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Place Makers CollaboratoryWednesday, January 30, 2013
Thursday, January 31, 2013
10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day
Coor Hall, ASU Tempe campus [map]

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The Place Makers Collaboratory, a professional development and workshop program by ASU’s School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning provides continuous learning opportunities for professionals and students in the areas of urban development, sustainable design and community planning. Our second event is a two-day workshop that combines lectures, interactive presentations, hands-on exercises and a toolkit to support land development, facilities management and construction professionals with GIS.

This two-day workshop combines lectures, student presentations and hands-on exercises to guide participants through the application of GIS for land development, facilities management and construction professionals. The workshop starts with the fundamentals of using GIS to work with geographic data, including hands on exercises and an overview of the uses of GIS. We will cover some of the top functions of GIS, including examples in site suitability and applications for working with GIS data in the field. The first day will conclude with graduate student presentations of GIS projects. The second day reviews sources for GIS data and ways to collect your own data for use in GIS. The day ends with featured speaker presentation on applications in urban development and planning.

Lunch and refreshments for will be will be provided for both days.



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