Justify Your Attendance at the Esri Water Conference

06-29-2018 09:16 AM
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Are you planning to attend the Esri Water Conference? Hopefully you are!

The Esri Water Conference is packed with activities that are focused on supporting water organizations. If you haven't been to the conference this post will help you to describe and justify attending this event. If you have been to the conference....then you know how great it is!

The Esri Water Conference is an annual conference that takes place in February each year. It is hosted by Esri's Global Water Practice and supported by subject matter experts in many areas: mobile, utility networks, solutions, etc. The conference consists of:


  • An Opening day Plenary Session
  • Technical sessions by Esri Solution Engineers
  • Paper/User presentations highlighting the use of Esri technology in water organizations
  • An Expo packed with Esri Partners that offer solutions and services to the water industry
  • A Hands on Learning Lab that allows you to learn GIS at your own pace.
  • A Mobile Adventure that provides hands on experience using Esri mobile apps.  
  • Facility Tours
  • Optional two day ArcGIS training (At a discount):

The Esri Water Conference is the perfect place to network and collaborate with peers, learn best practices, and discover new, focused solutions that will help your organization unlock the full potential of your data. Join us to exchange workflows and workarounds, learn about technical breakthroughs, and test-drive GIS software alongside Esri subject matter experts.

“Definitely try to go! You will no doubt hear about new technologies or new ways to use the technology you currently have. Also, it's nice that most things are relevant to your work in water.” - Lauren Andrito, OUC

2019 Esri Water Conference

February 4 - 6, 2019

Hilton Nashville Downtown

Nashville, TN

About the Author
Christa is an experienced water industry professional with 20 years of success using and promoting technology to solve problems in the water industry. Recognized for Industry thought leadership, strategic thinking, and building success with organizations across the globe. She is a passionate GIS advocate, lifelong learner and collaborator. Works jointly with teammates, peers, and customers to create positive outcomes. Christa is a certified GIS Professional and holds a graduate degree in Geography.