Join us for YPN events at the annual Esri UC in San Diego.

During this annual conference, 16,000 Esri software users gather to learn new techniques, share stories, and solve problems. In addition to, hundreds of sessions, ample networking opportunities and YPN events, your discounted Esri UC registration gives you access to yoga classes, a 5K, and the closing party at San Diego’s Waterfront Park.

$175.00 YPN registration fee covers all Young Professional Network activities and your pass to
the UC. These discounted passes are limited. SECURE YOUR SPOT NOW!


The YPN Lounge

Sunday, 19 July 2015, 12pm – 5pm

Monday, 20 July 2015, 7am – 5pm

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 8am – 12pm

Esri UC Registration Area

Throughout the Esri UC, young professionals can use the YPN Lounge to learn about events throughout the week and kick back and relax with other young professionals. Charging stations and YPN goodies will also be available. Make sure to pick up your YPN button here! YPN buttons will speed entry into YPN events.

Hall E

YPN Events

Sunday, July 19

YPN Welcome Social
5:45pm – 8:00pm

San Diego Convention
Center, Room 2

After the Orientation for New Attendees, come join our welcome social for all YPN attendees. Get a sense of what sessions and events the Esri UC has in store for young professionals. Network with other young professionals and the Esri YPN team, and set the stage for a fun week.

Tuesday, July 21

YPN: Promoting the Value of GIS within Your Organization
10:15am – 11:30am

San Diego Convention
Center, Room 25 A/B

This session will consist of a panel discussion with audience participation. The discussion will center on how GIS can help an organization take existing data and information, couple it with GIS and solve both simple and complex problems in a presentation-friendly way. The emphasis will be placed on the tools and procedures we, as GIS professionals, can harness to showcase the power and value of GIS to wider organizational goals including those of non-GIS professionals.

Wednesday, July 22

YPN: The GIS Professional of Tomorrow
8:30am – 9:45am

San Diego Convention
Center, Room 5B

Join this interactive session about how to launch a successful career featuring panelists who have risen rapidly into positions of leadership. Gain insights and interact with these emerging leaders as they describe their career path highlights and share lessons learned that they believe have been key to their success so far. Within this workshop, attendees will learn the basic fundamentals of self-marketing, how to maintain and grow within your career path, and ways to engage in mentorship programs to assist others.

Wednesday, July 22

YPN Networking Social
6:00pm – 8:00 pm

Hilton Bayfront Pool

Come unwind from your busy week at UC with other YPN members. Network and enjoy food and beverages while discussing your memorable interactions with each other, Esri staff, and professionals from other companies.

Thursday, July 23

YPN Q&A with Jack Dangermond and Esri Thought Leaders
10:15am – 11:30am

San Diego Convention
Center, Room 29D

Take this opportunity to meet Esri president Jack Dangermond along with other Esri leaders and ask questions about anything and everything related to GIS or Esri. Voice your opinions of the emerging YPN community, events from the week, and the GIS industry. This is a unique chance to talk with Jack Dangermond, an accomplished tech leader whose company has been named on Forbes’ top ten list of America’s Best IT Employers.

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