Mapping Innovation Takes Center Stage at the Esri UC

Once a Year, the World Gathers to Map the Future of "Geo" in San Diego

May 22, 2014

Redlands, California—Geoenthusiasts from all over the world are preparing for the largest mapping and location event of the year, Esri User Conference (Esri UC), July 14–18 in San Diego, California. The Esri UC draws more than 16,000 of the top GIS professionals, location analysts, and mapmakers. Attendees eagerly share their wealth of experience and knowledge in areas such as climate change, urban design, conservation, energy development, disaster response, health, public safety, transportation, retail, real estate, and all levels of government.

"As mapping continues to grow as a tool to solve diverse problems from illiteracy to health epidemics, the Esri UC has become the main stage for a widely diverse set of leaders to share their thoughts on the world," said Linda Hecht, Esri CMO. "Over the years, we have been inspired by speakers like Jane Goodall and will.i.am who all have remarkable stories about using maps to effect change."

Looking for ways to expand your GIS with better maps, apps, developer tools, basemaps, and free data? The Esri UC will open your world to a wealth of possibilities. Learn about the latest in open data, open APIs, and open source. Spend a week thinking out of the box as you collaborate with your new colleagues on data sources, app exchanges, and strategy sessions.

Maps, location, and geography are changing how we see the world. The Esri UC is the one place to hear from experts on the latest business and technology trends driving this change. Learn about the pros and cons of cloud versus on-premise computing, hyperlocal apps, story maps, location strategy, geography as a platform, Python, APIs, cartography, GIS management strategies, and so much more, including saving the world.

The latest business and technology evolution of the ArcGIS platform will change the way you think about the world. Come and discover the new world of location and geo. Come and discover GIS.

Esri welcomes the media to Esri UC. Contact press@esri.com for more details.

Register for the Esri UC at esri.com/uc.

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