Online GIS Mapping Workshop Offered

2013_Loc_Dempster039-XLCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 8, 2010 – Those who work with GIS will not want to miss “Online GIS Mapping,” a free, three-hour workshop offered at Southeast Missouri State University from 9 a.m. to noon June 15.

The hands-on workshop is scheduled in the Dempster Hall Computer Lab and will explore GIS websites that can be used for simple mapping.  No special software is needed to create useful tools to use in working as a planner, economic developer or government official.

Dr. Gary Cwick will facilitate most of the workshop. Cwick is a professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics at Southeast.

Dr. Bruce Domazlicky, professor of economics and director of the Center for Economic & Business Research, also will present information on valuable websites to obtain data for organizational needs. Domazlicky says “this will be a true hands-on workshop where participants get ample time to explore websites that can make their work easier while providing information they may not know about.”

The workshop is sponsored by the Center for Economic and Business Research, the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the U.S. Department of Commerce – Economic Development Administration.

Pre-registration is open till June 14 by calling Christy at (573) 651-2078 or e-mailing clegrand@semo.edu.