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Big Data Day LA 2017

Did you ever want to learn more about Hadoop, Spark, and gleaning loosely structured NoSQL data stores for trends? Big Data Day LA offers numerous sessions for everyone from hardcore data scientists to newbies to the world of Big Data. Several of these streams of data contain location information, and Esri has […]

CalGIS LocationCon 2017 is Coming!

The CalGIS LocationCon 2017 conference is rapidly approaching. Register before April 23 to qualify for early bird rates before registration prices increase – click here for more information about registration. It’s in Oakland California, May 22-24, 2017.

The room block at the Marriott is filling up. Reserve your room today at the discounted […]

SCAG Story Map Student Challenge

Calling all students! The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is currently accepting abstracts for a student showcase at our annual Regional Conference and General Assembly on May 4 and 5 in Palm Desert. SCAG is looking for outstanding student work in two categories: sustainability planning posters and Esri StoryMaps using SCAG data.

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Intro to GIS Course and Online GIS Certificate at UCLA Extension

UCLA Extension is offering an online Introduction to GIS course starting on January 16, 2017. Enrollment is open to the public and will continue until January 23, 2017.

This course is the first course in UCLA Extension’s online certificate program in geographic information systems (GIS) and technology. This fully-online, one-year certificate program provides a comprehensive […]

Intro to GIS Course at Santa Monica College

Santa Monica College is offering an Introduction to GIS starting on February 16, 2017.

Description: GIS 20, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

GIS are computer-based systems used to collect, store and analyze geographic information. This course will present the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) science and […]

Rio Hondo College GIS Courses

Rio Hondo College GIS courses start the week of January 30th.

Apply for admission and register for classes entirely online. Available courses include two Introduction to GIS (GIS 120) courses including one located off site at the LA County Department of Public Works (900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra), also offered is Cartography (GIS 221), Crime […]

OSGeo Kids’ Map Gallery

Even as FOSS4G 2016 was ending in Bonn barely two weeks ago, organizers are busily preparing for FOSS4G 2017 in Boston next summer. Among many other things, a Kid’s Map Gallery is being planned, with prizes to be awarded at the closing session. Since many children will not be able to attend […]

MaptimeLA Headed to Catalina Island – Should be fun!

I’m passing this along…

Our friends at MaptimeLA are looking for folks interested in heading to Catalina (9/30/16 to 10/2/16). From their invite:

Join us for a weekend of camping, mapping and collecting 360 photos on Santa Catalina Island. We want to improve the data on the island and give them […]

GIS Courses at Rio Hondo College

Passing this along:

Rio Hondo College GIS courses start the week of August 22nd. Registration is open for classes on campus including a Cartography course located off site at the LA County Department of Public Works (900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra). Directions for applying for admission and registering for the classes can be found […]

Free Crime Analysis course package

Thanks to Wendy Harn for passing this along …

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) used to offer training courses for ESRI ArcGIS. They have recently released their training materials, now updated for 10.1, that were updated by their Geospatial Center of Excellence, Rand. Thought they may be of use to some of you!

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