GeoEd '18 presented by the National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence
Monday Workshops: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
This program will provide a two day instructor led learning of the requirements to pass the FAA Part 107 Certification Program which is required to legally fly a UAS – Instructor includes test prep materials.
Presented by: Jack McIntosh, Aerial Technology & Data Capture Specialist, Precision Capture Inc.
This program will cover the basic principles of drone operation and drone data analysis. Specific hands-on activities will introduce participants to index calculation (e.g. NDVI), unsupervised classification, and LiDAR analysis using sample drone data.
Presented by: Wing Cheung, PhD, GISP Professor of Geography and GIS, Assistant Director of National Geospatial Center of Excellence, Department Chair of Earth, Space and Environmental Sciences, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA.
This program is designed for the experienced geospatial user to learn how to do operations in the Esri ArcGIS Pro software.
Presented by: Joseph Kerski
Tuesday Workshops: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
This program is for the geospatial user to gain knowledge and understand their strengths and weaknesses. The participant will be required to complete pre-assignments materials at least 10 day prior to the workshop. This program is designed for the experienced geospatial user.
Presented by: Ann Johnson, Associate Director and Co-PI GeoTech Center, Co-PI iGETT Project.
Attendees will learn:
1) Adding Data and representing it in QGIS
2) Understanding Coordinate Systems and Projections in QGIS
3) Displaying Geospatial Data in QGIS
4) Creating Geospatial Data in QGIS
5) Basic Geospatial Analysis Techniques in QGIS
6) A Few Advanced Geospatial Analysis Techniques in QGIS
Presented by: Thomas R. Mueller, Ph.D., GISP, Department of Earth Sciences, California University of Pennsylvania.
This program will assist the user in developing a basic skill set to use Python in Mapping (Esri ArcGIS Desktop).
Presented by: Vincent A. DiNoto, Jr. Director of National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence, Dean of College and Systemic Initiatives, Professor of Physics, Astronomy, & GIS.
Wednesday Workshops: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
This program will utilize Open Street Map to map features.
Presented by: Thomas R. Mueller, Ph.D., GISP, and Advisor: Geography Major with GIS and Emergency Management Concentration, Co-Director: Pennsylvania View, Department of Earth Sciences, California University of Pennsylvania.
This program will develop methods to collect field data using smart devices such as cell phones. The creation of the collection program will be covered which will include Survey 123 and Collector.
Presented by: Nicole L. Ernst, Associate Professor, Geospatial Technology Associate Director & Co-PI, National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence, Chair, Committee on Committees, HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.
Review the suggested changes to the current GTCM by more than 200 individuals. This work group will work to clarify the changes.
Presented by: Rodney Jackson.