Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is organising a short course on Geographical Information Systems (GIS) focusing on “Working with Digital Maps-Leveraging the power of GIS” between May 23 and 25. This course aims to equip the learners with essentials of mapping, offering insights and hands-on exposure to working with various free- and open source mapping applications. The participants will get the opportunity to use/develop mash-ups based on popular web-based GIS applications like Open Street Map, Google Maps, etc. The sessions will also acquaint the learners with essential hacks and work-around to present/source geospatial data online. Individuals with background in architecture, planning, engineering, economics, finance, sociology, anthropology, geography, political science, environmental sciences, social work and law and management will benefit from this course.
For details, visit : http://www.iihs.co.in/programmes/upp/gis/gis-may-2013/