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Join John Nelson and special guest speakers to explore how GIS is the intelligent nervous system that connects organizations.

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Watch demonstrations and presentations showcasing the innovative uses of GIS technology by our user community.

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The powerful, thought-provoking Plenary Session and keynote sessions will inspire you and your organization to grow and evolve with the power of GIS.

John Nelson—Cartography and UX, Esri


John Nelson is left-handed, works in a small woodshed, stands at his desk, enjoys bursting into song, likes the color blue, is terrible with names, and has a constant inner narration.

Nelson revels in the wonderful opportunity to collaborate with amazing colleagues at Esri, where he enjoys a mix of user experience (UX) design, experimental cartography, speaking, writing, and teaching. He Tweets as @john_m_nelson and blogs. He frequently writes instructional cartographic blog posts and story maps.

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