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The GIC offers workshops almost every week during the fall and winter term. Workshops are open to everyone at McGill, however, they are only free of charge for McGill students.

Below, the tab 'CURRENT' shows you current and upcoming workshops, 'PAST' gets you to previous workshops and events, 'AWARDS' displays available awards and opportunities.

For participating in our workshops, please register on our website by clicking on the 'Register' link and fill in the  form. Usually, our workshops will begin at 5:30 p.m. in classroom 511, Burnside Hall (unless otherwise stated). Please note, that workshops with less than 5 registrations might be cancelled.

In case, you cannot make it to the workshop: 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.

 

Date Topic Instructor Event registration
Thu, Jan 10 Introduction to Data Science with R Tim Elrick Register
Thu, Jan 17 Introduction to remote sensing with ENVI Deep Inamdar Register
Thu, Jan 24 Advanced functions in ENVI Deep Inamdar Register
Thu, Jan 31 Introduction to GIT Jeffery Sauer Register
Thu, Feb 7 Introduction to CSS/HTML Tim Elrick Register
Thu, Feb 14 First Python tasks Jeffery Sauer Register
Thu, Feb 21 Building WebMaps with ArcGIS Online Ruilan Shi Register
Thu, Feb 28 Geo-spatial data science in Python Jeffery Sauer Register
Thu, Mar 7 Data Visualization with R Tim Elrick Register
Thu, Mar 14 ArcGIS Pro compared to ArcMap Jeffery Sauer Register
Thu, Mar 21 Geoprocessing Raster Data in QGIS Jeffery Sauer Register
Thu, Mar 28 Geoprocessing Vector Data in QGIS Jeffery Sauer Register
Thu, Apr 4 Introduction to working with LiDAR data Nicolas Cadieux Register
Thu, Apr 11 Working with Spatial Data in R Tim Elrick Register
Thu, Apr 18 Introduction to Statistics in R Jeffery Sauer Register
Thu, Apr 25 Introduction to Geospatial Statistics in R Tim Elrick Register
Thu, May 2 Introduction to GIT Sam Lumley Register
Tues, June 4 GIC Summer Workshop Series: Introduction to GIS (Day 1 - GIS and Vector Data in QGIS) Jeffery Sauer Register
Wed, June 5 GIC Summer Workshop Series: Introduction to GIS (Day 2 - GIS and Raster Data in ArcMAP) Jeffery Sauer Register
Thu, June 6 GIC Summer Workshop Series: Introduction to GIS (Day 3 - GIS and Finding Data/Troubleshooting) Jeffery Sauer Register

2018-2019 Workshops

 

Date Topic Instructor
Dec 13 Introduction to ArcGIS Pro Tim Elrick
Dec 6 Geoprocessing Raster Data in ArcMap Tim Elrick
Nov 29 Geoprocessing VectorData in ArcMap Tim Elrick
Nov 22 Introduction to ArcMap Jeffery Sauer
Nov 15 Data Visualization with R (ggplot2 package) Tim Elrick
Nov 8 Building WebMaps with ArcGIS Online Ruilan Shi
Nov 1 Geo-spatial data science in Python Jeffery Sauer
Introduction to Zotero Emily Kingsland
Oct 11 Introduction to QGIS Tim Elrick
Thursday, Oct 4 Introduction to Data Science with R Tim Elrick
Thursday, Sep 27 Introduction to Python Jeffery Sauer
Thursday, Sep 20 Introduction to ArcMap Tim Elrick

 

2017-18 Workshops

 

Topic Instructor
Working with Text in R Tim Elrick
Tim Elrick
Mike Groenendyk
Introduction to Data Science with R
(tidyverse packages)
Tim Elrick
Introduction to Python for ArcGIS Morgan Lim
Introduction to Python Jeremy Steele
Geoprocessing Raster Data in QGIS Tim Elrick
Mapping in OpenStreetMap - Introduction to JOSM OMG McGill
Introduction to Endnote Emily Kingsland
Data Visualization with R
(ggplot2 package)
Tim Elrick
Geoprocessing Vector Data in QGIS Tim Elrick
Introduction to Data Science with R
(tidyverse packages)
Tim Elrick
Qualitative Comparative Analysis
3 day workshop, (cost: $275)
Benoît Rihoux, UC Louvain (Belgium)
Advanced Functions in ENVI Lesley Johnson
Introduction to ENVI Lesley Johnson
Introduction to R basics Tim Elrick
Introduction to QGIS I
(making maps)
Tim Elrick
Introduction to More R Basics Tim Elrick
Data Handling with R
(tidyverse packages)
Tim Elrick
OMG McGill
Introduction to R Basics Tim Elrick
Discovering Data for
Geospatial Data Science
Berenica Vejvoda
Introduction to ArcGIS II
(using Geospatial Tools)
Tim Elrick
Introduction to Endnote Jennifer Zhao
Introduction to ArcGIS I
(making maps)
Tim Elrick

ESRI Award 

Nominations are due by February 2013. Students who are interested need to contact their supervisors regarding nomination.

  •  The recipients for the last two years of the ESRI Awards:
    •  2012. Natalie Cornish. Semi-automatic Classification of the Tortuguero Conservation Area in Costa Rica using Geographic Information Systems
    •  2011. Sienna Svob. Collection of forest management in ACTO for the creation of a geodatabase to model forest carbon stocks.
    • 2011. Pierre Beaudreau

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