Esri Ocean
GIS Forum

Collect, Collaborate, Transform


November 1–3, 2016 | Redlands, California

WebGIS: Powered by Scientific Data


What scientists know about the ocean helps the rest of us make better choices. Attend the Esri Ocean GIS Forum to share ideas with colleagues and shape the future of GIS design. Discuss ways multi-dimensional data and web apps can help people put scientific information to work. Consider the potential of online platforms for sharing knowledge across disciplines and collaborating with multiple stakeholders. This is your chance to work with the ocean GIS community as it forges new concepts in ocean analytics and applications.

View the 2015 Proceedings


An Invitation from Esri's Research and Sciences Industry Manager

Agenda at a Glance


Attend the forum to explore the value of GIS in these important areas:

  • Discovery and exploration
  • Multidimensional analysis
  • Ocean science research and analysis
  • Marine and coastal resilience management
  • Ocean-use planning
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Disaster mitigation and response change

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1

  • 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Registration
  • 8:30 a.m.–noon
    Getting Started with ArcGIS Online
  • 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Hands-on Learning Lab
  • 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Hands-on Technical Workshops
  • 1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Creating Story Maps in ArcGIS Online

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2

  • 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Registration
  • 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
    Plenary Session
  • 10:30 a.m.–noon
    Featured Panel
  • Noon–1:30 p.m.
    Hosted Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Lightning Talks
  • 1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Hands-On Learning Lab
  • 1:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
    Expo Open
  • 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Moderated Paper Sessions
  • 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
    Expo and Map Gallery Reception

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

  • 7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Registration
  • 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
    Technical Plenary Session
  • 8:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
    Expo Open
  • 10:30 a.m.–noon
    Moderated Paper Sessions
  • 10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Hands-On Learning Lab
  • Noon–1:30 p.m.
    Hosted Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Moderated Paper Sessions
  • 5:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
    Closing Session
  • 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
    Networking Dinner