Make Data Dreams Come True at the

FME World Fair 2021

Come one, come all, enjoy the thrill of automation!

Maximize the value of data with FME workflows and integration.

Visit the Format Funhouse, or take a ride on the Zipster Zipper,

Try the Data Pipeline Roller Coaster (it couldn’t be quicker!)

At the FME World Fair, all your data dreams can come true.

Just sit back and relax as we dazzle and delight you.

Why You Should Attend (psst… it’s FREE!)

Forget every other virtual event you've been to because the FME World Fair 2021 is going to take you on a thrilling adventure like nothing you've ever seen before.

You’ll discover the best tips & tricks, newest updates, and innovative ways customers are using FME, all while networking with FME users and experts.

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World Fair Schedule

The FME World Fair 2021 will be taking place May 4-14, 2021.

Stay tuned for a full agenda, featuring all the presentations and activities hosted by Safe Software and our partners around the globe!

The agenda is subject to change.

  • Tuesday, May 4 Sessions hosted by Safe Software in English. Timing takes place ~8:00AM-12:30PM PDT.

    Founders Keynote Welcome: Don Murray & Dale Lutz, Safe Software

    Safe Software

    International Exhibition of FME

    Step right up! Join us in the international exhibition of FME. Watch on as Safers provide a tour of the fair’s finest, demonstrating the most common real-world data integration scenarios they encounter with users every day. You’re sure to be inspired by their solutions.

    Safe Software

    FME at the Heart of FTTH Production Factory

    Deutsche Telekom Christoph Dittmann

    Distributed Domain Management and Building a Program on Data Collaboration

    York Region Brian McPhail

    Enabling CAD Upload to Web GIS

    LIFA A/S Lars Nielsen

    Real-Time Logistics Visualizations with Kafka

    Sweco Fredrik Hilding

    Magic Tips & Tricks from Safers

    Join our Lightning Talks series hosted by our FME experts followed by live Q&A, you are sure to be marvelled by the tips and tricks they have up their sleeves! During this time, you will be taken through a series of attractions and rides by our FME Experts:

    • Reduce, Reuse Recycle (the three Rs of workspace authoring)

    • The art of catching failures (in FME Server Automations)

    • Optimizing FME for Cloud Databases

    • Augmented Reality for Cities and Organizations: see your data where it belongs

    You'll walk away from this showcase with a practical understanding of these four topics that you can apply to your workflows and insights that will dazzle and delight you into the secrets behind these magic tricks using FME.

    Safe Software

    Automate Building LRS Network for Transmission Pipeline

    Critigen Sami Snunu

    Proper Data Saves Lives (911)

    City of St. Albert Alexandra Rutherford

    What Happens When the GIS Analyst Takes a Vacation? How We Implemented FME Cloud at the Port

    Port of Portland Alice Pence

    Asset Management Redefined: The Asplundh Solution

    Asplundh Kurt Scott

    Data Migration Using FME

    Ras Al Khaimah Municipality Shahzia Nargese

    The Lizard Lair Sideshow: Become the Ringmaster of FME’s Future

    Wondering what lies ahead in the FME roadmap? Here is your chance to determine the fate of new features in FME. Join the Psychic Lizard and Safe Software’s team of Product Managers as they share their ideas for what could come next in FME! Audience members will have the opportunity to have their say in the product roadmap - thanks to live feature prioritization voting!

    Safe Software

    Laying Out Your Workspace 2.0

    Omkeere Lars de Vries

    FME Governancne: How to Structure the Use and Growth of FME

    Consortech Lesley MacKenzie
  • Wednesday, May 5 Sessions hosted by Safe Software in English. Timing takes place ~8:00AM-12:30PM PDT.

    Tips & Tricks from the International Exhibition of FME

    Gain back stage VIP access to this interactive session where you’ll see how Safers built the solutions you saw on the plenary stage. For each scenario they solved, you’ll take home practical tips & tricks that will equip you to get started the moment you’re ready.

    Safe Software

    Zipster’s Magic Show: Pushing FME to the Limits

    The Challenge: Complete 9,000 hours (1 year) of data processing in only 1 hour. Join Zipster and the Safe Software team as they attempt to build the largest FME deployment in history with the help of a little magic and FME 2021.0 features. The show will explore how the team approached the challenge, the tricks they used, and the lessons they learned along the way. If you're considering scaling your deployment, this is the show for you!

