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Spatial data management at the Esri 2024 User Conference

🌟 Join Us at the 2024 Esri User Conference! 🌟

Are you ready to dive into the exciting world of GIS? Look no further! The 2024 Esri User Conference is just around the corner, and you won’t want to miss it. From July 15 to July 19, we’re bringing together experts, industry leaders, and GIS enthusiasts from around the globe for an unforgettable event.

Here is what we will cover in this blog:

Previous technical workshops

Checkmark button Take a trip down memory lane by revisiting last year’s sessions on the UC2023 channel. It will set the stage for an even more enriching experience at this year’s conference.

Plenary session

Checkmark button Kick off the conference by attending the plenary session to get a sneak peek into the latest advancements in GIS technology and discover how it’s shaping our world.

Expo

Checkmark button Come meet the cool people behind Esri’s innovations by joining us at the expo during the showcase hours! The Geodatabase team will be at the ArcGIS Enterprise area to chat, answer questions, and share their insights.

The Geodatabase team at the showcase area
The Geodatabase team at the showcase area

Expo hours: 

Tue, July 16:  09:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.
Wed, July 17: 09:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.
Thu, July 18: 09:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.

And now, the spatial data management itinerary. Whether you’re a seasoned GIS professional or just dipping your toes into the geospatial world, our curated itinerary awaits you! Dive into the fascinating realm of geodatabases, database functionalities, workflows, and data management best practices.

Each session comes packed with a full set of supporting materials:

Tip: You can use these materials as a reference before the conference or as a follow-up resource.

Geodatabase: An Overview

Enhance your data with spatial and relational integrity rules, data validation, business logic, and advanced behavior. This presentation explores various aspects of the geodatabase information model that provides a data storage and data management framework for ArcGIS. See how to apply geodatabase features to your own data and workflows.

Speakers: Mihail Kaburis, Sean Woodward

Supporting materials:

 

Enterprise Geodatabases: An Overview

Interested in learning about enterprise geodatabases and how to leverage them for your organization? Presenters provide an in-depth overview of multiuser enterprise geodatabases. Discover the basics of creating an enterprise geodatabase, loading and securing data, editing, and performing essential administration tasks.

Speakers: Dakota Lowery, Morgan Robinson

Supporting materials:

Geodatabases: Generating Schema Reports

Want to know how you can analyze, refine, and document your geodatabase design using the Generate Schema Report tool? This presentation demonstrates both the tool’s ability to provide a comprehensive overview of the geodatabase structure and its usefulness as a data modeling tool in identifying areas for improvement in your geodatabase design. Learn tips and trick when working with a schema report and see some future enhancements to data design.

Speakers: Jonathan Murphy, Sean Woodward

Supporting materials:

ArcGIS Data Pipelines: From Cloud Data Stores to ArcGIS Online

Do you store data in Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure Blob Storage, Google BigQuery, or Snowflake? Learn how ArcGIS Data Pipelines, a new data preparation application, helps bring cloud data into ArcGIS Online as hosted feature layers. This presentation guides you through the process of connecting to a cloud dataset, preparing the data using a suite of data engineering tools, and writing the data as hosted feature layers.

Speaker: Max Payson

Supporting materials:

Authoring Attribute Rules

Want to enhance your editing experience and improve your data quality? Find out how authoring different types of attribute rules is beneficial for you. This presentation covers the basics of creating simple attribute rules, using the ArcGIS Arcade function reference, and gradually introducing more complex Arcade expressions to develop more comprehensive attribute rules.

Speaker: Christopher Curtis

Supporting materials:

Multiuser Editing Against Feature Services

Want to learn more about multiuser editing in enterprise geodatabases? This presentation covers branch versioning and nonversioned archiving. Gain an understanding of the different data registration types for feature services and how to identify which registration type is applicable for your desired use case. Learn how to set up data for short and long transactional editing, share it with the organization, and use some common editing workflows.

Speakers: Melissa Jarman, Diana Muresan

Supporting materials:

ArcGIS Data Pipelines: An Introduction 

Did you know that you can create, run, and schedule data preparation workflows with a drag-and-drop user interface that does not require any coding? ArcGIS Data Pipelines, a new app in ArcGIS Online, supports connecting to a variety of data sources; applying tools to blend, build, and integrate datasets; and publishing hosted layers that can be used across your ArcGIS organization. This presentation introduces the app and its key features, preparing you to streamline your data integration and preparation workflows.

