Briefly Noted

Attend the Esri User Conference Virtually

The 2020 Esri User Conference (Esri UC), July 13–15, is going virtual for the first time in the event’s 40-year history. Get more information.

Esri Provides Free Software to Groups Affected by COVID-19

For public health organizations responding to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Esri is providing the ArcGIS Hub Coronavirus Response template through a complimentary six-month ArcGIS Online subscription with ArcGIS Hub. Esri is also giving nonprofits and World Health Organization member states access to a COVID-19 Response Package to help with reporting and analysis. Esri is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to distribute mapping and analytics technology to FEMA partner entities and organizations across the United States. Via a new partnership with MCH Strategic Data, Esri is making data layers on US school closures available so educational organizations and families can better understand the situation in their communities. And for college and university students, Esri is providing free access to the ArcGIS platform and learning resources.

Helping to Grow the US Transit System

A new enterprise licensing program allows small public transit authorities to use Esri software to better plan, organize, and monitor their transportation systems. Learn more.