Events & Training Roundup – August 2016

August 3, 2016 Anneliese Sanghara

Here’s a snapshot of upcoming events: fall User Conferences, a webinar covering everything you wanted to know about ArcGIS Maps for Office, a course on developing apps and much more.

Webinar

Everything You Wanted to Know about ArcGIS Maps for Office
August 11, 1-2pm (ET)
Does your organization have data in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets? Do you want to gain new insights into this data by mapping it? With ArcGIS Maps for Office you have the power to ask location-related questions of your data and make smarter decisions. In this webinar we’ll show how you can enable Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint users to leverage the ArcGIS mapping platform without leaving the comfort of the Microsoft Office environment.

Workshops

2016 Versadex Users Best Practice Training Workshop
Toronto, ON

September 19-22

Exploring Enterprise GIS: A Workshop for Leaders
Online
September 9

Esri Canada User Conferences

Edmonton User Conference
Edmonton, AB
September 20

Toronto User Conference
Toronto, ON
October 5

Ottawa User Conference
Ottawa, ON
October 20

Fredericton User Conference
Fredericton, NB
October 25-26

Vancouver User Conference
Vancouver, BC
November 2

Regina User Conference
Regina, Saskatchewan
November 15

St. John’s User Conference
St. John’s, NL
November 23

Our annual User Conferences (UCs) continue to be the best opportunity to discover exciting new developments in Esri’s GIS solutions and to network with your peers and industry experts. Find out more about these opportunities in the Esri Canada UC Story Map.

Training

ArcGIS 1: Introduction to GIS
August 9-10, 9 am-5 pm (ET)
This course introduces GIS concepts and ArcGIS tools used to visualize real-world features, discover patterns, obtain information and communicate that information to others. Using the ArcGIS platform, you will create GIS maps, explore the data behind the maps, and analyze maps and data as you master fundamental concepts that underlie GIS technology.

Developing Web Apps with ArcGIS API for JavaScript
August 9-11, 9 am-5pm (ET)
This course teaches how to use the ArcGIS API for JavaScript to efficiently build high-performing, engaging web applications that meet the needs of their intended audience. You will learn about the classes available in the API, how to use them in a JavaScript-based web application, and how to incorporate ready-to-use content and ArcGIS services to enhance your applications. This course focuses on functionality available with ArcGIS 10.3 services, but many course concepts apply to ArcGIS 10.2 and 10.1 services.

ArcGIS 4: Sharing Content on the Web
September 28-30, 9 am-5 pm (ET)
This course prepares you to share geographic content so it is accessible to everyone who needs it, when they need it, however they want to access it. You will learn ArcGIS best practices to publish your organization's authoritative GIS data, maps and tools as services that can be discovered on your organization's public or private ArcGIS portal, easily accessed from desktop and online applications, and featured in web and mobile apps. Note: ArcMap is used to complete course exercises.

About the Author

Anneliese Sanghara

Anneliese Sanghara is a Marketing Communications Coordinator with Esri Canada. As part of this role, she reviews and develops content for the company’s various marketing channels and provides support for several communications programs. Along with her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, Anneliese attained a Master of Professional Communication from Ryerson University. Her many teachers and mentors sparked her passion for strategy, writing and design. In her spare time, Anneliese enjoys exploring the city, honing her culinary skills and volunteering.

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