NARC and ESRI Metadata Webinar 7/27, 8/3, and 8/10

When Aug 03, 2010
from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Webinar
Contact Name
Contact Phone 202.986.1032 ext. 215
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With support from the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), the National Association

of Regional Councils (NARC) and ESRI will be holding a three-part webinar series on

collecting and creating accurate and appropriate metadata, a critical component of any local

or regional geographic information systems (GIS) program.

This FREE training will allow participants to better understand how their effective use of metadata

can allow other users, including regional councils’ member local governments, to search and utilize

their data services effectively. From their own desks, participants will be able join experienced

trainers from ESRI for lectures and interactive exercises, resulting in the creation of functional

metadata that can be published to the Geospatial One-Stop (GOS) or

Through the series of three hands-on webinars, participants will learn to:

• Create metadata;

• Publish metadata to popular, federally supported sites including GOS and;

• Utilize Web 2.0 technologies to expose catalogued data;

• Discover geospatial services;

• Use the FGDC service status checker to assess service availability;

• And much more!

This training will be targeted at new and expert GIS users alike, with the opportunity for all to

improve their skills in creating, sharing and using metadata in real world situations. Following

the live webinars, ESRI trainers will be available to provide one-on-one support to participants

with questions, supporting them in integrating their new skills into their everyday work life.

Visit NARC’s website at to fi nd registration information or

contact Jenee Kresge at 202.986.1032 ext. 215 or with questions.

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