Esri Partner Conference

March 4-6, 2017  |  Palm Springs, CA

Pre-Conference Workshop

Effective Storytelling with Maps – Pre-conference Workshop

Date Time Location
Saturday, March 5 Offering 1: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Madera Ballroom, Palms Springs Convention Center
Saturday, March 5 Offering 2: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Madera Ballroom, Palms Springs Convention Center

Presenters: Owen Evans, Brooks Patrick, Jim Herries, Dominik Tarolli

Every organization needs to tell engaging stories. Incorporating authoritative maps and geographic content into your narratives brings them to life in new ways and enables rich, multimedia storytelling. In this seminar you’ll get an overview of how the ArcGIS platform supports and enhances your ability to tell stories. We’ll highlight three key technologies: smart mapping, 3D content, and Esri’s Storytelling apps.


15 min | Introduction

45 min | Story Maps

  • What are story maps?
  • Great story examples
  • Build stories with Map Tour and Map Journal
  • Basic storytelling best practices


  • Publishing 3D Layers
  • Creating a Web Scene on ArcGIS Online
  • Communicating your vision in 3D
  • International Examples



45 min | Smart Mapping

  • Make compelling maps of your data
  • Mapping where, what, how much
  • Tune the map to the story you need to tell


15 min | Summary & Key Take-Aways

Space is limited – Register today!

Pre-conference Workshop: $95- includes lunch
(Attendees must be registered for the Esri Partner Conference)

Include the workshop when you Register for EPC.

If you’ve already registered for the conference, email or call 1-888-377-4576 to have the workshop added to your registration.