March 23–26, 2013
Palm Springs Convention Center
Palm Springs, CA
Training and Certification
Do you have a people strategy?...Stop by the Training and Certification Island to learn about the variety of training solutions available to help you build a skilled, productive staff prepared to do the job right, on time, and on budget. Knowledgeable training consultants will be on hand to talk with you about courses and strategies to meet your organization’s short- and long-term GIS staff development goals. Ask us about our Esri Training Pass option, a convenient, one-stop method to purchase and manage GIS training in your organization. You can also find out about Esri’s Technical Certification program, how certification can benefit you and your customers, the release of our 10.1 version exams, exam preparation resources, and more.
The Technical Support Island is staffed with experts where you can talk one-to-one with Esri staff. They can answer your questions, collect your feedback, help you navigate your challenges, and share best practices with you.
In addition, you can see live demos of user community resources, such as the ArcGIS Ideas website, the GIS wiki etc. Make an appointment or walk in anytime during the showcase hours.
Apps and Runtime SDKs
Visit this area of the showcase to learn more about Esri’s ArcGIS Runtime SDKs and ready-to-deploy applications. Esri staff responsible for building and deploying apps and Runtime SDKs will be there to answer your questions and share what they are working on. In addition, you will discover opportunities to better leverage your investment in GIS, and “test-drive” ArcGIS on a variety of devices.
The Esri Software Development Group is interested in your comments and feedback on the current quality of ArcGIS, as well as your ideas on how to improve future software releases. Help us understand your GIS workflows and discuss ways you can become more productive and efficient with your work. We want to know how you are using Esri software throughout your entire organization to implement your GIS projects for individual tasks or successfully complete entire GIS workflows. Understanding your workflow is critical for Esri to help test and build better solutions.
Esri Location Analytics augments enterprise business systems with content, mapping, and geographic capabilities through complementary and non-disruptive technology. Visit the island and see how you can extend the ArcGIS platform to target applications using technology that's native to the underlying system.
See examples for Business Intelligence, Customer Relationship Management, and Office Productivity.
Stop by and see how you can extend your work to new systems, new departments, and use geography to drive your organization forward.
Domestic and international customer service representatives will be available to answer questions regarding order status, general licensing information, and maintenance status. Experienced staff will also be available to demonstrate the Esri Partner Network (EPN) ordering system, Customer Service site, and Customer Care site, which enable users to view license summaries, download version 10x software, manage version 10x authorization numbers, update address or contact information, and much more.
Desktop applications are used to build the maps and data models that you use throughout your GIS. Visit the Desktop Island to talk to development staff about storing and retrieving data, creating maps and models, using Python and geoprocessing tools, and publishing from Desktop applications. Topics covered at the Desktop Island include
- Data visualization
- 3D rule-driven visualization and analysis
- Spatial analysis and modeling
- Cartographic workflows
- Data publishing from ArcMap
- Extending ArcGIS for Desktop with Python
- Data management and editing
- RDBMS support and SQL access
- Geodatabase creation and management
- Imagery management and analysis
- File geodatabase API
Visit the Online Island to get all the latest information on ArcGIS Online, as well as map and geoservices and other data products. Get your questions answered by Esri development teams and other Esri experts. At the Online Island you can explore maps and other online content to help you jump-start your development projects and learn about Esri’s data products for use with your apps.