California, US: The 30th annual ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC) is scheduled for July 12–16, 2010, at the San Diego Convention Centre in California. The registration deadline is May 21, 2010, and special rate hotel rooms can be booked for a limited time. The conference connects industry peers, thought leaders, and technology experts on the topics that matter most—from cloud computing and GeoDesign to the release of ArcGIS 10. Attendees have access to cutting-edge GIS technology, expert advice, demonstrations and training.
Jack Dangermond, President, ESRI, said, “GIS users continue to inspire us with the powerful work they do to make a real difference in the world and ESRI UC is their forum for fostering creativity and sharing successful ideas. ”
Advantages of attending the conference include:
– More than 70 hours of learning, training and networking opportunities focussing on topics such as GeoDesign, cloud computing, Web 2.0 and green government.
– The latest news on ArcGIS 10, including modern interfaces, mapmaking time-savers, easier data creation and management, enhanced editing and sharing capabilities, and new ways to perform analysis and modelling.
– Opportunities to connect with peers, thought leaders and ESRI staff and business partners eager to share their guidance and motivation.
– Exposure to practical and proven applications and methods through 600 user presentations, 275 technical workshops, and 100 Special Interest Group (SIG) or Regional User Group (RUG) meetings.
The ESRI UC offers a comprehensive agenda including user presentations, technical workshops and GIS concept and industry-focused sessions. Highlights include the Plenary Session, with engaging keynote speakers and a special youth presentation, a map gallery collection of illustrative maps from more than 100 countries and more than 300 sponsors in the extensive exhibit hall.
More conference information, including participation and a customisable letter of attendance justification, is available at www.esri.com/uc.