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Events & Training Roundup – October 2016

Here’s a snapshot of upcoming events: fall Esri Canada User Conferences, a webinar about building apps in a snap, a course on image analysis and much more.


Leveraging Data and Analytics in the ArcGIS System
October 13, 1-2pm (ET)
Organizations are always looking for ways to enhance their own data to make more informed decisions. Using geoenrichment, along with the ability to combine your own data with demographics, you can gain a deeper understanding of what and who is in your area. In this webinar, we’ll show you how you can make more informed geographic decisions by leveraging data and analytics in the ArcGIS system. This session will explore what demographic data and content are available to you and how you can leverage these data sources in your organization.

Configuring Your Apps in a Snap: A Behind the Scenes Look at Preparing Your Web Apps
November 24, 1-2pm (ET)
Creating effective and engaging web apps is becoming an increasingly popular way of presenting your GIS data to others. Although end-users only see what is presented on the web, there is work to be done behind the scenes to prepare the underlying data. In this webinar, we will introduce you to some of our recent, popular web apps. Using these web apps as an example, we’ll provide insight on what you should consider when configuring your data before creating the web app on ArcGIS Online. Once the data considerations are established, the webinar will conclude by demonstrating how to configure some out-of-the-box web app templates.

Esri Canada User Conferences

Toronto User Conference
Toronto, ON
October 5

Montréal User Conference
Montréal, QC
October 18

Ottawa User Conference
Ottawa, ON
October 20

Fredericton User Conference
Fredericton, NB
October 25-26

Vancouver User Conference
Vancouver, BC
November 2

Regina User Conference
Regina, Saskatchewan|
November 15

St. John’s User Conference
St. John’s, NL
November 23

Our annual User Conferences (UCs) continue to be the best opportunity to discover exciting new developments in Esri’s GIS solutions and to network with your peers and industry experts. Find out more about these opportunities in the Esri Canada UC Story Map and download our UC app.

Esri GeoConX
Phoenix, AZ
October 17-20


Geomatics 2016 Fall AGMQ Symposium
Montréal, QC
October 19-20

URISA GIS-Pro 2016
Toronto, ON
October 31-November 3


Using LiDAR Data in ArcGIS for Desktop
October 12, 9am-5pm (MT)
This course explores the techniques and functionalities available to optimize the use of LiDAR data with ArcGIS 10.x Desktop. You will learn how to integrate and manage LiDAR point cloud data with LAS, TIN and mosaic datasets, as well as how to visualize and perform analysis in 2D/3D with the tools available with the ArcGIS Desktop 3D Analyst extension. By developing LiDAR data management strategies with ArcGIS, you will be able to help support the decision-making process in your organization.

Image Analysis with GIS
October 13, 9am-5pm (MT)
Learn best practices and workflows to enhance visualization and extract meaningful information from satellite imagery, LiDAR and other remotely sensed data. This course covers dynamic raster processing options available in ArcGIS and takes you on an in-depth exploration of image classification. You will use three classification methods to categorize land cover features and learn how to determine which method is appropriate for a given project and dataset.

Distributing Data Using Geodatabase Replication
October 25-26, 9am-5pm (CT)
Learn how to extend access to GIS data throughout your organization, to partner organizations and into the field. This course teaches best practices to plan for and implement geodatabase replication to support multiuser editing workflows and data-sharing initiatives. You will learn how to protect the integrity and performance of your production database while meeting the needs of desktop, mobile and online users.