American Statistical Association
New York City
Metropolitan Area Chapter
March 19, 2021
The New York Metro Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association
Is Pleased to Invite You to a Virtual Workshop On
MAPPING COVID-19 IN QGIS
MAI UCHIDA, MPH, MS
The Knowledge Center
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Have you ever wondered how the maps you see on the news are made? Want to make one yourself or learn a new skill to strengthen your research toolbox? Then come to the Mapping COVID-19 in QGIS special lecture!
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a powerful data analysis tool for investigating data spatially. This workshop will teach GIS fundamentals and techniques, enabling you to present COVID-19 data spatially in QGIS.
After this lecture, participants will be able to:
No prior knowledge or experience in GIS are expected. Absolute beginners are welcome!
- Produce a simple map using COVID-19 data
- Describe basic GIS principles and capabilities
- Learn basic QGIS operations
About the Instructor
Mai Uchida specializes in data analysis, visualization, and design. She is passionate about integration of research fields via innovative computational methodologies and effective data story telling through design. She currently works at the Columbia Irving Medical Center to create and deliver innovative research and information management programs with an emphasis on data synthesis and analysis.
|4:00 - 4:25 P.M.
||Lecture - Fundamentals of GIS
|4:25 - 5:00 P.M.
||Demo/Open Lab* - Creating a COVID-19 Map in QGIS
|5:00 - 5:15 P.M.
Link to Download QGIS 3.16 and Create a Map
QGIS is a free and open-source GIS software, which is compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux.
More Detailed Information about Downloading Data
Friday, March 19, 2021
4:00 - 5:15 P.M.
Virtual Zoom Webinar
Zoom meeting link will be sent to those who register.
Registration and Fees
Registration is required and seating is limited.
Registration has closed.
NYC Metro Area Chapter Members: Free
Non-Chapter Members: $10
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