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What: The U.S. Census Bureau will conduct a series of free data access webinars to all interested data users. Attendees will learn how to access demographic, socioeconomic, housing and business data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Local Employment Dynamics, economic programs and more.


When: June 1 – […]

GISCI Map Contest 2016

Yesterday, the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) announced their 5th Annual Map Contest for 2016 themed, A Visible Change.

Per the Contest Summary,

“This year’s contest will require an entrant to utilize the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) to tell a story about change.

“Perhaps it will be about habitat loss, or maybe it will […]

MapStory and Story Maps

Many of us are familiar with Esri Story Maps, and hopefully, many of us will visit exhibits and workshops about them at the upcoming Esri User Conference in July. Story Maps are a great way to add a “where” dimension to telling our story, or to just help explain something to someone. (It’s not […]

GIS Tutorial for Health – March 7th, 2015

The Charles Drew Medical GIS laboratory is pleased to announce the CDU GIS Workshop series in GISc and Health. In these trainings, the CDU GIS Lab director, Paul Robinson, PhD and his team will open up their research lab for intensive training in the use of GISc in Public Health and Medicine. The workshop […]

Free ArcGIS Pro Training

Thanks to SoCalGIS for passing this free training along.

Training materials for QGIS and LA County Data

As part of GIS Day 2014 (see http://gis.lacounty.gov/gisday), John Hickock from our Public Works Department developed a brief training for our 2014 GIS Day event, which will give you an introduction to QGIS and some data resources to get started.

He has made the links and resources available, so we are publishing that […]

LA County GIS Day – final schedule released

There is one week left before GIS Day, and the GIS Day committee would like to provide you with the final set of documents for GIS Day, including the three presentation tracks, the training track, and the booth map.

Please review these document and let us know if you have any questions. More complete information […]

GIS Day 2014 – Training available

LA County is pleased to provide a set of training sessions for the public that will get folks up and running with GIS!

Space is limited, and sign-ups are on a first-come, first served basis.

To reserve a spot, go to this page: http://egis3.lacounty.gov/eGIS/gisday/training


Speaker Topic 10:30 – 11:20 AM John Hickock

Public […]

FOSS4G 2014 Videos Available

If anyone missed the FOSS4G 2014 international conference in Portland, we can thank the presenters and event organizers for their generosity. This year’s 187 General Sessions were recorded and are available online for all of us.

The videos cover a wide range of subjects, […]

LARIAC Training Dates

For LARIAC participants, Pictometry will be providing a number of training opportunities in the coming months. Read the descriptions, and register if you are interested.