Local GIS Training

Local GIS Trainings and Events
(Bellingham, Whatcom County, Northwest Washington) 

In addition to GIS & Remote Sensing classes offered at WWU, there are a number of GIS and spatial data trainings that are sporadically available (email stefan@wwu.edu with updates or additions). Below are a few:

  • WAURISA Washington GIS Conference
    • May 2018     Including GIS workshops 
  • LocalGroup Studio
    • 9/9/17           Intro to Data Visualization (Bellingham)
    • 9/10/17         Data Visualization + Maps (Bellingham)
  • Northwest Environmental Training Center
    • 6/13-15/17    Introduction to GIS (Olympia)
    • 8/29-31/17    Introduction to GIS (Bellingham)
    • 11/7-9/17      Geoprocessing - Advanced Techniques (Seattle)
  • Bluewater GIS
    • Story Map training
  • Open Street Mapping 
    • Occasionally do trainings, etc.


There are also GIS workshops and short classes offered through WWU's Extended Education Program.

Topics (or possible topics) include:

  • Advanced Cartography with Adobe Illustrator
  • Spatial Data Collection with GPS and Mobile Web
  • Open Source GIS
  • Open Source Web GIS
  • Story Maps