2017 U-Spatial Summer Boot Camp | UMN Summer Spatial Boot Camp


U-Spatial is pleased to announce our 2017 Summer Boot Camp, an intensive, five-day geospatial workshop held on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus from July 31st to August 4th, 2017. Over the course of five days, participants will learn the fundamentals of Remote Sensing, GPS, LiDAR, Cartography, and more. Emphasis is on foundational skills in gathering, creating, managing, analyzing, and communicating spatial data. In addition to short courses, guest speakers will present on applications of geospatial tools and techniques.


Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a prerequisite for admission to the workshop. In particular, familiarity with ArcGIS or comparable software packages is required.

Course Fees

The non-refundable participation fee for the entire workshop is $250.


U-Spatial has reserved a block of single-occupancy rooms in an on-campus dormitory at a rate of $48.65/night.


Application opens: March 1, 2017

Application Priority deadline: June 9, 2017

Application Rolling deadline: until registration is full

Notification of Priority acceptance: June 14, 2017

Notification of Rolling acceptance: within 2 weeks of application

Course fee due: July 14, 2017

Workshop begins: July 31, 2017

Ready to apply?

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