is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Health Geoinformatics Section under the Department of Environmental Health and Geoinformatics Sciences as well as the Academic Director of Health Geoinformatics program.
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Cancellation Policy: Full refund less $25 processing fee before Friday, March 16, 2012. No refunds on or after Friday, March 16, 2012. Substitutions will be accepted.
Partners: Loma Linda University Health Geoinformatics Section