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Spatial Data Visualization and Analytics (Online)

Dec 11 - 12 | 03:00 PM (IST)
Online Event

Event Information

This course is also known as 'Introduction to QGIS' and is offered as a live online class in an EMEA and APAC-friendly slot. We will have 2 sessions of 4-hours each over 2 days.

Day 1: 11 December 2021, 3pm-7pm IST (4 hours) [Check Local Time]

Day 2: 12 December 2021, 3pm-7pm IST (4 hours) [Check Local Time]

Instructor: Ujaval Gandhi

TA: Santhosh M

This course allows participants to gain a solid understanding of how spatial data is modeled and open-source tools available to work with it. The participants learn practical skills to find datasets, analyze spatial patterns, and produce stunning visualizations.

This course is suited for

  • Social scientists, data scientists and business analysts who want to derive location intelligence from datasets
  • Journalists and data viz engineers who want to analyze spatial data and produce maps
  • GIS Specialists who want to sharpen their skills and learn QGIS
  • Anyone who is curious about the world of geospatial technologies

This is a 2-day live-online class that will cover the following topics

Course Pre-work (Self-study, 1-hours)

Day 1: Spatial Data Visualization (Live Session, 4-hours)

  • Introduction to QGIS
  • Mapping Air Quality
  • Mapping Census Data
  • Mapping GPS tracks and trajectories
  • Visualizing aerial and satellite data
  • Viewing Point-Clouds and Aerial Imagery
  • Viewing and Processing Raster

Day 2: Spatial Data Analysis (Live Session, 4-hours)

  • Analyzing urban transport with anonymized taxi trips data 
  • Analyzing metro rail accessibility
  • Analyzing the distribution of green spaces
  • Location intelligence: Overlay analysis

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About the Instructor:

Ujaval Gandhi is the founder of Spatial Thoughts and a certified GIS trainer with 15+ years of industry experience. He is recognized as one of the leading QGIS expert globally. 

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What do the participants say?

"I really enjoyed this course and learnt so much about QGIS and spatial data analysis, there are so many practical exercises using a range of different analysis techniques and data types. I will definitely be using everything I have learnt going forward! Thank you so much for the engaging and comprehensive teaching!" - Farida El Kafrawy, University College London, England

"The Spatial Data Visualization and Analytics course has really opened my mind to how intelligent QGIS actually is and how much it can do beyond just visualization. Ujaval has painstakingly put the course material together, which makes the course very effective!" -Bharti Dharapuram, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, India

"Brilliant presentation and delivery from the instructor. His knowledge of GIS is impeccable, so is his composure. I learnt a lot from the course to add up to my GIS skill-sets especially and spatial data analysis." - Ibrahim Khalid Mambo, Commission for Lands, Zanzibar


Upon successful completion of all the live online sessions and completing the class assignments, participants will be issued an employer-verifiable certificate from Spatial Thoughts. Learn more.


  • Participants will use their own laptop with QGIS 3.16 installed.
  • The workshop will be conducted over Zoom. Meeting id and password will be shared by email 1 day before the event.

Refund policy:

  • You can cancel your registration up to 7-days before the class and get a full refund.
  • For last-minute cancellations, we will try our best to accommodate you to a future batch of this course without an additional charge.
  • In the unlikely event of the training getting canceled or moved to a different date, the participants will be provided a 100% refund.

Student discounts and scholarships available. See eligibility criteria and application process.


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