[Libs-Or] GIS Workshops in Portland and Eugene!

Charles Kamilos ckamilos at georgefox.edu
Wed Oct 21 12:30:57 PDT 2009

OUCH!  I agree!  I was interested but...


Charles Kamilos

Portland Center Librarian

George Fox University



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[mailto:libs-or-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us] On Behalf Of Michaela
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 12:28 PM
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Subject: Re: [Libs-Or] GIS Workshops in Portland and Eugene!


For 500 bucks, librarians may not be a reasonable target group for this
workshop, even with breakfast included :-\ 


Michaela Brenner

Cataloging and Database Management Librarian

Portland State University Library - Portland, OR



503.725.5799 (fax)


New Urban Research wrote: 

Hey Group, 

We're trying to get the word out regarding a couple of upcoming GIS
mapping workshops in Portland and Eugene. The workshops are geared
toward beginners who would like to map demographic information for
Oregon communities. Please pass this information onto anyone that may be

The workshops are great for Government Agencies, Public Health, Academic
Institutions, Non-Profit Organizations, etc. 

Mapping Oregon Communities: An Introduction to GIS & Community Analysis

Eugene: January 20th, 2010 
Lane Community College - 4000 E. 30th Ave, BLDG 19 Eugene, OR, 97405

Portland: January 21st and 22nd, 2010* 
Kinetic Computer Solution - Congress Center Building, 1001 SW 5th
Avenue, Suite 305 Portland, OR, 97204 

Audience: Beginners, anyone interested in mapping their community. 

This hands-on workshop focuses on teaching the fundamentals of using a
Geographic Information System (GIS) for community analysis. Participants
will learn to create thematic maps with Census data, Geocoding (Address
mapping) and Spatial Queries. Other features of the workshop are
learning to extract Census data and good map layout and design.

For more information about the Oregon workshops, please visit

Gina Clemmer

New Urban Research, Inc.

877.241.6576 | www.urban-research.info <http://www.urban-research.info> 




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