Are you a govie interested in health? Energy? Defense and intelligence? Any of the other important national government disciplines? Then you should definitely be attending the upcoming Esri Federal GIS Conference in Washington, D.C., on February 13th and 14th. The conference is the ideal opportunity to learn firsthand from GIS subject matter experts from across all government disciplines, with more than 125 professional development workshops available to you.
Every hour-long workshop will highlight how GIS is helping government leaders understand new information faster—for smarter, data-driven decisions. You will get a comprehensive deep dive into how visualization of information on dynamic smart maps empowers greater insight into what matters most to your constituency.
Learn how your peers are leveraging deeper geospatial analysis from their GIS platforms in order to drive smarter government—providing a more efficient, transparent, collaborative, and responsive approach.
While there will be dozens of different sessions and trainings that will get you up to speed on how GIS impacts all areas of government, here are three sessions in particular we think are must attends for govies.
Survey123 for ArcGIS: Collect Field Data with Smart Forms
Survey123 for ArcGIS is a simple and intuitive form-centric data gathering solution for creating, sharing, and analyzing field-based surveys in three easy steps. You will learn how to empower users to make smarter, data-driven decisions with this powerful app available on your mobile device. During the workshop, you will also explore how to create smart forms with skip logic, defaults, support for multiple languages, and much more. You can gather data in the field on any device, even when disconnected, and securely sync changes with your enterprise GIS for further analysis.
Esri Story Maps: How to Tell Your Story Using Esri's Storytelling Apps
Join Esri's storyteller Allen Carroll and his team to learn how to use Esri's storytelling apps to plan, build, and publish stories for yourself, your agency, or your organization. In this workshop, experts will guide you through the processes that hundreds of organizations are using to tell their stories. Topics to be covered in the workshop include: conceptualizing your stories, choosing which storytelling app to use based on your requirements, incorporating text, photos, and other content into your stories, and building, editing, and publishing your stories
Spatial Analysis with ArcGIS Online - An Introduction
Are you wondering how ArcGIS Online can help you solve geospatial problems, analyze data, or create new information? This workshop will teach you how to use Esri's suite of cloud-hosted tools to find patterns, assess trends, and make better decisions with your data. You will learn about the spatial analysis capabilities available in ArcGIS Online through scenario-based examples that highlight the value to you and your organization. User requirements, basic spatial analysis workflows, and an overview of tools and their capabilities will be covered. Experts will also have scenario-based demonstrations that show you how to use web maps to create information and glean insight that can be shared quickly and easily.
Intrigued? You can see all of the sessions that will be offered here.
Ready to register? Federal employees receive complimentary registration – sign up here today!