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Webinar – Migrate from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro

FREE WEBINAR Many of you have not yet switched from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro. Time to help you take this step! With a 7-step plan we explain how you can migrate from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro. Get to know ArcGIS Pro Set up ArcGIS Online Download and install Assign licenses Migrate content to ArcGIS Pro Learn to work with ArcGIS Pro Extra information We explain the 7 steps in [...]

About ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Pro is the latest professional desktop GIS application from Esri. With ArcGIS Pro, you can explore, visualize, and analyze data; create 2D maps and 3D scenes; and share your work to yourArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise portal. The sections below introduce basic elements of the user interface. You will build on this knowledge as you use the application, read the help, and complete tutorials.  Projects In ArcGIS Pro, a body of related work—consisting of multiple maps, [...]

Discover the Esri Days 2019

Where GIS knowledge comes together As every year, we will also organize this year our Esri days. The Esri days will be held at the following locations: Flanders: October 15, Esri Belux, Nerviërslaan 54, 1780 Wemmel Wallonia: October 24, Château Ferme de Profondval, Chemin de Prodondval 2, 1490 Court Saint Etienne Luxembourg: November 20, Parc Hotel Alvisse, Route d’Echternach 120, L-1453 Luxembourg. The Esri days is a must for [...]

Esri User Conference Plenary Livestream

GIS - The Intelligent Nervous System Join us live a the 2019 Esri User Conference Plenary Session today at 17:15. Click on this link: Keynote speakers are: Jack Dangermond KEYNOTE | President, Esri How humans understand the world is continually evolving. Today, GIS and geospatial infrastructure are powering this understanding by helping to create smarter organizations, so everyone can effect positive change in our world. This [...]

What’s new in ArcGIS Enterprise 10.7

Video overview The 10.7 release is packed full of new features and enhancements, from new options for your data, to new mapping styles, to brand new applications. 10.7 introduces both general features and enhancements as well as those focused on specific workflows such as imagery, workforce tracking, data science and more. Something for everyone! Learn more about this update here: https://www.esri.com/arcgis-blog/products/announcements/announcements/whats-new-in-arcgis-enterprise-10-7/ [...]

NTv2 transformation from Datum Belge72 to Datum ETRS89 is now available

The NTv2 transformation from Datum Belge72 to Datum ETRS89 is available for ArcGIS® Desktop 10.7, ArcGIS® Pro 2.3 and ArcGIS® Enterprise The Belgian National Geographical Institute provides to users on its website an NTv2 grid for the transformation of geographical data expressed in the Datum Belge72 to the ETRS89 Datum. This transformation grid has been integrated by ESRI with their new version of ArcGIS software. Given the amount of [...]

Esri European Developer Summit 2019

The Esri Developer Summit is designed to show you how to build cutting-edge apps using advanced mapping technology from Esri. At the DevSummit you will be the first to see new tools for geo-enabling your apps and to get pro tips from the developers who made them. See demonstrations of the latest Esri releases, many of which will be shown off for the first time at the DevSummit. Attend detailed [...]

Agreement between 1Spatial and Esri

An agreement has been concluded between 1Spatial and esri. Jack Dangermond, CEO of Esri, said: “This agreement is great news for our continued global collaboration and especially for our customers who will benefit from this deeper alliance. We are always looking for opportunities to make the innovative capabilities of geospatial technology available to a wider range of users, especially in growing areas such as Facility Management. ” Existing 1Spatial [...]

How to teach geography?

GIS can be an interesting way to engage students Esri pledges no-cost GIS software and resources to European primary and secondary schools, in support of the European Commission’s Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. In addition to powerful software, educational services are being arranged by Esri offices and partners in participating European Union countries. These services include elements like teacher training courses, classroom exercises, field trips and local geodata such [...]

TLS 1.2 Update

We would like to inform you about an important update of our products that potentially need action from your side to avoid disrupting services. If you are affected by the update, then action is required.  ESRI is committed to providing strong security for the ArcGIS platform by using the latest industry standards and best practices for security protocols. To meet these industry expectations, an important update to ArcGIS Online [...]

ArcGIS Earth 1.9 is Here!

