SDI Events Roundup – March 2017

March 27, 2017 Gordon Plunkett

Here’s a roundup of events happening in Canada and globally, related to spatial data infrastructures (SDI). You’ll also find insightful reports from recently held SDI events that you may find useful for your own projects.

ArcGIS Pro SDK Technical Sessions at Dev Summit 2017

The Desktop SDK Team has, once again, provided a comprehensive line-up of technical workshops at the 2017 Esri Developer Summit.  The workshops help users get up to speed with the Pro SDK and get caught up with the latest features and patterns. 

Esri 360 – Developer Summit Videos now available online

Didn’t manage to get to Palm Springs for the DevSummit this year? No worries, Esri has now posted the plenary and mainstage session video recordings from the event.

ITWORX wins the 2017 Esri Partner Conference Global Award for Big Data Analytics

In recognition of its innovative efforts in stretching the boundaries of big data and location-based analytics, front-running IT solutions and services provider ITWORX has been named the 2017 Esri Partner of the Year for Big Data & Analytics. ITWORX garnered the prestigious award for its InSite Suite, a location-based behavioural analytics solution for the elco sector.

Upcoming Events

URISA Ontario BeSpatial 2017 Conference
May 3, 2017
Toronto, Ontario

The 42nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association
May 31- June 2, 2017
Ottawa, Ontario

Canadian Open Data Summit (CODS)
June 12-14, 2017
Edmonton, Alberta

Earth Observation (EO) Summit 2017
June 20-22, 2017
Montréal, Québec

Tecterra TECNOVATE 2017
June 21, 2017
Calgary, Alberta

28th International Cartographic Conference
July 2-7, 2017
Washington, DC

About the Author

Gordon Plunkett

Gordon Plunkett is the Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Director at Esri Canada. He has more than 30 years of experience in GIS and Remote Sensing in both the public and private sectors. He currently sits as a member of the Community Map of Canada Steering Committee, GeoAlliance Canada Interim Board of Directors, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Committee on Geomatics, the University of Laval Convergence Network Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board to the Carleton University Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre. During his career, Gordon has worked on projects in more than 20 countries and has contributed to numerous scientific conferences and publications. At Esri Canada, he is responsible for developing and supporting the company’s SDI vision, initiatives and outreach, including producing content for the SDI blog.

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