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Call for Maps

Making maps has never been more exciting. Look what you can do with smart maps today as mobile, online, and open source technologies have naturally merged with the art of cartography. It's a new mapping age.

Eligibility and requirements

Map Gallery entries must be created in Esri software and can be submitted by anyone who attends the Esri UC. You or a colleague must be present for at least one hour during the Map Gallery Opening and Evening Reception on Monday, July 8, 2019, between 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

All submissions must include the following.

  • Title of map
  • URL (must be publicly accessible)
  • Author(s)
  • Primary contact
  • Email
  • Phone number
  • Organization
  • Esri products used (license level and extensions)
  • A brief description of the map
  • A high-resolution digital map image file
  • (2) thumbnails of your map: (1) full-width and (1) close-up (to show map or app detail)

All maps will be reviewed. Accepted entries will be displayed at the conference and in the permanent online gallery (at

Categories and criteria

Special recognition opportunities

Check-in and set-up at the conference

Upon arrival to the User Conference, you may check-in and pick up your UC badge on the first floor of the San Diego Convention Center. After doing so, please proceed to the Map Gallery check-in on the upper level, nearest Hall E, outside Ballroom 20.

Please note: If you have not checked in at the Map Gallery by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 8, your display panels will be made available to other participants.

If your entry is digital only, please stop by the Map Gallery Check-in Desk to receive your certificate and button.

Map Gallery setup hours

Sunday, July 7, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Monday, July 8, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Get in touch with us to get started

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909-793-2853 x3347 (United States)