    Safe Software

    Converting a Snowplow's Unconventional CSV into Timecards & Winter Operations Performance Metrics

    Esri Mark McCart

    Step Right Up and Win with FME Cloud

    Manitoba Agricultre and Resource Development Tony Viveiros

    Self Serve Data Translation (XML to SHP and CSV)

    FortisBC Tedd Norcott

    Integrating AlbertaOneCall and Cityworks using Cityworks API and FME Server

    City of Airdrie Bhanu Vedula

    Automating Engineering Drawings and Underground Clash Detection for Crossrail 2

    ARUP Owen Powell

    Ride the Application Integration Train & Visited the Haunted Data Warehouse in FME

    City of Guelph & Spatial DNA Informatics Inc. Todd Lewis & Alex Brossault

    Fusing Data & Embedding Analytics with FME, Snowflake & Sisense

    IMGS Garrett Cronin & Gavin Park
  • Thursday, May 6 Sessions hosted by Safe Software in English. Timing takes place ~8:00AM-12:30PM PDT.

    Looking into the Crystal Ball: FME Futures

    What does the future of FME have in store for us? During this session we will tell of possible FME futures and share our vision and direction on where this quickly evolving platform is moving. Come see with us how everything will be changing. From authoring to automating and to deployment, the future is exciting.

    Safe Software

    FME Train: A Trip Through the Land of FME Deployments

    There are many ways to deploy the FME platform. Hop on board this high speed Train as we take you on a journey through all the deployment options that are available to you now and in the future. This journey will show you that no matter where you are running FME now, you are able to easily move and run FME anywhere you want to.

    Safe Software

    Leveraging IoT Big Data to Bring Insights to Global Vessel Patterns

    BP America Production Company Justin McCreight

    Role of FME in Documentation of Cultural Heritage - Chiva Chaityas

    1Spatial Australia Ashish Manandhar

    FME and GPS Precision Farming

    GeneGIS GI Muriel Lavy

    Converting Rail Contact Wire Drawings to XML

    Ordina NL Maryse Bucking

    University of Turin: FME to Validate and Integrate Real Estate Data

    GeneGIS GI Andrea Favaccio

    Generate Catchment Areas for Health Care Centers

    Thorens IT Fredrik Thoren

    X and Y Mark the Spot, But on What Map? Dealing with Custom Coordinate Systems in FME

    Suncor Energy Inc. Alonzo de la Cruz

    Juggling Unstructured Data

    Locus Limited

    Integrating WebApp’s, AI and AR Data with the FME Platform

    GIS Innovation Sdn Bhd

    User Stories and Effective Plate-Spinning with 1Spatial

    1Spatial Australia Pty Ltd
  • Friday, May 7 Sessions hosted by Safe Partners around the world in multiple languages. All times are listed in PDT.

    Transforming Society Together

    1:00AM - 3:00AM PDT Sweco English

    User Stories and Effective Plate-Spinning with 1Spatial

    2:00AM - 3:30AM PDT 1Spatial Group Ltd English

    How We Use FME to Optimize Esri UNM Migrations

    3:30AM - 4:30AM PDT Tensing, an Avineon company English

    Customer Case: Pro Rail

    5:00AM - 6:15AM PDT Tensing, an Avineon company English

    Extract LOD2 Buildings From Point Clouds with FME: Challenges on Processing Datasets with a 3D Component

    7:30AM - 8:00AM PDT GIM nv English
  • Monday, May 10 Sessions hosted by Safe Partners around the world in multiple languages. All times are listed in PDT.

