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

Esri Maps & Apps - Field, Office, Public & Developer

Monday, October 24th , 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: J.J. Pickle Research Center
Taught by:
Katherine Smyth & Michael Beavers
During this workshop, attendees will learn how to leverage their investment in the ArcGIS Platform through ArcGIS Online and via Portal for ArcGIS. Esri will cover the Web Map which is the fulcrum of Web GIS and how Web Maps feed a suite of focused, off-the-shelf Apps that can be used in the office and in the field.

Instructor Bio(s)

Katherine Smyth

headshot of instructor Katherine SmythKatherine Smyth is a Solution Engineer with Esri where she works with local governments to support their growth as GIS-powered organizations. Before Esri, Katherine used GIS to support private and public organizations specializing in archaeology, terrestrial planet exploration and natural resources. Katherine earned a BA in Anthropology from CU Boulder in 2007 and an MS in GIS from the University of Redlands in 2013.

Michael Beavers

headshot of instructor Michael Beavers Michael Beavers is a Solution Engineer with Esri where he focuses applying his product expertise to formulating web-based GIS solutions for customers in Local Government and the Aviation Industry. Mike has extensive experience in GIS management. He worked as a GIS Manager/Coordinator in the private sector and in local and regional governments. A military veteran, Captain Beavers was an Instructor Navigator in the Air Force. He flew as a commercial/airline pilot after his military service. Michael earned a B.S. from Texas State University, where he concentrated on cartography, photogrammetry, remote sensing and computer science. He earned a Master’s Degree in GIS from New Mexico State University.

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