Ozri 2015 presentations

Couldn’t make it to Ozri 2015, or just want to relive the experience? Download the presentations below.

Plenary presentations

Ozri 2015 Plenary – Day one

Ozri 2015 Plenary – Day one

A quick summary of what went down at the plenary on the first day of Ozri – from user stories to product updates, it was a jam packed day.

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Ozri 2015 Plenary – Day two

Ozri 2015 Plenary – Day two

A day of compelling examples of GIS applications including the Bike Bell app and the FloodZoom intelligence platform.

 

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Thursday 3 September

The platform generation

The platform generation

Presenter: Derek Law

What’s the difference between GIS, Web GIS and ArcGIS? Find out and look back at the developments in apps, AppBuilder, server and online.

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Escaping the Bermuda Triangle

Escaping the Bermuda Triangle

Presenter: Mark Wise

Take a closer look how Hobart City Council uses GIS to escape the Bermuda Triangle of spatially disengaged executives, decisions made in isolation and the disconnect between the seekers and holders of knowledge.

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A history of GIS

A history of GIS

Presenter: Michael F Goodchild

Follow the history of GIS from the pre-internet 1990s to the rise of object-oriented data models at the turn of the century, to the GIS we know today. 

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WHUD undertakes digital transformation

WHUD undertakes digital transformation

Presenters: Pat Harrell and Carl Alexander

The White House Utility District was operating on old business processes and needed a new approach to manage its problems. GIS technology was the best way to tackle these issues. 

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Friday 4 September

Preparing for beyond the worst

Preparing for beyond the worst

Presenter: Steve Muncaster

With real-time gauges and predictive mapping, Victoria’s DELWP is able to respond and engage with the public and other agencies on the status of flooding in the area. 

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The Bike Bell Project

The Bike Bell Project

Presenter: Tim Price

With a mission to eliminate bike-related fatalities, The Bike Bell Project uses Esri’s GeoTrigger to alert car drivers when they’re too close to a cyclist — applying real-time GIS to bike safety.

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Data-driven innovation

Data-driven innovation

Presenter: Allan Barger

Celebrate data.gov.au’s sixth birthday with a walk down memory lane; from the way, way back to the present day and the case for open data and to the data-driven culture of innovation.

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From zero to hero

From zero to hero

Presenter: Eric Wittner

Step through the process of building a 3D base map and a 3D city using the capabilities of CityEngine, including imagery and vegetation details. 

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Changing history with ArcGIS

Changing history with ArcGIS

How could the ArcGIS platform have changed the fate of the Titanic, the outcome of the American Civil War’s Battle of Gettysburg and the devastation of Pompeii following the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius? 

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Esri and Esri Australia presentations

Presentation A framework for ‘material design’

A framework for ‘material design’

Presenter: Vincent McClarty

While we understand when a design is inadequate, it’s difficult to quantify what makes a design acceptable. That’s when ‘material design’ can help clearly convey the information at hand.

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Technical blog The language of design

The language of design

Author: Vincent McClarty

A how-to guide on good design principles in spatial systems, particularly those provided by Google’s material design guidelines.A how-to guide on good design principles in spatial systems, particularly those provided by Google’s material design guidelines.

 

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Presentation Successful portal implementation

Successful portal implementation

Presenter: Derek Law

Use your ArcGIS knowledge to learn about installation and deployment of ArcGIS, configuration and security options, as well as implementation suggestions. 

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Presentation Tips and Tricks for ArcGIS Desktop

Tips and Tricks for ArcGIS Desktop

Presenters: Richard Stokes and Kym Jackway

ArcGIS Desktop is such a complete piece of software with a diverse range of tools that easily daunt those new to GIS. Find your way around it and get tips and tricks from the pros to improve your day-to-day workflows. 

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Technical blog ArcGIS for Desktop: Our best tips and tricks

ArcGIS for Desktop: Our best tips and tricks

Author: Kym Jackway

Some of the key highlights and tools of ArcGIS for Desktop include Pixel inspector, custom tool bars, shortcuts for simple task edits and geoprocessing settings that can streamline your workflow.

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Presentation Security in ArcGIS platforms

Security in ArcGIS platforms

Presenter: Derek Law

What is security in the context of ArcGIS Server/Portal for ArcGIS and how can you configure the authorisation, encryption and certificated as well as enterprise groups?