    FME in a GeoBIM World

    12:00AM - 1:00AM PDT Tensing, an Avineon company English

    Two Case Studies for Public Safety and Telecoms

    12:00AM - 1:00AM PDT Veremes French

    Data Quality Assurance Tool Powered by FME

    12:30AM - 2:00AM PDT Geodata AS English

    Transforming Society Together

    1:00AM - 3:00AM PDT Sweco Dutch

    INSPIRE 2.0

    4:00AM - 4:45AM PDT Vicrea Solutions B.V. Dutch, English

    The Unbundling of 2 Municipalities

    5:00AM - 5:45AM PDT Vicrea Solutions B.V. Dutch

    The Art of Catching Failures (in FME Server Automations)

    8:30AM - 9:30AM PDT gistec English

    This is How a Public Transit Transfers Their Data to a Map

    8:30AM - 9:30AM PDT Red Geographics English

    FME Success Stories in Brazil 2020

    8:30AM - 10:00AM PDT Solutial Soluções e Análise de Dados Portuguese

    FME Server Apps & Beyond

    10:00AM - 10:30AM PDT con terra GmbH English

    5 Really Good Reasons to Use FME Cloud

    10:30AM - 11:00AM PDT con terra GmbH English

    Get In Touch! (Live)

    11:30AM - 12:00PM PDT con terra GmbH English

    FME in a GeoBIM World

    11:30AM - 12:30PM PDT Tensing, an Avineon company English

    Automated Video Editing with Machine Learning and FME and Other Bonus Deployment Tools

    5:00PM - 5:45PM PDT Locus Limited English

    Circus Tricks: Juggling Your Data Challenges with 1Spatial

    7:30PM - 9:00PM PDT 1Spatial Australia Pty Ltd English
  • Tuesday, May 11 Sessions hosted by Safe Partners around the world in multiple languages. All times are listed in PDT.

    Automated Reporting During the Corona Crisis

    12:00AM - 12:30AM PDT con terra GmbH German

    Smart City Planning, Data Traffic Integration and Landscape Analysis: A Journey Through FME Projects of Italian Users

    12:00AM - 1:30AM PDT GeneGIS GI Italian, English

    What's New in FME 2021 - Detection of Vegetation Height on Czech Highways - Use of FME in Data Management at the CTO (Live)

    12:00AM - 2:00AM PDT CSmap, s.r.o. Czech

    How Do I Create an App for FME Server in 15 Minutes?

    12:30AM - 1:00AM PDT con terra gmbH German

    Meet con terra

    1:00AM - 2:00AM PDT con terra GmbH German

    The Traveling Data Fair of Scandinavia

    1:00AM - 3:00AM PDT Sweco Swedish, Danish, Norwegian

    The Top Use Cases to Use FME Platform in Government

    2:00AM - 3:00AM PDT Globema Sp. z o.o. English, Polish, Romanian

    How to Use the Possibilities of FME in Telecommunication Companies? Use Cases From the European Market

    3:00AM - 3:45AM PDT Globema Sp. z o.o. English, Polish, Romanian

    FME at Snowflake

    3:30AM - 4:30AM PDT Tensing, an Avineon company English

    How FME Platform Helps with Working with Geospatial Data? Use Cases From AEC Industry

    3:45AM - 4:30AM PDT Globema Sp. z o.o. English, Polish, Romanian

    25 Years with FME

    4:00AM - 4:40AM PDT Esri Sverige AB Swedish

    FME for Census: Data Processing and Tracing, Tips and Tricks in FME, Dynamic Engines and Final Discussion (Live)

    4:00AM - 5:45AM PDT CSmap, s.r.o. Czech

    GIS in the BIM Project: Requirements and Potential

    5:00AM - 5:30AM PDT con terra GmbH German

    FME in a GeoBIM World

    5:00AM - 6:00AM PDT Tensing, an Avineon company English

    INSPIRE Data Harmonization with FME

    5:30AM - 6:00AM PDT con terra GmbH German

    Meet con terra (Live)

    6:00AM - 7:00AM PDT con terra GmbH German

    News of FME 2021 in Spanish

    7:00AM - 7:45AM PDT con terra geoIT, S.L.U Spanish

    What’s New in FME 2021

    8:00AM - 9:15AM PDT Consortech Solutions Inc. French

    Session Hosted by Red Geographics

    8:30AM - 9:30AM PDT Red Geographics English

    Locate Your Business Data - Bringing Together Business and Spatial Data on ArcGIS Platform with FME & SAP HANA

    10:00AM - 10:30AM PDT con terra GmbH English

    The Integrated Post-Secondary Institution: 5 Ways to Leverage Data, Save Time, and Provide Better Service Using FME

    10:00AM - 11:00AM PDT Plaid Consulting Inc. English

    FME Governance

    10:15AM - 11:00AM PDT Consortech Solutions Inc. French

    Get In Touch!

