Events & Training Roundup — June 2017

June 7, 2017 Anneliese Sanghara

Get a snapshot of upcoming events: ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud webinar, ArcGIS Pro course and much more.


Enhance Operational Efficiencies in Forestry
June 21, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Collect reliable data in the field and share it with the office for real-time feedback, task prioritization and rapid decision-making. Esri invites you to an exclusive webinar hosted by leading forestry field operations experts who will demonstrate how you and your field teams can access information anywhere, anytime—online or offline—and seamlessly deliver actionable information to decision-… More makers.

Designing the Perfect Map with ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud
June 22, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
The ability to create the exact map you want is now at your fingertips. With ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud, publishing and communication professionals can access data-driven maps and layers directly inside Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. This webinar will introduce you to this new ArcGIS plug-in that enables a seamless experience for producing and sharing maps with your aesthetic design and branding.

Enterprise Asset Management, Part 2 — Creating the System of Engagement with Workflow Enablement
June 27, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
An Enterprise Asset Management system is made up of three core components: a system of record, a system of engagement and a system of insight.  This webinar will build on the concepts introduced in the webinar “System of Record” and demonstrate how to start with simple task management to plan and manage maintenance and assets to achieve a system of engagement.

Missed the Bus? Not Today’s Transit Planners
July 25, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Planning public transit routes is a highly involved process that requires balancing the needs of a vast amount of competing criteria using a budget that never seems to be enough. This webinar will investigate how spatial GIS tools can assist transit planners in making better choices with where to lay routes.

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.

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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.


2017 Atlantic Utilities Special Interest Group
Digby, NS
June 6-8 – Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa

Conferences & Tradeshows

2017 MISA Ontario
Windsor, ON
June 4-7 – Caesars Windsor Conference Centre & Resort

Conservation Authority Collaborative Information Sessions (CACIS)
Gananoque, ON
June 6-8 – Glen House Resorts

CODS17 (Canadian Open Data Summit)
Edmonton, AB
June 12-14 - Chateau Lacombe Hotel

Vancouver, BC
June 15 –Marriott Pinnacle Hotel

Building Resilience 2017
Calgary, AB
June 17-20 - Hyatt Regency Calgary

International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA) International Symposium
Toronto, ON
June 19-21 – Harbourfront Marriott Hotel

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

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


Deploying and Maintaining a Multiuser Database
This course prepares you to successfully create a multiuser geodatabase to store and manage your organization's geographic data. You will learn about the multiuser geodatabase architecture, configuration options and techniques to efficiently load data, assign user privileges and maintain database performance over time. Course concepts apply to both enterprise and workgroup geodatabases. During course exercises, you may work with the RDBMS product that is relevant for your organization (Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server or PostgreSQL).

Mastering ArcPy
This course builds on the concepts taught in Introduction to Geoprocessing Scripts Using Python. It delves deeper into the ArcPy site package and introduces new ways to distribute scripts. The course uses a combination of lectures, demonstrations and exercises to show how to use Python to work with the map document and the geodatabase while demonstrating how Python scripts can be used when working with ArcGIS Server.

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 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.

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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