Love sailing? Need to learn GIS in depth? Come to the first course on free and open source GIS ever, focused on the popular QGIS software, in one of the most scenic environments in Italy, the Tuscany Archipelago (see a QGIS map). You’ll master the software while enjoying days of sailing, swimming, and sunbathing.
Every day you’ll enjoy an alternance of GIS training and sailing around the islands. Every moment will be good to discuss practical applications of GIS. The small number of participants will guarantee maximum didactic efficiency.
During the evenings we’ll have the opportunity for sharing knowledge and experience both about sea and GIS, and for socializing, on the boat and in local restaurants.
The program will give a general and in depth overview of QGIS. Topics will include:
Total duration of the training: at least 24 h of lessons + practical examples throughout the day.
English, unless the whole crew will speak Italian or French
23 to 29 July 2016
For the full package, including the course and the renting of the boat and all related expenses, the total cost is 950 €, plus VAT if applicable.
Not included: food and drinks, transportation to the harbour.
Paolo Cavallini, PhD, part of QGIS core team. He has the highest experience of QGIS teaching throughout the world (more than 200 courses and workshops). See the details.
Being a world first, we require interested people to send us an early demonstration of interest. Please send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with:
Do not hesitate asking, if you need more info.