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Next week is the 2020 Esri User Conference!  It is sure to be an amazing opportunity to grow your GIS in AEC expertise. 


Below are the names of the sessions, the presenters, their company and a recorded overview of these AEC-centric sessions:


Bridging the Visualization and Sharing Gap | Teresa Smithson – Jacobs


5D WebGIS for Urban Renewal | Frederic Jehan – Egis


Evolving Mobile Field Inspection - ArcPad to Collector and Beyond | Joel Carter – Cardno


The BIM-GIS Integration: Advanced Processes Solving System Interactions | Matthieu Muller – Egis


Geospatially-Enabled Quality Control of Texas’ First Reservoir in 30 Years | Chris Akin – Dunaway Associates


A New Project Workflow Paradigm with Connector for ArcGIS and BIM 360 | Chuck Pietra – C&S Companies


Harnessing Mobile Data Collection During Construction of a Tailings Embankment | Michael DeVasto – GZA GeoEnvironmental


21st Century Infrastructure Project Execution Redefining Phases Utilizing Esri | Kourosh Langari – Caltrans


Highly Available Esri Enterprise Implementation, Data Center Migration and System Integration | Sarah Elliott & Jacob Raymond – Jacobs


Monitoring Hydroelectric Scheme Tunnel Health Using GIDIE, ArcGIS GeoEvent, and Operations Dashboard | Carla Evans & John Gilby – Golder Associates Ltd.


Be sure to learn a bit about these topics now, and add them to your schedule when the Virtual UC2020 opens Monday morning.


See you at the UC!

Each year, we use your feedback from the Esri User Conference (Esri UC) Product Survey to create the Esri UC Q&A. This resource is designed to give you key updates on the latest advancements in Esri technology, emerging innovations, and the road ahead for GIS.


The information included is provided by Esri subject matter experts and offers both insights and practical guidance to help you apply new technologies and workflows in your next project.


--> Read the Esri UC Q&A

AEC Project Delivery is quickly becoming an important tool for AEC firms to collaborate and deliver digital content to customers. To support this growing need Esri is working diligently to create content that will support your work. The following is a list of some useful links that will help you expand your AEC Project Delivery workbench: 


  1. StoryMap - AEC Project Delivery Subscription for ArcGIS
  2. Blog - Introduction to AEC Project Delivery
  3. Blog - Use collaboration to support an AEC Project Delivery Subscription
  4. Webinar - Tackle Project Delivery Challenges with GIS (with Lynchburg MUD and S&ME)


Please let us know if we can help in any way with your AEC Project Delivery Deployment. 

New Blog Post: Introduction to AEC Project Delivery. Four different scenarios are explained with graphic diagrams. The AEC Project Delivery is a powerful tool to include in your Digital Delivery arsenal!


Check out the Blog Post here!


aec project delivery subscription aec

Each year, Jack Dangermond asks users attending the Esri User Conference to take a survey that helps us better understand your specific questions, issues, and concerns about our products and services.


Check your inbox for an email sent from Esri User Conference with a message from Jack Dangermond and a link to the online survey.


We look forward to seeing you at the virtual event in July.


Submit your map that you've created using Esri software for the chance to be among those featured in the Virtual Map Gallery at the 2020 Esri User Conference. Don't miss the opportunity to share your work and story in front of a global audience!


Each map entry will be judged on how it fulfills the design objectives of the designated category.

All accepted submissions will appear in our permanent online gallery and will be considered for the next volume of the Esri Map Book.


The deadline to submit your digital map is June 5, 2020. Submit your map today!


As a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis, we have made the decision to move the 2020 Esri User Conference in San Diego to a virtual format


While we can't replicate the experience of being together in person, we will do our best to create an amazing event that will continue to move you and our community forward. One of the benefits of going with a virtual format will be that organizations will be able to send an unlimited number of attendees.

The following is an outline of our current plan, with more information available in the Esri UC FAQs:


• The event will take place July 13–15, 2020.
• The Plenary Session, technical workshops and Esri Showcase will be virtual, featuring many demonstrations and live discussions during the conference.
• There will be many opportunities for networking, collaboration and real-time interaction with Esri experts and staff.
• User presentations and the Map Gallery will be featured digitally.
• A library of recorded sessions and demos will be created and kept available as an ongoing resource.
• Registration will be complimentary for all Esri customers who are current on their maintenance or subscription.


Ready to attend the world's largest, virtual GIS conference? See the registration details.

The Esri User Conference has many presentations and events with hundreds of topics covered. To help you find your way to the AEC sessions and events, we have prepared a more focused agenda.

Watch this webinar to learn more about the strategic partnership between Autodesk & Esri! Check out the recording to see a sneak peak of upcoming software capabilities. Build Anything with The Science of Where! 

A very interesting case study of a project by VHB commissioned by Mass DOT to develop Real-Time Traffic solution. . Good job VHB !

Our Autodesk landing page has been updated to include the Esri Autodesk vision paper.


Here is also a direct link to the PDF.

The Survey 123 team is testing new functionality that "allows for exporting data submitted from Survey123 into printable documents." If you want to get in on the action check out this link: The specified item was not found. 

Learn how San Fransisco's Planning Department partnered with Esri to produce a citywide (long-range planning.) With the increasing presence of 3D data for urban analytics, San Fran wanted to explore and test 3D GIS's potential to communicate concepts with an audience.

Let us know what you think of this story map


Utility Network

Posted by RFernandes-esristaff Employee Nov 21, 2017

For all of you engineers out there, find out how you can begin to use the new Utility Network.

Esri created a new extension specifically for engineers in the electric, gas, water, sewer, and stormwater industries. It's called the ArcGIS Utility Network Management Extension and it's designed to improve the way you deliver, manage, and analyze your data.