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Presentation ArcGIS for Server: tips and tricks

ArcGIS for Server: tips and tricks

Presenter: Derek Law

This is where you learn about ArcGIS for Server, publish GIS resources onto the web, work with ArcGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS and understand editions and licensing levels. 

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Presentation ArcGIS Web AppBuilder basics

ArcGIS Web AppBuilder basics

Presenter: James MacKay

In a nutshell, Web AppBuilder provides the capability to rapidly deploy web applications without any coding through ArcGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS. Discover the basics in presentation. 

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Technical blog A guide to Web AppBuilder

A guide to Web AppBuilder

Author: James MacKay

Your go-to guide on what Web AppBuilder is, what it can do and its widgets. This blog contains additional links for further reference and learning. 

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Presentation ArcGIS Pro: A snapshot

ArcGIS Pro: A snapshot

Presenter: Richard Stokes

Discover the capabilities of ArcGIS Pro and see how Esri is reinventing desktop GIS with it as it allows you to design maps offline, publish to your organisation, and view them online or in the field. 

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Presentation Automating data updates with geoprocessing

Automating data updates with geoprocessing

Presenters: Craig Carpenter and Gordon Sumerling

Build GIS workflows with Model Builder and export to Python to enhance your work, save time and move on to more interesting tasks.

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Technical blog Geoprocessing and automating data updates

Geoprocessing and automating data updates

Author: Gordon Sumerling

A step-by-step tutorial on how to use both model builder and Python scripting to perform structural changes and repetitive tasks against geodatabases. 

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Presentation Collector for ArcGIS: Beyond the basics

Collector for ArcGIS: Beyond the basics

Presenters: Len Olyott and Kym Jackway

Take a deeper dive into Collector for ArcGIS and discover the cool stuff it can do — from taking web maps offline to creating related tables, editing featured services and applying subtypes and domains.

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Technical blog Collector for ArcGIS: Beyond the basics

Collector for ArcGIS: Beyond the basics

Author: Len Olyott

A round up of a 40-minute session in which presenters shared the potential available through Collector for ArcGIS and how it can do more for your field data collection solutions. 

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Presentation Meet the Geodatabase

Meet the Geodatabase

Presenters: Walter Simonazzi and Craig Carpenter

A brief, but intense introduction to the role of geodatabase in the ArcGIS platform and how it integrates all the editing workflows of an organisation without disrupting them. 

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Technical blog Editing multiuser geodatabases

Editing multiuser geodatabases

Author: Craig Carpenter

Geodatabase is central to all levels of the Esri product suite — from field data capture with Collector for ArcGIS, to versioned editing in the office, and even replication of data across physical locations.

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Presentation Essential mapping apps

Essential mapping apps

Presenters: Daniel Haipola and Len Olyott

The ArcGIS essential apps suite includes a collection of apps that allow you to collect data in the field, publish it, connect with your community and monitor field work -- all in real-time.

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Technical blog Apps to get your data noticed

Apps to get your data noticed

Author: Daniel Haipola

When staff need more access to data and maps on their smart devices, there are four native applications that you can use that will run on multiple devices and one tool that will help you deliver them.

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Presentation Exploring Public Transport Victoria

Exploring Public Transport Victoria

Presenter: Simon Jackson

Simon Jackson hides in a store cupboard at our Melbourne office to record this video taking you through Public Transport Victoria data in ArcGIS. 

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Technical blog Explore transport data in ArcGIS

Explore transport data in ArcGIS

Author: Simon Jackson

A recap of Simon Jackson’s Ozri 2015 presentation on exploring Public Transport Victoria data in ArcGIS and a list of resources that to go with it. 

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Presentation ArcGIS Pro best practices

ArcGIS Pro best practices

Presenter: Ebony Wicks

It’s easy is to analyse data using a single tool – ArcGIS Pro - running common workflows with analytical and geoprocessing capabilities.

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Presentation The world of story maps

The world of story maps

Presenter: Walter Simonazzi

If you’ve never made a story map before, this is a good place to start -- from what a story map is to how to get it noticed and what’s to come in the story map space. 

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Presentation Get started with Web AppBuilder

Get started with Web AppBuilder

Presenter: Walter Simonazzi

A quick introduction to Web AppBuilder, its features and a demonstration of how it is fully integrated into the ArcGIS platform, working within ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS and the developer edition.