Discover what's new in ArcGIS Earth 1.9 Highlights In this release, major enhancements were made for KML and KMZ support, including the following: Manual refresh of the KML file that includes network links Adjust refresh settings for KML network links Displays hyperlink and snippet in the table of contents Pop-up window usability enhancements Features ArcGIS Earth 1.9 added the following new capabilities: Localization for Japanese, Polish, and [...]

Agoria Smart City Award Living 2019

'Connected bins' This year, Agoria presented the Smart City Awards for the fifth time to cities and municipalities that invest in technological innovations to improve the lives of their residents. The award ceremony took place in Brussels during the seventh edition of the Agoria Smart City Forum, which featured 300 experts, technology companies, and government representatives. There they could get to know national and international smart city projects, participate [...]

Workshop Input political debate BeGeo

Friday, March 1, 2019 - Leuven On May 26, 2019, Flemish, European and Federal elections are on their way. Time to reflect on what future governments should put in place with regard to geo-policy. What was good in the last legislature, where better, where are great steps to be taken, ... Various administrations and interest groups have already submitted their wishes to the various political parties. We want to [...]

Salon des mandataires

The annual must-attend event of the public sector in Wallonia Esri Belux invites you to the "Salon des mandataires" - WEX of Marche-En-Famenne, on February 14th and 15th on stand 3F19 (first driveway on the right of the main entrance). Come and chat with our team to discover how Esri BeLux is helping cities and towns become more Smart by harnessing the power of space-based data! [...]

Tell your story with ArcGIS Online Story Maps

Who knows ArcGIS Online knows that it is a very powerful platform for visualizing location-based data. Less well known is that ArcGIS Online also offers a wonderful tool for telling and sharing stories about your data, Story Maps. Discover the possibilities and get inspired ArcGIS Online Story Maps allows everyone to easily create, without programming, beautiful interactive web pages that tell your story. Are you not familiar [...]

Smart City – Central Purchasing

Idelux Public Projects Esri BeLux has been selected as supplier of Smart City solutions (work management, smart community ...) as part of IDELUX's "smart" central purchasing department (Intercommunale de développement économique du Luxembourg). Come along on Thursday 24 January 2019 during the information session at the Eurospace Center in Transinne. There we show you how ArcGIS meets the basic objectives of a Smart City. You can register via the [...]

Google map on your website does not work anymore? ArcGIS Online offers a solution!

Since Google changed its policy for using Google Maps API in 2018, there are many websites where a Google map no longer works. The map then shows the message "For development purposes only". Fortunately ArcGIS Online offers a solution! Making and publishing a map within your website with ArcGIS Online is very simple and also free. Without programming, everyone can make and share a map within a few [...]

Cadastre du Commerce

CLC has chosen the ArcGIS solution to implement its GIS "Cadastre du Commerce". ArcGIS will make it possible to inventory businesses in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and to analyze their activities. See you in a few weeks for the first concrete applications for the pilot project for the City of Dudelange. ESRI BeLux supports the CLC in the realization of this project. In the meantime, you will find [...]

Storymap for a healthy lifestyle

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, [...]

Storymap – Nature 2000 wetlands

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. [...]

Connected Garbage Cans

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 [...]

Combine the power of GIS and CAD!

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 [...]

ArcGIS Online updates tomorrow 05/12

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 [...]

Trefdag Digtaal Vlaanderen – Ghent

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 [...]

Trefdag Digitaal Vlaanderen – 29 november

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 [...]

GIS DAY 2018 – A Story Map

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 [...]

ESRI DAYS 2018 – Luxemburg – 14 NOV

How to integrate 3D into your GIS? 3D with ArcGIS has never been so affordable and creative. ArcGIS Pro is rich in 3D features: 3D editing tools, 3D exploratory analysis, BIM-SIG interoperability, sharing scenes. ArcGIS offers many solutions: web scenes, even on mobile, augmented reality and virtual. In the near future, ArcGIS will offer more specific solutions for navigating inside buildings, collaborating and evaluating new urban projects. Come discover [...]

