GIS Workshop


Workshops are offered by Dr. Dixon.

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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 including ArcGIS,  ArcMap™, ArcCatalog™, and ArcToolbox™ unless otherwise specified.  We also offer special Google Earth Pro workshops.  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

Due to COVID-19 we are offering only a virtual workshop. In-person workshop will be announced as soon as possible

Virtual workshop schedule for Spring
(Access to software will be required.)

  • Feb 16 & 17: Intermediate GIS 2-Day
  • Feb 23 & 24: Advanced GIS 2-Day
  • March 2 & 3: Beginner GIS 2-Day
  • March 9 & 10: Intermediate GIS 2-Day
  • April 20 & 21: Beginner GIS 2-Day
  • April 27 & 28: Intermediate GIS 2-Day
  • May 17 & 18: Advanced GIS 2-Day
  • May 20 & 21: Beginner GIS 2-Day
  • May 24 & 25: Getting to know ArcGIS Pro (NEW Workshop)
  • May 27 & 28: GIS Applications for Water Resources (Beginner)
  • June 3 & 4: GIS Applications for Water Resources (Intermediate)

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