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Events & Training Roundup — December 2016

Get a snapshot of upcoming events: spring Esri Canada User Conferences, Ask Us Anything! webinar, Introduction to JavaScript course and much more.


Ask Us Anything!
December 8, 1-2pm (ET)
Esri Canada has presented many webinars this year, navigating you through a wide variety of GIS topics. Back by popular demand, we are handing the keys over to you. Once again, in this special year-end webinar, you get the opportunity to ask us anything that’s on your mind about the ArcGIS system. Tune in on December 8 where we’ll respond to a selection of your questions in a lightning talk format. We promise this will be an interactive and informative hour of ideas and solutions.

Esri Canada User Conferences

London User Conference
London, ON
April 4 - Four Points by Sheraton

Thunder Bay User Conference
Thunder Bay, ON
April 12 - Valhalla Inn

Québec City User Conference
Québec City, QC
April 19 - Centre des congrès de Québec

Winnipeg User Conference
Winnipeg, MB
April 25 - Fort Garry Winnipeg

Victoria User Conference
Victoria, BC
May 10 - Victoria Conference Centre

Calgary User Conference
Calgary, AB
May 17 - BMO Centre

Kelowna User Conference
Kelowna, BC
June 6 - Coast Capri

As some of Canada's most important annual events for the GIS community, Esri Canada User Conferences provide you an opportunity to discover exciting new developments about Esri's GIS solutions and network with your peers. Check out photos from the 2016 Esri Canada UC and access the proceedings.

Conferences & Tradeshows

2017 Electricity Distribution Information Systems & Technology Conference & Exhibition (EDIST)
Toronto, ON
January 18-20 - Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre

Mineral Exploration Roundup 2017
Vancouver, BC
January 23-26 - Canada Place


Introduction to JavaScript
January 17, 9am-5pm (CT)
JavaScript is the technology of choice to develop responsive and interactive web applications. Within the Esri platform, you will need to use JavaScript to create stunning web mapping applications in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. In this course, you will get an introduction to the JavaScript language, as well as an understanding of development environments, debugging techniques, syntax and code structures. After completing this course, you will have the necessary prerequisites to attend the Building Web Applications Using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript course.

Image Analysis with ArcGIS
January 26-27, 9am-5pm (MT)
Learn best practices and workflows to enhance visualization and extract meaningful information from satellite imagery, LiDAR and other remotely sensed data. This course covers dynamic raster processing options available in ArcGIS and takes you on an in-depth exploration of image classification. You will use three classification methods to categorize land cover features and learn how to determine which method is appropriate for a given project and dataset.

ArcGIS Pro: Essential Workflows
January 31-February 2, 9am-5pm (CT)
Extend your foundational GIS knowledge, get comfortable with the ArcGIS Pro application and explore some of the most common GIS workflows. This course introduces techniques and best practices to map, manage, analyze and share data and other GIS resources. Hands-on exercises will give you the experience needed to efficiently work with ArcGIS Pro.