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Jack Dangermond: Welcome

Jack Dangermond: Welcome

Esri President Jack Dangermond gives his welcome address to the 2011 Esri International User Conference.  He also recognizes users' work across a variety of industries and acknowledges Vincent Hoong Seng Lei, winner of the Enterrpise GIS Award, and Sergei Sapelnikov, winner of the President's Award.

Grounds for Change

Grounds for Change

Find out how GIS helped drive Tim and Michelle Schilling’s ambitious project to bring Rwandan farmers into the competitive global coffee market. Timothy Schilling, PhD, is an agronomist and leads the Global Coffee Quality Research Initiative for the U.S. specialty coffee industry.  Michele Adesir-Schilling, PhD, is a geographer and project manager.

Designing and Authoring Maps for Editing

Designing and Authoring Maps for Editing

Jennifer Cadkin and Rhonda Glennon provide best practices and workflows for preparing your map before you start editing.

Using CAD Data in ArcGIS

Using CAD Data in ArcGIS

Phil Sanchez and Jeff Reinhart discuss how your organization can leverage CAD data using Esri’s data integration tools.

Understanding Our World

Understanding Our World

Jack Dangermond describes his vision for GIS as a tool for extending our minds, which includes using collective intelligence and understanding to deal with earth's challenges. He also discusses how GIS is coevolving with other enabling technologies and previews a new pattern for GIS.

Our Work on ArcGIS 10.1

Our Work on ArcGIS 10.1

Jack Dangermond talks about the ArcGIS system and summarizes the major updates and enhancements in the ArcGIS 10.1 release.  He also talks about Esri's acquisition of Swiss 3D software company Procedural and introduces the ArcGIS for Home Use program.

The Boston Way

The Boston Way

Chris Osgood, Bill Oates, and Claire Lane from the City of Boston demonstrate how GIS applications are being used to engage citizens and improve the City's efficiency and effectiveness.

The Heart and Soul of GIS

The Heart and Soul of GIS

Lauren Rosenshein demonstrates how new spatial analytics and statistical tools in ArcGIS 10.1 can turn data into understanding.

Roots & Shoots

Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodall describes Roots and Shoots, a youth organization related to the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) that is devoted to empowering children in learning about their environment and working together.