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Events & Training Roundup — February 2019

How can you improve your field data collection using the new Collector release? Curious about where the spring User Conferences are happening? Get a snapshot of upcoming events and training courses in the February Events & Training Roundup. 

Esri Canada User Conferences (Spring)  

London User Conference 
London, ON 
April 2 – Four Points by Sheraton 

Thunder Bay User Conference 
Thunder Bay, ON 
April 10 – Valhalla Inn 

Winnipeg User Conference 
Winnipeg, MB 
April 17 – RBC Convention Centre 

Québec City User Conference 
Québec City, QC 
May 1 – Centre des congrès de Québec  

Calgary User Conference 
Calgary, AB 
May 15 – BMO Centre 

Victoria User Conference 
Victoria, BC 
May 23 – Victoria Conference Centre 

Kelowna User Conference 
Kelowna, BC 
June 5 – Four Points by Sheraton 

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  

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Esri Canada Webinars

What’s New with Collector for ArcGIS  
February 21, 1 – 2 pm (ET) 

The new release of Collector for ArcGIS empowers your organization to be more efficient in your field data collection. In this webinar, we’ll show you the enhancements in Collector that will improve your workflows. If you’re curious to see how the new version compares to the classic version, sign up to see what’s new! 

Why ArcGIS is the Ideal Platform for Data Collection and Asset Management (in French) 
February 28, 1 – 2 pm (ET) 

In the past few years, the ArcGIS platform has become a standard for collaborative solutions, with many built-in and ready-to-use tools. With these tools, you can now easily share your information, collect or edit your data, and optimize your workflows. In this webinar, we will discuss ready-to-use applications and explain how to integrate them in your daily tasks using examples from the mining and forestry sectors. Register today to discover how the tools available with the ArcGIS platform can help you. 

Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.3  
March 7, 1 – 2 pm (ET) 

Are you ready for one of the biggest ArcGIS Pro releases yet? With lots of new and updated features, ArcGIS Pro 2.3 makes many of your most requested functionalities a reality. This webinar is designed to demonstrate the new features and enhancements that continue to make ArcGIS Pro the go-to desktop application for the GIS professional. Join us to learn about this exciting release! 

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Esri Webinars 

Public Safety Webinar Series 

Building Crime Analysis Apps with Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS 
February 7, 9 – 10 am (PT) 

Developing Incident Intelligence: Lessons Learned from the Camp Fire Response  
February 13, 9 – 10 am (PT)


National Security Seminar  
Ottawa, ON 
May 2, 2019 - The Westin Ottawa Hotel 

Conferences & Tradeshows  

URISA B.C. - Get Moving! Transport your Network to the Next Level with GIS  
Burnaby, BC 
Feb. 21, 2019 - Hilton Vancouver Metrotown 

GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference 2019  
Portland, OR 
Feb. 25-28, 2019 - Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront 

GETCA 2019 - Greater Edmonton Teachers Convention Association 
Edmonton, AB 
Feb. 28-Mar 1, 2019 - Edmonton Convention Centre 

Esri Partner Conference 
Palm Springs, CA 
March 2-4, 2019 - Palm Springs Convention Center 

PDAC 2019 Convention 
Toronto, ON 
Mar. 3-6, 2019 - Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Esri Developer Summit 
Palm Springs, CA 
March 5-8, 2019 - Palm Springs Convention Center 

OPWA IT Symposium 
Hamilton ON 
Mar. 26, 2019 - McMaster Innovation Park 

Skills Manitoba Competition 
Winnipeg, MB 
Apr. 11, 2019 - Red River College - Notre Dame Campus 


Migrating from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro  

This course introduces the essential ArcGIS Pro terminology you need to understand and prepares you to be productive right away. You will learn how to efficiently complete a variety of tasks related to mapping, editing, analyzing and sharing data, maps and other geospatial resources.

Field Data Collection and Management Using ArcGIS 
Learn how ArcGIS supports a complete field data management workflow — from the office to the field, in the field and back to the office. You will learn best practices to configure and deploy ArcGIS field-productivity apps to meet your data collection needs. You will have the opportunity to use your own iOS or Android device to complete some course exercises. 

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Dimpee Shah is a Marketing Specialist for Esri Canada. The power of geography and its ability to build ‘real connections’ fascinate her. Dimpee has a bachelor’s degree in mass media with majors in advertising and public relations. She has over 10 years of international experience in developing and executing communications campaigns to meet business objectives. Her love for performing arts has inspired her to always put her best foot forward.

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