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May 3, 2018
Esri Joins Smart Cities New York 2018 Conference

REDLANDS, Calif. — Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, will join this year's Smart Cities New York conference, to be held May 8–10. Experts from Esri will be on hand to discuss how the company's GIS technology is poised to be at the forefront of smart cities, a revolution in civic innovation.

Cities everywhere are implementing innovations like Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, artificial intelligence, and open data hubs to bring infrastructure, public services, and culture into location-based connected networks. This transformation is enabling governments and citizens to access information more easily and to build communities that respond directly to the needs of citizens accurately and in real time. With major cities like New York already embarking on pilot programs to integrate advances like autonomous vehicles, intelligent utilities, and 5G wireless networks, location intelligence will serve as a crucial tool for smart communities in the future.


WHO:       Christian Carlson, Head of State, Local, and Provincial Government, Esri

Dave LaShell, Senior Account Executive, Esri        

Andrew Turner, Head of Research and Development in Washington, DC, Esri


WHAT:     The Science of Where: Run Cities Smarter Using Location Technology

May 8, 10:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m., at the CUSP Building


This workshop, led by Esri's Christian Carlson and Dave LaShell and featuring real-world examples, will demonstrate how cities can integrate technologies like real-time data analytics, interactive 3D maps, collaboration platforms, and spatially enabled machine learning techniques.

Does Bigger Data Mean Better Living?

May 9, 10:00 a.m., at Pier 36, Navy Yard


Esri's Andrew Turner will lead a panel discussion on the implications of the massive amounts of data that cities now and in the future will have access to, what governments and citizens can do with that data to create better communities, and how to foster more engagement with the public.


WHERE: Pier 36 
299 South Street 
New York, NY 10002

WHEN:    Tuesday–Thursday, May 8–10, 2018



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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


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