Map like a pro with ArcGIS Online

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Robby Deming of Esri; Brian Peterson of Esri
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 6 at 9:00am
  • Location: M104
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

We all live in a realm of data. But sometimes, spreadsheets and databases aren't the best way to tell your story. Take a hands-on tour of the redesigned ArcGIS Online to see how you can easily create intelligent maps in minutes. Learn how the new Smart Mapping feature in ArcGIS Online can help you investigate patterns in your data and easily create beautiful data visualizations, even if you've never worked with maps or GIS before. If you can use an Internet browser, you can create award-winning maps.

Prerequisites: None. This class is for anyone who wants to create online maps, whether they're a seasoned pro or a complete novice. You'll walk away with the knowledge you need to go back to your newsroom and start making maps immediately.

Speaker Bios

  • Robby has worked at Esri for 13 years and has worked with reporters and newsrooms for more than five years. In his current role as Media Strategy Manager, Robby helps media organizations and individual journalists tell powerful stories with maps through Esri's media maps program. Whether that's providing data, software, maps, or just support, Robby and the Esri team are available to help however they can.

  • As Esri's media relations manager, Brian Peterson has more than 25 years of experience in public relations, creative services, and advertising. He joined Esri in 2012, after serving as Vice President of Corporate Communications for Fox Cable Television Networks. Prior to working at Fox, Brian spent more than a decade at the National Football League as a senior editor and project manager. He earned an MBA from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. @bcpeterson56

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