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Preconference Seminars


Get in-depth, expert-led training on the latest GIS technologies before the conference so you can build upon your new knowledge at UC.  Sign up when registering for the UC, or add seminars afterward by calling 909-793-2853, ext. 1363 between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (PST) 

PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

ArcGIS Platform Solution Guidance

July 7, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Traditional Seminar Fee: $375.00

Level: Advanced

Length: 1 Day

Join this seminar to learn how to construct ArcGIS solutions that produce value through new and expanded opportunities. Attendees will acquire new techniques and best practices for defining solutions that leverage the ArcGIS platform and deliver success. Topics include defining solutions, aligning business requirements to technology, communicating with business and IT audiences, and more. Presenters: Dave Wrazien, Nathan Bennett, Raymond Bunn, and Sean McGinnis.

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Getting Started with Insights for ArcGIS

July 7, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Hands-On Seminar Fee: $745.00

Level: Beginner

Length: 1 Day

Get an introduction to Insights for ArcGIS—a web-based, data analytics workbench built to explore spatial and non-spatial data. Learn how to use Insights to dynamically visualize and analyze data from multiple sources on maps, charts, tables, and more. Investigate a spatial problem in depth by interactively applying powerful analysis tools for deeper insights. Presenters: Jack Horton and Nick Giner.

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Imagery and ArcGIS: Management, Analysis, and Use

July 7, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Traditional Seminar Fee: $375.00

Level: Intermediate

Length: 1 Day

This seminar will provide an overview of the imagery capabilities of ArcGIS—and how to put those capabilities into practice. Learn how to manage different modalities of imagery using mosaic datasets, then provide dynamic image services for fast access. Discover various web applications to consume these services within interactive applications through immersive demonstrations and a Q&A session. Presenters: Peter Becker, Cody Benkelman, Vinay Viswambharan, and Emily Windahl.

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Integrating IoT and ArcGIS

July 7, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Traditional Seminar Fee: $375.00

Level: Intermediate

Length: 1 Day

Learn how you can connect ArcGIS to the Internet of Things. Discover the capabilities of ArcGIS with respect to ingesting, analyzing, and sharing real-time data to improve your decision-making process and provide your customer with smarter services. See real-world scenarios from a number of industries and discuss specific product capabilities for real-time data, big data, and geoanalytics. Presenters: Marten Hogeweg, Josh Joyner, Adam Mollenkopf, and Suzanne Foss.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

Making Great Maps

July 7, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Hands-On Seminar Fee: $495.00

Level: Intermediate

Length: 1 Day

Join Esri’s award-winning cartographers to learn how to make great maps that are content rich, easy to read, and attractive. With access to a dozen hands-on exercises from the Esri Cartography MOOC, you’ll discover how to leverage the tools available in ArcGIS Pro. We’ll cover core cartographic fundamentals as well as tips, tricks and workflows to make your maps shine. Presenters: Kenneth Field, Edie Punt, John Nelson, and Wesley Jones.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

Planning for Building a GIS

July 7, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Traditional Seminar Fee: $375.00

Level: Intermediate

Length: 1 Day

Learn the practical aspects of implementing a GIS enterprise platform that integrates with your business strategy and workflows. See how to leverage ArcGIS Industry Solution templates, configurable applications, and Web GIS architecture to optimize planning and ROI. Dive into the day-to-day details of GIS management, hardware acquisition and deployment, system migration, risk analysis, and more. Presenter: Dave Peters.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

Migrating from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro | 2-Day Seminar

July 07 – 08, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Hands-On Seminar Fee: $745.00

Level: Advanced

Length: 2 Days

In this session, experienced ArcMap users will discover more streamlined visualization, editing, and analysis workflows using ArcGIS Pro. Learn how to migrate existing maps, models and scripts from ArcMap into ArcGIS Pro —often times without any required conversion. Through discussions, activities, and hands-on exercises, you will start applying your ArcMap workflows to ArcGIS Pro with ease. Presenters: Tim Stoebner and Mike Flanagan.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

Python Scripting for GIS People | 2-Day Seminar

July 07 – 08, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Hands-On Seminar Fee: $745.00

Level: Intermediate

Length: 2 Days

Python scripts can reduce the time spent on complex or repetitive tasks, enabling GIS staff to be more efficient and productive. This session will teach you how to create Python scripts to automate tasks related to data management, feature editing, geoprocessing, and analysis. You will also learn how to share your Python scripts so your key GIS workflows are accessible to others. Presenters: Alan Coyle and Brittany White..

