Events

Esri Latin America User Conference

September 25-26, 2014

Royal Palm Plaza
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil

Postconference Seminars

Introduction to Geoprocessing Scripts Using Python

Duration: Three days (24 hours)
Date: 21–23 October 2013
Certified Esri Instructor: Jorge Ruiz-Valdepeña
Course Materials: English
Language: Spanish
Fee: US$470 (local sales tax included)
Includes: One computer per student, course materials, certificate of participation, and coffee breaks
Registration: Send an e-mail to cursos@telematica.com.pe.


Description

Python scripts can reduce the time spent on complex or repetitive tasks, enabling GIS staff to be more productive. This course teaches how to create Python scripts to automate tasks related to data management, feature editing, geoprocessing and analysis, and map production using ArcGIS. You will also learn how to share your Python scripts so your key GIS workflows are accessible to others.


Who should attend?

GIS analysts, specialists, data processors, and others who want to automate ArcGIS tasks and workflows.


Prerequisites

  • Completion of ArcGIS II: Essential Workflows and ArcGIS III: Performing Analysis or equivalent knowledge is required.
  • Knowledge of Python syntax and experience creating Python scripts is required. For those new to Python, Python for Everyone Using ArcGIS 10.1 is strongly recommended.
  • Basic programming skills, including using loops and conditional statements, are required.

Learn how to do the following:

  • Choose a Python scripting environment that meets your needs
  • Incorporate cursors, describe objects, and list objects into scripts to manage and update data
  • Use ArcPy classes and geometry objects to create and update features and perform geoprocessing operations
  • Use the ArcPy mapping module to automate map document and layer management
  • Apply techniques to ensure valid script syntax and error handling
  • Create custom script tools and geoprocessing packages to share your scripts

Esri Technical Certification: Skills Review for ArcGIS Desktop Associate

Duration: Two days (16 hours)
Date: 24–25 October 2013
Certified Esri Instructor: Jorge Ruiz-Valdepeña
Course Materials: English
Language: Spanish
Fee: US$350 (local sales tax included)
Includes: One computer per student, course materials, certificate of participation, and coffee breaks
Registration: Send an e-mail to cursos@telematica.com.pe.


Description

This course will help prepare you to take the ArcGIS Desktop Associate certification exam. You will review and apply your ArcGIS skills in the areas of GIS data management, editing, visualization, and analysis. Hands-on practice with ArcGIS for Desktop software is emphasized.


This course is designed as an exam preparation resource. You are not required to take this course to earn the certification, and completing this course does not guarantee you will pass the exam.


Who should attend?

Individuals planning to take the ArcGIS Desktop Associate 10.0 or 10.1 certification exam


Prerequisites

Two or more years' experience using ArcGIS for Desktop software (versions 9.x and 10) to create and edit data, design and publish maps, and perform common GIS analysis operations is required.


Learn how to do the following:

After completing this course, you will have reinforced the skills required to perform the tasks below. You will also identify areas where you may need to invest additional preparation time in order to earn the ArcGIS Desktop Associate certification.

  • Create a file geodatabase, add data to it, and define components used to ensure data integrity
  • Assess scale, resolution, and coordinate system information to determine whether a dataset is appropriate for a given task
  • Choose appropriate source data, layer properties, and layout elements for a given map purpose
  • Create labels and annotation to improve map readability
  • Design a map that will be shared on the web
  • Create and update feature geometry and attributes with the required accuracy
  • Edit data in a versioned environment and resolve editing conflicts

September 25-26, 2014

Royal Palm Plaza
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil

Hosted by Esri Official Distributor

Telematica