Mapping New York Communities:


An Introduction to GIS

Mapping New York Communities: An Introduction to GIS and Community Demographic Analysis Workshop - One Day Workshop: This fast paced, hands-on workshop teaches the fundamentals of how to use a Geographic Information System (GIS) in a way that is particularly relevant to social service providers, planners and researchers. Participants learn to make thematic maps of their community, geocode addresses and perform spatial queries and analysis. Participants also learn to extract and map Census variables such as race, poverty, language, education, health and many other demographic variables. Exercises are designed for beginners. Intermediate Excel skills required. Each students is assigned a computer on which to work for the day.

When: March 2nd and 3rd, 2006 (8:30 am - 4:30 pm) Note: This is a one day workshop. Please choose which date is most convenient for you. Where: NYC Seminar and Conference Center 71 West 23rd Street, Suite 515 New York, NY 10010 - Limited seating, please register early Fee: $399. To register online or telephone us 877.241.6576.