GPS Training – Mapping Workshops, Birmingham, AL – April 28 & 29, 2015

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NEI is excited to offer 4 new Advanced Geospatial Workshops in Birmingham, AL, April 28 & 29, 2015. Join us for these specialized technical workshops focusing on Trimble’s TerraSync and GPS Pathfinder Office software, and you will leave being more productive using streamlined workflows and more confident in your data. The cost is $750 for all four modules. These workshops are eligible for PDH and GISP credits for those who may need some hours for their professional development requirements.

Field Data Collection using Trimble TerraSync Software
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 , 8am – 12pm

Are you a new Trimble user? Maybe you just need a quick refresher on field data collection. Or you want to get the most out of using the TerraSync software and become more proficient with it. If this sounds familiar, then come join us for this ½ day workshop and you will leave with a better understanding of the Trimble TerraSync Software and become more productive with your field data collection.

Workshop Topics Include:
TerraSync Overview
SkyPlot, Data, Navigation, Map, Setup Menus
TerraSync Setup
Logging Settings
Real-time Settings
Load Background Image
Basic Data Collection Field Session
Point, Line, Area
Advanced Data Collection Field Session
Nesting, Offsets, Repeat
Waypoints and Navigation Field Session

Creating an effective Data Dictionary and working with Pictures
Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 1pm – 5pm

Have you been collecting data using the “Generic” data dictionary (DDF) inside of TerraSync? Are you tired of filling out that paper form? Maybe you want to add in some intelligent data capture to your existing data dictionary. Well then, its time for you to kick it up a notch and implement a data dictionary that covers all of your basis. In this session, we will dive head first into Trimble’s Data Dictionary Editor and learn what this great utility has to offer. Are you tired of typing the same comments in over and over again? We will create pick lists and can even add pictures to them if you want. Do you want to name your pictures based on a specific attribute? We got you covered! Come join nei’s Eric Bock for this ½ day training workshop and you will leave with the ability to collect high quality data more efficiently!

Workshop Topics Include:
Data Dictionary Editor Overview
Data Types
New Features
Import from file
Creating a Data Dictionary
Menu Attributes (Pick list, Radio Buttons, Check Box)
Assign Attributes
Insert Picture Attributes
Conditional Statements
File name attributes
Renaming pictures based on attributes
Field Session

Processing Data in Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office Software
Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 8am – 12pm

It is Friday afternoon and you just got in from the field and need to process your field data before you go home. At this moment, have you ever wished that you could plug your Trimble GPS into your computer and BAM, everything is done for you! Come join nei’s Eric Bock for this ½ day workshop and we will show you how to automate these processes. We will customize the TerraSync software to make it more user friendly and create custom export formats to meet your company needs. Don’t miss out on this one!

Workshop Topics Include:
Pathfinder Office Software Overview
Data Transfer
Load Background Image
Differential Correction
Exporting data to GIS
Google Earth
Esri Shapefile
Batch Processor
Configuration Files

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