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Technical blog Tech features of Web AppBuilder

Tech features of Web AppBuilder

Author: Walter Simonazzi

The days of spending hours on developing new features to adapt a web GIS application to the requirements of a project are over. Web AppBuilder is fully integrated and does not require a single line of code. 

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Presentation Launching your location platform

Launching your location platform

Presenter: Nigel Mason

Are you considering adopting location strategy? What does that mean and why is spatial information important?

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Technical blog Unlock the potential in your technology

Unlock the potential in your technology

Author: Nigel Mason

You need a plan — a plan that helps your organisation unlock the potential you’ve discovered in your GIS. This blog is about how to create a transformation strategy and launch your location platform.

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Presentation Meet ArcGIS Earth & Survey123

Meet ArcGIS Earth & Survey123

Presenter: Alex Geer

A quick introduction to Survey123 workflows — from asking a question to making a data-driven decision —  and the 3D capabilities of ArcGIS Earth. 

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Technical blog Do more with ArcGIS

Do more with ArcGIS

Author: Alex Geer

To allow everyone in an organisation to benefit from Web GIS, meet the simple, focused apps that connect and support a different user profiles.

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Presentation Create beautiful maps with smart mapping

Create beautiful maps with smart mapping

Presenter: Allison Robertson

A quick introduction to the smart mapping and new symbology capabilities of ArcGIS Online including the tool’s ability to analyse data characteristics to create better looking maps and allow trends to be better displayed.

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Technical blog A how-to guide for ArcGIS Online smart mapping

A how-to guide for ArcGIS Online smart mapping

Author: Allison Robertson

A quick run through of all the smart mapping toolset capabilities available with ArcGIS Online’s smart mapping which provides a smarter, more sophisticated approach to symbolising data.

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Presentation Make use of 3D across the ArcGIS Platform

Make use of 3D across the ArcGIS Platform

Presenters: Eric Wittner and Alex Geer

With 3D becoming ubiquitous, so are its applications across the ArcGIS Platform. See the shift from 3D capabilities in ArcGIS Pro 1.1 to ArcGIS 1.2 and beyond.

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Presentation Next-gen mapping with ArcGIS Pro

Next-gen mapping with ArcGIS Pro

Presenter: Ebony Wicks

ArcGIS Pro combined the capabilities of ArcMap, ArcScene and ArcGlobe and delivered a project-based mapping tool with an intuitive ribbon interface and multiple layouts in 2D/3D. 

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Presentation Once upon a story map

Once upon a story map

Presenter: Alex Geer

Storytelling is a powerful tool to get ideas across -- and what better way to tell a story than with a map? Start from the very beginning — discover what a story map is, find out how to use it and what you need to put it together. 

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Presentation Applying real-time analytics

Applying real-time analytics

Presenters: Josh Venman and Daniel Haipola

Get answers to your questions about GeoEvent extension and how it fits into the ArcGIS platform. 

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Technical blog A GeoEvent extension how to

A GeoEvent extension how to

Author: Josh Venman

Drill down into GeoEvent extension and see how to build a complete application and put all the moving parts together to maintain real-time situational awareness.

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Presentation ArcGIS Open Data tips and tricks

ArcGIS Open Data tips and tricks

Presenter: Simon Jackson

Everything you need to know about open data, what it is, how to use it and best practices. Anyone can use ArcGIS Open Data for free to explore, visualise, analyse and share.

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Technical blog ArcGIS Open Data tips and tricks

ArcGIS Open Data tips and tricks

Author: Simon Jackson

Access the resources referred to by Simon Jackson in his Ozri 2015 presentation on working with ArcGIS Open Data including the ArcGIS Open Data Toolkit and the 5-star open data. 

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Presentation Raster data imagery

Raster data imagery

Presenter: Godon Sumerling

Imagery is more than a pretty backdrop – it presents an analytical view of the world at a point in time. Discover the solutions that make the most of images, allowing more in-depth processing. 

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Technical blog Remote image processing with ENVI

Remote image processing with ENVI

Author: Gordon Sumerling

As resolutions go higher, the thought practice is shifting from bringing the image to the processor to taking the processor to the image via the cloud.

 

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Presentation The spatial analysis toolbox

The spatial analysis toolbox

Presenters: Michael F Goodchild and Ebony Wicks

Spatial analysis is a vast array of tools that can help you answer questions by adding value to data and revealing what the eye cannot see. See four examples of how it’s done. 

