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Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-6720
 
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To register please fill out registration form:

  • Return by email to:  bdbluehorse@alaska.edu
  • Or fax to:   907-474-5731

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Payment can be made by check, credit card or payment authorization:

  • Checks should be made to:  University of Alaska Fairbanks
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* For Practical GIS and Intro to GPS, please see BIA Registration Form below





Principles of GIS - April 21-24, 2014

Instructor: Bradford Tatham, Geospatial Trainer
Principles of GIS is a four-day technical course developed by the BIA based on the ESRI Press GIS Tutorial 1 book. This four day course, teaches the fundamental concepts and basic functions of a GIS. Students will develop basic software skills by working with ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.1 to symbolize and create a basic map, work with different types of geographic data, create and edit vector data, and utilizing basic analysis tools.

Course Goals:

  • Understand what GIS is, what it can do, and how others are using it.
  • See how your organization can benefit from a GIS.
  • Create a basic GIS map.
  • Work with different types of geographic data.
  • Access information about geographic datasets and features.
  • Apply a systematic approach to analyzing data in order to find patterns and relationships.

Who Should Attend: GIS support staff, and anyone else who needs to understand how GIS fits into their organization.

Prerequisites: Students should know how to use Microsoft Windows-based software.

Cost:  Training is offered at no cost for employees of Tribes/Native Entities and employess of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Location:  606 Forest Hwy 10, Yakutat, Alaska 99689

To Register: Please send your completed registration form the the OTSGS registrar by OTSGS@bia.gov or by fax 303-231-5229.

You should receive a processing email within 24 hours. For questions or help, please contact the OTSGS

Help Desk:   Toll-free: 1-877-293-9494          Email: OTSGS@bia.gov          Fax: 303-231-5229

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Introduction to GPS - April 25, 2014

Instructor: Bradford Tatham, Geospatial Trainer
This one day course presents ArcPAD tools and functionality for GPS work. Using ArcPAD 10.2, Trimble Juno 3b units, and ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.1, this course will combine lectures, field exercises, and course exercises to give a better understanding of the principles of GPS and GPS fieldwork. Creating templates will be an important part of this course.

Course Goals

  • Understanding the readings on a GPS unit
  • Comprehend the ArcPAD interface
  • Adding GPS field data

Course Goals

  • Understand how GPS works
  • How GPS can benefit your organization.
  • Create and manage shapefiles in ArcPAD
  • Understand the workflow involved in GPS work

PREREQUISITE: Students should know how to use Microsoft Windows-based software.

Cost:  Training is offered at no cost for employees of Tribes/Native Entities and employess of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Location:  606 Forest Hwy 10, Yakutat, Alaska 99689

To Register: Please send your completed registration form the the OTSGS registrar by OTSGS@bia.gov or by fax 303-231-5229.

You should receive a processing email within 24 hours. For questions or help, please contact the OTSGS

Help Desk:   Toll-free: 1-877-293-9494          Email: OTSGS@bia.gov          Fax: 303-231-5229

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Rural Transportation Planning - April 22-23, 2014

Instructor: Byron Bluehorse
This course provides an introduction to the planning requirements of rural transportation programs, with emphasis on the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP). This course will provide an overview of a rural transportation planning cycle, from grounding and visioning through plan development, implementation, evaluation and re-visioning. The planning elements that can be included under the TTP program regulations will be reviewed and discussed. This course is designed for community leaders and staff involved in long-range transportation planning for rural communities.

Cost: $45 (Non-credit) or $171 (1 Credit) 

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Location: UAF-IAC Harper Bldg, Great Room | 4280 Geist Road | Fairbanks, AK
               Shuttle provided from hotel to training site


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Current Topics in Tribal Government - May 6-7, 2014

Instructor: Byron Bluehorse and Darrel Williams
This course is an introduction and overview of current issues relating to the Tribal Transportation Program which are relevant to tribal council members, adminstrators, and planners. The course will cover a history of the program, long range transportation planning, budgets and contract agreements.

Cost:  $45 (Non-credit) or $171 (1 Credit)

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Road Inventory Field Data System (RIFDS) - May 8-9, 2014

Instructor: BIA Staff and AKTTAP Staff
This course provides an introduction to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Road Inventory Field Data System (RIFDS), the system which stores all required data and documents related to the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) inventory. During this course, students will be introduced to RIFDS and how it relates to other BIA databases and TTP fund allocation.

Cost: $0  (Non-credit) or $171 (1 Credit) 

Location:  UAF Kuskokwim Campus, Room 118, Bethel, AK

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Current Topics in Tribal Government - May 13-15, 2014

Instructor: Byron Bluehorse and Todd Macalady
This course is an introduction and overview of current issues relating to the Tribal Transportation Program which are relevant to tribal council members, adminstrators, and planners. The course will cover a history of the program, long range transportation planning, budgets and contract agreements.

Cost: $45 (Non-credit) or $171 (1 Credit) 

We like to thank Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak for assisting with this training

Location:  Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak, Large Conference Room - 312 W. Marine Way, Kodiak, AK