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    • 04/10/2023
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center, 215 Innovation Boulevard, State College, PA, 16803
    • 21
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    Programming tools are now a standard feature within GIS software packages and allow GIS users to automate, speed up, and become more precise in their data management and analytic work. This workshop is designed for GIS users who have little to no experience with computer programming and will cover core Python programming language concepts specifically for use in ArcGIS. The workshop will focus on guiding participants through hands-on exercises designed to provide the essential skills to programmatically manipulate data as part of an ArcGIS workflow.

    This workshop is designed to be preparation for the following workshop on Advanced Python for ArcGIS, but may be taken independently.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Core Python programming concepts
    • Introduction to ArcPy site package for ArcGIS
    • Working with geospatial data using Python, ArcPy, and ArcGIS Notebooks
    • Using Python for simple data management and geoprocessing tasks

    Instructor

    James Whitacre, GIS Services Division Chief, Pennsylvania Game Commission

    Computer and Software Requirements

    Students must provide their own laptop with the following software installed:

    The instructor will use ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Notebooks (included with ArcGIS Pro), and Microsoft Visual Studio Code to teach all the material. While the workshop may work with ArcMap, the material is not tested with ArcMap. The instructor will not be able to help with any special setup, so please ensure your software is ready for use at the beginning of the workshop.

    • 04/10/2023
    • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center, 215 Innovation Boulevard, State College, PA, 16803
    • 22
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    Building on the introduction to Python for ArcGIS, this workshop will expand on those skills to further use Python in ArcGIS. The workshop will focus on the ArcPy Python site package to expand geoprocessing capabilities with Python. Participants will learn to build geoprocessing scripts using ArcGIS Notebooks covering different ArcGIS tasks and workflows. The workshop will also cover how to create custom script tools in ArcGIS toolboxes for reuse and sharing. Participants will also learn skills for error handling.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Work with the ArcPy Python site package for ArcGIS
    • Explore the difference between Python scripts and ModelBuilder models
    • Build and share custom ArcGIS script tools for automation
    • Learn tips and tricks for validating script syntax and error handling

    Instructor

    James Whitacre, GIS Services Division Chief, Pennsylvania Game Commission

    Computer and Software Requirements

    Students must provide their own laptop with the following software installed:

    The instructor will use ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Notebooks (included with ArcGIS Pro), and Microsoft Visual Studio Code to teach all the material. While the workshop may work with ArcMap, the material is not tested with ArcMap. The instructor will not be able to help with any special setup, so please ensure your software is ready for use at the beginning of the workshop.

    • 04/10/2023
    • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps & Geospatial Information and the Center for Immersive Experiences
    • 27
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    Join us for tours of two Penn State Centers that provide geospatial related services – the Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps & Geospatial Information and the Center for Immersive Experiences. Both are housed on the ground floor of the Pattee Library in the center of Penn State’s University Park campus. Center staff will give an overview of the resources and services provided, respond to questions, and provide opportunities to interact with digital resources and equipment.

    • 04/11/2023
    • 8:00 AM
    • 04/12/2023
    • 3:00 PM
    • The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center, 215 Innovation Boulevard, State College, PA, 16803
    • 472
    Register

    The Pennsylvania GIS Conference is the premiere annual event for geospatial professionals, industry leaders, and students who work, do business, or study in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. For over 30 years, hundreds of dedicated, geospatial-minded people from private, government, and academic sectors have gathered from throughout Pennsylvania and abroad to share knowledge, build the geospatial community, and network. Join us for this year's conference April 10-12 in State College, PA!

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