Esri User Conference

July 10 – July 14, 2017 | San Diego Convention Center

UC Activities

What else can you do at Esri UC? Of course you’re here to learn and network and solve your organization’s challenges. But, you will have time for fun—run, sing, dance, and celebrate with friends and family. Here’s how.

GIS Kids Camp

Marina Salon D, Marriott
Cost: $40 (includes snack)
Refund deadline: June 20

Give your children hands-on experience with geospatial technology. Under the guidance of Esri staff and educators from around the world, campers will practice general computer skills, get an introduction to GIS, and complete special projects with Esri software.

Sign Up for Kids Camp

GIS Kids Camp

Camp Hours of Operation

Tuesday, July 15
Ages 7–9 8:30 a.m. – noon
Ages 10–13 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 16
Ages 7–9** 8:30 a.m. – noon
Ages 10-13** 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 17
Ages 5–6 8:30 a.m. – noon
**Repeat of Tuesday’s session

5K Run

5K Fun Run/Walk

Wednesday, July 16 
Shotgun Start at 6:30 a.m.
Start/Finish Line: Hilton Bayfront – Embarcadero Boardwalk
Cost: $30

Sign Up for 5K

Walk or run this flat waterfront course as it follows the Embarcadero Marina Park North and the boardwalk area. Water stations are offered en route, and chip timing provides accurate race results.

Note: T-shirt, bib, and timing chip must be picked up from the Activities Desk in the Convention Center no later than 5:00pm on Tuesday, July 15.


Tuesday, July 15, 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday, July 16, 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Thursday, July 17, 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Hilton Bayfront – Promenade Plaza
Cost: $45 for all three days

Sign Up for Yoga

Start your day feeling centered and alert with yoga on the lawn—open to all levels. Each class will begin with gentle, warming poses and flow through a sequence of sun salutations, as well as standing, seated and inverted poses. Yogis will focus on breath control and present-moment awareness, while maintaining a strong foundation and optimal alignment principles. Modifications to poses will be offered so students can work at their own levels. Class ends with a relaxing and meditative Savasana pose.

The All-Levels, Flow class is appropriate for both new and continuing students.

Note: Yoga mats will not be provided.


Family Night

Family Night

Wednesday, July 16, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Exhibit Pavilion, San Diego Convention Center

Cost: $0

Show your family and friends what GIS is all about when the Exhibit Pavilion is open to anyone accompanied by a registered attendee.

An Evening in Balboa Park – Thursday Night Party

5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Balboa Park

Cost: $50 for guest wristbands; Children 12 and under are free

Buy a Guest Wristband

In honor of Esri UC attendees from around the world, we’re planning the party of the summer in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park on July 17. Join us for great food, entertainment, and access to six world-class museums. We’ve planned some fun activities for kids too, so bring the whole family.

Wristbands for guests can be purchased for $50 either online or at the Activities Desk during the conference. Remember to scan your badge for a wristband prior to the party at the Activities Desk or designated info desk booths around the convention center.

Balboa Park