Events & Training Roundup — September 2017

September 8, 2017 Anneliese Sanghara

Have you registered for the fall Esri Canada User Conferences? Do you want to learn how to create customized story maps? And how to get started with versioned workflows in a multiuser geodatabase? Get a snapshot of upcoming events and training courses in the September Events & Training Roundup.

Esri Canada Webinars

Essential GIS Capabilities for Operations Centres
September 14, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Esri’s ArcGIS platform empowers organizations to achieve shared situational awareness by integrating multiple sources of information and making it accessible to emergency responders through dynamic maps, dashboards and web applications. This webinar will use live demonstrations to introduce the key initial operating capabilities to support any operations centre and keep your community safe.

Thinking Outside the Box: Customizing Esri Story Maps
September 21, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Esri Story Maps are a great way to tell your story by combining authoritative maps with narrative text, images and multimedia content. This session will introduce story maps and explore the available configurable templates. You will learn how to customize story maps without having to download and host the application yourself. We will also review best practices for creating compelling story maps.

Smart Communities for Any Community
September 28, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Every community, regardless of size, has the potential to use data and technology to become a smart community. ArcGIS Hub can make a smart community even smarter, giving context and purpose to data. It organizes people, processes and technology to meet the needs of citizens and government organizations. In this session, we will look at some case studies and solutions that are geared towards helping any community create sustainable, repeatable and integrated services.

What’s New with Imagery in ArcGIS
October 5, 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Whether you need to extract actionable information from satellite imagery or use drone data to support your projects, ArcGIS provides you with the tools and workflows required to accomplish your goals. Join us as we look at the new capabilities available in ArcGIS for integrating and extracting information from imagery. We’ll also explore how you can use parallel processing and distributed computing to process imagery in a fraction of the time traditionally required. 

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.

View recorded webinars

Esri Webinars

Public Safety Webinar Series
Cyber-GIS: Using Geography to Focus Cyber Security on Mission Outcomes
September 20, 9 – 10 am (PT)

Mastering ArcGIS Expressions with Python, Arcade and SQL
October 5, 9 – 10 am (PT)

Modernizing Your Desktop and Analysis Workflows with ArcGIS Pro
October 12, 9 – 10 am (PT)

Major Event Venue and Critical Infrastructure Mapping for the PSAP
October 18, 9 – 10 am (PT)

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

Conferences & Tradeshows

Public Works Association BC Chapter (PWABC) Technical Conference and Tradeshow
Penticton, BC
September 17-20 – Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

Fire - Rescue Canada Conference 2017
Vancouver, BC
September 17-20 – Vancouver Westin Bayshore

2017 TAC Conference and Exhibition
St. John’s, NL
September 24-27 – Delta St. John’s Hotel

2017 Versadex Users Workshop - Technology at a Higher Level
Denver, CO
September 25-28 – Marriot City Centre Hotel

IAAO Conference
Las Vegas, NV
September 25-27 – Bally’s Las Vegas

Circle of Knowledge and Practices Conference
Winnipeg, MB
October 5-6 - Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre

GIS in Education and Research Conference
Toronto, ON
October 11– University of Toronto

2017 Manitoba Social Studies Teachers Association
Winnipeg, MB
October 20 - Kildonan-East Collegiate

British Columbia Social Studies Teachers Association Conference
Vancouver, BC
October 20 - Vancouver Technical Secondary School

Nova Scotia Social Studies Teachers Association
Halifax, NS
October 27 - St. Mary's University

Geomatics Atlantic Conference 2017
St. John’s, NL
November 23-24 – Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

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.

Implementing Versioned Workflows in a Multiuser Geodatabase
Learn a sound versioning workflow that minimizes disruption to editors, ensures the integrity of your organization's GIS data and integrates well with existing business workflows. This course explores a variety of versioned editing workflows and examines how versioning decisions impact data accuracy and database performance.

ArcGIS 4: Sharing Content on the Web
Learn to share geographic content, making it accessible to everyone who needs it both when and how they want to access it. This course teaches how to publish your organization's authoritative GIS data, maps and tools as services that can be discovered on your organization's public or private ArcGIS portal, easily accessed from desktop and online applications and featured in web and mobile apps.

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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