ESRI and Google training sessions at the AAGW 2010

ESRI and Google training sessions at the AAGW 2010

Registrations are opened for the training day at the Africa Agriculture GIS Week 2010

, that will be held in Nairobi 8-12 June 2010.

The Training Day will take place on on Friday 11 June at the ILRI Campus in Nairobi, Kenya.

The program of the day includes parallel training sessions from ESRI and Google.

Google program:

A series of workshops  to learn how Google's geo tools relate to each other and can be used for scientific investigations, resource management, monitoring deforestation, and also as powerful communication tools.

Featured products will include

Google Earth
Google Maps
Google Map Maker
Fusion Tables
Open Data Kit.

All products will be presented in a context of applied agriculture in order to facilitate discussions in the spirit of the theme of the event.

ESRI program:

In this workshop you will learn about the new features coming with ArcGIS Server 10. You will learn how to use your data to make maps and share them with others by publishing them on a server.  ArcGIS offers several options for building web applications. You will learn how to quickly and easily use configurable web applications to leverage maps from as well as your own data. You will also learn about the different types of web applications you can build with the different ArcGIS APIs. The workshop will also focus on the new web editing capabilities of ArcGIS Server 10. This functionality will enable you to create a variety of web applications for collaboration.  The workshop will cover a complete step by step process: from authoring your maps effectively for web editing, enabling web editing capabilities in ArcGIS Server, and selecting the appropriate end client application to support different editing workflows.

Featured technology:

ArcGIS Server
ArcGIS Web Map for Flex
ArcGIS Explorer Online

ArcGIS APIs for JavaScript, Flex and Silverlight

Due to space limitations registrations will be accepted on a "first come first served"  basis,  and precedence will be given to those who have registered to attend other events of the AAGW 2010.

To register please fill the form here

Please note that a specific registration is required to attend the training and that the  AAGW  registration DOES NOT grant you access to the training sessions.

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