Creating a Brighter Future

The 2016 Esri Education GIS Conference is the premier thought-leadership event for those involved in GIS education. This year’s theme is “Creating a brighter future.” Creativity is both satisfying on a personal level and vital for societies responding to change. More than ever, the ability to create something new is a skill to be cultivated in all people, at all levels of education, in all disciplines. The 2016 Education GIS Conference celebrates those who imagine and build solutions that apply geography for a brighter future.

Who Should Attend?

Educators, administrators, researchers, and librarians with all levels of GIS experience.

Why Attend?

  • Sharpen your skills with free training.
  • Exchange experiences, ideas, and tips and tricks that worked for your colleagues.
  • Get face time with the Esri Education experts.
  • Discuss new applications, tools, skills, and research.
  • Update your curriculum, teaching materials, and resources.
  • Understand how to spread GIS across campus.

Agenda at a Glance

Saturday, June 25


  • 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Registration
    South Tower, Marina Foyer, Level 3
  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
    Workshops
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Hands-on Learning Lab
  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Plenary Session
  • 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Lightning Talks and
    Workshops
  • 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    GIS Solutions Expo and Welcome Reception

Sunday, June 26


  • 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m
    Registration
    South Tower, Marina Foyer, Level 3
  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
    Workshops
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Hands-on Learning Lab
  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Plenary Session
  • 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    GIS Solutions Expo
  • 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Lightning Talks and
    Workshops
  • 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    GIS Solutions Expo Reception

Monday, June 27


  • 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Registration
    San Diego Convention Center
  • 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Esri UC Plenary Session
  • 3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Academic GIS Program Fair
  • 3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Esri UC Map Gallery Reception

Tuesday, June 28


  • 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Registration
    San Diego Convention Center, Hall E
  • 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Self Organized Sessions (Marriott Hotel)
  • 8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
    Education Paper Sessions (Marriott Hotel)
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    User Conference Paper Sessions (SDCC)
  • 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Esri UC Showcase and Exhibit Pavilion (SDCC)
  • 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Science Symposium (Marriott Hotel)
  • 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Science Reception (Marriott Hotel)

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