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Trainings on Remote Sensing, GIS and Machine Learning

Institute of Space Technology and National Center of GIS and Space Applications is offering following trainings on Remote Sensing, GIS and Machine Learning Applications in the area. The Trainings are intended for engineers, professionals, researchers, academicians and students, working in the domains of Remote Sensing, GIS and Machine Learning and their subsequent applications.

Interested organizations / individuals may register on the link:

https://forms.gle/U5rMga7DLVE6aJ237

Training Summary

Sr. No. Training Participants Duration Tentative Dates
1 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing for Technicians & Early Career Professionals Staff/Technicians Civil orgs/Tri-services/Academia 1 week 08 – 12 May, 2023
2 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing for Professionals & Academicians Officers/Professionals Civil orgs/Tri-services/Academia 1 Week 22 - 26 May, 2023
3 Fundamentals of GIS for Technicians & Early Career professionals Staff/Technicians Civil orgs/Tri-services/Academia 1 week 07 - 11 August, 2023
4 Fundamentals of GIS for Professionals & Academicians Officers/Professionals Civil orgs/Tri-services/Academia 1 week 21 – 25 August, 2023
5 Satellite Image Analysis using AI/ML for Professionals & Academicians Officers/ Professionals
Civil orgs/Tri-services/Academia
1 week 13 – 17 November, 2023

Training Details

1.      Fundamentals of Remote Sensing for Technicians & Early Career Professionals

Training Title

Fundamentals of Remote Sensing for Technicians & Early Career Professionals

Duration

1 Week (25 hours)

Tentative Dates

08 – 12 May, 2023 (0930 – 1600 hours)

Registration Deadline

April 17, 2023

Course Level

Basic

Pre-requisites

BSc/F.Sc/Diploma in Sciences

Basic Computer knowledge & Skills

Atleast 1 year experience in Processing Remote Sensing Data

Objectives

To provide basic concepts of Remote Sensing (RS) and digital image processing

To give an introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing Data: From preprocessing of Satellite imagery to applications of remote Sensing in various fields

To provide hands on experience of various functionalities and tools available in ENVI software for displaying, processing & Modeling of Satellite Data

Course Content

Introduction to Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing Processes

Remote Sensing/Satellite Data: Attributes

Remote Sensing Sensors & Platforms: Orbital Characteristics

Errors in Satellite Remote Sensing Data

Satellite Image Interpretation

Image Enhancement Techniques

Image Classification & Accuracy Assessment

Remote Sensing Applications

Case Study

Course Fee

PKR 15,000/- Participant

 2.      Fundamentals of Remote Sensing for Professionals & Academicians

Training Title

Fundamentals of Remote Sensing for Professionals & Academicians

Duration

1 Week (25 hours)

Tentative Dates

22 – 26 May, 2023 (0930 – 1600 hours)

Registration Deadline

May 1, 2023

Course Level

Basic

Pre-requisites

BS /BSc (16 Yrs. of Education) in Earth Sciences/ Remote Sensing/ Geography/Space Science/Physics/ Relevant Fields of Sciences & Engineering.

Basic Computer knowledge & Skills

Objectives

To provide basic concepts of Remote Sensing (RS) and Digital Image Processing

To give an introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing Data: From Preprocessing of Satellite Imagery to Applications of Remote Sensing in various fields

To provide hands on experience of various functionalities and tools available in ENVI software for Displaying, Processing & Modeling of Satellite Data

Course Content

Introduction to Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing Processes

Remote Sensing/Satellite Data: Attributes

Remote Sensing Sensors & Platforms: Orbital Characteristics

Errors in Satellite Remote Sensing Data

Satellite Image Interpretation

Image Enhancement Techniques

Image Classification & Accuracy Assessment

Remote Sensing Applications

Case Study

Course Fee

PKR 20,000/- Participant

3.      Fundamentals of GIS for Technicians & Early Career professionals

Training Title

Fundamentals of GIS for Technicians & Early Career Professionals

Duration

1 Week (25 hours)

Tentative Dates

07 - 11 August, 2023 (0930 – 1600 hours)

