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GIS Enables a Smarter World - The 37th Esri User Conference

The 37th Esri User Conference (Esri UC) held in San Diego, California, in end June hosted more than 16,000 users, managers and developers from 138 countries. The 5-day event also included...

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The Headlines

The Headlines

Hong Kong and Macao Customers Won SAG Awards

At the 2016 Esri User Conference, Esri President Jack Dangermond presided over the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award ceremony to recognise organizations that have used GIS to improve the world and set new precedents throughout the GIS community. From thousands of organizations worldwide, Mr Dangermond personally reviewed and selected the winners.

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100+ schools Have Joined the Free Map in Learning Program

Over 100 or almost 10% of primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong have enrolled in the Map in Learning (MiL) Program since its launch mid last year. Hong Kong is the first city in Asia to implement the initiative through which we hope to improve students’ skills in problem solving, data analysis, technology integration and innovation.

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Startups to Unveil Potential through GIS Applications

Recently, Esri China (HK) has proudly sponsored two accelerator programs in Hong Kong, namely “Infiniti Accelerator 2.0" and “The 2016 DBS Accelerator, powered by Nest”. Under the programs, all short-listed startups around the world will be invited to Hong Kong to accelerate their businesses under the guidance of dedicated mentors.

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Esri China (HK) Chairman Shares Insights on Smart City Manpower Issue

Dr. Winnie Tang, Chairman of Esri China (HK), recently shared her insights on how to tackle smart people issue for building a smart city in Hong Kong through byline articles.

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Manpower Developer Award to Esri China (Hong Kong) Renewed

Esri China (HK) is pleased to be renewed “Manpower Developer (MD)” by the Employees Retraining Board (ERB).

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Story Map Added Flavor to International KamCha Competition 2016

Do you like the Hong Kong style milk tea or “Kam Cha” as known in Cantonese? This is a renowned local drink originated from the English tea.

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Product News

Product News

Drone2Map 1.0 for ArcGIS Now Available

Drone2Map, a new app for ArcGIS, offers in-field rapid imagery processing that allows the pilot to confirm that the drone's flight has captured imagery of the full area of interest.

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Insights for ArcGIS App Revealed

Insights for ArcGIS is integrated with the ArcGIS platform which allows users to quickly share analysis and allow secure, controlled access to anyone and everyone who needs it.

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See Where Imagery and GIS Go Next in The ArcGIS Imagery Book:New View.New Vision

Learn GIS with Esri's Handy, New Companion Guide to The ArcGIS Book.

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Learn GIS with Esri's Handy, New Companion Guide to The ArcGIS Book

Esri publishes Instruction Guide to The ArcGIS Book, which is a companion to Esri’s The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying Geography to Your World.

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Build Smart 3D Cities in Minutes with Game-Changing Esri CityEngine 2016

Esri announced the release of Esri CityEngine 2016, a modeling technology that allows GIS professionals, 3D artists, architects, and urban planners to create smart 3D city models in a matter of minutes.

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Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions

The second edition of Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions, emphasizes the role that GIS technology plays in protecting oceans and coastlines.

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Esri News

esri news

Esri and ICMA Partner to Educate Smart Communities

Esri and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) have taken steps to strengthen their strategic relationship to bring forward the best practices in building smart communities.

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Esri Launches National Green Infrastructure Initiative for Planning

For the first time, Esri collaborated with National Geographic Society to provide communities with geographic data in an easy-to-use online app to plan green infrastructure projects.

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DigitalGlobe Partners with Esri to update World Imagery

Esri will soon update our World Imagery map with exquisite new content acquired through a new subscription to DigitalGlobe’s current and complete high-resolution satellite imagery mosaics for the entire world.

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National Geomatics Center of China and Esri Provide Access to...

Esri signs strategic agreement with Chinese government to share authoritative cartographic maps and imagery of the country with users around the world through the ArcGIS platform.

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Coming Event

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Upcoming Instructor-led Training Classes

Upcoming Instructor-led Training Classes

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Esri Free Online Training Seminars

Esri Free Online Training Seminars

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Esri GeoconX

Oct 17–20, 2016 · USA

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Esri Ocean GIS Forum

Nov 1–3, 2016 · USA

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Middle East and North Africa User Conference

Nov 8-10, 2016 · Jordan

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Esri Developer Summit

Dec 6-8, 2016 · Germany

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