Events & Training Roundup — May 2018

May 2, 2018 Anneliese Sanghara

How can smart communities engage the public? Where is Esri Canada exhibiting this spring? Get a snapshot of upcoming events and training courses in the May Events & Training Roundup.

Esri Canada User Conferences (Spring)

Sudbury User Conference
Sudbury, ON
May 9 - Holiday Inn

Calgary User Conference
Calgary, AB
May 16 - Calgary Stampede - BMO Centre

Kelowna User Conference
Kelowna, BC
May 29 - Four Points by Sheraton

View the fall UC schedule

Get a sneak preview of the topics that will be showcased at the Spring 2018 Esri Canada User Conferences. From image analysis & stereo mapping (with 3D glasses!) and ArcGIS Pro 2.1 to ArcGIS Hub and Insights for ArcGIS, you won’t want to miss what we have in store for these events. Register today

Conferences & Tradeshows

Smart Cities Expo World Forum
Toronto, ON
May 7-8, 2018 – The International Centre

Skills Canada Ontario
Toronto, ON
May 7-9, 2018 – Toronto Congress Centre

GO Open Data Conference 2018
Barrie, ON
May 11-12, 2018 – Georgian College’s Barrie Campus

CACIS 2018 – Conservation Authority Collaborative Information Sessions
Ramara, ON
May 29-31, 2018 – Fern Resort

CCA2018 43rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association
Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia
May 30-June 2, 2018 – Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS)

Esri International User Conference
San Diego, CA
July 9-13, 2018 - San Diego Convention Centre

Esri Canada Webinars

Smart Communities Engage the Public
May 17, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Municipalities have been delivering foundational services their communities depend on for generations. In many cases, however, although information about services and programs are available, they are not easily accessible. Both Maple Ridge and Brampton exemplify the best of open government by working in collaboration with multiple city departments, focusing on their community’s needs to develop comprehensive open data portals that are tightly integrated with other city systems. We will look at the guiding principles that ensured success for both organizations. Then we will conclude with key learning and recommendations on approaches to become a smart community by engaging the public.

Building Cross-Platform Native Apps with AppStudio for ArcGIS (The Basics)
May 24, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
AppStudio for ArcGIS allows you to build native apps fast. Native apps give the best user experience, run beautifully when disconnected from the network and can be published into the Google Play and Apple app stores. In this session, we will show you how to deploy your maps inside a native app – beginning in ArcGIS Desktop and ending in a public app store. Attendees will learn how to configure out-of-the-box templates with easy-to-use wizards, as well as how to extend the templates with QML and JavaScript code.

Leveraging Spatial Analytics to Help Utilities Make Better Decisions
May 31, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
The opportunities at utilities to support information-driven decision-making and analytics are significant. Location enablement and enhanced analytics via geospatial technologies has begun to be recognized as a critical element to fully understanding what’s being done, where, when and, most importantly, why. This session will explore the various ways you can use the analytic capabilities of ArcGIS to support better decision-making in many areas of your business, including asset management, storm planning/hardening and customer-centric engagement, among others.

There’s a Configurable App for That!
June 21, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Configurable apps are the fastest and easiest way to go from a map to a shareable app that effectively communicates and shares your stories. Esri has many configurable apps available to meet your needs with no coding required. In this webinar, we will show you the different apps available in the ArcGIS platform. Attendees will learn how to share a web map as a configurable app and how to modify the app to reflect your brand, purpose and audience.

View recorded webinars

Esri Webinars

Public Safety Webinar Series

Supporting Emergency Management Operations Using Location Intelligence
May 3, 9 – 10 am (PT)

3D GIS for Improved Event Response
May 16, 9 – 10 am (PT)

Introduction to the New ArcGIS Pro Add-In to Support Crime Analysis Workflows
June 7, 9 – 10 am (PT)

Indoors and Outside – Securing Critical Facilities and Workplaces
June 13, 9 – 10 am (PT)

Training

Introduction to Geoprocessing Scripts Using Python
Reduce the time spent on complex and repetitive workflows, so you can focus on GIS work that can't be automated. This course teaches how to create Python scripts for key ArcGIS workflows and share them, so they are accessible to others.

Introduction to JavaScript
JavaScript is the technology of choice to develop responsive and interactive web applications. Within the Esri platform, you will need to use JavaScript to create stunning web mapping applications in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. In this course, you will get an introduction to the JavaScript language as well as an understanding of development environments, debugging techniques, syntax and code structures.

ArcGIS Enterprise: Configuring a Base Deployment
Learn how to install and configure an ArcGIS Enterprise base deployment to enable individuals to securely access, create and share geospatial resources to boost collaboration and gain location-based insights. You will learn how to license and install the four software components of a base deployment and ensure system security and performance.

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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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