Basic GIS for Planners / AGM Afterwards
September 28th 2017
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST

The provided time is in Mountain Time Zone.


The goal of this course is to help Planners understand and use basic GIS tools and resources in their planning work.


In this session you will learn:

Basic GIS data formats and functions;
A functional overview of Google Earth software and software options;
Public tools and dataset sources for GIS;
How to work with spatial data in Google Earth, iMapBC, and/or ArcGIS Online; and
How to produce simple thematic maps with Google Earth and iMapBC.

Cost: (Fees are subject to 5% GST)
PIBC Member: $100
Non Member: $125

Drinks and snacks will be provided.


You will need a computer for this course and may bring your own laptop computer. If bringing your personal computer, please ensure you have Google Earth installed prior to start of the course. A limited number of desktop computers are available for use.


Attendance at the workshop qualifies for 4.0 (Organized and Structured) Learning Units for PIBC CPL.

Register early to save your spot: http://www.cvent.com/d/05qgmm


All registrations are final. No refunds or cancellations are permitted; however, in the event that a registrant is not able to attend, substitution of a different attendee may be accepted if arranged in advance. Any registrant requiring substitution should contact PIBC. Deadline for registration is Monday, September 25th, 2017.


Kootenay Rockies Chapter Annual General Meeting
September 28, 2017
5:00-6.00 pm Mountain Time
Location: College of the Rockies Kimberley Campus - Room 12.

Supper social to follow - 6.30pm at the Old Baurenhaus Restaurant in Kimberley (280 Norton Avenue)

Attendance at the AGM qualifies for 1.0 (Self-Directed) Learning Unit for PIBC CPL.

Please RSVP to kootenayrocky@pibc.bc.ca.

Please join us for our annual AGM and social. We will eat, drink and discuss ideas for our 2018 conference!



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