Although many of the members of EGIS have either academic degrees, training or experience in using FOSSGIS tools such as QGIS, many other members may be at beginner or intermediate levels in their knowledge of how to use the software to achieve their objectives. The QGIS Technical Support Section functions as a users group and technical support for those who need help in basic functionality and better understanding of both geographic and attribute data. The section will be led be experienced geographers who will collaborate with users at all levels of GIS expertise to develop training guides, faqs, and additional tools to help facilitate the use of QGIS by all EGIS members. Officers of the section are elected at the online EGIS annual meeting. An online elearning portal with video conferencing capabilities has been provided for the section on the eCampus of Missional University accessible to members through the Portal@MU link.
Section reports can be found in the EGIS Portal@MU