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Seeing clearly in 2020


The global crises of our time include climate change; resource scarcity; massive migrations of our planet's inhabitants; and the challenges being faced by our local communities—strained infrastructural resources, economic exclusionism, and marginalized environmental quality. These cannot be solved with the same mind-set we had when we discovered them. Leveraging new understandings, approaches, and technologies will be essential in formulating a clear vision for turning the tide on these challenges and working toward a more vibrant future.

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Observe geodesign best practices

Observe geodesign best practices

Observe geodesign best practices at the intersection of planning, design, and geospatial technology and identify trends that your organization needs to know about.

Learn about new technology

Learn about new technology

Learn about innovative, cost-effective, and lightweight yet powerful planning tools that you or your staff can quickly apply to your next projects.

Apply geodesign practices to everyday challenges

Apply geodesign practices to everyday challenges

Gain a solid understanding of how to apply geodesign practices to everyday planning, design, and related workflows.

Expand your professional network

Expand your professional network

Connect and exchange ideas with other visionaries, strategic partners, thought leaders, industry experts, and Esri staff.

Make smarter decisions for our planet


Join thought leaders, innovators, and other visionaries to see firsthand how they are leveraging geodesign and technology to confront challenges head-on and plan for our future.

Build sustainable solutions

Build sustainable solutions

Solve communal challenges and build sustainable solutions by melding science with planning, forward thinking, creativity, and design.

Understand your project's impacts

Understand your project's impacts

Discover how the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry is using geodesign to plan, monitor, and manage systems more effectively across all phases of a project's life cycle.

Revitalize parks and neighborhoods

Revitalize parks and neighborhoods

Join people using geodesign to replenish community parks and improve low-income neighborhoods.

Improve conservation and urban planning

Improve conservation and urban planning

Boost the impact of your conservation work and urban planning with new technology and collaboration from other professionals.

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