Open Data


UC 2015

Best Practices for Working With ArcGIS Open Data

Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015, 10:30am - 11:15am

Come learn a series of tips and tricks to prepare your organization, data, and sites to effectively share Open Data with your community.

ArcGIS Open Data: Design and Style Your Sites

Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015, 11:30am - 12:15pm

This session guides ArcGIS Open Data administrators through the workflow to build and customize an effective Open Data site. Learn about common site design processes and get an introduction to Bootstrap, the most common html and CSS framework on the web.

Engaging your community with Open Data

Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015, 2:30pm - 3:15pm

While Open Data itself can be about transparency, at a greater scale it's about building a better and more informed society. Come learn how organizations around the world engage with their communities to turn data into knowledge, after unlocking the data they work with everday.

How to federate ArcGIS Open Data catalogs

Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015, 4:30pm - 5:15pm

This session will discuss how you can federate your ArcGIS Open Data catalog with other agencies or sites who use CKAN such as Also find out how open data from other platforms can be brought into ArcGIS and used in your Organization.

Open Data Special Interest Group

Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Welcome to the wonderful world of Open Data! Come learn from your peers on how local governments around the world are engaging with citizens and saving money, by simply enabling Open Data in ArcGIS Online. You will also get an opportunity to meet the Open Data team at Esri to learn how your feedback makes a difference, and what they plan for the future.

Using ArcGIS to Create an Open Data Portal for Health

Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015, 10:15am - 11:30am

Thursday, 23 Jul 2015, 1:30pm - 2:45pm (two offerings)

ArcGIS Open Data can unlock authoritative data in your organization to increase transparency, address reporting requirements and spur innovation. This workshop will demonstrate how to create an ArcGIS Open Data Portal for a typical health organization using ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Desktop.

ArcGIS Online: Bridging Communities and Data with ArcGIS Open Data

Thursday, 23 Jul 2015, 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Open Data is more than a request for government transparency and accountability, but a larger movement to educate our society through applications and analysis. Organizations around the world are sitting on treasure troves of data with enormous potential waiting to be unlocked. ArcGIS Open Data is a capability of ArcGIS Online that allows your organization to open your authoritative data to a world of possibilities, right from the source. This session will explore the features of ArcGIS Open Data and cover the steps to prepare your data for public access, organizing it in ArcGIS Online, and configuring an Open Data site. Finally, we’ll cover how to leverage this new resource and how to engage your community.