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Presentation ArcGIS Online content

ArcGIS Online content

Presenter: Gordon Sumerling

ArcGIS Online provides various content – from ready-to-use maps and layers to imagery, demographics, geocoding and routing, and dynamic services. 

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Technical blog What’s new in Esri Maps for Office 3.0

What’s new in Esri Maps for Office 3.0

Author: Len Olyott

A brief overview of the developments to Esri Maps for Office that make it even easier for non-traditional GIS users to leverage the capability of Web GIS within a familiar productivity platform – namely Microsoft Office.

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User presentations

Digitising historic topographic maps

Digitising historic topographic maps

Presenter: Matt Smith

Want to see some cool historic maps from the Paleolithic age to ancient Babylon, Greece, China Roman, Mongol and Persian Empires? Try QTopo, viewable through the Queensland Globe.

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GIS in mineral explorations

GIS in mineral explorations

Presenter: Laz Katona

The Geological Survey of South Australia found iron oxide copper gold and iron ore in Northern Gawler Craton by locating and unlocking future mineral wealth. 

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Optimising efficiency with ArcGIS Online

Optimising efficiency with ArcGIS Online

Presenter: Ivan Beirne

SEQ’s UnityWater uses ArcGIS Online to optimise processes, maintain operational efficiency and secure water supplies, all while managing its vast asset network.

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Multi-scale layer map

Multi-scale layer map

Presenter: Pierre Kurth

Hema Maps’ database restructure introduces automated and repeatable processes to build a sound and well-structured database with generalised data sets. 

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Documenting heritage sites in WA

Documenting heritage sites in WA

Presenter: Bernhard Klingseisen

WA’s State Heritage Office uses GIS to assess, register and accurately local heritage sites and define their spatial extent using SLIP, historic data and site surveys.

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Design crash course

Design crash course

Presenter: Nathaniel Jeffrey

A crash course in the language of design for GIS professionals who are more focused on analytical and technical capabilities. 

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Shifting platforms and paradigms

Shifting platforms and paradigms

Presenter: Chris Longton

Join Melbourne Water on their journey from an old, distributed asset management platform to a consolidated platform offering spatial display of their assets and operations.

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A common GIS journey

A common GIS journey

Presenter: Leonard Daws

Sunshine Coast Council takes you through its GIS journey, from the different technologies and methods used to the challenges it faced in shifting the paradigm.  

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Open data and GIS

Open data and GIS

Presenters: Owen Earl and Chris Comer

With a vision to make Canberra Australia’s most liveable city, the ACT government has adopted an open data strategy and coupled that with GIS for better services to its citizens. 

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Protecting coastal ecosystems

Protecting coastal ecosystems

Presenter: Mark Wisniewski

To better manage and protect the saltmarsh from rice grass invasion, the Circular Head Landcare group mapped the saltmarsh area and compared to openly available images to get a better idea of the area.  

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Smarter scheduling NSW

Smarter scheduling NSW

Presenter: Steven Woodhouse

Meet Smarter Scheduling NSW, a simple and intelligent platform that helps your organisation coordinate road works with utility providers across the state, reducing conflicts while saving time, money and resources.

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A platform for ecosystem monitoring

A platform for ecosystem monitoring

Presenter: Michael Kaminski

What’s the logic behind the Global Ecosystem Monitoring Network using spatial technology to manage its platform for environmental groups to collect, house, manage, visualise and report on ecosystem level data? 

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Protecting underground assets

Protecting underground assets

Presenters: Rob Owers and Andrew Haley

To avoid digging disaster, Wagga Wagga City Council mapped out its underground assets to guide the next person heading out with a shovel and make sure it doesn’t end up in a burst water pipe or damaged power lines. 

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Design science for user interface

Design science for user interface

Presenter: Michael F Goodchild

The new approach to better user interface design hinges on hiding the existing interface and invoking functions automatically where possible while chaining functions where appropriate. 

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ArcGIS for 3D models

ArcGIS for 3D models

Presenter: Hosna Tashakkori

The indoor and outdoor 3D modelling tools of ArcScene and ArcGIS Online allow for seamless spatial analysis and navigation.

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VicRoads Open Data Platform

VicRoads Open Data Platform

Presenters: Sheelan Vaez and Dr Hossein Parsa

Victoria didn’t always have an open data platform — see how the before and after of adopting an open data strategy and the road ahead. 

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