Installation of NTv2 Trafo Belge

Lambert 72 to Lambert 2008 A new datum transformation is available for ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS PRO. This custom transformation enables you to transform data originally projected in Lambert 72 into Lambert 2008 with an error <0.5cm. It is based on a conversion grid validated by Belgian NGI and Service Public de Wallonie (SPW). Please download here the .gsb file: Installation Guide and file NTV2 Transformation - Click [...]

ESRI DAYS 2018 – GIS in the industrial and enterprise world.

BIM (Building Information Model) and GIS, two separate worlds? More since the 2 world leaders Autodesk and Esri have joined forces. The geomatician provides information on the natural environment and built in a broader context. The designer / engineer provides information on the detailed infrastructure. Come discover the new bridges from the partnership that result in more efficient integrated Learn more during our esri days 2018 - click [...]

ESRI DAYS 2018 – What’s new in ArcGIS 10.6

What if we talked a bit about what is new in  ArcGIS? ArcGIS is more innovative than ever. ArcGIS Pro is unquestionably the richest GIS desktop application of its generation. The innovations are numerous: 3D tools, real-time, metadata management, diagrams, Arcades expressions, attribute rules ... The ArcGIS platform (Enterprise and Online) is unique in promoting collaboration between organizations, allowing the creation of personalized sites, by facilitating the construction of [...]

ESRI Days 2018 – Smart Community

Smart Community Travel, parking, waste management, flood forecasting, town planning ... Numerous areas can rely on data present in GIS for a better understanding of the issues, a more effective collaboration and a stronger citizen commitment. Come and discover a concrete case rich in lessons as well as the opportunities offered by the ArcGIS platform. Learn more during our ESRI Days 2018 - Click here for more information [...]

Severe Issue with ArcGIS Pro 2.2 Patch 2

Issue Esri has discovered a severe issue with an editing workflow in ArcGIS Pro 2.2 Patch 2 (2.2.2) that may incorrectly set feature attribute field values to “Null” and strongly recommends this patch be uninstalled. How do I uninstall the patch?  In Windows, open the Control Panel and search for “View installed updates”; click this option. Right-click ArcGIS Pro 2.2 Patch 2 (2.2.2); and click Uninstall. If you do not have the previous patch—ArcGIS Pro 2.2 Patch 1 (2.2.1)—it can be downloaded from My Esri. [...]

Smart City Wallonia

In the heart of Smart City Dynamics The Congress-Salon Smart City Wallonia has become a reference event in Wallonia to discover, share and learn about the latest trends in Smart Cities. The main actors of cities and towns, intermunicipal bodies and public interest organizations are present to find solutions to their needs and inspire themselves to imagine the uses of tomorrow. Thanks to a day of conferences and demonstrations, [...]

ESRI DAYS 2018

Still using 2D maps? In Esri we have bet heavily on 3D GIS products and solutions. This year we also offer new proposals and examples on how to help different collectives with it. Our success story for this year is Namur 3D. We are waiting for you at our Esri days on 25 October in Namur and on 14 November in Luxembourg in which you will have the opportunity [...]

GIS DAY 2018

Discover the world through GIS GIS day provides a forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) to share their real-world applications of the technology. It promotes a living geography through a number of applications that are useful for society as a whole. GIS Day aims to bring as many active citizens together on a global level forming a grassroots effort opening participation for all. [...]

Migrating from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro (2 day training)

How to migrate? During this course you will learn how to efficiently migrate your data from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro. A lot of data created in ArcMap can be used in ArcGIS Pro without conversion. In addition, the training deals with web services and web maps and publishing. • 24-25 / 09/2018 in Ghent • 22-23 / 11/2018 in Wemmel More information and subscription [...]

Use of web services in ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online

What will be covered during the webinar: During this webinar we explain how you can address web services and we clarify the benefits using practical examples (NGI, geo.be, geopunt ...). The plug-in of geopoint for ArcGIS is also discussed. The metadata of a web service is also discussed. After all, the metadata is very important when searching and evaluating web services. [...]

Free GIS software for schools

Esri offers free GIS software and resources to European primary and secondary schools. The activation process and management of these licenses is explained during this webinar on September 26th. You can request these school bundles via our website, we will then ensure that you receive the code for your bundle (these bundles give you access to ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Desktop advanced with extensions, web and mobile apps and community [...]

