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      October 26, 2020

      Monday   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (every 5 days for 1 times)

      Tea Spot
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality

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      Spatial Databases with PostGIS and QGIS course training

      Dear all,
      RE: Spatial Databases with PostGIS and QGIS course
      FineResults Research Services would like to invite you to high impact Spatial Databases with PostGIS and QGIS course to be held in Nairobi from 26th -30th October, 2020.
      Course Name Spatial Databases with PostGIS and QGIS course
      Venue: FineResults Research Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
      Date: 26th -30th October, 2020.
      Cost: USD 800
      Registration: REGISTER HERE

      This course is intended to provide an introduction to spatial databases in general and PostGIS in particular to GIS professionals who are interested in expanding their skillset to multi-user enterprise level spatial databases. This course uses the latest versions of PostgreSQL, PostGIS, and QGIS.

      Upon course completion, participants should be able to:
      • What a spatial database is and why you would want to use one.
      • What SQL is, why you would want to use it, and how it can be applied to geospatial concepts.
      • How to install PostGIS locally for development purposes and how to access a production version via a network or the internet.
      • How to load your spatial data into PostGIS and access it from a variety of clients, especially QGIS
      • The basics of SQL for both spatial and non-spatial queries
      • How to validate data and control user access with the tools built-in to PostGIS
      • Optimizing your queries for the best performance
      • How to work with raster data in PostGIS
      • The basics of programming custom functions with PL/pgSQL
      • The basics of database administration to keep your database operating smoothly

      5 days

      Module 1: Introduction to QGIS
      • Gain a basic conceptual understanding of cartography, GIS, and mapping
      • Gain familiarity with geographic data and information, and how it's encoded within computer files
      • Gain a basic familiarity with the QGIS interface
      • Gain awareness of spatial reference and projection issues
      • Practice opening a variety of geographic data with QGIS and viewing their attributes within QGIS

      Module 2: mapping using QGIS
      • Creating a Basic Map
      • Classifying Vector Data
      • Creating Maps
      • Vector Analysis
      • Rasters
      • Completing the Analysis
      • Plugins
      • Online Resources
      • QGIS Server
      • Perform basic map styling
      • Create and export a basic map as a static image file

      Module 3: POSTGIS
      • Introduction to POSTGIS
      • Installation
      • Applications that support PostGIS
      • Creating a PostGIS database
      • Loading spatial data
      • Data review
      • Postgis connection and settings
      • Spatial reference systems settings
      • Import .csv file with point location
      • SQL and graphical querying
      • Spatial relationships
      • Spatial joins
      • Spatial indexing
      • Geometry constructing functions

      Module 4: Advanced QGIS Processing
      • Using Spatial Databases in QGIS
      • Creating POSTGIS connection
      • Adding POSTGIS layers
      • Plot data in QGIS
      • Change layer style
      • Geoprocessing tools
      • Geometry tools
      • Processing toolbox
      • Web
      • Database

      Module 5: Online Sources of Data
      • Openstreet maps
      • CartoDB
      • Google earth
      • Interactive and shareable maps
      • Google maps, Geoserver, fusion tables and CartoDB
      • Online data analysis

      NB: We are offering you a half day, fun and interactive team building event!
      Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 / +254 759 285 295 or Email:

      Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Services Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email:

      Visit our website for more details

      How to participate
      Individual Registration

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