Events & Training Roundup — August 2017

August 2, 2017 Anneliese Sanghara

Do you want to learn how to create an ArcGIS Open Data site in 60 minutes? And how to get started with Insights for ArcGIS? Get a snapshot of upcoming events and training courses in the August Events & Training Roundup.

Esri Canada Webinars

Creating ArcGIS Open Data Sites in 60 Minutes (or Less)
August 10, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Many organizations are leveraging ArcGIS Open Data to share live authoritative datasets with communities around the world. This session will delve into the nuts and bolts of building an ArcGIS Open Data site from the ground up. We will explore how easy it is to publish your spatial data with only a few mouse clicks. We will also dive deeper to show how some simple coding can enrich and elevate your open data sites to the next level.

Essential GIS Capabilities for Operations Centers
September 14,  1 – 2 pm (ET)
Esri’s ArcGIS platform empowers organizations to achieve shared situational awareness by integrating multiple sources of information and making it accessible to emergency responders through dynamic maps, dashboards and web applications. This webinar will use live demonstrations to introduce the key initial operating capabilities to support any operations center and keep your community safe.

Thinking Outside the Box: Customizing Esri Story Maps
September 21, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Esri Story Maps are a great way to tell your story by combining authoritative maps with narrative text, images and multimedia content. This session will introduce story maps and explore the available configurable templates. You will learn how to customize story maps without having to download and host the application yourself. We will also review best practices for create compelling story maps.

What’s New with Imagery in ArcGIS
October 5, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Whether you need to extract actionable information from satellite imagery or use drone data to support your projects, ArcGIS provides you with the tools and workflows required to accomplish your goals. Join us as we look at the new capabilities available in ArcGIS for integrating and extracting information from imagery. We’ll also explore how you can use parallel processing and distributed computing to process imagery in a fraction of the time traditionally required. 

Making Sense of the Big Data That is Your Road/Street Network
October 17, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
A municipal road network is complex. This webinar will investigate how a spatially and linearly enabled road management system can accommodate operational and service requirements while making road network information accessible to more people in the environment. We will also investigate how spatial business intelligence tools can interpret the data to gain useful and actionable insight into a highly complex road network.

View recorded webinars

Esri Webinars

Public Safety Webinar Series
How Location Technology Can Support Opioid Abuse Reduction Strategies
August 3, 9 – 10 am (PT)

What’s New in the Pre-Incident Planning Solution
August 16, 9 – 10 am (PT)

Modernizing Your Desktop and Analysis Workflows with ArcGIS Pro
September 7, 9 – 10 am (PT)

Cyber-GIS: Using Geography to Focus Cyber Security on Mission Outcomes
September 20, 9 – 10 am (PT)

Esri Canada User Conferences

Edmonton User Conference
Edmonton, AB
September 12 - EXPO Centre

Regina User Conference
Regina, SK
September 19 - Delta Hotels Regina

Ottawa User Conference
Ottawa, ON
October 12 - Shaw Centre

Toronto User Conference
Toronto, ON
October 18 - Toronto Congress Centre

Montréal User Conference
Montréal, QC
October 24 - Palais des congrès

Vancouver User Conference
Vancouver, BC
November 9 - Vancouver Convention Centre

Halifax User Conference
Halifax, NS
November 14-15 - Halifax Convention Centre

St. John’s User Conference
St. John’s, NL
November 22 - Delta Hotels St. John's Conference Centre

Check out photos from the spring 2017 Esri Canada UCs and access the proceedings.

Conferences & Tradeshows

DEFSEC Atlantic 2017 - The Canadian Defence Security and Aerospace Exhibition
Halifax, NS
September 5-7 – Cunard Centre

Public Works Association BC Chapter (PWABC) Technical Conference and Tradeshow
Penticton, BC
September 17-20 – Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

Fire - Rescue Canada Conference 2017
Vancouver, BC
September 17-20 – Vancouver Westin Bayshore

2017 TAC Conference and Exhibition
St. John’s, NL
September 24-27 – Delta St. John’s Hotel

2017 Versadex Users Workshop - Technology at a Higher Level
Denver, CO
September 25-28 – Marriot City Centre Hotel

IAAO Conference
Las Vegas, NV
September 25-27 – Bally’s Las Vegas

Geomatics Atlantic Conference 2017
St. John’s, NL
November 23-24 – Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

Training

Introduction to Web Development Using ArcGIS API for Javascript
Learn how to create web apps that feature ArcGIS content and capabilities. Version 4 of ArcGIS API for JavaScript provides a streamlined experience for application development and new capabilities to easily incorporate 2D and 3D content. This course introduces the API classes, components and available functionality that will help you create high-performing web applications.

Developing Web Apps with ArcGIS API for Javascript
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.

Getting Started with Insights for ArcGIS
This course prepares you to work with Insights for ArcGIS to dynamically visualize and analyze data from multiple sources on maps, charts, tables and more. You will learn how to define a workflow to investigate a spatial problem, interactively apply analysis tools and share your insights across the enterprise.

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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