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Consortech FME Workshop - Austin

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 10431 Morado Cir #300, Austin, TX 78759
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Introduction to FME Workshop

April 19, 2022

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Freese & Nichols Training Room

10431 Morado Cir #300

Austin, TX 78759

FME is a data integration platform that transform data, automate workflows and connects GIS / ESRI environment to any systems.

It works with a visual drag and drop interface and is a simple alternative to python coding, DB scripting or using ModelBuilder.

FME turns a regular GIS person into a GIS Ninja!

Do you work with multiple formats and data sources such as CAD and GIS? Would you like to transform and integrate them using best practices? Safe Software’s FME Desktop might be the right tool for you. In this workshop, you will learn how to develop and build a workbench in FME using geospatial data.

Here’s a few topics that will be covered in this all day workshop:

  • Introduction to FME and data conversion basics
  • Data transformation
  • FME best practices
  • Transformation components
  • Practical transformer use

Who should attend: Anyone who has to manage data.

If you attended the 2020 version of the workshop the exercises will be slightly modified so this makes a great refresher!

Requires: General knowledge of GIS.

You are required to bring your own laptop for this event. Consortech will provide a temporary version of the software download prior to the workshop.


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Breakfast provided 

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Intro to FME part 1 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch provided 

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Intro to FME part 2

Mappy Hour to follow,  register here

Registration price:

It pays to register early! We have an early bird special - register for the event before March 22, 2022 and you get it for the low price of $199

After March 22, 2022 the price goes up to the regular price of $249. This price will last until April 15, 2022. 

After April 15, 2022 you will be paying a late registration of $299 up until the event itself.


Lesley Mackenzie

Lesley MacKenzie graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography. Passionate about geomatics, she has been working in this field for over 22 years and has become a world-renowned reference with FME technology. Throughout the years, she has designed a novel concept of governance and use of best practices with this technology.

At Consortech, Lesley leads the consulting team in optimizing the use of FME and ArcGIS and accompanying clients towards geospatial performance. As Director of Innovation, Technologies and Strategies, she is responsible for the technological watch and is in constant contact with the Safe Software development team. Lesley also provides high-level consulting services such as strategic analysis, migration of GIS environments to the Cloud and management of large-scale development projects.

Cancellation Policy

Full refunds are available up to 14 days before the event. Please refer to our Cancellation Policy for details.

Join us after the workshop for a Mappy Hour at Baby A's.

See details and RSVP. 

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