Workshop Registration

Please sign up for whichever GISday workshop you plan on attending.

Please register for only one morning and one afternoon workshop.

Morning Workshops (9:30 – 11:00 AM)

W1: Intermediate Python Scripting for ArcGIS 10

Taught By: Chris Dickerson (Waukesha County) & Chris Brannin (Shoreland, Inc.)
Location: GML Classroom A

Automate your workflow with ArcPy for ArcGIS: Learn how to use ArcPy for data analysis, data management and map automation. We will work through a couple examples to help you brainstorm ways to implement Python and ArcPy into your own projects. Intermediate Skill Level

Sorry, this workshop is full. Please choose another morning workshop. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list contact

W2: Introduction to GIS

Taught By: Greg Latsch, Marketing Analytics Consultant
Location: GML Classroom B

Get your first experience with GIS utilizing ArcGIS Online to create a map of the Zombie prepared neighborhoods in Milwaukee, WI. Work as a team to identify, format and create data to visualize the critical places needed for survival.

W3: ArcCollector Workshop

Taught By: Neal O’Reilly, Conservation and Environment Science Program
Location: Lapham 249

This workshop focuses on set up and data collection with the Esri Arc Collector app.

Afternoon Workshops (2:30 – 4:00 PM):

W4: Advanced Python

Taught By: Brett Ketter, Geosciences Department
Location: AUP 158

Explore some of the new functionality available in the ArcPy package including the mapping and spatial analyst modules. Write scripts to get map feature information and change map elements on-the-fly. Advanced Skill Level

W5: Census Data and Tools for GIS

Taught By: Stephen Appel (American Geographical Society Library, UWM Libraries)
Location: GML Classroom B

This workshop will give a brief overview of the United States Census and American Community Survey and how to incorporate these datasets into your GIS projects. We will look at some of the most popular data access tools such as American Fact Finder and NHGIS.

W6: ArcGISOnline and Story Mapping

Taught By: Kate Madison, Center for Economic Development, and Sue Borchardt, Geography
Location: GML Classroom A

This workshop will give participants hands-on experience creating a Story Map web app in Esri’s ArcGIS Online. Beginner Skill Level.

Sorry, this workshop is full. Please choose another morning workshop. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list contact


Library Tours:

American Geographical Society Library Tour

Led By: Jovanka Ristic (American Geographical Society Library, UWM Libraries)
Location: American Geographical Society Library, Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing