Training Events

Upcoming training events are listed below. 

Select and Analyze Geographic Features and Data with ArcGIS Pro

Mon, Sep 28, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

ArcGIS Pro has a powerful set of software tools to visually explore and analyze spatial information. Point, line and area features (vector data) are both geographic objects on a map and records in a table. Such features can be selected by location or by the values stored in a feature’s record.

Location: Remote Learning

Introduction to Code Debugging

Mon, Sep 28, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

This workshop will introduce participants to general code debugging principles and practices for both interpreted (Python, R) and compiled (C/C++) languages. The course will introduce popular Integrated Development Environments (IDE) for each of these languages and include hands-on exercises for finding bugs in code snippets.

Location: Remote Learning

Finding the Best Location using ArcGIS Pro

Tue, Sep 29, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

GIS software allows the user to treat the Earth’s surface as a continuous array of numbers.  Images and raster datasets can be used to rank suitable locations, estimate change and display phenomena such as elevation, precipitation or temperature.

Location: Remote Learning

Data Transfer Basics & Best Practices

Tue, Sep 29, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

It is important that researchers not spend too much time and effort transferring datasets from one place to another. This course will introduce the basics of data transfer so that participants can identify bottlenecks that slow down a transfer job and learn how to overcome them. The course will also introduce various data transfer tools that...

Location: Remote Learning

Using Tables and Maps together in ArcGIS Pro

Wed, Sep 30, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

ArcGIS Pro has many different ways to access data sets, display them in a map, and analyze relationships over time and space. US Census data can be integrated with GIS boundary files to analyze the spatial relationships of poverty, ethnicity, environmental risk, and other parameters.

Location: Remote Learning

Improving Analysis Workflows with Snakemake

Thu, Oct 1, 2020, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Have you struggled to replicate previous results because some intermediate steps are lost to your shell history?  Tired of writing SLURM scripts and complex bash logic to do your work?  Does your working directory look like 'step_1.slurm, step_2.slurm, step_3.slurm, step_3_final.slurm'?  Then you are ready to improve your analysis pipelines...

Location: Remote Learning

Making Maps and Presentations using ArcGIS Pro

Thu, Oct 1, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Maps can be extremely effective in communicating knowledge about an area. ArcGIS Pro has a variety of tools and techniques to design maps. Hands-on exercises will show how to use map-making tools within the software, and introduce common cartographic techniques.

Location: Remote Learning

Follow the Money: Best Practices for Cloud Cost Optimization

Thu, Oct 1, 2020, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

This workshop will present various ways for identifying mismanaged resources, eliminating waste and optimizing cloud computing costs. No previous knowledge of cloud computing is required.

Learning objectives: Attendees will leave with an understanding of best practices for reducing the cloud bill...

Location: Remote Learning

Floating Point Arithmetic is Not Real

Mon, Oct 5, 2020, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

This workshop will introduce participants what every programmer should know about floating point arithmetic. 

Location: Remote Learning

Supervised Image Classification using ArcGIS Pro

Mon, Oct 5, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

ArcGIS Pro has many tools to classify satellite images and air photos into land use and land cover categories.  This session will introduce the Raster Functions pane and the Image Classification Wizard, and will work with Landsat images of New Jersey to conduct a supervised land use/land cover classification.

Location: Remote Learning