Registration Deadline

July 17, 2023

Course Level

Basic

Pre-requisites

B.Sc/F.Sc/Diploma in Sciences

Basic Computer knowledge & Skills

Atleast 1 year experience in Processing GIS Data

Objectives

To provide basic concepts of Geographic Information Science

To explore basic fields of GIS including Map development and Spatial Analysis

To develop understanding of GIS related Tools available through QGIS/ArcGIS platform, ranging from desktop mapping to geospatial analysis

Course Content

Introduction to GIS

Spatial Data Modeling

Spatial Data Analysis

Analyzing Vector data using QGIS/ArcGIS

Analyzing Raster Data Using QGIS/ArcGIS

Terrain Analysis

Terrain Mapping & Analysis using QGIS/ArcGIS

Network & Location Analysis

Viewshed & Watersheds Analysis

Course Fee

PKR 15000/- Participant

4.      Fundamentals of GIS for Professionals & Academicians

Training Title

Fundamentals of GIS for Professionals & Academicians

Duration

1 Week (25 hours)

Tentative Dates

21 – 25 August, 2023 (0930 – 1600 hours)

Registration Deadline

July 31, 2023

Course Level

Basic

Pre-requisites

BS /BSc (16 Yrs. of Education) in Earth Sciences/ Geomatics/GIS/ Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing/ Geography/Space Science/Physics/ Relevant Fields of Sciences & Engineering.

Basic Computer knowledge & Skills

Objectives

To provide basic concepts of Geographic Information Science

To explore basic fields of GIS including Map development and Spatial Analysis

To develop understanding of GIS related Tools available through QGIS platform, ranging from desktop mapping to geospatial analysis

Course Content

Introduction to GIS

Spatial Data Modeling

Spatial Data Analysis

Analyzing Vector data using QGIS

Analyzing Raster Data Using QGIS

Terrain Analysis

Terrain Mapping & Analysis using QGIS

Network & Location Analysis

Viewshed & Watersheds Analysis

Course Fee

PKR 20000/- Participant

5.      Satellite Image Analysis using AI/ML for Professionals & Academicians

Training Title

Satellite Image Analysis using AI/ML for Professionals & Academicians

Duration

1 Week

Tentative Dates

13 – 17 November, 2023 (0930 – 1600 hours)

Registration Deadline

October 23, 2023

Course Level

Intermediate

Pre-requisites

BS /BSc (16 Yrs. of Education) in Earth Sciences/ Geomatics/GIS/ Geo-Informatics / Remote Sensing/ GNSS/ Geography/Space Science/ Physics/Computer Science/ Software Engineering/ Data Science/ Relevant Fields of Sciences & Engineering

Basic knowledge of Programming

Basic knowledge of remote sensing and GIS

Basic Knowledge of Linear Algebra

Objectives

To provide basic knowledge of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning with focus on Deep Learning

To give an introduction to various ML algorithms/models and their applications in satellite imagery and remote sensing datasets

To code practical examples using deep learning tools with Remote Sensing and Satellite Imagery Datasets

Course Content

Introduction to AI/ML

Regression & Classification

Introduction to Python

Introduction to Neural Networks

Convolutional Neural Networks

CNN Architectures: VGG, ResNet, InceptionNet

Image classification using CNN

Image Segmentation: U-NET

Object Detection: RCNN, YOLO

Object Detection in Satellite imagery

Deep Learning/ML Satellite imagery datasets

Satellite image retrieval/search

Time series Analysis

Google Earth Engine with Colab

ML Algorithms: Random Forest/SVM/XGBoost

Course Fee

PKR 25000/- Participant

Registration Process
Interested organizations / individuals may send their nominations at the following address and payment as cheque in favor of “IST Professional Development Center” OR can register online through the link: https://forms.gle/U5rMga7DLVE6aJ237 with online fee payment, in the following account:

Account Details:
Title:  IST Professional Development Center
Bank:  JS Bank
Account No:  0001894146
IBAN:  PK49JSBL9567000001894146

For Registration & Information:
Address: National Center of GIS & Space Applications,
Institute of Space Technology
1, Islamabad Highway, Islamabad Pakistan
Tel: 051-907-5799|5864   Cell: 0335-5342765
Email: muhammad.aqib@mail.ist.edu.pk; ncgsa@ist.edu.pk