January 27, 2011
Redlands, CaliforniaAs utility professionals come together for the DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition, February 1–3, 2011, Esri will host a preconference seminar called Emergency Management for Electric Utilities.
The free half-day seminar, scheduled for January 31, 2011, will explain how to extend geographic information system (GIS) technology beyond maps and into the realm of emergency management, risk assessment and mitigation, planning, recovery, and response.
"Utility professionals will be amazed to see how far they can stretch the investment in GIS and how thoroughly they can prepare for an emergency by applying GIS tools," said Bill Meehan, Esri director of utility solutions. "We are always happy to be part of DistribuTECH and hope to gather the early birds for this pre-conference event."
Throughout the DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition, the Esri technical team will be at booth 1833 to discuss the use of GIS for
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