Texas GIS Forum October 23 – 27, 2017 | Austin, Texas

ArcGIS Pro: What's New and the Road Ahead

Tuesday, October 25th , 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: J.J. Pickle Research Center
Taught by:
Zena Pelletier & Brig Bowles
ArcGIS Pro, a new application in the ArcGIS family, makes the GIS functionality you most often use easy to access so you can get your work done faster without a learning curve. It is the essential application for creating and working with spatial data on your desktop that provides tools to visualize, analyze, compile, and share data. In this workshop we will highlight many of the great new features available in ArcGIS Pro, and see the brand new interface and application. Prerequisites: some knowledge of ArcGIS Pro.

Instructor Bio(s)

Zena Pelletier

headshot of instructor Zena Pelletier Zena Pelletier is a Solution Engineer on the Local Government team at Esri. Prior to joining Esri, Zena worked for the Dept. of Defense with 20+ years of work experience. Background work experience also includes surveying and drafting, construction and design management, computer programming and developing software. Zena earned A.S. from Ivy Technical College, focused on Design Technology, B.S.G. from Fort Hays State University, with a dual major degree focused in Construction Management and Geographic Information Systems, and Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems from Pennsylvania State University Graduate School. Zena holds a GISP and Security+ Certification.

Brig Bowles

headshot of instructor Brig BowlesJoseph Brigham Bowles is a Solutions Engineer and works out of the Esri San Antonio office. He has been with Esri for twenty plus years focusing mainly on the technical side of the sales process. His experience is in helping companies and individuals get their data into a spatial format to better find answers to questions. His areas of expertise include web mapping, server based GIS, developer technologies, and making spatial technology available to everyone.

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