Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Registration Closed

June 10-12, 2019
– Monday, 9:00am–4:00pm
– Tuesday, 9:00am–4:00pm
– Wednesday, 9:00am–3:00pm

The role of spatial analysis in local, state and regional public health has steadily increased over the last decade with the infusion of GIS software such as ESRI ArcGIS.  The Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) workshop is to provide an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specifically with a focus on applications to public health that will prepare you to feel comfortable communicating with other GIS users, view and query spatial data, and produce high quality digital maps in an applied learning environment to support public health decision making.

PHX provides a 25 percent discount to students, SPH alumni, and BU faculty and staff. We will also offer a 25 percent discount for any resident of upper-middle-income countries, lower-middle-income countries and low-income countries (“LMIC” based on the World Bank Classification).

Individuals registering for more than one paid program at full price will receive a 15 percent discount (use coupon “2ormore”). A 15 percent discount is also offered to organizations sending three or more paid program participants (Contact us at for more information).

(Please note discounts cannot be combined)

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