Attention Data Challengers of All Levels

The citizens of FME-tropolis need your help! A data boss has put a block on all data streams within the city and is causing big data outages and disruptions.

Gather at this one-day FME World Tour meeting to join the quest and power up your FME skills. Your ultimate goal is to defeat the data boss and unlock the world of data. Players of all levels are welcome.

  • Discover what’s amazing in the most recent release of FME.
  • Learn time-saving tips and best practices you can apply to your work.
  • Network with other FME users and experts in your community.
  • Get sneak peeks of features coming in future versions of FME.
  • Enjoy a tasty breakfast and a hot lunch.
  • Take home fun swag!
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Event Agenda

  • 8:30am
    Check-In and Breakfast
  • 9:00am
    Level 1: Welcome & Icebreaker

    Meet the Safe Software team and learn about the tools you need to defeat your top data challenges. Get started with a fun activity.

  • 9:30am
    Level 2: FME 2019 Scenarios

    Explore FME 2019 as we walk through top scenarios and build workflows from scratch. Get tips and tricks from our experts and unlock new functionality in FME Desktop and FME Server.

  • 10:30am
  • 10:45am
    FME User Presentations: Achievement Unlocked

    FME is a key part to solving and unlocking data challenges in many industries. Hear your city’s data challengers share stories of how they accomplished their missions.
    - John Bacon, City of Hamilton; Co-presenters: Heather Howe, City of Hamilton, Lesley MacKenzie, Consortech; Keeping a Common Address Database “Common” using FME
    - Jeff Lamb, York Region, Co-presenter: Julius Ngeh; Inventoring Organizational ArcGIS Online Site Content using FME
    - Kieren Tinning, TerraFlow Geomatics Inc.; Leveraging FME to Produce 3D files for TerraFlow’s Mobile Surface Management Application
    - Carolynne Saxton, Town of East Gwillimbury, Co-presenter: Lesley MacKenzie, Consortech; Growth Management and Development Dashboard

  • 11:45am
    FME Around the World

    Lightning talks: top stories of how people around the world are using FME to solve their everyday challenges, big and small.

  • 12:00pm
  • 1:00pm
    Level 3: Automating Quality Control

    Validating your data is a critical step in almost every workflow. Learn how to build FME workspaces to automatically detect and repair problems with attributes, geometry, and more, and how to build a portal to let end users perform data validation on demand. Plus, learn about new functionality in FME Server for detecting workspace failures.

  • 1:30pm
    Level 4: Sharing Your Data

    Learn how to make data accessible to your end users and stakeholders. See how to build FME workflows for integrating disparate data sources and sharing it via reports, interactive visualizations, web portals, mobile devices, and more.

  • 2:00pm
    Bonus Level: New Data Ventures

    Unlock the most cutting-edge data types and integration possibilities in this future-facing session. We’ll demo how to explore your data in X Reality and gaming engines, plus give an overview of exciting new directions for the FME development team.

  • 2:30pm
    Boss Level: Wrap Up & Prizes

    Exercise everything you learned today by collaborating on building a workspace to conquer the final boss. Win cool swag and enter Mission: Hidden Codes for a chance to win the grand prize pack!

The World Tour will stop at the

Sheraton Toronto Airport & Conference Centre

801 Dixon Road
Toronto, ON
M9W 1J5

Meet the Safers Coming to Toronto

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Don Murray
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Craig Vernon
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Andrea Eisma
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Dmitri Bagh
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Carolyn Vantol
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Pre-Event Workshop

Transform data to derive statistics for dashboarding and reporting with FME.
Workshop objectives:

  • Transform tabular data (permits from a database table) into a GIS format
  • With GIS data, derive statistics and performance indicators that will bring more intelligence to your organisation
  • Format data for an automated integration into a BI tool for dashboarding and reporting
  • Break down an end to end solution to further understand the relationship between its key components

Pre-Requisites: Intermediate knowledge of FME Desktop

We will provide all attendees a free FME license to use for the workshop which will be valid for 30 days. Just bring your laptop!

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April 2019

Post-Event Reception

After a great day of discoveries, you don’t want to miss this social event right after the FME World Tour Event in Toronto. Let’s have a beer or a glass of wine and chat with other FME users from your local community. Share your ideas and experiences or meet one of Consortech’s geospatial ETL experts to discuss about your data integration challenges.

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April 2019