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

Liberate Your Data with ArcGIS Online

Tuesday, October 25th , 8:00 A.M. - Noon
Location: J.J. Pickle Research Center
Taught by:
Katherine Smyth & Michael Beavers
Did you know that if you have an ArcGIS Online organizational account, you also have access to our free Open Data site? During this session we will cover the many ways to share your data with the public using ArcGIS Online and how to integrate maps and apps created with that data into an Open Data page that everyone can access.

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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