Call for Presentations

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The deadline to submit abstracts has passed.

How does your GIS work fit into the infrastructure life cycle? Submit a presentation abstract to share your expertise at the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) Summit. You will gain recognition and valuable feedback from peers as well as bosses. Plus, it is a great way to justify your trip to the AEC Summit plus the Esri International User Conference.

Tell us how you use high accuracy data within the infrastructure lifecycle to

  • Plan.
  • Design.
  • Build.
  • Operate.

Space is limited, so be sure to submit your abstract soon.

Abstract Submission Guidelines


  • Author/Presenter name(s)
  • Presentation title (70 characters or fewer)
  • Company name
  • Complete address, phone, and fax information
  • Brief presenter biography (200 characters or fewer)
  • Abstract (500 characters or fewer)
  • Only one abstract may be submitted per primary author.
  • No more than four abstracts can be submitted by the same company or department within an organization.
  • Abstracts and presentations must be in English.
  • Do not use bullet points, numbering, or all capital letters; the information you enter will be used for publishing purposes (e.g., website and agenda).
  • At no time will it be permissible for presenters to use their time slot to advertise or promote a product, service or company.
  • All presenters must register for the event. Acceptance as a presenter will not register you for the summit. Registration fees are required.

Additional Submission Guidelines for Esri Business Partners

Abstracts submitted contrary to these guidelines will be rejected.

  • You must have a client as the primary presenter; you may be listed as a coauthor.
  • Follow all AEC Summit abstract submission guidelines.
  • Within your abstract, describe your client's success and how Esri software provided a solution.
  • Do not advertise your services or products.

At the conference, your client must be the primary presenter, but you may assist with the presentation.

Presentation Types

Moderated Paper Session

  • Moderated paper sessions include but are not limited to paper presentations and panel discussions.
  • Proceedings will be published on the AEC Summit website to ensure the maximum interaction among researchers, developers, and users.


  • A workshop provides instruction in a specific professional practice and method, theory, examples and exercises, discussion, and/or hands-on experience.
  • Duration is half a day (four hours) or a full day (eight hours).
  • Presentation is lecture or hands-on style.
  • The instructor must create and provide handouts to workshop attendees.