Speakers: Duncan Mackey, Max Payson, Bethany Scott

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ArcGIS: Distributing Data with Feature Service Sync

Do you work with distributed data or are you interested in learning more about it? Presenters share the various ways that data can be distributed when using ArcGIS, how to distribute data using the feature service sync capability, and how to synchronize data using ArcGIS Field Maps and ArcGIS Pro.

Speakers: Gary MacDougall, Gaurav Maske

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Enterprise Geodatabases: Demonstrating Branch Versioning Workflows

Join us to explore management workflows related to branch versioning with ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise, and the REST application programming interface (API). The workflows that are demonstrated include, but are not limited to, creating and deleting versions, editing named versions, changing version ownership, reconciling versions, and posting versions. In addition, learn how to perform additional workflows through the REST API that are not available through ArcGIS Pro.

Speaker: Robert Krisher

Supporting materials:

Multiuser Editing Against Feature Services

Want to learn more about multiuser editing in enterprise geodatabases? This presentation covers branch versioning and nonversioned archiving. Gain an understanding of the different data registration types for feature services and how to identify which registration type is applicable for your desired use case. Learn how to set up data for short and long transactional editing, share it with the organization, and use some common editing workflows.

Speakers: Melissa Jarman, Diana Muresan

Supporting materials:

ArcGIS Enterprise: Data Storage Strategies

Data is an integral part of ArcGIS, providing the foundation for your mapping, analysis, and decision-making workflows. Where you store your data impacts how you access, edit, validate, secure, and scale it. This presentation highlights the storage options that are available to you in ArcGIS, from ArcGIS Data Store and enterprise geodatabases to cloud storage and cloud data warehouses. Get a high-level understanding of the data storage landscape in ArcGIS Enterprise and how you can leverage these different storage options in your own organization.

Speakers: Nana Dei, Sarah Hanson

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Authoring Attribute Rules

Want to enhance your editing experience and improve your data quality? Find out how authoring different types of attribute rules is beneficial for you. This presentation covers the basics of creating simple attribute rules, using the ArcGIS Arcade function reference, and gradually introducing more complex Arcade expressions to develop more comprehensive attribute rules.

Speaker: Christopher Curtis

Supporting materials:

Geodatabases: Generating Schema Reports

Want to know how you can analyze, refine, and document your geodatabase design using the Generate Schema Report tool? This presentation demonstrates both the tool’s ability to provide a comprehensive overview of the geodatabase structure and its usefulness as a data modeling tool in identifying areas for improvement in your geodatabase design. Learn tips and trick when working with a schema report and see some future enhancements to data design.

Speakers: Jonathan Murphy, Sean Woodward

Supporting materials:

ArcGIS Enterprise: Integrating Cloud-Native Services

Connect to the cloud services that you need through ArcGIS Enterprise. This presentation explores cloud native storage like AWS S3, Azure Storage, and Google Cloud Storage as well as cloud databases like AWS Aurora, Azure SQL, and Google Cloud SQL. Get an in-depth look at these integration options and how they can benefit you. Presenters also share practical examples to help you get started.

Speakers: Sarah Hanson, Chris Pawlyszyn

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Enterprise Geodatabases: Performance Troubleshooting

Performance-related issues with enterprise geodatabases, maps, or feature services? In this presentation, explore real-world scenarios and discover troubleshooting techniques and tools that you can use for your own organization.

Speakers: Raymond Bunn, Nana Dei, Jim McAbee

Supporting materials:

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ArcGIS: Distributing Data with Feature Service Sync

Do you work with distributed data or are you interested in learning more about it? Presenters share the various ways that data can be distributed when using ArcGIS, how to distribute data using the feature service sync capability, and how to synchronize data using ArcGIS Field Maps and ArcGIS Pro.

Speakers: Gary MacDougall, Gaurav Maske

Supporting materials:

We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!

About the author

Product Engineer on the Geodatabase team, passionate about making a difference in people's lives using GIS. Hiker and a true Éclair and Crêpe lover in her free time.

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