Migrating from Google Maps JavaScript API to ArcGIS API for JavaScript

Have your costs to display a map in your web app drastically increased with Google’s recent pricing changes? If so, you aren’t alone. This pricing update has driven many developers that were using the Google Maps API to explore web mapping alternatives and move to ArcGIS. There are a couple of reasons for this. First, the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is a state of the art web mapping API with [...]

Esri Days 2018

Save the date As every year, we will also organize this year our Esri days. The Esri days will be held at the following locations: 25 October in Court-Saint-Etienne 14 November in Canach, Luxembourg 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 [...]

European Transportation GIS Summit

Learn Best Practices and Innovative Approaches to Power Your GIS Platform The European Transportation GIS Summit is Europe's largest gathering of GIS users from road, rail, aviation, public transport, and maritime organizations. Join your peers, Esri subject matter experts, and leading solution providers for two days of networking and collaborating on innovative approaches to meeting real-world challenges by using GIS technology. Unite with the user community on October 2–3 [...]

Sentinel-2 – More Than Meets the Eye

Welcome to the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World Every day we take in visual cues and make observations of the world around us. In many cases, we take the things we see to be self-evident, that they simply are as we perceive them to be. Other times, we more closely analyze and interrogate things that appear less familiar. Sometimes, just changing our visual perspective can offer additional illumination [...]

Esri User Conference Live Stream

We hope you’ll join us! It's a busy time of the year here at Esri. We're all working to make the 2018 User Conference a valuable experience for our users, partners, start-ups and distributors. This year’s theme—"GIS – Inspiring What’s Next”— focuses on the digital transformations made possible by technological advancements and the innovative ideas of GIS users. It’s your work that makes GIS progress possible, so we hope you [...]

Save up to 40% thanks to the KMO portefeuille

In the fall of 2018, we offer you the opportunity to follow a GIS training and to recover a large part of your registration fee! Through cooperation with SBM / Escala, it is possible to get back to 40% of the registration fee for 3 courses by using the SME portfolio. You can use the SME portfolio for the following courses: ArcGIS Pro: Essentiële workflows (3 day training) 06/11 [...]

Models, scripts and the use of tasks in ArcGIS Pro

Free Webinar - June 21th (Dutch) 2018 - 22th (French) Have you created models and python scripts in ArcMap and would you like to reuse them in ArcGIS Pro? Have you heard of tasks in ArcGIS Pro but you have no idea what the benefits are and how they work? Then this webinar is the perfect opportunity to learn more about it. During this webinar one first explains what [...]

Virtual Reality on AM/FM GIS Belux session

GIS and AUGMENTED REALITY The association AM/FM-GIS BELUX has a scientific and pedagogic goal, excluding all profitable activities, and wishes to stimulate the exchange of information between parties active in Automated Mapping (AM), Facility Management (FM), and other Geographical Information Systems (GIS) ; to encourage users to introduce these technics within public authorities and private companies. Esri Belux is present on the Seminar, Tuesday 5th June 2018 concerning augmented [...]

Namur in 3D

3D Cartography The City opens an open access 3D modeling platform for the entire municipal area. Some 45,000 buildings have been mapped. The model presents various themes such as a detailed relief model, a high-resolution aerial photograph (5cm pixel), textured 3D buildings (in LOD2 detail level), roof thermography and the results of a potential analysis. Finally, the model also makes it possible to visualize the current and future major [...]

Storymap: The EU school fruit, vegetables and milk scheme

The school scheme, funded through the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), provides fruit, vegetables and milk to schoolchildren as part of a wider programme of education about European agriculture and the benefits of healthy eating.  The ESRI Story Maps App gives them the opportunity to showcase the plan, engages the community and shares it with the world.

Flemish hunting grounds

Pioneering role Hubertus Vereniging Vlaanderen vzw has played a pioneering role since 2007 in digitizing the Flemish hunting grounds. It is thanks to the investment and efforts of the hunting sector that the digital hunting plans have been realized. Hubertus Vereniging Vlaanderen takes its responsibility and contributes to making the hunting plans transparent and updating. The latter is a considerable administrative task, partly due to volatile ownership and difficult [...]

