Events & Training Roundup — February 2017

January 26, 2017 Anneliese Sanghara

Get a snapshot of upcoming events: spring Esri Canada User Conferences, drone imagery webinar, system architecture design course and much more.


How Do I Bring Drone Imagery into My GIS?
February 23, 1 - 2 pm (ET)
Drone technology is changing long-held field work practices and business models, and enterprises are learning how to effectively leverage this emerging technology. With Drone2Map for ArcGIS, drones become more than just image capture devices – they are enterprise GIS productivity tools. In this webinar, we’ll discuss best practices for obtaining usable drone imagery. You will also learn how to use Drone2Map for ArcGIS to create 2D and 3D information products from your drone imagery.

Insights for ArcGIS: Understanding Spatial and Tabular Data
March 9, 1 - 2 pm (ET) 
Insights for ArcGIS revolutionizes the way GIS and non-GIS users analyze data with maps. In this webinar, we’ll show how, with a simple drag-and-drop technique, users can gain useful insights into their data. You will also learn how data is accessed through cards to create maps, charts, graphics and tables that are all interconnected and can be easily synchronized. Finally, we’ll show how to further empower users with powerful point in polygon aggregation analysis and filtering data for a targeted community.

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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

CCTCA (Calgary City Teachers Convention Association) Conference
Calgary, AB
February 16-17 – Telus Convention Centre

Esri User Conference
San Diego, CA
July 10-14 – San Diego Convention Centre


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.

Introduction to ArcGIS Pro for GIS Professionals
This course helps experienced GIS professionals get up to speed quickly with ArcGIS Pro terminology and the new, intuitive tools to efficiently complete mapping, editing, geoprocessing and analysis projects. You will explore the new interface, experience for yourself the tight integration between 2D and 3D capabilities and learn how to share your authoritative GIS content more quickly and easily than ever before.

System Architecture Design Strategies
Learn GIS system architecture design strategies and infrastructure architecture patterns that support successful enterprise operations. This course presents best practices and comprehensive guidelines to plan and select the system solution that best meets your organization's needs. Performance validation and system capacity-planning techniques for enterprise GIS deployments are covered.

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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