An Introduction to LaTeX

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Please note that, at this stage, this event is fully booked. Nevertheless, you are most welcome to register for this event, and accordingly, we will place you in a waiting list. Should any of the registered participants cancel his/her registration (which is quite common), we will notify you and ask you whether you would still like to participate in this event. If we do not contact you again with respect to this event, you may assume that no vacancies have arisen.

Short Workshop

An Introduction to LaTeX

Tuesday 8 October 2019 (12:00 - 13:50h)

Wageningen Campus, the Netherlands


La-Tex logo.JPGLaTeX is a document preparation system and markup language which can be used as an alternative to text processors like MS-WORD. It automates many of the time-consuming tasks such as formatting, figure placement and bibliography management, and produces consistent, typographically neat output in PDF format that looks the same on any computer. It is most useful for writing professional publications, reports and papers, and is cross-platform, free and open-source software.

This is an introductory workshop especially aimed at those who have little or no experience working with LaTeX. There will be a theoretical and a hands-on practical part. The theoretical part covers the basics of what TeX and LaTeX are, how they compare with Office text processors, and how to get started with writing documents. The practical is a hands-on demonstration of some of the more useful features of LaTeX, such as making Gantt charts and bibliography management.

Participants are invited to bring their own laptops to the practical part. The practical part will be done on Overleaf, an online LaTeX editor, so no existing software installation is required.

12:00 - 12:30 Theory presentation
12:30 - 13:00 Question and answer session, break
13:00 - 13:50 Practical, hands-on demonstration of LaTeX capabilities on Overleaf
General information
Target Group This workshop is aimed at everyone interested in learning more about LaTeX
Group size Max. 50 participants
Location Wageningen Campus, the Netherlands (exact room will follow later)

Participation is free of charge, but we request that you register below. Cancellation is free of charge up until one week prior to the event. In case of cancellations within one week prior to the event, or in case you do not show up at all, a fee of € 25,- will be charged.


This short workshop is organised by the Graduate School for Production Ecology and Resource Conservation (PE&RC), and provided by Dainius Masiliunas. Danius is a PhD candidate at the Laboratory for Geo-Information Science and Remote Sensing of Wageningen University, and an expert in LaTeX.

More information

Dainius Masiliunas

Lennart Suselbeek
Phone: +31 (0) 317 485426


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