Here it is! The schedule for GIS Day @Stanford, 2016. It’s a work in progress, but only small changes to times will be made, at this point. 

This year’s events will be split between two venues. In the morning we will meet at the Hartley Conference Center, in Mitchell Earth Sciences Building, and after lunch (on the Mitchell Patio), we will reconvene at The David Rumsey Map Center at Green Library.

Please be sure to click on the TICKETS link, below, to RSVP for the event! 
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Friday, November 18 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Introduction to GIS using QGIS

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The first in a series of workshops given by the Stanford Geospatial Center (SGC). This introductory session will focus upon the fundamental concepts and skills needed to begin using Geographic Information Systems software for the exploration and analysis of spatial data using the open QGIS platform.

Topics will include: 

What is GIS? 

Spatial Data Models and Formats

Projections and Coordinate Systems

Basic Data Management

The ArcMap User Interface 

Simple Analysis using Visualization

For convenience, attendees are encouraged to arrive with QGIS already installed. You can find the installers, here:

Windows users should use the OSGeo4W Network Installer with the Desktop Express Install available at http://www.qgis.org/en/site/forusers/download.html

Mac users should use the installers available at http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis



Ana Lucrecia Rivera

Ana Lucrecia is Production Specialist from Synergis at Google and a student of the Geography graduate program at San Jose State University. She has been using Geographic Information Systems to conduct research on urban planning topics since she was an architecture student in Mexico... Read More →

Friday November 18, 2016 9:00am - 12:00pm PST
Stanford Geospatial Center / Branner Library Teaching Corner Mitchell Earth Sciences Building 397 Panama Mall, Stanford, CA, 94305