Summer 2015 Institute

Workshop Presentation Program

Institute participants presented their project results on May 29, 2015. The program can be found here.


Meeting locations are indicated in parentheses. PSTC is the seminar room on the 2nd floor of the Population Studies and Training Center. CIT is a computer lab (Room 265) in the Watson CIT building.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 

9:30–10:30 Welcome, an introduction to the Institute, and an overview of spatial approaches to research, John Logan and Rachel Franklin, S4 (PSTC

10:30–10:45 Break 

10:45–12:00 Space: Questions and Tools, Rachel Franklin, S4 (PSTC

12:00–1:00 Lunch 

1:00–3:45 Introduction to ArcGIS, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

4:00–5:00 Reception and presentation with Mario Carillo, S4 Fellow and Economics (PSTC

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 

9:30–10:30 Introduction to Cartography, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

10:30–10:45 Break 

10:45–12:00 Cartography Tutorial, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

12:00–1:00 Lunch 

1:00–3:50 Introduction to ArcGIS II, Bruce Boucek, Library (CIT

4:00–5:00 Reception and faculty presentation with Andrew Foster, Economics and PSTC (PSTC

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 

9:30–10:45 Introduction to Geocoding, Bruce Boucek, Library (CIT

10:45–11:00 Break 

11:00–12:00 Primary Data Collection, Lynn Carlson, EARTHLAB (CIT

12:00–1:00 Lunch 

1:00–3:50 Raster Data and Map Algebra, Lynn Carlson, EARTHLAB (CIT

4:00–5:00 Reception and faculty presentation with Leah VanWey, Sociology and the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (PSTC

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 

9:30–12:00 Introduction to Spatial Analysis, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

12:00–1:00 Lunch 

1:00–3:45 Introduction to Spatial Statistics, David Glancy and Michelle Marcus, Economics (CIT

4:00–5:00 Reception and research presentation with Patrick Vivier, School of Public Health (PSTC

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 

9:30–11:45 Spatial Analysis/Statistics Redux, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

12:00–1:30 Lunch and guest research presentation with John Logan, Sociology and S4 Director (PSTC

2:00–5:00 OPTIONAL: Introduction to Geoprocessing Scripts Using Python, Yi Qi, S4 (Location TBA

Monday, May 25th, 2015 

Memorial Day: Independent Project Work 

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 

9:30–11:30 Introduction to Network Analysis, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

11:30–12:00 Question and Answer Period, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

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

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 

Project Work and Consultation with S4 Faculty & Staff 

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 

Project Work 

Friday, May 29th, 2015 

9:00–4:00 S4 GIS Institute Conference (PSTC)