QGIS Virtual Training – March 23-24th 2021

Feb 9, 2021 | GIS

  • March 23rd 2021 – 12pm to 4pm EST
  • March 24th 2021 – 12pm to 4pm EST
  • Cost: $150
  • Tickets: EventBrite
  • Participants: 10

So it’s been a year since I’ve taught this class. What a year.

Surprise – Covid is still causing issues. So I’ve decided to go virtual with the class. I’m doing two four hour sessions. I’ve reduced the cost of the class because it’s Virtual AND this won’t be as fun as sitting in a room with everyone. We will make it slightly fun though. Actually a lot of fun.

Anyway – the class is for beginners with QGIS. Maybe you’re curious about using it. Maybe you’ve tried and gotten frustrated. We will cover the interface, data types, layouts, and as many tools as we can. By the time you leave you should be able to do some editing, add data, make a map, and break something. I’ll also be hanging around after class to answer questions or just talk.

We all get a QGIS certificate which helps that project. I’m also holding this to 10 participants. The biggest class I’ve taught had 100 people in it and the smallest has had 3. Ten is a good number. Ten works.

THE BIGGER Conversation

I have 24 (almost 32) hours of material covering Editing, Forms, SQL, Mobile, Field Calculator, etc. No one wants to sit with me for 3 or 4 straight days for 8 hours a day in this class. So I’m splitting it up into probably 3 classes which is how it was originally written before I morphed it into one class. I’m going to teach the intro class for a bit and then offer the rest. I will probably offer a discount for repeat participants.

I’ve been thinking about this for about 2 months and trying to decide what to do and how to do it. Navigating the pandemic as a small business has been maddening. The thought of doing an online class is somewhat exhausting……..except…….

I’ve been teaching this class for about 7 years. The class has changed as QGIS has changed and it went from “talking” to more “doing”. So the problem will be now how to get the next two classes to make sense with regards to the first one…in a virtual environment.

Anyway – see you virtually. Well 10 of you.

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