Esri User Conference Highlights Where Mapping Technology is Headed Next

the global leader in spatial analytics, today announced that it expects
more than 18,000 mapping and GIS users at the San Diego Convention
Center for its 38th Annual Esri User Conference (Esri UC), to be held
July 9–13, 2018. The Esri UC is the destination of choice for
international technology experts, scientists, educators, business
executives, and GIS users from every discipline—including commercial
businesses, governments, and nonprofits—seeking to transform their
organizations through the most powerful GIS and mapping platform on the

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Esri announced that it expects more than 18,000 mapping and GIS users at the San Diego Convention Center for its 38th Annual Esri User Conference (Esri UC), to be held July 9–13, 2018. (Photo: Business Wire)

Futurist Juan Enriquez will provide the keynote “Evolving Ourselves –
Redesigning the Future of Humanity.” His talk will explore the future of
humanity as it depends on the intersection of geography and genetics as
we design our places and ourselves. Attendees will also hear
presentations from users who are creating smarter organizations that can
tackle complex global issues, including how to create more sustainable
businesses, address homelessness, diminish poverty, and counter the
effects of climate change.

“The Esri User Conference is truly as the name suggests—a conference for
our users,” said Jack Dangermond, Esri founder and president. “This is
an opportunity for all of us to come together and learn from each other
so we can take part in personal development and organizational
advancement to further the impact that we can have on our planet.”

The weeklong conference includes amazing testimonials from users around
the world:

The Esri UC is where technologists go to understand how to leverage
location intelligence and mapping technology by taking part in more than
345 technical workshops and 243 presentations. The mapping community is
represented with 73 special interest groups and 192 paper presentations
chosen from nearly 900 submissions. Previous keynote speakers include
anthropologist Jane Goodall, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley,
TED conference founder Richard Saul Wurman, and musician and entertainer

For more information and to register, visit go.esri.com/pruc.

About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS)
software, offers the most powerful mapping and spatial analytics
technology available. Since 1969, Esri has helped customers unlock the
full potential of data to improve operational and business results.
Today, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations
including the world’s largest cities, most national governments, 75
percent of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and
universities. Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital
transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and location analytics to
inform the most authoritative maps in the world. Visit us at esri.com.

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