Technology is a big focus of research and development at Esri, but there’s also a critically important human element to our research. At this year’s UC, we’ll be conducting usability research on new designs for the Esri and ArcGIS websites—and we want you to participate.
Do you have a technical question or need advice about your workflows? Want to be more successful with ArcGIS in your career? Stop by the Technical Support Island in the Esri Showcase to connect with our GIS experts. They’ll answer your questions, help you navigate through your challenges, and share best practices and other resources to maximize your investment.
No one will say yet what it is, but the Esri electric and gas team has a big announcement for utilities at this year’s Esri UC. We will have to wait for the big reveal at the Electric and Gas Focus Session, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in Room 29A/B. This session is also the best place to hear firsthand what is in store for the rest of the week in San Diego. To learn more about what sessions we have on tap for utilities at UC, see the Electric, Gas, and Pipeline Cheat Sheet.
Having trouble finding your way around the conference or just interested in trying out a slick new app? Stop by the Facilities Industry Island in the Federal Showcase or GISi booth to try out a prototype mobile application for indoor logistics at the Esri UC. The application was developed with GISi and Infsoft and will allow conference attendees to route to a desired room or use Geofencing technology to receive a special gift as a surprise when they enter a certain area.
Brian Matsubara, Head of Global Technology Alliances at Amazon Web Services, will keynote the Survey Summit, July 6 in San Diego, California. Matsubara will discuss how the world’s largest online retailer got its start and share what it’s like to work there including company culture and leadership principles. He will give insight into how Amazon moves forward with emerging technologies and he will share some of the lessons he has learned along the way.
Visit the Analysis and Geoprocessing Island in the Esri Showcase to learn how to solve real-world spatial problems using ArcGIS. Learn firsthand how you can use the spatial analysis features in ArcGIS in your projects and connect with our experts about the latest analysis tools and best practices.
With four weeks to go before the thirteenth annual Esri Education GIS Conference begins, more than 600 GIS educators have already registered. David DiBiase, Esri director of education, predicts that the total number of conference attendees will exceed 1,000. Here’s why:
Ever wondered what makes a map great or how you can make yours better? Want to know how your cartographic skills stack up against your peers? Stop by the Map Critique Station at the Tech Support Island in the Esri Showcase to meet one-on-one with Esri’s professional cartographers and find out for yourself.
The Esri UC is packed with opportunities to learn about advances in technology, amazing new GIS applications, and the latest initiatives that will transform how GIS is used to make a difference. With so many interesting topics on the agenda, you may find it challenging to attend all the sessions that are calling your name. At the Training and Certification island, you can talk with our training team about instructor-led and self-paced learning options, training plans to help your projects go smoothly, and strategic staff development plans that support long-term GIS program success.
The Esri UC isn’t just a great place to get help and learn how to make the most of your GIS software. It’s also a breeding ground for innovative ideas and applications that redefine what’s possible with geospatial technology. At the Esri Labs booth, you can pick the brains of our technologists from Arlington, Beijing, Melbourne, Ottawa, Portland, Zurich, and Redlands and get a glimpse at some of the mind-blowing projects they’re working on.