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July 13–16, 2024Esri Education Summit @ Esri UCSan Diego, CA
July 15–19, 2024Esri User ConferenceSan Diego, CA
July 16, 2024Science Summit @ Esri UCSan Diego, CA
October 14–16, 2024San Diego State University Women in STEM Distinguished Lecture and ProgramSan Diego, CA
December 2024Service as a US State Department Science EnvoyGlobal
January 23, 2023Ocean Discovery League Ocean Exploration Day webinarVirtual
February 7–8, 2023NCEAS Environmental Data Science SummitSanta Barbara, CA
February 14–16, 2023Oceanology International AmericasSan Diego, CA
February 20–24, 2023US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation BRIDGE “First, But Not Last” WebinarVirtual
February 23, 2023Openscapes Pathway to Open Science Program, Keynote and PanelistsVirtual
March 2–3, 2023Our Ocean 2023Panama City, Panama
March 16–18, 2023Point Conception Institute Science SymposiumSanta Barbara, CA
March 23–27, 2023American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual MeetingDenver, CO and virtual
April 4–6, 2023Ocean Visions Biennial SummitAtlanta, GA and virtual
April 9–14, 2023Distinguished lectures at Wheaton College and Calvin UniversityWheaton, IL and Grand Rapids, MI
April 25, 2023LINKS-STEMREADY Black Women’s Organization webinarVirtual
May 16–20, 2023Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Advisory Board Meetings and PresentationsWoods Hole, MA
May 22, 2023GeoAI and the Future of Mapping: Implications for 21st-Century Digital ResilienceWashington, DC
May 31, 2023Esri Canada Marine and Inland Waters Forum, KeynoteVirtual
July 8–14, 2023Esri UC and Science SymposiumSan Diego, CA
October 1–7, 2023Implementing Deep Ocean Observing Strategy (iDOOS) Annual Meeting, Scripps Institution of OceanographyLa Jolla, CA
October 12, 2023WINGS WorldQuest Women of Discovery Awards GalaNew York, NY
October 23–27, 2023Hill-Lopes Scholar Program Distinguished Lecture and campus visitBaltimore, MD
November 7, 2023Map the Gaps Symposium plenaryMonaco
November 12–18, 2023Oregon State University National Geography Awareness Week and GIS DayCorvallis, OR
November 12–18, 2023Northstar of GIS Homecoming, Resilience & Resistance in Black Communities Geography Awareness WeekWashington, DC and virtual
November 29-30, 2023Esri Germany UC plenaryBond, Germany
December 11–15, 2023American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall MeetingSan Francisco, CA
February 6–8, 2024National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis Environmental Data Science SummitSanta Barbara, CA
March 15–17, 2024Point Conception Institute Science Symposium at the Dangermond PreserveSanta Barbara, CA
April 5–7, 2024University of California, Santa Barbara Geography’s 50th BirthdaySanta Barbara, CA
April 10–12, 2024United Nations Ocean Decade ConferenceBarcelona, Spain
May 6–10, 2024GeoHabArendal, Norway
May 21–23, 2024Deep Ocean Observing Strategy (DOOS) Annual MeetingVirtual
May 27–30, 20244th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4)Antigua and Barbuda

