Importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle Esri Belux has developed several concrete activities with European Commission in 2018. The school scheme, funded through the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), provides fruit, vegetables and milk to schoolchildren as part of a wider program of education about European agriculture and the benefits of healthy eating. Consumers' habits are increasingly geared to processed food that is often high in added sugar, salt, fat. This is why the European Union promotes policies and actions to combat these negative trends, by educating children and young adults about the importance of a healthy and balanced [...]
Discover the Nature 2000 sites Natura 2000 is the EU-wide network of protected areas set-up under the EU Birds and Habitats Directives. The network includes almost 28 000 individual sites, and covers more than 18% of the EU land and freshwater area of the 28 Member States. Wetlands are among the most important ecosystems for the conservation biodiversity, providing breeding, resting and wintering habitats for a multitude of species. Unfortunately, wetlands are subject to a high number of pressures, amongst which water abstraction and other hydrological changes, land use changes, pollution, invasive alien species and climate change. This storymap shows [...]
Winter is coming We at Esri Belux want to share the joy of Christmas and the typical Christmas markets with everyone. Therefore we made a small Web Map to see all registered markets. In our StoryMap you will discover step by step what you need to do. And this is the map with all registered Christmas markets. Enjoy!
Pilot Project Wallonie Plus Propre started a pilot project and that will last one year and will be conducted simultaneously in 4 cities and Walloon municipalities (Namur, Juprelle and Les-Bons-Villers, and La Calamine). The project plans to track 500 garbage cabs for a year, starting with 1 out of 10, in order to allow to follow the evolution of their filling. The information is sent to the person in charge of the garbage collection and an application maps the situation, enabling efficient management. The municipality knows at any time what is the filling rate of its bins. It can thus [...]
Access to masses GIS Data Esri and Autodesk have entered into a global alliance in which the two worlds of CAD and GIS complement each other. ArcGIS gives you access to masses of geo data that you can now easily integrate into your CAD environment. Open data and government data can now be opened and visualized with a few clicks. BIM in a few clicks and 3D Full power 3D building data, Revit files, ... read this in your ArcGIS Pro and create your BIM with a few clicks. Manage assets, create floor plans, create routings, ... Make your 3D [...]
With the update of ArcGIS Online, that will be released tomorrow, a lot of useful functionality will be added. These include user interface updates, licensing changes and changes to administrative workflows. Updated look and navigation: The look and feel will be updated to improve navigation, contrast and responsiveness. However, all the functionality that you currently use will be available in the same location. Navigation through pages and tabs has been improved, re-positioning the page navigation (A) and sub-page navigation (B) and highlighting the selected page making it easier to select the correct tabs. The pages in ArcGIS Online are now [...]
More than 2000 visitors The Trefdag Digitaal Vlaanderen took place on Thursday 29 November 2018 at the ICC in Ghent. The focus was on Information Flanders' mission: to digitize the government in order to facilitate service to citizens, companies and other (government) organizations. Visitors were able to communicate in an interactive way what they specifically expect from Information Flanders via # TDV18. 56 partners presented their organization, products and services at the info fair and Esri BeLux was of course present.
Come and visit us This year, the Trefdag van Informatie Vlaanderen will take place on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the ICC in Ghent. Because the focus is on the digital government, the venue gets a new name: Trefdag Digitaal Vlaanderen (# TDV18). This year, the emphasis is on the task of Informatie Vlaanderen: to digitize the government in order to facilitate the service provision to citizens, companies and other (government) organizations. Be sure to visit EsriBeLux on the meeting day and learn more about ArcGIS Pro and our mobile solutions. [...]
Be there next year The Esri days is a must for everyone who wants to learn the full potential of the ArcGIS platform, to learn new applications and to learn how tools can simplify work. You come in contact with other users and you can asks your questions to Esri Belux experts. You will also see examples on how the ArcGIS platform can efficiently be used.
This event might just be for you! The GIS Day is an annual event celebrating geography in general and specifically the technology of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). It is a day dedicated to showing, teaching, learning and inspiring others to become excited about geography. Initiated by spatial analytics world-leader Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute), the first GIS Day took place in 1999. It's been a big success in the USA and is slowly also finding its way to the rest of the world. This year, for the first time Esri BeLux is actively encouraging YOU to join the GIS Day 2018 by coming up with your own ideasto celebrate Geography and GIS. For inspiration from existing projects, have a look at the official website [...]