Kansas Association of Mappers

2020 Class Schedule

Both KAM classes are sponsored by Surdex Corporation, who will provide lunch at no additional cost.
Thank you, Surdex!

Introduction to Arcade

  • 9 am to 4 pm, Thursday, July 9, 2020, with lunch provided
  • Douglas County Public Works training room, 3755 E 25th St, Lawrence, KS
  • Instructors: Amy Roust (Douglas County), Bert Meier (TREKK Design Group, LLC)
  • $100 KAM Members / $150 Non-KAM Members
  • Lunch provided, courtesy of Surdex Corporation, to in-person attendees
  • Registration limit: 15 in-person attendees, so that we can follow social distancing rules. Virtual attendees are unlimited.

This one-day workshop will get participants started with Arcade, the proprietary expression language developed by Esri for use in ArcGIS products. Designed with the novice in mind, the first half of the class will focus on the basic structure of the language, including syntax, constants, and functions. As the day progresses, we will delve deeper into creating code that works in the various profiles (Labeling, Popups, and Visualization), or parts of the ArcGIS platform that can consume Arcade.

Requirements: Participants must bring their own laptop with ArcGIS Pro installed and have their own ArcGIS Online account set up prior to attending. A working knowledge of ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online is recommended. No coding experience required.


  • 9 am to 4 pm, Wednesday, June 24, 2020, with lunch provided
  • Butler County Courthouse, East Annex Building, 121 S Gordy St, Suite 203, El Dorado, KS
  • Instructors: Lee Allen (Shawnee County), Pam Dunham (Butler County), and Cesalea Osborne (City of Lawrence)
  • $100 KAM Members / $150 Non-KAM Members
  • Lunch provided, courtesy of Surdex Corporation
  • Class is capped at 12 students to allow our participants to continue to practice social distancing if they prefer.

This class will examine the uses of local data within ArcGIS Online. Attendees will learn:

  • Brief overview of ArcGIS Online
  • Understanding different license levels and credits
  • How to add their local data
  • How to create a map that is useful for information and analysis
  • What pop-ups are and how to customize them
  • How to use and visualize data in CSV file format (ex. Orion Queries)
  • What functionality is available in ArcGIS Online vs. ArcGIS Desktop
  • How ArcGIS online is organized
  • Creating Apps with WebAppBuilder

Audience for this class includes: GIS personnel new to ArcGIS Online, appraisers, any other local staff looking to begin utilizing ArcGIS Online for their mapping and analysis needs as well as seasoned users looking for new ideas.

Requirements: Participants must bring their own laptop and have their own ArcGIS Online account set up prior to attending.

Other Training Opportunities

The opportunities listed below are provided for general reference and do not constitute an endorsement of a particular business. KAM receives no compensation for sharing this information. Email us at kamappers@gmail.com if you are aware of other training courses in Kansas that may interest our members.

Esri User Conference: July 13-17, 2020 in San Diego, CA - will be held online this year

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