You are Invited to the 2019 Esri Science Symposium!

06-10-2019 02:26 PM
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Dear Colleague,


As an attendee of either the 2019 Esri Education Summit or the 2019 Esri User Conference, you are warmly invited to a special event, the Esri Science Symposium.


When & Where:

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

4:00-6:30 pm

San Diego Convention Center (SDCC) Ballroom 20 D

The 2019 symposium will include the following:

  • A tag-team keynote address and software demo by Olga Wilhelmi and Jennifer Boehnert of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), about some of the most important climate change issues of the day, including deadly heat waves


  • Audience Q&A and interactive discussion

  • Each attendee will receive a free copy of the exciting new Esri Press book, GIS for Science: Applying Mapping and Spatial Analytics, which has already received rave reviews from Jim Fallows, Jane Lubchenco, Mike Goodchild, Noel Cressie, Lynn Scarlett of TNC, Peter Kareiva of UCLA, and more.


  • Networking reception with delicious appetizers and a hosted bar providing beer, wine, soft drinks, and bottled water


This event seeks to broaden the tent of Esri UC participation—beyond the traditional geographers and GIScientists—to include those working in the domain sciences (e.g., ocean science, hydrology, ecology, forestry, climate science, geology/geophysics, agricultural science, conservation biology, sustainability science and/or geodesign, health sciences, and the social sciences). A further aim is to strengthen the links between Esri and the scientific community, while (re)crystallizing a community of scientists at the Esri UC who normally attend disparate sessions throughout the week.


Please feel free to share this invitation (including the RSVP link at the bottom of the event info page) with others who might be interested.


We look forward to seeing you in San Diego this July!


Best wishes,
Dawn Wright, Esri Chief Scientist
Jack Dangermond, Esri President and CEO

About the Author
Dawn was appointed Chief Scientist of Esri in October 2011 after 17 years as a professor of geography and oceanography at Oregon State University. As Esri Chief Scientist, she reports directly to Esri CEO Jack Dangermond with a mission to strengthen the scientific foundation for Esri software and services, while representing Esri to the national and international scientific community. Dawn maintains an affiliated faculty appointment as Professor of Geography and Oceanography at Oregon State. Follow her on Twitter @deepseadawn. More info. also at and