GIS Workshop


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The Geo-Spatial Analytics Lab at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus is pleased to offer professional training workshops in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing. Participants will learn how to use ESRI products such as ArcGIS Pro™, and ArcGIS Desktop™ including ArcMap™, ArcCatalog™, and ArcToolbox™ unless otherwise specified.  We also offer special Google Earth Pro workshops. Please review individual workshop flyer(s) to confirm the software that will be used. Some workshops are offered as hybrid between ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro, some are offered only with ArcGIS Pro and some only with ArcGIS Desktop.

These workshops are offered by is Dr. Barnali Dixon, a professor at USF St. Petersburg campus and combine hands-on experience with lectures to develop full appreciation of the content.  We offer both Instructor-led and self-paced workshops.  A list of workshop along with the scope of each workshop can be found below. For custom workshops please contact Dr. Dixon at

The workshops will be offered throughout the year, so please check our schedule for updates.  We also can customize our services to a particular skill or need, so please ask if you require something specific that you don’t see offered (i.e., criminology applications, ArcHydro, etc.). The key lecturer is Dr. Barnali Dixon, a professor at USF St. Petersburg campus.  It is important to follow a sequence such as Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced workshop.

Upcoming Workshop Dates

These workshops are offered in both formats simultaneously - i.e. in-person and virtual. Please email if you want to attend in virtual format.

Workshop Schedule 2024
(For in-person workshop access to software may be provided, but for virtual workshop access to software through your organization is needed.)

Upcoming Summer Workshop Dates

  • May 6 & 7: Water Resources Applications of GIS Level III 2-Day
  • May 8 & 9: Getting to know ArcGIS Pro Advanced 2-Day
  • June 17 & 18: Getting to know ArcGIS Pro Beginner 2-Day
  • June 20 & 21: Getting to know ArcGIS Pro Intermediate 2-Day
  • July 15 & 16: Water Resources Applications of GIS Level I 2-Day
  • July 18 & 19: Water Resources Applications of GIS Level II  2-Day
  • Aug 12 & 13: Getting to know ArcGIS Pro Beginner 2-Day 

GIS Workshop Inquiry


Dr. Dixon also offers Semester Long courses both in person and Distance Learning Format. Example of course syllabus can be found below. These courses can be taken by non-degree seeking or degree seeking students.

Examples of  Syllabi: GIS 5049 and GIS 3006.

Information for Non-Degree Seeking Students