Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan to Give Keynote at Esri Ocean GIS Forum

Attendees Will Learn the Ways Mapping and Analytics Reveal Deeper Insights into Marine Location Data

REDLANDS, Calif.--()--Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, today announced that Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, former astronaut and administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will give the Keynote Address at the Esri Ocean GIS Forum in Redlands, California, to be held Tuesday, October 31, through Thursday, November 2.

The first American woman to walk in space; a geologist who has served under two presidential administrations; and an authority on the growing role of science in education, weather, ocean economies, homeland security, and public safety, Sullivan will guide attendees through a fascinating view of the future of location intelligence in ocean and atmospheric work.

The Esri Ocean GIS Forum is an annual, three-day event that includes presentations from federal, nonprofit, and academic leaders, as well as moderated sessions with Esri users demonstrating the latest cutting-edge ways The Science of Where can help them chart previously unknown deep-sea environments.

Attendees will explore how geographic information system (GIS) mapping and analytics technology can power the next generation of marine science applications, which includes the following:

  • Discovery and exploration
  • Ocean science research and analysis
  • Ocean-use planning
  • Marine and coastal resilience management
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Disaster mitigation and response
 

WHO:

Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, Lindbergh Fellow in Aerospace History at the National Air and Space Museum and Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Christopher Cappelli, Head of Global Business Development, Esri

 

WHAT:

Esri Ocean GIS Forum

Presentations and Talks with Federal, Nonprofit, and Academic Leaders and Esri Users
 

WHERE:

Esri Conference Center
380 New York Street
Redlands, CA 92373
 

WHEN:

Forum: Tuesday, October 31–Thursday, November 2, 2017

Keynote: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

 

LEARN MORE:

go.esri.com/2017OceanForum

 

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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Karen Richardson
Public Relations
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Email: krichardson@esri.com

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Contacts

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