Science team events

June 3–6, 2024CaGIS + UCGIS Symposium 2024Columbus, OH
June 4–6, 2024National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Capitol Hill Ocean WeekWashington, DC
June 5–6, 2024Mapping Leaders ForumDenver, CO
June 4–7, 2024AGILE Conference 2024Glasgow, UK
June 13–14, 2024EO SummitLondon, UK
July 13–16, 2024Esri Education Summit @ Esri UCSan Diego, CA
July 15–19, 2024Esri User ConferenceSan Diego, CA
July 16, 2024Science Summit @ Esri UCSan Diego, CA
July 23–26, 2024Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Summer MeetingAsheville, NC
August 24–30, 2024International Geographical CongressDublin, Ireland
September 9–11, 2024EuroCarto2024Vienna, Austria
September 22–25, 2024The Geological Society of America ConnectsAnaheim, CA
September 23–26, 2024Oceans Conference and ExpositionHalifax, Nova Scotia
September 23–26, 2024NWGIS UC 2024Seaside, OR
September 23–28, 2024GEO Week Ministerial SummitChina
September 24–26, 2024Meteorological Technology World ExpoVienna, Austria
September 30-October 3, 2024Drought Resilience+10 ConferenceBarcelona, Spain
October 2024Half-Earth DayTBD
October 15–19, 2024NACIS 2024Tacoma, WA
November 5–7, 2024Hydro 2024Rostock Warnemunde, Germany
November 13–16, 2024Geological Society of America Connects 2024Anaheim, CA
November 2024Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Spatial Information (SIGSPATIAL) International ConferenceTBD
December 2024Spatial Data Science SymposiumTBD
December 9–13, 2024American Geophysical Union Fall MeetingWashington, DC and virtual
January 8–11, 2023HYPACK 2024Savannah, GA
January 8–12, 2023American Meteorological Society Annual MeetingDenver, CO and virtual
January 9–11, 2023GeoBuiz SummitMonterey, CA
January 19, 2023Climate Mapping Resilience and Adaptation WebinarVirtual
January 23–27, 2023ESIP Virtual MeetingVirtual
January 28–February 1, 2023American Meteorological SocietyBaltimore, MD
February 11–13, 2023Geo WeekDenver, CO
February 12, 2023Esri Ocean, Weather, and Climate GIS SummitWashington, DC
February 13–14, 2023Esri Federal GIS ConferenceWashington, DC
February 19–24, 2023Gulf of Mexico Conference 2024Tampa, FL
February 26-28, 2023Arizona State University SPARC Specialist Meeting on Digital TwinsTempe, AZ
March 2–3, 2023Our Ocean ConferencePanama
March 7–10, 2023Esri Developer SummitPalm Springs, CA
April 11–12, 2023Esri Geodesign SummitRedlands, CA
March 12–15, 2023US Hydro 2023Mobile, AL
March 23–27, 2023American Association of Geographers Annual MeetingDenver, CO and virtual
April 18–20, 2023Asia Climate ForumSingapore
April 19, 2023Esri Imagery and Remote Sensing Educators SummitVirtual
April 19–27, 2023PyCon US 2023Salt Lake City, UT and virtual
April 23–28, 2023European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2023Vienna, Austria and virtual
April 26–27, 2023Esri Energy Resources GIS ConferenceHouston, TX
May 2–4 2023Esri GIS for a Sustainable World ConferenceGeneva, Switzerland
May 2–5, 2023Geospatial World Forum 2023Rotterdam, the Netherlands
May 2-5, 2023International Hydrographic Organization 3rd Session of the Assembly 2023Monaco
May 4, 2023Geography According to ChatGPTVirtual
May 8–12, 2023GeoHab 2023Saint-Gilles-Les-
Bains, La Réunion Island
May 31, 2023Esri Canada Marine and Inland Waters ForumVirtual
June 6–8, 2023Capitol Hill Oceans WeekWashington, DC and virtual
June 6-9, 2023UCGIS Symposium 2023New Haven, CT
June 7-8, 2023International Map Industry AssociationDenver, CO
June 11-15, 2023Coastal Zone Canada 2023Victoria, BC, Canada
June 13-14, 2023GEO Symposium 2023Geneva, Switzerland
June 13-16, 2023Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe (AGILE) 2023Delft, the Netherlands
June 26–29, 2023Gulf of Mexico Alliance All Hands Meeting 2023Austin, TX
July 8–11, 2023Education Summit @ Esri UCSan Diego, CA
July 10–14, 2023Esri User ConferenceSan Diego, CA
July 11, 2023Science Symposium @ Esri UCRedlands, CA
July 11, 2023Imagery Summit Keynote Session @ Esri UCSan Diego, CA
July 16-20, 2023ISI World Statistics ConferenceOttawa, Canada
July 18-21, 2023Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Summer MeetingBurlington, VT
July 23-27, 2023International Congress for Conservation BiologyKigali, Rwanda
August 13-18, 2023International Cartographic ConferenceCape Town, South Africa
September 12–15, 2023GIScience 2023Leeds, UK
September 25–28, 2023IEEE/MTS Oceans 2023Gulf Coast, Mississippi
October 15–18, 2023Geological Society of America Connects 2023Pittsburgh, PA
October 22, 2023Half-Earth DayLocation TBD
November 7-9, 2023Hydro 2023Genoa, Italy
November 13–16, 2023ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems 2023Hamburg, Germany
December 4–8, 20232023 GEO Cape Town Ministerial SummitCape Town, South Africa
December 11–15, 2023American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2023San Francisco, CA and virtual

March 12–15, 2024

Esri Developer Summit

Palm Springs, CA

April 8–9, 2024

Esri Geodesign Summit

Redlands, CA

April 8-11, 2024

Biodiversity without Boundaries

Seattle, WA

April 9–11, 2024

Ocean Visions Summit

Atlanta, GA

April 14–19, 2024

European Geosciences Union Assembly

Vienna, Austria

April 16-18, 2024

European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL) Workshop on Imaging Spectroscopy

Valencia, Spain

April 16–20, 2024

American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting

Honolulu, HI

May 2024

Esri GIS for a Sustainable World Conference

Geneva, Switzerland

May 6–10, 2024


Arendal, Norway

May 13–16, 2024

Geospatial World Forum 2024

Rotterdam, Netherlands

May 14–16, 2024

National Adaptation Forum

St. Paul, MN

May 14, 2024

Esri Canada Marine and Inland Waters Forum


May 15, 2024

IGIC 2024 GIS Conference

Michigan City, IN

May 15–19, 2024

PyCon US 2024

Pittsburgh, PA

May 16-17, 2024

Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis Conference

Cambridge, MA

May 16-17, 2024


Washington, DC

May 20-24, 2024

UN Maps Conference

Valencia, Spain

May 21-23, 2024

Deep Ocean Observing Strategy (DOOS) Annual Meeting


May 22, 2024

Imagery and Remote Sensing Educators Summit


May 27-30, 2024

4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4)  

Antigua and Barbuda