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Esri 30/30: How Bikeable is Cali, Colombia?

Today’s Story: Cali Bikeability Index Map

For residents of Cali, Colombia, cycling is an affordable and environmentally friendly transport mode that is a proven alternative to motorized travel. Cali, a state capital in Colombia, has a significant cycling share with more than 11 percent of all trips made by bike.

Learn about GIS for design at Esri UC.

At Esri UC, Nicolas Urrego of the Universidad de los Andes will share how he and his team used GIS to develop a bikeability index for Cali. This information, about current conditions for cycling across the city, can help city officials with effective planning and maintenance of infrastructure. Nicolas’ talk is part of the moderated paper session: The Socio/Human Factor in Design.

Hear from Nicolas, and hundreds of other GIS professionals at Esri UC.

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Esri UC 30/30: Better Broadband Service. How?

Today’s Story: Better Broadband in India

Today we see how Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, a broadband provider in India, handles its customer service.

Learn about customer service for telecommunications at Esri UC.

At Esri UC, Yestha Bhatt and the team at Jio Infocomm Limited will show how they use ArcGIS to quickly locate faults and give that information to customer sales representatives. The company’s GIS maps show cell towers, Wi-Fi hot-spots, and fiber routes where fault has occurred or network downtime is planned. This means staff and customers know exactly what’s going on. This talk is part of the moderated paper session: Operations and Customer Care

Hear from Yestha and hundreds of other GIS professionals at Esri UC.

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Esri 30/30: LiDAR and 3D Models of Forests in India

Today’s Story: LiDAR and 3D Models of India’s Forests

Now we travel to India, where GIS professionals in forestry have discovered exciting new ways to determine tree height, tree species, and canopy volume using ArcGIS, LiDAR data, and 3D modeling.

Learn how to use 3D modeling and LiDAR data at Esri UC.

At this year’s Esri UC, Vinod Kumar will talk about how the Indian Forest Service maps India’s forests with airborne LiDAR data—making inventory practices faster and more precise. Vinod’s talk is part of the moderated paper session: Forestry: Applications in Lidar.

Here from Vinod, and hundreds of other GIS professionals at Esri UC.

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Registration is Open! Early Birds Get Perks

Today is your first chance to take advantage of discounted registration for Esri UC. By registering before January 17, you can save up to $400 and secure your top choice of available hotels. If you register before the end of the year, you may be able to invest your organization’s remaining 2013 training/education budget on your 2014 Esri UC experience.

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Esri Education GIS Conference On Pace for Record Registration

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:

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Geek Out and Get Your Hack On at the Esri UC

Are you one of those people who constantly tinkers with apps? Do you find yourself regularly looking at the source code behind your favorite webpages? At the 2013 UC, we’ve organized an entire set of sessions, resources, and events just for you and other developers like you. Here are just a few of the highlights you’ll want to check out.

Speed Geeking at 2013 Esri UC

After a popular debut last year, speedgeeking will be even speedier and geekier in 2013.

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Take a Deep Dive into the ArcGIS Platform at the Esri UC

The 2013 UC agenda search and planner is now live! You can use our agenda app to find the sessions, workshops, and presentations that most interest you and start building a schedule for your week in San Diego. And if you haven’t registered for UC yet, showing your superiors your planned session load is a great way to help you justify your trip. The agenda search and planner also integrates with Outlook or iCal, so you can easily synch your schedule with your mobile device and stay on-track during UC.

2013 UC Agenda Now Available

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UC Agenda Sneak Peek: Part II

Two weeks ago, our agenda thieves brought you a preview of upcoming technical workshops at Esri UC. This week, they’re spilling the beans on some of the moderated paper sessions and specific presentations you can expect.

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UC Agenda Sneak Peek: Part I

Our agenda thieves are at it again to bring you a preview of the latest technical workshops.

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“The UN General Assembly of GIS”

Even we were amazed by the overwhelming number of you that registered for Esri UC within minutes of the webpages going live last month. As we were en route to our best opening day in the history of UC, Jeff Dickey of Salt Lake City, Utah, managed to sneak in before anyone else.  In what has now become an Esri UC tradition, we took some time to speak with Jeff about all things UC and to find out how he is GIS.

Esri: Congrats and thank you for being the first person to register for the 2013 Esri UC. You’re listed as the GIS Manager for Barrick Gold. Can you tell us more about that?

Jeff Dickey: I’ve been with Barrick for two years and I’m the GIS Manager of the North American Regional Land Department. We use GIS to manage all of our cadastral records. We hold title to over 30,000 unpatented mining claims, in addition to thousands of acres of surface and mineral holdings.

Jeff Dickey is GIS (and the first person to register for the 2013 Esri UC).

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