Esri User Conference

July 20 – 24, 2015  |  San Diego Convention Center

Esri UC has the training and networking you need. But, you have to be there to get it. Here’s a proposal letter you can customize. Below you will find tips to justify your trip along with some very impressive facts to share with management.


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The Esri UC is one of the most effective ways to

  • Learn real applications of GIS
  • Test new products, improve technical development skills, and gain new mapping techniques
  • Discuss new Esri features, expand your network, and receive invaluable ideas to energize your GIS operations

Gain tips and tricks for telling better stories through maps

  • More than 86% of attendees found the map gallery valuable
  • 96% of attendees found the GIS concept sessions valuable

Learn to maximize the latest GIS techniques and applications

  • 97% of attendees found the GIS EXPO valuable
  • 99% of attendees found the Technical Workshops valuable
  • 82% of attendees found the 20-minute technical workshops valuable

Make connections that help you gain resources for future projects

  • 95% of attendees found the Industry Focus sessions valuable
  • 93% of attendees found the Special Interest Group Meetings valuable
  • 91% of attendees found the Regional User Group Meetings valuable

Improve your GIS Effectiveness

  • 86.9% of surveyed users discovered a new technique to help complete a project or learned how someone else solved a problem
  • More than 80% of attendees gained an understanding of what others in their industry are doing and expanded their professional network

Share what you are learning at the UC

  • Let your boss know that you'll share your newly acquired knowledge with the rest of the team
  • Plan a presentation for a working lunch after you return
  • Write-up a report of the conference, along with an action plan based on what you learned
  • Gather up information from the exhibits and displays and bring it back for your colleagues to review
  • Create an experts network with a database of the business cards you bring back and share with your team