Winter 2015 Institute

Workshop Presentation Program

Institute participants presented their project results on January 16, 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, January 5th, 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 S4 Fellow, Sam Caldis, History (PSTC

Tuesday, January 6th, 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 John Logan, S4 Director and Sociology (PSTC)

Wednesday, January 7th, 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 research presentation with Peter Richards, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Environmental Change Initiative (PSTC)

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

9:30–11:45      Introduction to Spatial Analysis, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

11:45–12:45    Lunch 

12:45–3:45      Introduction to Spatial Statistics, Tim Squires, Economics (CIT)

4:00–5:00        Reception and faculty presentation with James Osborne, Joukowsky Institute (PSTC)

Friday, January 9th, 2015

9:15–9:45        Tour S4, Maxcy Hall 3rd Floor (Meet outside Maxcy Hall at 9:15 sharp!)

10:00–11:45    Spatial Analysis/Statistics Redux, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT)

12:00–1:30      Lunch and guest research presentation with Matthew Turner, Economics (PSTC

2:00–5:00        OPTIONAL: Introduction to Spatial Analysis in R, Yi Qi, S4 (CIT)

Monday, January 12th, 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

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Project Work and Consultation with S4 Faculty & Staff

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 

Project Work and Consultation with S4 Faculty & Staff

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Project Work

Friday, January 16th, 2015

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