Winter 2016 Institute

Workshop Presentation Program

Institute participants presented their project results on January 22, 2016. 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. Zimmer Lounge is in the basement of Maxcy Hall.

Monday, January 11th, 2016 

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 

1:00–3:50 Introduction to ArcGIS, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

4:00–5:00 Reception and presentation with S4 Fellows Amanda Boston, Africana Studies, and Laura Chilson, History of Art and Architecture (PSTC)  

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 

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, Sociology and S4 (PSTC

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 

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 Patrick Vivier, School of Public Health (PSTC

Thursday, January 14th, 2016 

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

12:00–1:00 Lunch 

1:00–3:50 Introduction to Spatial Statistics, Tom Marlow, Sociology (CIT

4:00–5:00 Reception and research presentation with Scott Frickel, Sociology (Zimmer Lounge

Friday, January 15th, 2016 

9:30–11:50 Spatial Analysis/Statistics Redux, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

12:00–1:30 Lunch and guest research presentation with Yeşim Sungu-Eryilmaz, Urban Studies (Zimmer Lounge)  

2:00–5:00 (OPTIONAL)Analog to Digital and Digital to GIS: An Introduction to Georeferencing Historical Maps, Yi Qi, S4 (CIT

Monday, January 18th, 2016 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Independent Project Work Day 

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 

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

11:45–12:00 Question and Answer Period, Rachel Franklin, S4 (CIT

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

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016  

Project Work and Consultation with S4 Faculty & Staff 

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 

Project Work 

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 

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