October 31 - November 2, 2017 | Esri Conference Center, Redlands, CA

Present a Paper

Share your expertise by giving a presentation about your GIS implementation, project, or application. In your 20-minute presentation you can relate your GIS project experiences, successes, and lessons learned. You must have successfully used Esri GIS technology in the project you are presenting.

The deadline has passed and submissions are now closed.

Our committee will evaluate your abstract and make selections based on topic, content, and time available. All authors will be notified after the selection process.

This year, we are specifically interested in the following topics:

  • Weather, Climate, and Atmosphere
  • Coastal Protection and Marine Spatial Planning
  • E-navigation and Hydrography
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Marine Ecosystems
  • Port Management
  • Deep Sea Research and Exploration
  • Sea Level Rise and Community Resilience
  • Shipping and AIS

Abstract Submission Guidelines and Tips

Provide the following information:
  • Author/Presenter name(s)
  • Presentation title (10 words or fewer)
  • Category from the above topic list
  • Company name
  • Contact information
  • Brief presenter biography (25 words or fewer)
  • Abstract (500 characters or fewer)

Be sure to answer these questions:

  • What problem did you solve with GIS? What advantage did GIS give you?
  • What types of geospatial analysis did you use? Explain how and why you used them.
  • What are your findings or results?
  • How can this project be useful for the audience?

Provide content and formatting according to these requirements:

  • Abstracts, presentation slides, and handouts must be in English.
  • The information you submit for the presentation will also be published by Esri (e.g., website and agenda); therefore, eliminate bullet points and numbering. Do not type in all capital letters.
  • Do not include information in your abstract that will not be in your presentation.

Presentations

  • You must provide your final presentation in electronic format prior to the event.
  • Presentation blocks are 20 minutes each. 
  • PowerPoint is the best way to go. A projector, screen, laptop, and Internet connection will be provided in the presentation room.
  • Presentations must be noncommercial.