Esri Distributors to Host Regional User Conferences in October and November

The training department of Esri Espana enjoys the relaxation area after a busy day.

The training department of Esri España enjoys the relaxation area after a busy day at the 2011 European User Conference in Madrid, Spain.

Thousands of GIS users around the world are expected to attend Esri regional user conferences of sweeping international scope this coming October and November.

Whether you're a new user of Esri's GIS software or a seasoned GIS professional, you'll quickly learn why these are much more than typical user conferences; they're portals through which you and other high-tech, social, economic, business, and environmental leaders will pass to discover new spatial knowledge that can shape your region and our planet.

"Esri remains firmly committed to building tools you can use to understand and solve the pressing geographic problems that your region, and the world, faces every day," says Jack Dangermond, founder and president of Esri. "We firmly believe that acting responsibly requires understanding. These regional user conferences condense the very best of GIS into just a few days of intense learning and networking that will significantly promote these goals."

Why Attend a Regional User Conference?

Built on an idea at Esri that a worldwide collaborative spirit fuels a fundamental shift in the way we understand our world, the regional user conferences will offer you opportunities to learn firsthand about the latest in Esri technology by connecting with Esri software specialists and other GIS professionals from around the world. In the process, you'll strengthen your GIS skills and knowledge while learning some of the industry's best practices and techniques for ensuring more efficient workflows.

Enthusiastic GIS users share the latest information at the 2011 Latin America User Conference.

Enthusiastic GIS users share the latest information in a bustling hall at the 2011 Latin America User Conference in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Offering multiple technical workshops and presentations, these user conferences will be the perfect atmosphere in which to strategize and craft more ways for professional and economic success.

Venues Around the Globe

Esri Latin America User Conference (LAUC)—October 4–5 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at Centro de Convenciones, Universidad Católica Argentina. Hosted by Aeroterra S.A.

Esri European User Conference (EUC)—October 15–17 in Oslo, Norway, at the Oslo Kongressenter. Hosted by Geodata A/S.

Esri Asia Pacific User Conference (APUC)—November 5–7 in Auckland, New Zealand, at SKYCITY Convention Centre. Hosted by Eagle Technology Group, Ltd.

Middle East and Africa User Conference (MEAUC)—Information regarding the Middle East and Africa conference was not confirmed as of press time.

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