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GIS Institute Summer 2016



Day 1  Tues, May 31st

   9:30 am  Welcome & Intro to GIS (PPT

   11:00 am CGA project examples (PPT)

   1:00 pm  Basic ArcGIS Overview, Scott Bell  (DOC) (.ZIP)

Day 2  Wed, Jun 1st

   9:30 am  Geocoding & Georeferencing, Scott Bell (PPT)

   10:30 am Spatial Analysis, Devika Kakkar  (.ZIP)

   1:00 pm  Geocoding, Jeff Blossom  (.ZIP)

   3:00 pm  Spatial Stats, Scott Bell  (PPT

Day 3  Thur, Jun 2nd

   9:30 am Spatial Models (Vector), Giovanni Zambotti  (PPT)  (ZIP)

  10:30 am Spatial Stats 1, Scott Bell  (.DOC)

   1:00 pm Georeferencing, Scott Bell   (.DOC) (.XLS)

   3:00 pm Google Earth, Jeff Blossom  (.ZIP)

Day 4  Fri, Jun 3nd

   9:30 am Spatial Models (Raster), Stacy Bogan (PPT)

  10:00 am Spatial Models (Raster), Stacy Bogan  (.ZIP)

  10:30 am Spatial Stats 2, Scott Bell  part1 (.DOC)  part2 (.DOC)

   1:00 pm Cartography & Data Mgmt, Scott Bell   (.PPT)

Day 5  Mon, Jun 6th

   9:30 am Guest Lectures (PPT)

Extra Materials

   Guide to Editing Legends (.DOC)

    Working with Layouts (.DOC)

GIS Institute Registration Schedule (posted seasonally):

  1. Application deadline:
    Friday, March 18, 2016 @ 11:59 pm
    Extended deadline: Friday, March 25, 2016 @ 11:59 pm
    (Late applications can join the waitlist.)
  2. Notification of acceptance:
    Friday, April 1, 2016
    Update: the June 2016 GIS Institute has been filled, and applicants are notified. If you have applied but have not received any notification yet, please contact us  to let us know. Many thanks. 
  3. Registration fee due ($100 for Harvard affiliates and $3,150 for others) :
    Friday, April 15, 2016
  4. Deadline for meeting with instructors to finalize project/data:
    Friday, May 6, 2016
  5. Institute begins:
    Tuesday, May 31, 2016
    The first day of the workshop is in Room K050, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA. The detailed schedule will be posted online soon. 
  6. Final project presentation:
    Friday, June 10, 2016

How to Apply:

  • For Harvard Affiliates, please submit your application by clicking the "APPLY" button and following the instructions on the form (HUID login required).
  • For Non-Harvard applicants, please submit your application by clicking the "NON-HARVARD REGISTER" button and following the instructions on the form.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 to Friday, June 10, 2016