National GIS: A Framework for the Future

Foundational geospatial datasets that are accurate and authoritative are the key to a country's political stability and economic growth, while promoting greater confidence among its citizenry. Learn more about building and protecting these strategic national resources to help you better serve national priorities at this two-day, invitation-only event.

Engage

Share experiences and trade insights on responding to customer needs with mapping technology.

Be Our Guest at SES

Join the Esri Senior Executive Summit and learn how GIS has elevated successful organizations over the past year.

Share the Wealth

Bring up to five senior members of your organization.

Attend the UC

Enjoy the full roster of conference sessions when the Esri UC formally opens on June 27.

Agenda at a Glance

Saturday, June 25


  • 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    Registration and Continental Breakfast

    Aqua Foyer
  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

    Welcome and Introductions

    Aqua EF
  • 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

    Keynote – Colin Bray, CEO, Ordnance Survey Ireland

    Aqua EF
  • 9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

    Keynote – Margaret Cusack, Director of Real Estate and Tax Services, Cook County, IL, USA

    Aqua EF
  • 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Hosted Coffee/Tea Break

    Aqua Foyer
  • 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers

    Aqua EF
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Hosted Lunch

    Aqua Terrace
  • 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Esri Keynote – Mark Cygan, Industry Manager, Esri

    Aqua EF
  • 1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    Lightning Talk – Jim Herries, Smart Mapping Manager, Esri

    Aqua EF
  • 1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Lightning Talk – Olav Petter Aarrestad, CIO, Kartverket – Norwegian Mapping Authority

    Aqua EF
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Keynote – Timothy Trainor, Chief Geospatial Scientist, US Census Bureau

    Aqua EF
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Hosted Coffee/Tea Break

    Aqua Foyer
  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

    Lightning Talk – Steven Ramage, Director of Strategy, what3words

    Aqua EF
  • 3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Lightning Talk – Maher Karim, GIS Manager, PACI - Public Authority for Civil Information, Kuwait

    Aqua EF
  • 3:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

    Lightning Talk – Brian Cross, Director of Professional Services, Esri

    Aqua EF
  • 3:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Future Directions in National GIS Discussion

    Aqua EF
  • 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

    Hosted Social

    Elevation Room, 30th Floor

Sunday, June 26


  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

    Continental Breakfast

    Aqua Foyer
  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

    Keynote – Mick Cory, Secretary General, EuroGeographics

    Aqua EF
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

    Panel Discussion – Trends and Challenges

    Aqua EF
  • 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Hosted Coffee/Tea Break

    Aqua Foyer
  • 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Round Table Discussions

    Aqua EF
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Hosted Lunch

    Aqua Terrace
  • 1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

    Lightning Talk – Victor Khoo, Singapore Land Authority

    Aqua EF
  • 1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Lightning Talk – Helena Gutiérrez, Colombia Land Administration Project

    Aqua EF
  • 1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    National GIS User Community Vision

    Aqua EF
  • 1:45 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

    National GIS User Community Discussion

    Aqua EF
  • 2:50 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Closing Remarks

    Aqua EF
  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Walk to Manchester Hyatt for Imaging and Mapping Forum

    Manchester Hyatt
  • 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Panel Discussion "The Map of the Future" at the Imaging and Mapping Forum

    Manchester Hyatt - Seaport Tower - 2nd Floor - Seaport Ballroom FG
  • 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

    Imaging and Mapping Social

    Manchester Hyatt – Seaport Tower - 2nd Floor - Seaport Terrace


Monday, June 27


  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Plenary Session

    San Diego Convention Center
  • 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Map Gallery Opening and Evening Reception

    San Diego Convention Center

Tuesday, June 28,
through
Wednesday, June 29


  • 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Map Gallery and Special Displays

    San Diego Convention Center
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Paper Sessions and Technical Workshops

    San Diego Convention Center
  • 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Esri Showcase and GIS Solutions

    San Diego Convention Center