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October-Conferences as "Summer School"

Earn ECTS credits while visiting EUC/EduC/Geodesign Summit in Salzburg

After short announcements, complete details now have been published: Z_GIS offers a "short intensive program" in combination with a participation at the 3 international conferences held from 11th to 16th of October 2015 in Salzburg!

This way, your stay will not only help you to gain knowledge and expand your professional network, but also adds academic course credits to your transcript of studies!

And since education, future GIS professionals and this sharing of knowledge and networking are strongly supported by Esri, students can get unlimited access to ALL 3 CONFERENCES plus preconference seminars for a special student rate of 350 Euro!

All Informationen about the program, the prerequisits and credit requirements can be found here!

Conference Registration is online!


Geodesign Summit: A "who's who" in the speakers list

More details on speakers and preconference workshops

Topics for the European Geodesign Summit 2015 - taking place in Salzburg, Austria from 11th till 13th of October 2015 right adjacent to the Esri European User Conference - are taking form and a list of Speakers has now been announced, that is lead by the who's who of this young "movement":

  • Professor Carl Steinitz (Author of "A Framework for Geodesign")
  • Professor Henk Scholten (CEO of Geodan)

and has very interesting contributors. Check it out!

In addition, the preconference workshops (on Sunday 11th of October) have been defined and are described on the website now. Learn whats offered!

There is still time to get involved and offer your insights as a presentation. Submit your Abstract!

More information can be found on the Geodesign Summit Europe website



Innovations coming with WebOffice 10.3

Dynamic legends and WMS/WMTS legends - extended 3D-Measuring - Core client final - and more ...

As of now, customers can download the new WebOffice 10.3 Release from the download center.

Besides release-specific adaptions, WebOffice comes with new and extended features. Meet some of the highlights:

Plot: Support for dynamic legends

A legend that only "explains" symbology used in the current map extent is called "dynamic". As a Desktop feature this has been available for a while. Now it is part of the abilities Web clients of WebOffice offer.

Plot: Display legends of WMS/WMTS services

Display the legend (if available) of a WMS/WMTS service as an iFrame, when right-clicking the layer in the TOC is a new standard feature in WebOffice.

Legend of a WMS service in core Client
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HTML client: Extended 3D-Measuring using multiple elevation raster layers PLUS support for DSM and DTM

Integrate multiple elevation rasters will prove beneficial in the future since:

  • Wherever you query - the dataset with the most detail will be used (see graphic below)
  • DTM and DSM can be compared whenever a distance is measured (see Whats new document)
  • Identify request will display content of multiple information sources if available, like slope, exposition, height, ...

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Important in Austria: K5 Service Integration inside HTML Client

This service integration consists of tools to label and print data which has been queried from a k5 Service. . Which entities are queried and how they are labeled is configured using GeoOffice k5 Integration. All K5 Services requests are made in the context of a user defined in usermanagement plus the ID his role provides.

Important in Germany: xPlanung Web!

Identify Data and display custom-configured attribute dialogs. Conforming with the defined standard of the  xPlanungs E-Governement Project (object oriented data exchange format XPlanGML).

core Client not in beta any longer

Core Client has been available since WebOffice 10.2.x as a beta. Thank you for all your testing and good suggestions! Now it is "final". Find detailed information on the online product pages.


These have been a few selected highlights. A detailed overview can be found in this "Whats new" document. The updated overview of all features and functions is available as the Functionality Matrix for WebOffice 10.3.


WebOffice 10.3 has been designed and certified to work with ArcGIS 10.2.1, 10.2.2 and the recently released ArcGIS 10.3. Yet there are a few limitations regarding 10.3. Please read the documentation.

Upcoming Training Courses (in english)


Courses in English upon request

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By default our standard training courses are offered in German (see list of upcoming trainings here).


All Esri Trainings are readily available in English and our Trainers are fully capable of lecturing in English.
If you are interested in an individual training for your company/project team at our facilities or on-site, please contact us (see below)!

Training courses for SynerGIS products in English might be held in your vicinity in the near future anyway. In case you want to be informed about when and where, leave us a message, please.

If you are interested in any individual training, a Webcast in English for any SynerGIS product or need English materials - let us know!

Please mail all inquiries to wien(at)



Esri European User Conference 2015

14th until 16th of October 2015 - Salzburg, Austria

The Esri European User Conference 2015 will be hosted in Salzburg by Esri Official Distributor SynerGIS.

Main event days will be 14th until 16th of October  - with Preconference-Seminars on 12th and 13th of October.

More on the US Web.


Geodesign Summit Europe 2015

12th and 13th of October 2015 - Salzburg, Austria

Geodan, Esri Inc. and the University of Salzburg, supported by Organizer SynerGIS will host this years Geodesign Summit Europe in the same week and at the same location as the Esri European User Conference 2015 - in Salzburg, Austria.

Main event days will be 12th and 13th of October  - with a chance to join the European User Conference afterwards!.

More on the Web ...


Educational User Conference Europe 2015

13th and 14th of October 2015 - Salzburg, Austria

The Educational User Conference Europe 2015 will be held in the same week as the Esri European User Conference 2015 and in the same place - Salzburg!

Main event days will be 13th and 14th of October - the second day offering the chance to visit the Plenary Day at the European Conference.

A Highlight: Use this week as a "Summer School" and earn ECTS credits! (more details here!)

More has started to be available on the US website.