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      Web-based GIS And Mapping Course in Nairobi


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      November 9, 2020 - November 20, 2020

       

      Westlands, Off Church rd
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality

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      Web-based GIS And Mapping Course

      FineResults Research Services invites you to a training on:
      Topic: Web-based GIS And Mapping Course
      Date: 9thto 20th November 2020
      Cost: USD 1600 or Ksh.120, 000
      Contacts: +254 759 285 295 or training@fineresultsresearch.org.

      Web mapping focuses on disseminating and processing geographic information by means of Internet and World Wide Web. Combination of the web and GIS (Geographic Information Systems) has unlocked the potential of GIS, and put online maps and geospatial intelligence in the offices/homes of millions and the hands of billions. The increasing flexibility and interoperability of web mapping technologies has opened new opportunities for Web Based Mappers. Both non-GIS users and GIS experts can do more now, than ever to share maps over the internet. Web maps can easily deliver up to date information,maps are generated automatically from databases, and they can display information in almost real-time. They don't need to be printed, mastered and distributed. Web GIS has immense applicability to e-government, e-business, e-science, and all aspects of daily life. Government employees can utilize Web GIS to improve public services delivery and boost collaboration across agencies.Regardless of the sector, businesses can use Web GIS to enhance their existing business models and create new ones. Researchers can find new solutions to meet the challenges of the new frontiers. Web GIS has great practical value to our world today and into the future.
      WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
      • Policy makers
      • Researchers
      • NGO and civil society staffs
      • Educators
      • Post graduate students
      • Private sector representatives
      • Media staffs
      • Civil Society Organizations
      COURSE OBJECTIVES

      By the end of training, participants will be able to:
      • To understand the importance of web services and to give you some experience making web maps with FOSS and open standards
      • Acquire skills how to make different types of web map
      • Understanding spatial databases
      • Learn how to publish maps online using open source software (Carto DB, fusion Tables, Geoserver).
      • Able to Read Data from various Data source
      •  Processing spatial data with FOSS
      • Drawing and querying maps on the server using Web Map Service
      • Putting layers together with a web mapping API
      • Learn how to Explore open data, VGI, and cloudsourcing
      TRAINING FOCUS
      • Introduction to key concepts in Web mapping
      • Understanding Free and Open Source Software and its use in web mapping
      • Web Mapping Technologies
      • Designing web services and web maps using free open source software
      • Reading Data from various Data source
      • Processing spatial data with Free Open Source Software
      • Drawing and querying maps on the server using Web Map Service
      • Building tiled maps with Free Open Source Software
      • Putting layers together with a web mapping API
      • Web based data editing
      • Publishing maps using open source softwares (Geoserver)

      NB: We are offering you a half day, fun and interactive team building event!  And a related field trip as part of practical learning where applicable.

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