Summer 2011 Institute

Workshop Presentation Program

Institute participants presented their project results on June 17th, 2011. The program can be found here.


The Institute will meet at 121 South Main Street in the Public Health Program; room numbers are indicated in parentheses. 

Monday, June 6th, 2011

9:30-10:00       Welcome, an introduction to the Institute, and an overview of spatial approaches to research, Rachel Franklin, S4 (Room 245)

10:00-10:45     Space: Questions and Tools, Rachel Franklin, S4 (Room 245)

10:45-11:00     Break

11:00-12:00     Spatial Analysis and Health Research, Patrick Vivier, Community Health (Room 245)

12:00-1:00       Lunch

1:00-3:15         Introduction to ArcGIS I, Tom Stieve, Library (Room 251)

3:15-3:40         Library Visit

4:00-5:00         Reception and faculty presentation with Momotazur Rahman, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Warren Alpert Medical School (Room 247)

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

9:30-10:30       Introduction to ArcGIS II, Tom Stieve (Room 251)

10:30-10:45     Break

10:45-12:00     Introduction to ArcGIS III, Tom Stieve (Room 251)

12:00-1:00       Lunch

1:00-2:00         Introduction to Geocoding and Point Pattern Analysis, Rachel Franklin (Room 251)

2:00-3:50         Geocoding in ArcGIS, Tom Stieve (Room 251)

4:00-5:00         Reception and faculty presentation, Zhanlian Feng, Community Health (Room 245)

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

9:30-10:30       Introduction to Cartography, Rachel Franklin (Room 251)

10:30-10:45     Break

10:45-11:00     Introduction to Georeferencing and Digitizing, Rachel Franklin (Room 251)

11:00-12:00     Georeferencing and Digitizing in ArcGIS, Tom Stieve (Room 251)

12:00-1:00       Lunch

1:00-3:50         Raster Data and Map Algebra, Lynn Carlson, EARTHLAB (Room 251)

4:00-5:00         Reception and presentation with Jim Lucht, Providence Plan (Room 247)

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

9:30-12:00       Introduction to Spatial Analysis, Rachel Franklin (Room 251)

12:00-1:00       Lunch

1:00-3:45         Introduction to Spatial Statistics and GeoDa, Rachel Franklin (Room 251)

4:00-5:00         Reception and research presentation with S4 Fellows, Hongwei Xu and Weiwei Zhang (Room 247)

Friday, June 10th, 2011

9:30-11:30       Working with U.S. Census Data, Rachel Franklin (Room 251)

11:30-12:00     Break and Reconvene in Room 247

12:00-1:30       Lunch and faculty presentation, Andrew Foster, Economics (Room 247)

Monday, June 13th, 2011

9:30-10:00       Visit S4, Maxcy Hall 3rd Floor (Meet in front of Maxcy at 9:30)

10:15-10:45     Spatial Data Sources, Rachel Franklin (Room 251)

11:00-12:00     Faculty research presentation, Patrick Vivier, Community Health (Room 245)

12:00-1:00       Lunch

1:00-                Project Work and Consultation with S4 Faculty & Staff

Tuesday, June 14th and Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Project Work and Consultation with S4 Faculty & Staff

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Project Work

Friday, June 17th, 2011

9:00-12:00       Project Work

1:40-4:00         Project Consultations

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

4:00  Project Poster Presentations and Reception (Room 247)