FME World Tour 2017 - Washington, DC

April 3, 2017 (Monday)

Hyatt Centric Arlington (Map)

Washington, DC, , USA

Experience the Magic of Transformation

Join us for this free, local event where you will:

Learn from Local FME Experts

  • Connect with other FME users in your city
  • Network during the free breakfast and lunch

Enhance Your FME Skills

  • Delve into the latest FME features
  • Get equipped to overcome more data obstacles, more efficiently
  • Become inspired, whether you’re an FME newbie or a wizard

Save Your Budget

  • This 1-day event is free to attend
  • Enjoy a delicious free breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Get trained up to accomplish even more with your FME licenses

“FME does all my work for me while I sleep at night.” -- Jerrod Stutzman, Devon Energy


Time Topic

8:30 - 9:00

Check-in & Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00

Introduction & Getting Started with FME 2017

Apprentices, meet the sorcerers who will guide you through the day’s lessons. Learn about exciting new magic available in FME Desktop, FME Server, and FME Cloud and get your wands ready for an interactive warm-up demo.

10:00 – 10:30

Your Data and FME (Useful Spells and How To Cast Them)

Everyday FME magic and the data formats everyone knows and loves. Hear inspiring stories of FME wizardry and learn tips for brewing powerful data workflows.

10:30 – 10:45


10:45 – 12:00

Automating Everything (The Real Wizardry)

Building an FME Workspace is the first step, but automation is where the real magic lies. Take a look at new FME Server and FME Cloud capabilities and learn how to use automation to your full advantage.

12:00 – 1:00


1:00 – 2:00

User Presentations

User Driven Data Mining, Visualization and Decision Making for NOAA Observing System and Data Investments
Matthew Austin - NOAA Headquarters

Using FME to Transform Survey 123 Data
Jeff Puuri - Tensing USA

2:00 – 2:30

Expanding FME Frontiers (Dark Magic)

It’s a vast and scary world of data out there — full of opportunities but also full of mysteries and mayhem. Here’s the latest magic from the sorcerers behind FME, and how you can flourish in a world of evolving data challenges.

2:30 – 3:00

Wrap Up & Prizes - The Ghost in the Machine

A thrilling game of Human vs. Machine! Practice all the spells you learned today in an interactive demo, with chances to win prizes.

* Note: Agenda is tentative and subject to change

Your Hosts

Don Murray
Don Murray
Jen Luther Thomas
Jen Luther Thomas
Craig Vernon
Craig Vernon
Tiana Warner
Tiana Warner


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