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Sharing GIS Content Using ArcGIS | 2-Day Seminar

July 07 – 08, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Hands-On Seminar Fee: $745.00

Level: Beginner

Length: 2 Days

This session will teach you how to publish your organization's authoritative GIS data, maps, and tools as services that are easily accessible to anyone who needs it—when, and how, they want to access it—via your public or private ArcGIS Enterprise portal. Using ArcGIS Pro, you will learn how to easily access content in desktop and online applications, and how to feature your content in web and mobile apps. Presenters: John Thieling and Tom Shippee.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

ArcGIS Performance: Tuning, Testing, and Monitoring

July 8, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Traditional Seminar Fee: $375.00

Level: Advanced

Length: 1 Day

This seminar will discuss the process of ArcGIS performance tuning, testing, and monitoring. This includes methodology and tools for analyzing the key performance factors and the root cause of typical performance problems associated with an enterprise GIS implementation. In addition, you will learn ArcGIS Monitor configuration and diagnosing performance, uptime, and infrastructure problems. Presenters: Andrew Sakowicz, Frank Pizzi, and Aaron Lopez.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

Building Great 3D Scenes

July 8, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Hands-On Seminar Fee: $495.00

Level: Intermediate

Length: 1 Day

Learn how to author 3D scenes using ArcGIS Pro, to represent GIS content in three dimensions. Get an introduction to 3D data creation, and a deeper dive into 3D layer and scene properties. This session will cover real-world representations, such as: elevation surfaces, cityscapes and building interiors, and subsurface geologies. Presenters: Nathan Shephard, Michael Contreras, Eric Wittner, and Craig McCabe.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

Field Operations and ArcGIS

July 8, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Hands-On Seminar Fee: $495.00

Level: Beginner

Length: 1 Day

Learn how ArcGIS helps your organization optimize field operations by: taking ArcGIS maps offline into smart devices using ArcGIS Publisher Extension and Explorer for ArcGIS; coordinating your field workers with Workforce for ArcGIS and Navigator for ArcGIS; optimizing data capture with Collector and Survey123 for ArcGIS; building effective operation dashboards with Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS. Presenters: Chris LeSueur, Derek Law, Ismael Chivite, James Tedrick, Jeff Shaner, and Scott Ball.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

Implementing ArcGIS: A Project Manager's Perspective

July 8, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Traditional Seminar Fee: $375.00

Level: Intermediate

Length: 1 Day

This seminar will focus on defining and implementing an enterprise ArcGIS project from a project management perspective. Presenters will discuss best practices for Enterprise GIS project implementation, including how to effectively leverage the ArcGIS platform. Topics will cover all key project stages, from visioning through deployment. Presenters: Craig Venker, Jennifer Prather, and Lana Tylka.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

Leveraging Big Data in ArcGIS

July 8, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Traditional Seminar Fee: $375.00

Level: Intermediate

Length: 1 Day

This seminar will provide a deep-dive into the GeoAnalytics Server, showing attendees how to perform scalable and distributed batch analysis on feature and tabular data that has both spatial (location) and temporal (time) components. Acquire the analytical framework you need to summarize, visualize, and analyze patterns using large volumes of data. Presenters: Michael Park, Sarah Ambrose, Noah Slocum, and Bethany Scott.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

Scientific Tools for Atmospheric and Climate Analysis

July 8, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Traditional Seminar Fee: $495.00

Level: Beginner

Length: 1 Day

Leverage The Science of Where by integrating spatial methods into your analysis of atmospheric, climate, and meteorological data. This seminar will explore a variety of tools and workflows for the analysis, visualization, data management, and sharing of data available in netCDF, HDF and GRIB formats using the ArcGIS platform including new capabilities in ArcGIS Pro. Presenters: Brett Rose and Nawajish Norman.

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PRECONFERENCE SEMINARS

Statistical Spatial Data Analysis with R and ArcGIS

July 8, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)

San Diego, CA

Hands-On Seminar Fee: $495.00

Level: Beginner

Length: 1 Day

Through a series of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises, this session will teach you the fundamentals of the R language and how to leverage the spatial analysis and visualization capabilities of ArcGIS with the statistical capabilities of R. We will be using the open source R-ArcGIS bridge project to present seamless, efficient software integration workflows. Presenters: Marjean Pobuda, Shaun Walbridge, Mark Janikas, Orhun Aydin, and Steve Kopp.

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