2017-18 Workshops

This academic year we are going to offer you the following workshops.

To get more information or register, please click on the link in the availability column to the respective workshop.

Date Topic Instructor Availability
Mon, Apr 30

(in 5 days)
Working with Text in R Tim Elrick 35 spots
Mon, Apr 23


Introduction to ArcGIS
(making maps)
Tim Elrick
Mon, Apr 16


Finding GIS data Mike Groenendyk
Mon, Mar 26


Introduction to Data Science with R
(tidyverse packages)
Tim Elrick
Mon, Mar 19
Introduction to Python for ArcGIS Morgan Lim
Mon, Mar 12


Introduction to Python Jeremy Steele
Mon, Mar 5
Geoprocessing Raster Data in QGIS Tim Elrick
Mon, Feb 26
Mapping in OpenStreetMap – Introduction to JOSM OMG McGill
Mon, Feb 19


Introduction to Endnote Emily Kingsland
Mon, Feb 12


Data Visualization with R
(ggplot2 package)
Tim Elrick
Mon, Feb 5


Geoprocessing Vector Data in QGIS Tim Elrick
Mon, Feb 5


Introduction to Data Science with R
(tidyverse packages)
Tim Elrick
Mon to Wed, January 22-24


Qualitative Comparative Analysis
3 day workshop, (cost: $275)
Benoît Rihoux, UC Louvain (Belgium)
Monday, Jan 15


Advanced Functions in ENVI Lesley Johnson
Monday, Jan 8


Introduction to ENVI Lesley Johnson
Friday, Dec 11


Introduction to R basics Tim Elrick
Friday, Dec 8


Introduction to QGIS I
(making maps)
Tim Elrick
Friday, Dec 1


Introduction to More R Basics Tim Elrick
Friday, Nov 24


Data Handling with R
(tidyverse packages)
Tim Elrick
Friday, Nov 17


1. OMG McGill Mapathon OMG McGill
Friday, Nov 10


Introduction to R Basics Tim Elrick
Friday, Nov 3


Discovering Data for
Geospatial Data Science
Berenica Vejvoda
Friday, Oct 27


Introduction to ArcGIS II
(using Geospatial Tools)
Tim Elrick
Friday, Oct 20


Introduction to Endnote Jennifer Zhao
Friday, Oct 13


Introduction to ArcGIS I
(making maps)
Tim Elrick

All workshops start in the fall at 2:30 p.m., in winter at 3:00 p.m. in classroom 511, Burnside Hall (unless otherwise stated). Please note, that workshops with less than 5 registrations might be cancelled.

Cancellation policy: All registrations can be cancelled until 24 hours before the event starts. If you cancel afterwards or do not cancel at all the following applies:

  • for students: you might be barred from taking part in any workshop at the GIC for the rest of the academic year. This measure is in place to not displace other interested participants.
  • for all others: 50 % of the fee is levied to cover administrative costs.

If you cannot find the workshop you are interested in, please come by the GIC and talk to the director or drop us a line. We might offer it soon.