    11:00AM - 11:30AM PDT con terra GmbH English

    FME Governance

    11:30AM - 12:30PM PDT Consortech Solutions Inc. English

    Doctor's Office

    11:30AM - 12:30PM PDT Safe Software English

    Extending with APIs: Getting the Most Out of Your Systems with FME

    5:00PM - 5:45PM PDT Locus Limited English

    Data Makes the Ferris Wheel Go Round with 1Spatial

    7:30PM - 9:00PM PDT 1Spatial Australia Pty Ltd English
  • Wednesday, May 12 Sessions hosted by Safe Partners around the world in multiple languages. All times are listed in PDT.

    FME in Products Inventory for National Mapping Agency

    12:00AM - 1:00AM PDT Tensing, an Avineon company English

    A Norwegian Look at FME

    12:00AM - 1:30AM PDT Norkart AS Norwegian, English

    FME for a Data Driven Organization

    1:00AM - 1:45AM PDT Vicrea Solutions B.V. Dutch

    The Traveling Data Fair of Scandinavia Day 2

    1:00AM - 3:00AM PDT Sweco Swedish, Danish

    Automation of NTA8120 Data Quality Reporting at Gasunie

    2:00AM - 2:45AM PDT Vicrea Solutions B.V. Dutch

    Circus Tricks: Juggling Your Data Challenges with 1Spatial

    2:30AM - 4:00AM PDT 1Spatial Group Ltd English

    Esri Finland & FME

    4:00AM - 4:40AM PDT Esri Sverige AB Finnish

    axmann checkgeodata – Data Quality Assurance Tool Powered by FME

    7:00AM - 7:30AM PDT axmann geoinformation German

    5 Reasons to Use FME

    7:00AM - 7:30AM PDT con terra geoIT, S.L.U Spanish

    Automate Everything with FME

    7:30AM - 8:00AM PDT con terra geoIT, S.L.U Spanish

    FME Excellence Awards: Presentation of Winning Projects

    8:00AM - 9:00AM PDT Consortech Solutions Inc. French

    Implementing INSPIRE with FME

    10:00AM - 10:30AM PDT con terra GmbH English

    FME Excellence Awards: Presentation of Winning Projects

    10:00AM - 11:00AM PDT Consortech Solutions Inc. English

    How to Use FME in BIM Workflows

    10:30AM - 11:00AM PDT con terra GmbH English

    Get In Touch! (Live)

    11:00AM - 11:30AM PDT con terra GmbH English

    How We Use FME to Optimize Esri UNM Migrations

    11:30AM - 12:30PM PDT Tensing, an Avineon company English

    Where Your Data Dreams Come True with 1Spatial

    7:30PM - 9:00PM PDT 1Spatial Australia Pty Ltd English
  • Thursday, May 13 Sessions hosted by Safe Partners around the world in multiple languages. All times are listed in PDT.

    FME in Maintaining Spatial Data Infrastructure Database Updates

    12:00AM - 1:00AM PDT Tensing, an Avineon company English

    Powering Decarbonisation with FME!

    2:30AM - 4:00AM PDT Dotted Eyes Limited d/b/a Miso English

    FME - Integration Tool For All Your Data

    3:30AM - 4:00AM PDT Multisoft d.o.o. Croatian

    How to Create Self-Service Data in 15 Minutes

    7:00AM - 7:30AM PDT con terra geoIT, S.L.U Spanish

    Ask Anything (AMA)

    7:30AM - 8:00AM PDT con terra geoIT, S.L.U Spanish

    Doctor's Office

    8:30AM - 9:30AM PDT Safe Software English

    FME Use Case in China

    6:00PM - 8:20PM PDT Beijing Antu Chinese

    Everything is Not Fair Without FME at the Data Fair!

    9:00PM - 9:30PM PDT Pixel Softek Pvt Limited English
  • Friday, May 14 Sessions hosted by Safe Partners around the world in multiple languages. All times are listed in PDT.

