Events & Training Roundup – September 2016

September 7, 2016 Anneliese Sanghara

Here’s a snapshot of upcoming events: fall User Conferences, a webinar covering everything you wanted to know about Web AppBuilder, a course on ArcGIS Pro and much more.


Building Safe Communities with ArcGIS
September 13, 1-2pm (ET)
Building Safe Communities requires that people, technology and processes work together in a coordinated and collaborative way. Esri’s geospatial technology empowers organizations to achieve situational awareness by sharing dynamic data, maps and apps using a web GIS platform. Web maps provide an intuitive way to understand complex situations and quickly share information both internally and with partner agencies. This webinar will use live demonstrations to introduce the key initial operating capabilities to support Operations Centres that help keep your community safe.

Getting Started with Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Developer Edition)
September 29, 1-2pm (ET)
Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Developer Edition) allows you to build powerful GIS apps that run on desktops, tablets and smartphones. This webinar will begin with how to install and run Web AppBuilder. We will then discuss the fundamentals of customization and demonstrate how to easily add custom widgets and themes. You will also learn how to deploy an application created by Web AppBuilder to your own web server and then make it a web app template for use in ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS.


2016 Versadex Users Best Practice Training Workshop
Toronto, ON
September 19-22

Esri Canada User Conferences

Edmonton User Conference
Edmonton, AB
September 20

Toronto User Conference
Toronto, ON
October 5

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.

Esri GeoConX
Phoenix, Arizona
October 17-20


Public Works Association BC Chapter (PWABC) Technical Conference and Tradeshow
Sun Peaks, BC
September 18-21

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


ArcGIS 2: Essential Workflows
Calgary, AB
September 14-16
In this course, you will acquire skills that will prepare you to perform the most common ArcGIS workflows. Primarily using ArcMap and ArcGIS Online, you will explore, manage and analyze geographic data while creating informative maps. The course also covers techniques to effectively share your ArcGIS work with decision-makers, colleagues and the public.

Introduction to ArcGIS Pro for GIS Professionals
Toronto, ON
September 15-16
Learn essential ArcGIS Pro terminology and become prepared to efficiently complete many different tasks related to mapping, editing, geoprocessing and analysis. ArcGIS Pro, the newest application included with ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop, is designed to help GIS professionals complete their projects and share their results more quickly and easily than ever before. With its modern ribbon interface and tight integration of 2D and 3D capabilities, ArcGIS Pro will streamline the way you do your GIS work.

Deploying Portal for ArcGIS
September 26-27, 9-5pm (CT)
Learn best practices to deploy Portal for ArcGIS to meet your organization's need for private, secure geospatial content sharing. This course introduces the architectural and security models that support web GIS workflows. You will learn how to configure Portal for ArcGIS and its supporting GIS service and data-hosting components to enable a complete web GIS in your infrastructure.

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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