Google Earth Outreach is offering two workshops geared toward higher education institutions, focusing on tools that are useful for undergrad and grad-level teaching, coursework, and research in GIS and remote sensing. The workshops are intended for mapping and technology specialists looking to "collect, host, analyze, visualize, and publish map data using the power of the cloud."
Los Angeles, CA — April 8, 2013
This is a free one-day hands-on technical workshop on Google's geo tools at Google's office in Venice, CA. The workshop takes place one day before the opening of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Conference 2013. To ensure an effective hands-on experience, there will be a limited number of seats — learn more and apply at googleataag.earthoutreach.org Applications must be received by April 1st, 2013. Note: You do not have to be registered for AAG to apply for this workshop. If accepted into the workshop, participants are not required to be registered for AAG attend.
First Annual Geo for Higher Ed Summit
Mountain View, CA — July 22-24, 2013
This is a free three-day hands-on technical workshop at the Googleplex in Mountain View. This Summit will bring together instructors and researchers in GIS and remote sensing technologies from higher education institutions. Share your requirements and experiences, connect with Google instructors and engineers, and get the resources you need to use these tools in your research and teaching. To ensure an effective hands-on experience, there will be a limited number of seats — learn more and apply at geoforhighered2013.earthoutreach.org. Applications must be received by May 1st, 2013.