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NorCal URISA presents ArcGIS Pro : Migrating to ArcGIS Pro
November 16th, 2017
9 am – 3 pm
ESRI Sacramento Office
1600 K Street, Suite 4C
Presented by local Esri staff: 
Matthew Twietmeyer (Solution Engineer)
Nakul Bhatia (Solution Engineer)
Dan Henderson (Account Manager)
Join us for a hands-on workshop November 16th, 2017, to learn how to use ArcGIS Pro and how to migrate from ArcMap.  The workshop will be held at Esri's Sacramento Office, from 9am to 3pm, with lunch provided by NorCal URISA from 12:00 to 1:00pm.  Please find parking availability around the Esri office Here.
You will not need any previous practical knowledge about ArcGIS Pro, but I suggest you read the Getting Started with ArcGIS Pro (PDF) and Going Pro video from Esri's training site.
ArcGIS Pro: Migrating to ArcGIS Pro
In this one-day technical workshop you will learn how to use ArcGIS Pro. ArcGIS Pro is the premier professional desktop GIS application from Esri. With ArcGIS Pro, you can visualize, edit, and analyze your geographic data in both 2D and 3D. After you create projects, maps, layers, tools, and more, ArcGIS Pro has several options for sharing your work with others.
  • A named user login to an ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise organizational account with Publisher rights. If you do not have access to an organizational account, please contact Matthew Twietmeyer at or Nakul Bhatia at
  • A laptop with ArcGIS Pro 2.0 installed and licensed.
  • Introduction to ArcGIS Pro
  • ArcGIS Pro terminology
  • Using Projects, User Interface, Adding MXDs, Common Workflows, Analysis, and Tables
  • Customizing ArcGIS Pro, Projects, and Favorites
  • Analytics in Pro
  • Publishing in Pro - ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise
  • Model Builder: Migration to ArcGIS Pro
  • Extra Exercises
Free for active NorCal URISA Members!
$40 for all others
Space is limited! Sign up here:

Thank you,
Carrie Carsell, President
Northern California Chapter of URISA


NorCal URISA Call for Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for open Northern California Chapter board positions for 2016.  Nominations are made to the Nomination Committee that will communicate and manage the election process to the chapter.
This is your opportunity to volunteer with your NorCal URISA chapter.  Serving on the board is a great opportunity to expand your professional network, earn credit for the GISP certification, and help carry out URISA’s mission to promote the effective and ethical use of spatial information and information technologies for the understanding and management of urban and regional systems in Northern California.
A board member’s time commitment is at often only a few hours a month for board meetings, most of which are on the phone, and then some additional time that can vary by position.  Specific questions can be directed to
Deadline for nominations: November 27, 2017
Election Dates (if there are contested positions):  December 8, 2017

This year’s open positions are:

  • President-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Board Member At Large (2)
More information about the responsibilities of these positions may be found in our By-Laws:


  • Nominations can be made for any open position.
  • Nominations can be made by any chapter member including nominations for themselves
  • Nominees must be current Northern California Chapter Members. Membership form and online dues payment is available at  Once elected, all Board Members must be URISA International members with the exception of Board Members at Large.

Board Nomination Procedures:

To nominate yourself for an open position provide a letter of intent to the nomination committee.
If a nomination is made on behalf of a member, provide the nominee’s contact information to .  The nomination committee will contact the nominee to obtain a letter of intent. 
Letters of intent shall include:
  • Position member wishes to run for
  • A paragraph to include a short bio and any relevant information making the member a strong candidate
  • Optional: Mention if member wishes to run for any other positions if there is not sufficient interest in other positions.
Send in an email body to:  Subject: Nomination Committee.
But Wait, There's More!

Save the Date: NorCal URISA Annual Meeting and Social
Friday, December 8. 5-8 p.m.
Hacker Lab -1715 I St, Sacramento, CA 95811
Watch your email for an invitation!
Save the Date: CalGIS/GISPro 2018 is set for October 8-11, 2018 in Palm Springs!
Watch your email for details as they develop.

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