Model data connections and make predictions

Insights for ArcGIS 2.3 released! Available now and hot off the software press! Insights for ArcGIS 2.3 is available with ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise. What’s new? Great question. Glad you asked. Here are the key features… Link analysis allows you to establish relationships and view connections between related data elements. This lets you make sense of associations between people, places, events, and other entities. The relationships can be described by degrees, closeness, [...]

Webinar Drone2Map

Drone2Map for ArcGIS helps you to use footage from your drone for visualizations and analyzes in ArcGIS. Afterwards it is possible to make drone images available to others via ArcGIS Online. During this webinar we give you a demonstration of how you can convert drone images into usable ArcGIS data.  

Week of the cemeteries

Storymap During the week of the cemeteries, at the end of May and beginning of June 2018, the Culture and Heritage Office of Koksijde will present three digital heritage walks on the cemeteries alongside their educational search, on paper. These will be consultable in a storymap. A preview: https://goo.gl/f8bGWd

Virtual tours 3D at Begeo

Virtual tour Be sure to visit us at the BeGeo fair, where we can show you the wonderful world of 3D. Come along for our augmented reality solutions and our virtual reality apps. You will be able to view real-time 3D models of buildings in Brussels. We are also going to give a demonstration of virtual reality where we will have our customers take a virtual tour through Venice [...]

Geo-hub Ville de Luxembourg

GEO-HUB The Ville de Luxembourg has built up an extensive geo-hub in which numerous geo-information can be found for its citizens and visitors. For example, the interactive map with parking information has now been integrated into the Ville de Luxembourg website. Click and discover the possibilities: https://www.vdl.lu/se-deplacer/en-voiture/parkings-et-pr

Webinar April 26 / 27 – Working with templates in ArcGIS Pro

Webinar Working with Templates Project templates help you create a new project. For example, a project template can include connections to folders, favorites, databases and servers. Folder templates help you reuse or standardize map layouts. ArcGIS Pro provides a number of standard templates, but it is of course possible to create your own templates. These templates can then be shared with other users. During this webinar we show you [...]

BeGeo – April 24th 2018

GEO, disruptive technologies to facilitate your business. Everything happens somewhere. Geo-information is becoming increasingly important in the service provision to the citizen and in the solutions offered by companies, more and more location is a crucial parameter in the digital economy. Agoria and the NGI organize for the third time BeGeo, the national congress with a scholarship on geo-information where the government, the private sector and the research world [...]

Upgrades of Apps – points of attention

Last week we had two cases with unexpected behaviours after the upgrade of following Apps: Case 1: Collector for ArcGIS By upgrade Collector for ArcGIS last version 17.0.3 combined to Portal for ArcGIS Enterprise, the Collector for ArcGIS need to work with a available server certificate. In combination Collector with AGOL there is no certificate problem. 2. Survey 123 To have the best working from Survey 123 with [...]

Esri Geo Business Seminar Europe

Business success today requires precise knowledge about who and where customers are. Geography exposes insights about sales, competition, customer behavior and operations. Using Location Intelligence, companies can bring disparate data into one place and use location as a common reference to unlock insights about their business. Join Esri and partners We share how business leaders in Retail, Real Estate, Retail Banking and Consumer Goods are using location and [...]

Esri Developer Summit Europe

The dates of the Esri Developer Summit Europe have just been announced : 23-25 October 2018. Location will be the bcc Berlin Congress Center in Germany. Esri Developer Summit is designed to show you how to build cutting-edge apps using advanced mapping technology from Esri. At DevSummit you will be the first to see new tools for geo-enabling your apps to get pro tips from the developers who [...]

What’s New in ArcGIS Pro 2.1.

Advanced analytics, 3D visuals and more. Add Interactive Tables. You can now add tables to your layouts, including Excel spreadsheets and attribute tables from map layers—reorder fields, turn them on or off, plus change the displayed backgrounds, borders, and headings. With attribute tables, you can automatically filter your data to only show visible features. As the map view changes, the table changes [...]

Esri BeLux is hiring

Esri BeLux is seeking a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Solutions Architect. In this role, you will leverage and apply your strong technical GIS Architect experience, while leading multiple programs with Business and Government customers. Read more