Esri and UNOSAT Host GIS for a Sustainable World Conference

NGOs from around the World Explore Ways The Science of Where Can Help Build a Better Future

REDLANDS, Calif.--()--Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research’s (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT), will host the GIS for a Sustainable World Conference May 9 through 11 in Geneva.

The conference will showcase the ways international organizations are using location to unlock the full potential of data. Esri staff will be on hand to inform attendees about how these organizations can leverage geographic information systems (GIS) technology to make sustainable development goals a reality by working to fight poverty, inequality, disease, and climate change.

 

WHO:

Clint Brown, Head of Product Engineering, Esri

Jeff Baranyi, Solution Engineer, Disaster Response Program, Esri

Einar Bjorgo, Manager, UNOSAT, United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Mohamed Ramadan, Consultant to the Government of Egypt - CAPMAS

Ulf Mansson, Senior Project Manager, Sweco

Yves Ubelmann, Founder and CEO, Iconem

 

WHAT:

GIS for a Sustainable World Conference

Key inspirational talks include:
• Esri – Empowering the international community through ArcGIS
• Sweco – Innovative community planning and integrating GIS with the popular interactive game Minecraft
• Iconem – Data collection to preserve threatened cultural sites using drones
• Egypt – Meeting sustainable development goals with open data
 

WHERE:

Campus Biotech
9 Chemin des Mines

 

1202 Geneva, Switzerland

 

WHEN:

Tuesday–Thursday, May 9–11, 2017
 

LEARN MORE:

esri.com/events/gisforsdgs

 

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.

Copyright © 2017 Esri. All rights reserved. Esri, the Esri globe logo, ArcGIS, The Science of Where, esri.com, and @esri.com are trademarks, service marks, or registered marks of Esri in the United States, the European Community, or certain other jurisdictions. Other companies and products or services mentioned herein may be trademarks, service marks, or registered marks of their respective mark owners.

Contacts

Esri
Karen Richardson
Public Relations
Mobile: 587-873-0157
krichardson@esri.com

Release Summary

Esri and UNOSAT Host GIS for a Sustainable World Conference.

#Hashtags

Contacts

Esri
Karen Richardson
Public Relations
Mobile: 587-873-0157
krichardson@esri.com