GeoTech Center Regional Workshops
Note: To access any workshop application, click on the workshop's title.
Harper College, Palatine, IL - June 17-19
Address: 1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL 60067
Workshop Description: Working with ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro
Participants at this workshop gain hands on experience on teaching with ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, UAVs (drones), and Earth Imagery. Attendees will be introduced to open curriculum development resources (lessons and data) from national and international repositories. Workshop participants will develop an exercise or lesson for use in one of their classes.
Application Deadline: 5/15/20
Southwestern College, San Diego, CA - July 9-10
Address: 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182
This workshop will be an introduction to drones and their applications. Participants will be introduced to multispectral data collection, learn the fundamentals of flying a drone, use Pix4D to do an autonomous flight and then process the collected imagery in Pix4D Cloud. In the process, participants will learn how to calculate GSD (ground spatial distance). Participants will then take the created orthoimages and upload them into ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online.
Note: This workshop is scheduled for the two days before Esri EdUC.
Application Deadline: 6/5/20
Jefferson Community & Technical College, KY - August 4-6
Address: 1000 Community College Dr. Louisville, KY 40272
Workshop Description: Working with Remote Sensing Imagery in ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro.
In this workshop, participants will be introduced to web-based applications that allow for imagery interpretation and analysis. Additionally, this workshop will cover remote sensing workflows in ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro. Participants will work with Landsat, Sentinel, and other imagery sources.
Application Deadline: 7/3/2020
Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY - August 11-12
Address: 1000 East Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623
Workshop Description: Visualizing Data with Maps in Your Classroom
This session will share how you can build open source and freely available geospatial technologies into your classroom. We will focus in particular how these technologies can help shape the way that we communicate data to others. This workshop is also open to pre-service teachers.
Application Deadline: 7/10/2020
Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls, MN - October 14-16
Address: 1101 MN-1, Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Workshop Description: The Geospatial Dimensions of Autonomous Vehicle Technologies (Air, Land, and Sea)
This workshop is designed to address the geospatial dimensions impacting the aerospace, automotive and marine autonomous technologies industries. Educators from these disciplines face many challenges from the rapid integration of technology. Through hands on experience and discussion we will cover industry trends and the future impact of advanced technologies integration resulting from autonomous technologies.
Application Deadline: 9/11/2020