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Call for Presentations


DevSummit is not only about Esri developers sharing new technology and ideas with you. To us, the word summit implies that we are all bringing useful, inspirational ideas together. When you present at the DevSummit, your success story will establish you as a GIS thought leader. It's the best way to empower your peers and justify your attendance.

Eligibility and requirements

Please submit your paper by December 16. 2019. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by December 20, 2019. .

When you submit your abstract, please include the following information:

  • Author/Presenter name(s)
  • Presentation title (10 words or fewer)
  • Your organization's name
  • Complete address, phone, and email information
  • Brief presenter biography (200 characters or fewer)
  • Abstract (500 characters or fewer that accurately describe the content of your talk)

The information you enter will be published on the website and agenda. Eliminate bullet points and numbering. Avoid using words in all capital letters. Submissions must be in English. All papers and presentations must be noncommercial. At no time is it permissible for presenters to use their time slot to advertise or promote a product, service, or company.

Topic examples

Mapping with Amazon Alexa

ArcGIS and Automatic Object Recognition

Building Android Location Awareness with ArcGIS GeoEvent Server

Angular2 and ArcGIS API for JavaScript: a World of Endless Possibilities

Supercharge Your App with AMP and AWS CloudFront

Building Automated Tests for Python Toolbox Tools

Pretty Charts: Data Viz Options for GIS Developers

Bridging the Gap: a Holistic Approach to Automation and Web DevOps

Questions to be answered

Submission guidelines

Helpful tips

Frequently asked questions

How long should my presentation be?

You'll have 20 minutes to give your presentation. A good practice tip is to cut your content down to 15 minutes, leaving 5 minutes for questions from the audience.    

How are abstracts chosen?

Abstracts will be evaluated and chosen based on the relevancy to this year's summit.    

What is provided to presenters before and during the presentation?

A detailed program of presentations and events will be provided prior to the summit. A projector, screen, and microphone will be provided in the presentation room. Proceedings will be published on the event website.    

Where will I be able to find proceedings from my presentation?

Proceedings will be published on the event website.    

Am I allowed to promote my product?

No. All papers and presentations must be noncommercial. At no time is it permissible for presenters to use their time slot to advertise or promote a product, service, or company.

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