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Events & Training Roundup — August 2018

When does the course Putting ArcGIS to Use Across Your Organization begin? How can you use ArcGIS Pro tools for crime analysis? Get a snapshot of upcoming events and training courses in the August Events & Training Roundup.

Esri Canada User Conferences (Fall)

Edmonton User Conference
Edmonton, AB
September 19 – Edmonton Expo Centre

Regina User Conference
Regina, SK
September 26 – Evraz Place

Toronto User Conference
Toronto, ON
October 10-11 – Toronto Congress Centre

Ottawa User Conference
Ottawa, ON
October 17 – Shaw Centre

Fredericton User Conference
Fredericton, NB
October 23-24 – Fredericton Convention Centre

Whitehorse User Conference
Whitehorse, YT
November 6 – Coast High Country Inn

Vancouver User Conference
Vancouver, BC
November 8 – Vancouver Convention Centre

Montréal User Conference
Montréal, QC
November 15 – Hyatt Regency Montréal

St. John’s User Conference
St. John’s, NL
November 20 – Delta Hotels St. John’s Conference Centre

Why should you join the 4,000+ geographic information system (GIS) professionals who attend the Esri Canada User Conference across the country each year? Hear the reasons directly from the people whose opinions matter the most: our attendees and exhibitors. Learn more and register at

Conferences & Tradeshows

2018 IGU Regional Conference - CAG Annual Meeting - NCGE Annual Conference
Québec, QC
Aug. 6-12 – Centre des congrès de Québec

2018 Indigenous Mapping Workshop
Montréal, QC
Aug. 20-23 – Le Westin Montréal

FutureView 2018
Austin, TX
Aug. 27-30 JW Marriott Austin

Colloque RIMQ 2018
Orford, QC
Sept. 9-11 – Manoir des Sables

MISA B.C. Fall Conference 2018
Kelowna, BC
Sept. 10-13 – Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort

GoGeomatics Canada – Back to School Socials
Across Canada
Sept. 14-28 – Various Locations

Public Works Association of British Columbia (PWABC) – Joint Annual Conference & Trade Show
Sun Peaks, BC
Sept. 16-18 – Sun Peaks Grand Hotel and Conference Centre

Ottawa, ON
Sept. 16-19 – The Westin Ottawa

2018 Versaterm Re:Invent Users Workshop
Vancouver, BC
Sept. 17-20 JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

84th Annual International Conference on Assessment Administration (IAAO)
Minneapolis, MN
Sept. 23-26 – Minneapolis Convention Centre

2018 TAC Conference & Exhibition
Saskatoon, SK
Sept. 30-Oct. 3 - TCU Place

Esri Canada Webinars

3D Enable Your Data with ArcGIS Pro
Aug. 16, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Did you know that you can create realistic 3D layers from point clouds and 2D operational data in ArcGIS Pro? Would you like to learn how to publish these 3D layers to web scenes and use this data on the web? In this session, we will show you how to use ArcGIS Pro to create digital terrain and digital surface models from point cloud datasets. Attendees will then learn how to use these digital surface models to create 3D building layers.

Independence and Collaboration with ArcGIS: The Key to Your Success (in French)
September 6, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Sharing information is at the heart of any municipal organization, and the ArcGIS platform offers many tools that can help. In this webinar, you will learn how ArcGIS helps facilitate the exchange of information between employees within a municipal organization and with the public.

New Esri ArcGIS Pro Tools for Crime Analysis
September 13, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Analysis is a critical function for agencies responsible for upholding and enforcing the law. Law enforcement, national security and protection agencies alike will benefit from this webinar where we introduce the free ArcGIS Pro add-in that can be used by analysts to conduct a series of crime analysis functions in ArcGIS.

The New ArcGIS Utility Network Management Extension: What is It and What Should I Do About It?
September 20, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
The new ArcGIS Utility Network Management Extension introduces many new capabilities that could benefit your utility. In this webinar, we will identify these new capabilities, explain why they matter and discuss what you can do to plan the transition from your environment to the Utility Network in a timeframe that works for you.

View recorded webinars

Esri Webinars

Public Safety Webinar Series

Unlock Your Data with Machine Learning and Clustering Tools in ArcGIS Pro
August 2, 9 – 10 am (PT)

San Antonio Fire’s Use of Web GIS for Incident Intelligence and Resource Management
August 15, 9 – 10 am (PT)

Managing Intelligence Operations
September 12, 9 – 10 am (PT)


Putting ArcGIS to Use Across Your Organization
Get a comprehensive introduction to ArcGIS platform components and capabilities. In this course, you explore ArcGIS apps used for mapping and visualization, data collection and management, spatial analytics along with collaboration and sharing. Discover how the ArcGIS platform helps organizations address common business challenges and apply location-based insights to streamline operations and improve decision-making.

Introduction to GIS Using ArcGIS
Learn fundamental concepts that underlie GIS technology and geographic data. In this course, you will work with ArcGIS Online to gain experience using GIS maps to visualize and explore real-world features while analyzing data to answer questions and create new information. Share maps, data and other resources, so they can be easily accessed throughout your organization.

ArcGIS Pro: Essential Workflows
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 general 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.

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