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Latest Esri Education User Conference Stories

2014-03-10 08:26:35

REDLANDS, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri, the world leader in mapping technology, unveiled The Esri Climate Resilience App Challenge 2014, calling all developers to create an app using the Esri ArcGIS Platform to help communities, see, understand, and prepare for climate risks. Esri will provide up to three winners with more than $15,000 in cash prizes or a software equivalent. The deadline is June 2. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110425/LA88950LOGO Apps may...

2013-07-11 16:27:08

More than 170 Honored for Special Achievement in GIS REDLANDS, Calif., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri recognized more than 170 organizations during the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards ceremony yesterday at the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California. The SAG Awards acknowledge vision, leadership, hard work, and innovative use of Esri's geographic information system (GIS) technology. (Logo:...

2013-07-08 20:21:02

REDLANDS, Calif., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri Press and Esri's education solutions team announced today that SpatiaLABS, the popular computer-based series of lab activities, is now available free of charge. Customers with an Esri educational site license will automatically receive SpatiaLABS later this summer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130708/LA43946) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) Designed for a broad range of...

2013-06-28 23:25:34

American Sentinel University’s GIS program chair highlights the importance of competency-based learning and details the university’s new online Geospatial Learning Lab in his presentation ‘Online Geospatial Learning Lab Exemplifies Competency-based Learning’ at the 2013 Esri Education GIS Conference July 6-9 in San Diego, California. Learn more about American Sentinel University’s GIS degrees at...

2013-06-26 20:22:06

Survey Summit Attendees Also Gain Access to the Esri UC REDLANDS, Calif., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Matsubara, head of Global Technology Alliances at Amazon Web Services, will keynote the Survey Summit July 6-9 in San Diego, California. The Survey Summit attracts a geospatial community that works with high-accuracy mapping, surveying, and civil engineering. This year, the event will focus on modernizing business with technology such as lidar, 3D, GPS, GIS, and the cloud....

2013-06-25 16:20:44

Largest Security-Related GIS Event to Take Place July 6-9 in San Diego, California REDLANDS, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Esri National Security Summit, formerly called the Esri Homeland Security Summit, will provide attendees with outstanding speakers, technology demonstrations, and networking opportunities centered on meeting complex mission demands. The largest geospatial gathering of its kind, the summit allows people to learn about new initiatives and innovations...

2013-06-24 20:21:03

Sam Pitroda to Discuss India's Technology Revolution REDLANDS, Calif., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sam Pitroda, Adviser to Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh for Public Information Infrastructure and Innovation, will highlight India's efforts to solve twenty-first-century challenges with geospatial technology during the opening session of the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California, on July 8, 2013. (Photo:...

2013-04-30 12:31:48

Students Can Build Skills for Further Education and Employment REDLANDS, Calif., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Although geographic information systems (GIS) have been taught at a number of schools in Arizona for the past several years, the signing of a statewide education site license with Esri brings the technology to all Arizona primary and secondary schools. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) The license is cosponsored by Northern Arizona University...

2013-04-11 20:23:02

Association of American Geographers Recognizes Dr. Dawn Wright for Advancing the Geography Discipline REDLANDS, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri's chief scientist, Dawn J. Wright, PhD, has received the Distinguished Teaching Honors of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), the highest award offered by the association. Esri provides more than 7,000 universities worldwide with GIS software for teaching and research. (Photo:...

2013-03-25 16:27:07

Grants Help 4-H Clubs Expand Science, Engineering, and Technology Activities REDLANDS, Calif., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri has awarded grants to 4-H groups in 10 states in its 2013 GIS Grants for 4-H Program. For almost 10 years, 4-H youth clubs across the United States have participated in the program, using ArcGIS to explore and analyze problems in their local communities. The club's involvement with GIS has increased so much that the theme for the 2013 4-H National Youth...