    FME at Snowflake

    11:30AM - 12:30PM PDT Tensing, an Avineon company English

    Wrap Up Session Hosted by Safe

    1:00PM - 2:00PM PDT Safe Software English

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Partner Sponsors

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Modern Geo Systems
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Partner Co-Hosts

1spatial
Avineon Tensing
Axmann
Beijing Antu
Conterra
Consortech
CSmap
Esri Sverige
Genegis
Geodata
GIM
GIS innovation Sdn Bhd
gistec
Globema
Locus
Miso
Multisoft
Norkart
Pixel
Plaid
Red Geographics
Solutial Solucoes e Analise de Dados
Sweco
Veremes
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Will YOU be the Lucky Winner?

Forget raffle tickets and whack-a-mole! The FME World Fair 2021 Giveaway has so much more to offer. By participating, you’ll have the chance to win an amazing prize pack with swag including treats, toys, and (of course) socks!

To enter, simply register for the FME World Fair 2021! And, for a bonus entry, tweet about the contest by tagging @SafeSoftware and including the hashtag #FMEWorldFair or #FMEnjoytheRide.

Contest closes on April 14 at 8:00 pm (PDT). Rules apply.

Register for the World Fair

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What’s a World Fair Without Prizes?

The more you engage, participate, and have fun at the FME World Fair, the higher your score and the more chances you’ll have of winning prizes!

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FME World Fair 2021 Virtual Event FAQs

General
  • Is the FME World Fair 2021 replacing the World Tour?

    Although the essence of the World Tour is at the heart of the World Fair, this event is nothing like you’ve seen before from Safe.

    You’ll still discover the best tips & tricks, newest updates, and innovative ways customers are using FME. The ability to network and interact with FME users, experts, and partners from around the world will still be a delightful highlight at the event, with many creative and fun ways for attendees to connect and participate.

    The World Fair will connect and engage thousands of FME users, experts, and partners from across the globe to inspire, enchant, unite, motivate others with what they have accomplished using FME.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges, but has also presented the ability to “meet” and connect, collaborate, and learn from one another in a different way. The FME World Fair makes the best of a challenging situation with a captivating nine day event so immersive, you’ll swear you can smell the popcorn and cotton candy. Don’t worry, you’ll still learn a lot while having fun!

  • What platform will the World Fair be held on?

    We are striving to make the FME World Fair event accessible, and ensure the platform is as user-friendly as possible. With its intuitive design, flexible integration, and user-friendly interface, the Hubb platform turns our vision into FME World Fair’s immersive virtual world.

    Attendees begin their journey at the 3D map, which serves as the main navigation for the FME World Fair. On-theme rides and games take them to all the different solution spaces and areas.

  • When will the FME World Fair platform be accessible to users?

    The FME World Fair platform will be accessible to users in order to build out their personal agendas for during the event 4 business days prior to the event start date of May 4.

  • What timezone will the World Fair be in?

    As an attendee, you can set your personal time zone within the event platform to see details according to your region’s time. During the first 3 days of the event, May 4-6, Safe presentations will be hosted during PDT business hours. May 7 and 10-14 will be hosted by our partners from around the world in their region-friendly timezones. However, all presentations will be available as recordings following the event, so that if you cannot make a live session in real time, you can watch it during your own time later.

  • If we are located outside of the event timezone, will this hinder our experience?

    You will be able to stream all events on demand after they happen on the platform, so you will not miss any content. There will also be a feature to switch your agenda to your own timezone, so you can easily decipher which events you are able to attend live.

  • How do I apply to be a speaker at the FME World Fair?

    Our call for presentations is live! Click here to submit your abstract. We will be letting speakers know if their presentation has been accepted in March.

  • How do networking opportunities happen virtually?

    Through the event platform, we will have virtual coffee breaks and time for networking with fellow attendees and Safers. There will also be opportunities for breakout rooms, one-on-one attendee meetings, FME Doctor’s office, Q&A’s, and fun social activities.

  • When will the full agenda be released?

    Please check back mid-April for the full FME World Fair Agenda.

  • If I choose to opt-in to sharing my information while filling out the registration form, who will my information be shared with?

    If you choose to opt-in to this option, Safe will provide your information to World Fair partners and sponsors, including speakers, whose sessions and/or sponsor and pavilion pages you visit during the event.

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