AIRO, Maynooth University

Data for Decisions – Advanced QGIS Workshop

 The Advanced QGIS Workshop is a two-day course aimed at participants who have previously attended the Introduction ‘Data for Decisions’ workshop or have existing GIS skills and wish to gain more experience and knowledge on the availability of spatial data and the potential of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to aid spatial analytical techniques.


 The workshop will be based on the following:

  • Optimum Store Location Analysis - spatial analysis and processing skills using Census 2016 and proximity analysis (buffers, drive-times etc).
  • Environmental Analysis based on existing windfarm locations – viewshed analysis, proximity analysis and socio-demographic profiling.
  • Map Atlas Generation – automated map generation using records in a shapefile or spatial dataset


 Duration: 10th & 11th October - 2 days  (9.30 to 17.00)

 IT requirements: Own laptop with QGIS downloaded prior to the workshop and MS Office installed

 Price: €590

 To register for this event please visit the MU Shop: here or else contact a member of team directly at