Modeling and Simulation Speaker Series: Build immersive maps with ArcGIS Maps SDK for UE with Esri

Apr 18, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Join us for the fourth session of our Modeling and Simulation Speaker series! This event will feature a presentation on building immersive maps with ArcGIS Maps SDK for Unreal Engine presented by Rex Hansen from Esri. Check out our event page for more info on the full speaker series!

About this event

About the Modeling and Simulation Speaker Series

Beginning in January of 2024 we will be hosting a Modeling and Simulation Speaker series! Each month, we will hear from a different company working in the Modeling and Simulation space about how they are using Unreal Engine to develop the next big thing in the Simulation industry. We have an exciting lineup of industry leaders so RSVP today!


Our Event Lineup

January 30: Creating a Common Simulation Core Platform to Build Complex Training Scenarios Leveraging Unreal Engine, Lockheed Martin, Presented by Adam Breed

February 27: Medical Imagery, Data Visualization, and Digital Twin Training Environments Intuitive, Presented by the Intuitive Team

March 19: Medical Triage to Military Training, Virtual Heroes, Presented by the Virtual Heroes Team

April 18: Build immersive maps with ArcGIS Maps SDK for Unreal Engine, Esri, Presented by Rex Hansen

May 8: Very Large-Scale 3D Simulation Environment Generation based on Satellite Imagery, Blackshark.ai, Presented by Hannes Walter


Read Ahead About This Event

Many game developers have begun to pursue immersive, interactive, open world experiences with real-world data. Fortunately, Esri is the global leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - Esri provides a complete system to create, store, manage, deliver, and utilize real-world data and geospatial analytics. Esri’s ArcGIS Maps SDK for Unreal Engine enables developers to build 3D and XR apps with high-fidelity visualization and attributes of real-world data to power digital twin, real-time, and simulation experiences.


About Our Speaker: Rex Hansen

Rex is the Principal Product Manager for ArcGIS Maps SDKs for Native Apps and Game Engines at Esri. He has over 25 years of experience in GIS, spatial analytics, and computer mapping. Currently, he guides the development of native technologies in the GIS industry to use authoritative geospatial content and analysis in offline workflows, photorealistic experiences, and immersive, extended reality solutions.


About Our Feature: Esri

Esri is the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping. Since 1969, Esri has supported customers with geographic science and geospatial analytics in what is called The Science of Where. Esri takes a geographic approach to problem-solving, brought to life by modern GIS technology, and is committed to using science and technology to build a sustainable world.


About our Hybrid Meetups 

Our Modeling and Simulation Speaker series will offer Hybrid viewing as some of our speakers are not local to the Orlando Area. The locations for Hybrid viewing will change based on venue availability, please see below for the viewing options.

January: Webex Livestream, In Person at the Virtual Heroes Office, Speaker will be In-Person

February: Webex Livestream, In Person at the Virtual Heroes Office, Speakers will be virtual

March: Webex Livestream, In Person at the Virtual Heroes Office, Speakers will be in person and virtual

April: Webex Livestream, In Person at the Virtual Heroes Office, Speaker will be Virtual

May: Webex Livestream, In Person at the Virtual Heroes Office, Speaker will be In-Person

Organizers

  • Tallee Klewicki

    Virtual Heroes Division @ARA

    Community Leader

  • Jeff Lyons

    Virtual Heroes Division of ARA

    Community Leader