Georgia Tech Center for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Announces Professional Education GIS Course Series for October 2003 - May 2004
Six GIS Courses Teach Cutting-Edge Solutions to Planning Issues that Affect
Community Economic Development, Emergency Planning Strategies, and Civil and
Environmental Engineering Challenges
ATLANTA, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Tech Center for Geographic Information Systems, College of Architecture, will present a series of GIS courses, beginning in October 2003 and continuing through May 2004. Courses include: Introductory Course in ArcGIS 8.3, Building GIS Applications Using Visual Basic, Designing Geodatabases for GIS Application, Using GIS for Data Integration and Asset Management, Developing Web-based GIS with ArcIMS, and Building GIS Applications Using Visual Basic and VB.Net. All courses are open to the public, and held in Georgia Tech's Global Learning Center in Technology Square, Atlanta, GA. For complete course descriptions and registration fees visit: www.pe.gatech.edu and select "geographic information systems" from the drop down menu. For additional information, call: (404) 385-3501. About the Instructors Dr. James Tsai, P.E. is a registered Professional Engineer and has more than ten years of experience in GIS related research and application development. He is a Senior Research Engineer at the Center for GIS at Georgia Tech. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech, where he is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor, teaching a graduate course on information technology-based infrastructure management. He has successfully developed and implemented a GIS-based pavement management system using Oracle client/server technologies for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). Mr. Rama Sivakumar is a Research Engineer at the Center for Geographic Information Systems at Georgia Tech. He has more than seven years of relevant experience with ESRI GIS technologies. His areas of expertise include GIS application development, relational databases, Internet GIS technologies, systems and network administration. He holds a Master's degree in GIS and a Master's degree in Civil Engineering. About Georgia Tech Center for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS) The Center for Geographic Information Systems is an interdisciplinary research center focused on GIS technology applications, education, providing cutting-edge innovative solutions to diverse real world problems. The primary mission of CGIS is to research and develop the next generation of GIS technology, apply GIS tools technology within academic and research communities, teach multiple GIS courses for planners, engineers, environmental specialists, architects, and students and researchers from many other disciplines, and to develop new digital spatial databases for the State of Georgia. For additional information contact: Carol Whitescarver at (404) 894-1096 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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