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BeSpatial'20 Workshop: Advanced FME Training Day

  • May 06, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Americana Niagara Falls


  • Become a member and register (a $40 Savings!)


Workshop : Advanced FME Training Day

Objective: Improve your FME skills, build even better workspaces, get some practical experience.

Prerequisite: General knowledge of FME, Laptop with FME installed (we will provide free training licenses)

We will learn of advanced FME topics and finish the day with some challenging exercises where you get to apply your new skills.
Topics we will look at:

Advanced Attribute Handling

  • Constructing values
  • FME functions
  • Conditional values
  • Multiple feature attributes
  • Null attribute

Performance Considerations

We will look at techniques that help us evaluate the performance of our workspaces and improve their efficiency.

  • Performance and FME
  • 64-bit FME
  • Log file interpretation
  • Reader and writer optimization
  • Transformer optimization
  • Parallel processing

Advanced Reading and Writing

We will look at different techniques for reading and writing data.

  • Writing zip files
  • Fanouts
  • Dynamic conversions
  • Dynamic schema handling
  • Advanced dynamic schemas

About the Presenter

Presenter: Lesley MacKenzie, Senior Business Analyst at Consortech

Bio: Lesley MacKenzie graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography. She is passionate about geomatics and has been working in the field for over 15 years. Her main focus is leveraging ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) with the context of data workflow and process optimization.

At Consortech, Lesley provides consulting, training and solution design services on various GIS and IT platforms including Safe Software’s FME Desktop and FME Server. Her motivation lies in helping her customers develop automated data workflow processes so they can focus on the fun stuff, real GIS work! Lesley was one of the first specialist in North America to obtain Safe Software’s FME Certified Trainer and FME Certified Professional certifications.

The Full day workshop event is sponsored by Consortech and hosted by BeSpatial'20.

 For information on how you may participate, please contact:  BeSpatial

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