Call for Presentations

How does your GIS work fit into the infrastructure life cycle? Submit a presentation abstract to share your expertise. 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 Imaging and Mapping Forum plus the Esri International User Conference.

This year's topic's include

  • 3D Modeling from Remotely Sensed Data
  • Imagery Change Detection
  • Laser Scanning
  • Military 3D Applications
  • MultiScale Mapping Global to Indoor
  • Realtime and Multidimensional Information with ArcGIS
  • Smarter 3D Cities
  • UAV’s and Mobile Mapping

Space is limited, so be sure to submit your abstract soon. The submission deadline has passed.

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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, inclusive of spaces)
  • 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 Imaging and Mapping Forum 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 Imaging and Mapping Forum website to ensure the maximum interaction among researchers, developers, and users.

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