Welcome!


Let's organize a new way to work together as a shared-purpose community of passionate GIS professionals in the greater New York metro area

  • Connect with one another
  • Learn from each other
  • Mobilize together around the power of GIS and our combined know-how 
  • Identify and tackle important, meaningful problems in our community that can benefit from GIS and location technology

NY Metro GIS User Group Meeting

Date: June 1, 2022

Time: Noon–1:30 p.m. (ET)

Location: Virtual

Cost: No cost

Language: English

Discovering Real-Time Capabilities and IoT Integration

A key capability of real-time analysis is providing alerts. You may want a notification that tracks the progress of snowplows or flags potential asset failures within a utility line to prioritize maintenance activities. This user group will demonstrate Esri's customer workflows for ingesting, visualizing, and analyzing real-time data and key observations for immediate operational understanding.

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NY Metro GIS User Group Meeting

Date: December 7, 2021

Time: Available Now

Location: Virtual

Cost: No cost

Language: English

The NYC Metro GIS community heard from Elidia Tennenhauser and Sean Horman from the NYC Department of Buildings to learn about their work on the department’s virtual emergency operations center (EOC), a next generation GIS-based system for responding to construction- and non-construction-related incidents in New York City.


Esri staff also shared the latest advancements in integrating ArcGIS with Microsoft Office 365 and updates for the ArcGIS apps for SharePoint, Power BI, and Teams. Learn how you can leverage these apps to help spread the reach of GIS throughout your organization.

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NY Metro User Group Meeting

Date: August 3, 2021

Time: Available Now

Location: Virtual

Cost: No cost

Language: English

The NYC Metro community had an opportunity to come together to share ideas and inspire each other to use GIS to help improve our world. The August 3 meeting included a guest presentation by Dr. Harsha Rajashekharaiah and Jim Daly as they demonstrated how Suffolk County, New York, has utilized ArcGIS to ensure equitable distribution of vaccines across the county. Also, technical consultants Alex Campbell and Taylor Teske of Esri’s Professional Services team delivered a short presentation on how users are leveraging webhooks with ArcGIS to support common automation workflows. 

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NY Metro User Group Meeting

Date: April 27, 2021

Time: Available Now

Location: Virtual

Cost: No cost

Language: English

The April 27 NY Metro GIS User Group meeting features the following:   

  • Zarith Pineda, founder and  executive director of Territorial Empathy, will discuss how her NYC-based organization combined GIS data, compelling media, and impactful storytelling to inform the public of inequities in lived experiences. This spurred action that resulted in citywide policy changes.
  • Piyali Kundu, Esri senior solution engineer, will talk about Esri's racial equity and social justice program.
  • Bilge Kose, Landmarks Preservationist of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, will discuss LPC’s latest story map, Preserving Significant Places of Black History, that share the landmarks and historic districts illustrating the experiences and achievements of African Americans throughout NYC history. The discussion will focus on creating an interactive and highly visual story map, which is intended to share with the public the stories of New Yorkers through designated landmarks and historic districts.

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NY Metro User Group Meeting

Date: October 6, 2020

Time: Available Now

Location: Virtual

Cost: No cost

Language: English

The NY Metro area government community met October 6, 2020 for the first NY Metro User Group meeting. Learn something new, contribute to other's success, and gain a new sense of community and fellowship to help us all overcome the extreme challenges facing us today. This meeting is a valuable, compelling discussion for GIS practitioners and mangers alike.

 

  • Guest Speaker: Suzanne Foss – Join Suzanne Foss, an Esri Product Manager with the Real-Time GIS team as she introduces ArcGIS Velocity, a new real-time and big data processing and analysis capability in ArcGIS Online. Learn how to connect to virtually any type of sensor, perform real-time analytics and processing on streaming data, and automatically disseminate information and alert personnel when specified conditions occur
  • FDNY – Hear from Tom Merkel and Chris Stack with FDNY Incident Management Team GIS Disaster Response and Interagency Operations
  • Enhancements to Processing Drone Data – Dave LaShell from Esri presenting SiteScan and nFrame (new SaaS options)
  • Open Discussion – Dave LaShell, Esri NYC Manager, will host an open conversation

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