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Esri Federal GIS Conference

Esri Federal GIS Conference

Attendees from across government agencies join together at the Esri Federal GIS Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Esri Developer Summit

Esri Developer Summit

Palm Springs, CA | DevSummit has everything you need for building next generation apps with advanced mapping and analysis tools from Esri.

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Esri Science Symposium

Esri Science Symposium

Scientists at the Esri User Conference meet to discuss the pressing issues of the day such as climate change, sustainability, visualization and geodesign of earth features, and related growth in geospatial technology for the betterment of both science and society.

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Esri Ocean, Weather, and Climate GIS Forum

Esri Ocean, Weather, and Climate GIS Forum

Join a growing community of atmospheric and ocean professionals who gather to share advances in data collection, analysis, and our understanding of MetOcean interactions.

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2021 events

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Join Dr. Wright, Esri’s chief scientist, at an event near you

Date Event Location
January 13, 2021 Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Virtual 
January 26–27, 2021 Scripps Institution of Oceanography Virtual 
February 3, 2021 The College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University Virtual 
February 9, 2021 UC Riverside Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Virtual
February 10, 2021 Coastal GeoTools (NOAA) Virtual 
February 11, 2021 NASA Biological Diversity Roundtable Virtual 
February 12, 2021 Harvard Kennedy School & Woodwell Climate Research Center Virtual 
February 19, 2021 Esri Livestream with National Geographic Society Virtual 
February 24, 2021 Esri Federal GIS Conference Virtual 
February 26, 2021 Geological Society of America Diversity and Careers Webinar Virtual
March 8, 2021 Mozilla Festival 2021 Openscapes Celebrity Interview Virtual
March 8, 2021 International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women in Geospatial Virtual
March 11, 2021 USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies Virtual 
March 25, 2021 Changemakers: A Watermark Conference for Women Virtual 
April 7–11, 2021 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting Virtual 
April 9, 2021  University of New Hampshire Center for Coastal Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center Virtual 
April 20, 2021 International Union for Conservation of Nature and Eurosite's Earth Observation to Inform Biodiversity Policy Discussion Virtual
April 22, 2021 Earth Day, A.K. Smiley Public Library Virtual
April 27, 2021 Women of the Deep, The Explorers Club Virtual
April 28, 2021 Carnegie Institution for Science Virtual
April 29, 2021 Esri Imagery and Remote Sensing Educators Summit Virtual
May 16, 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair Virtual
May 18, 2021 Ocean Visions 2021 Summit Virtual
May 18, 2021 National Association of Environmental Professionals Virtual
May 25, 2021 Washington State GIS Conference Virtual
May 26, 2021 Ocean Stewards, The Explorers Club Virtual
June 1–2, 2021 Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional (V.ECOP) Day Virtual
June 6, 2021 Heirs to Our Oceans (H200) Coral and Deepsea Women Panel for Youth Virtual
June 30, 2021 Esri Summer Interns Seminar Series Virtual
July 15, 2021 Esri User Conference Science Symposium, Convener Virtual 
August 23, 2021 The Writer’s Guild of America West Genre Event Virtual
August 24–25, 2021 Scripps Institution of Oceanography Virtual
September 24, 2021 Black in Marine Science DIVES Virtual
September 27–30, 2021 GIScience 2021 Virtual
September 28, 2021 Esri Conservation Summit Virtual
September 29, 2021 Georgia Tech Global Climate Action Symposium, Keynote Virtual
October 19–20, 2021 Esri Imagery Summit Virtual
October 21–22, 2021 Half-Earth Day 2021 Virtual
November 3–4, 2021 Esri Ocean, Weather, and Climate GIS Forum Virtual 
November 10, 2021 Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, Keynote Virtual 
November 17, 2021 TMA BlueTech Week, Keynote Virtual 
November 30, 2021–December 3, 2021 The University of California, Santa Barbara Center for Spatial Studies Specialist Meeting Santa Barbara, CA
December 13–17, 2021 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Virtual 

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