GIS Institute Winter 2019


Wed - Fri, Jan 9 to Jan 18, 9:30pm - 5:00pm


CGIS Knafel K050

GIS Institute Instructors (Winter 2019):
    Matt Wilson  and  Jill Kelly

Registration Schedule:

  1. Application deadline:
    Friday, October 26, 2018 @ 11:59 pm - Extended to October 31, 2018 - full with a waitlist. Application closed.
    (Late applications can join the waitlist.)
  2. Notification of acceptance
    Friday, November 9, 2018
  3. Registration fee due ($100 for Harvard affiliates and $3,150 for others) : 
    Friday, November 23, 2018 (Seat is guaranteed when registration fee is paid)
  4. Deadline for meeting with instructors to finalize project/data: 
    Friday, December 14, 2018
  5. Institute begins
    Tuesday, January 8, 2019
  6. Final project presentation
    Friday, January 18, 2019

How to Apply:

  • For Harvard Affiliates, please submit your application by clicking the GREEN "HARVARD APPLY"  button and following the instructions on the form (HUID login required).
  • For Non-Harvard applicants, please submit your application by clicking the BLUE "NON-HARVARD APPLY"  button and following the instructions on the form.


GIS Institute Mini Conference Program


Day One: Tuesday Jan 28th

9:30 am Welcome and Intro to GIS (Intro)

11:00 am CGA project examples (lecture slides)

1:00 pm Basic Mapping in ArcMap (lab instructions)(lab data)

Day Two: Wednesday Jan 9th

9:30 am Geocoding and Georeferencing (lecture)

11:00 am Geocoding (lab data)

1:00 pm Mapping Tabular Data (lecture)(lab instructions)(lab data)

3:00 pm Spatial Analysis 1: Vector Data(lecture)(lab instructions)(lab data)

Day Three: Thursday Jan 10th

9:30 am Spatial Analysis 2: Raster Data (lecture)(lab instructions)(lab data)

11:00 am 3D Visualization (lecture)(lab data)

1:00 pm Georeferencing (lab instructions)(lab data)

2:30 pm Spatial Statistics: Overview (lecture)

Day Four: Friday Jan 11th

9:30 am Spatial Statistics 1: Exploratory Data Analysis (lab instructions)(lab data)

11:00 am Spatial Statistics 2: Regression and Autocorrelation (lab instructions 2)(lab instructions 3)

1:00 pm Cartography and Data Management (lecture)


See also: GIS Institute