Understanding Geospatial Technology

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Understanding Geospatial Technology

Programme Date: 2 May 2014

This 1 day programme provides an introduction to GIS, its components, multi-disciplinary involvements and provides a strong foundational education that delves into the real-world applications of GIS. It answers queries like: Do we really need GIS? What benefits does GIS bring? Do people really use GIS?

Highlights of the programme
  • Introduction to GIS through interactive sessions
  • The application of GIS in data capture, creation, analysis and decision-making
  • Understanding and working with GPS
  • Hands-on sessions with the software
  • Certificate from Indian Institute for Human Settlements
Who should participate?
  • Senior Government officials in the field of City administration, Transportation, Land records, Regional development,
    Heritage conservation, Health & Medicine, Forest department, Home land security, Telecommunication and Mining
  • Government officials from ULBs, Water supply and Sewerage Department, Power and Energy, Municipal
    Corporations, Land record departments, Transport department, Police, Census and many others
  • NGOs and Consultants in the field of Urban planning, Architecture, Construction management, Environment
    conservation, Heritage and Mining
  • Entrepreneurs and people working in the area of Real estate, supply-chain management, Transportation and
  • Professionals who are working on location based data analysis with in their organization, looking for better
    representation of data on spatial parameters
  • Students of Geography, Urban planning, Civil, Architecture, Conservation, Environment, Health sciences,
    Heritage & Conservation, Mining & Geology looking for proficiency in the area of GIS

The lead faculty of the course are:

Participation Fee

The course will cost ₹ 5,000/- for students and ₹ 6,000/- for Working Professionals.
Early Bird Fee: 25 April 2014
The early bird course fee are as follows:
₹ 4000/- for Students, ₹ 5000/- for Working Professionals

To register for the course, please write to jghosh@iihs.ac.in