Summer 2018

S4 Summer 2018 GIS Institute

2018 Summer Group

Workshop Presentation Program

Institute participants presented their project results on June 1, 2018. The program can be found here.


Meeting locations are indicated in parentheses. PSTCis the seminar room on the 2nd floor of the Population Studies and Training Center. SSRLis the computer lab in the basement of Maxcy Hall. 

Monday, May 21st, 2018

9:30–10:30      Welcome, an introduction to the Institute, and an overview of spatial approaches to research, Michael White 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 (SSRL)

4:00–5:00        Reception and presentation with Parker VanValkenburgh, Anthropology (PSTC)

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

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

10:30–10:45    Break

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

12:00–1:00      Lunch

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

4:00–5:00        Reception and faculty presentation with John Logan, Sociology (PSTC)

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

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

10:45–11:00    Break

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

12:00–1:00      Lunch

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

4:00–5:00        Reception and faculty presentation with S4 Post-Doctoral Associates, Joseph Danko, Daniel Schleith, and Eric Seymour (PSTC)

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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

12:00–1:00      Lunch

1:00–3:45        Introduction to Spatial Statistics, Tom Marlow, Sociology (SSRL

4:00–5:00        Reception and research presentation with S4 Fellow, Lorenzo Aldeco, Economics (PSTC)

Friday, May 25th, 2018

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

12:00–1:30      Lunch and guest research presentation with Michael White, S4 and Sociology (PSTC)

2:00–5:00        OPTIONAL SESSION: Geo-referencing Historical Maps, Yi Qi, S4

Monday, May 28th, 2018

            Memorial Day: Independent Project Work Day

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

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

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

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

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Project Work and Consultation with S4 Faculty & Staff

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Project Work

Friday, June 1st, 2018

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