SoCal URISA Open Source GIS Workshop

SoCal URISA along with Palomar College presents a Certified URISA workshop on Open Source GIS with URISA instructor Sara Yurman.

Saturday, April 25th, 2015
9am to 5pm
Hosted at Palomar College’s GIS Lab
1140 W Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069

Palomar College, San Marcos in the Natural Science Bldg.   NS-127(GIS Lab) Directions and parking pass will be emailed out to registrants closer to the date.

There are a limited amount of desktop computers available for use which will have the software downloaded on them. You can bring your own laptop and our reminder email will have software download instructions on them so you can install on your laptop before the workshop date. A complete list of topics covered will be emailed shortly.

Preliminary Schedule:
8:30 am – Registration opens, grab a light breakfast too.
11:30 am – Lunch
5:00 pm – Conclude Workshop

The workshop is Free for SoCal URISA members, otherwise purchase or renew your membership.

$30  Annual Fee
$10 Student Annual Fee

Please don’t forget to save you receipt from this event and use it towards your GISP credit.
Registration is limited to lab size so do not hesitate.

More information and online registration:

About Sara Yurman:

Sara Yurman is an experienced GIS Manager and a founder of Spatial Focus, Inc. She has over 20 years of experience in both organizational and technical aspects of geographic information, encompassing government at the local, regional, and state levels. Her activities have included team-building and change management as well as implementations of raster and vector GIS, GPS data integration, system development, and database design. Before the founding of Spatial Focus, Inc. Ms. Yurman was a consultant for American Cadastre, Inc. Prior to that, she worked with a variety of clients on strategic and technical issues, advising clients on profit potential of existing geographic data within their organization. Ms. Yurman received a Bachelor’s degree from the California Institute of the Arts and a Master’s degree in geography from Georgia State University. Sara was the Conference Chair for the 2011 URISA/NENA Addressing Conference.

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