Esri Science Symposium


July 12, 2022 | 4:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. | San Diego, California

Inspiring stories from the world of science


Join us in San Diego as we explore the science of mapping common ground, climate change adaptation, sustainability, and more.

2022 Keynote speaker
Adrian R. Gardner

Adrian R. Gardner

Dr. Adrian Gardner is the CEO of The SmarTech Nexus Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, which uses GIS to improve at-risk community access to social services. He is an executive with over 30 years of experience leading complex IT organizations.

2022 Moderator
Dawn Wright

Dawn Wright

Dr. Dawn Wright is chief scientist of Esri and professor of geography and oceanography at Oregon State University. She is the first African American woman to explore the seabed in a deep submersible.

Working together to serve science and society


Attend the symposium with your colleagues and peers to engage in scientific discussion, network, and gain valuable insights from thought leaders.

Attend the Q&A

Attend the Q&A

Participate in an enlightening discussion during the question-and-answer session.

Network with peers and colleagues

Network with peers and colleagues

Enjoy conversations over drinks and snacks at the reception. Continue the conversation on Esri Community, where the GIS community connects and collaborates.

Chat on Esri Community
Receive a complimentary book

Receive a complimentary book

Each attendee of this year's symposium will receive the Esri Press book GIS for Science, volume 3: Maps for Saving the Planet.

Register for the Esri User Conference


To attend the Esri Science Symposium, you must be registered for the Esri User Conference (Esri UC). If you have already registered, you will have access to the symposium.

Register for the Esri UC