2018

Esri Federal GIS
Conference

March 20-21 | Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, D.C.

GIS — Connecting and Helping Everyone

Join 4,500 of your peers, government thought leaders, GIS innovators, and subject matter experts from Esri at this year’s 2018 Esri Federal GIS Conference. There’s no better place to further your GIS education, grow your skill set, and learn new best practices. Return to the office with ready-to-use GIS solutions you can implement immediately—to connect and help everyone.

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Get Inspired

GIS is advancing rapidly—See the latest innovations and find new solutions.

Further Your Education

Participate in workshops, sessions, and a Hands-On Learning Lab to get training in just 2 days.

Seek Guidance

Get answers to your pressing questions—We'll guide you to the solutions, technology, and focus areas that suit you.

Take Action

Return to the office with actionable information you can use to meet ambitious goals.

Conference Highlights

Plenary

Plenary

Join Esri President Jack Dangermond to explore the future of GIS and hear from accomplished federal government leaders about their ground- breaking projects and roadmaps to success. Esri tech experts also show you advances in GIS technology and how you can use the latest tools today.

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Plenary

Professional Development Workshops

These workshops give you the knowledge to support your Agency's mission. You can learn about the latest in Spatial Statistics, Web GIS, how to leverage the ArcGIS apps and much more. Full agenda details available in early January!

Plenary

EXPO and Hands-On
Learning Lab

The EXPO will guide you through focus areas so you can easily find the subject matter experts you want to meet. You'll also find a host of partner solutions and tech-specific areas with Esri staff ready to answer your questions. At the Hands-On Learning Lab, you can work with the latest Esri technology.

Plenary

Networking

Meet with your peers, Esri staff, and government leaders, to discuss the work you are both doing to advance federal government missions. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to troubleshoot challenges and get insights you can use to solve real-world problems.

Conference Agenda

07:30 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.


Registration - Hall B, Lower Level

09:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Plenary Session, Hall C, Lower Level

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Lunch, GIS Solutions Expo, Hall B, Lower Level

12:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.


EXPO & Hands-On Learning Lab, Hall B, Lower Level

2:10 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Professional Development Workshops, Various Rooms

5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.


EXPO Social, Hall B, Lower Level

07:30 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.


Registration, Hall B, Lower Level

08:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.


Professional Development Workshops, Various Rooms

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


Keynote Plenary Session, Hall C, Lower Level

10:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.


EXPO & Hands-On Learning Lab, Hall B, Lower Level

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Professional Development Workshops, Various Rooms

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Lunch, GIS Solutions Expo, Hall B, Lower Level

1:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.


Professional Development Workshops, Various Rooms

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Networking Reception - Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery