AccuWeather Founder Dr. Joel Myers to Deliver Big Data Weather Track Keynote at 2015 Esri User Conference

Dr. Joel N. Myers shares his vision for integrating multiple streams of Big Data to create powerful, proprietary business intelligence that drives actionable results worldwide.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., July 20, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — AccuWeather Global Weather Center – AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced that AccuWeather Founder, President, and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers will serve as the keynote speaker for the second annual Weather Track at the 2015 Esri International User Conference. The presentation entitled "Transformational Change Driven by Big Data" will take place on July 21st from 1:30 to 2:00 PM in Ballroom 20D.  

Dr. Joel N. Myers, AccuWeather Founder, President, and Chairman

In his thought-provoking keynote, Dr. Myers will discuss the challenges and opportunities of big data in the age of transformative innovation and examples of how enterprises are integrating multiple sources of weather data with Superior Accuracy™ to create valuable customized data outputs for their global locations and detailed business concerns. Myers will also give insight into how AccuWeather is helping enterprises handle big data effectively with the ground-breaking AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions portal.

"In this time of transformative change, AccuWeather has continued its revolutionary innovations to enable clients to aggregate and synthesize multiple streams of Big Data with unmatched localization and weather, creating powerful tools for enterprises," Dr. Myers said. "AccuWeather aggregates and analyzes big weather data with custom business data, providing actionable insights that meet business needs worldwide. Enterprises that use the strength of this proprietary business intelligence can gain a competitive advantage globally."

AccuWeather and Esri have partnered for over 14 years to provide superior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and weather solutions for enterprise clients. World-leading weather and GIS are a natural fit to provide enterprises with unprecedented, real-time situational awareness. AccuWeather's weather intelligence integrated with Esri mapping technology creates an enterprise-wide solution that moves beyond traditional mapping in order to protect people, property, and profits.

As an Esri gold partner, AccuWeather is fully integrated into the Esri User Conference again this year with a presence at various events throughout the week, including:

  • Saturday (7/18) – Esri Business Summit
    • 2:30-5:30pm | Kiosk Table B109 | San Diego Hilton Bayfront Hotel
      • Visit the AccuWeather table  
  • Sunday (7/19) – Esri Business Summit
    • 11:00-11:20am | San Diego Hilton Bayfront Hotel
      • Rosemary Radich presenting a Q&A session on the impact of weather on events
    • 2:00pm | Room 30C | Agricultural Form | San Diego Convention Center
      • Lou Seidel presenting "Weather Intelligence in a Geo-Spatial World"
    • 2:30-8:30pm | Kiosk Table B109 | San Diego Hilton Bayfront Hotel
      • Visit the AccuWeather table
  • Tuesday (7/21) – Esri User Conference
    • 9:00am-6:00pm | Booth #411 | San Diego Convention Center
      • Visit the AccuWeather booth
    • 10:00-11:00am | Indigo 204A/B | Hilton San Diego Bayfront  
      • Don Coash presenting Leverage Weather Technology to Protect People, Properties, and Profits at Manufacturing Round Table
    • 1:30pm | Ballroom 20D | San Diego Convention Center
      • Dr. Joel N. Myers presenting the keynote at the weather track, AccuWeather: Weather, GIS, and Big Data
  • Wednesday (7/22) – Esri User Conference 
    • 8:30am | Room 24B | San Diego Convention Center
      • Rosemary Radich presenting "Weather Impacts on Health-Related Behaviors"
    • 9:00am-6:00pm | Booth #411 | San Diego Convention Center
      • Visit the AccuWeather booth
  • Thursday (7/23) – Esri User Conference
    • 9:00am-1:30pm | Booth 411 | San Diego Convention Center
      • Visit the AccuWeather booth

Visit AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions booth #411 for a preview of the AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions Portal. For more information, contact Email Contact or call 814-235-8756.

About AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, Inc
Serving over 240 of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands more, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions - the commercial weather services division of AccuWeather, Inc. - delivers mission-critical weather-driven enterprise solutions to assist businesses, government, media, and institutions, protecting people, property, and profits worldwide. AccuWeather enterprise products and services include the most accurate, site-specific and customized severe weather warnings, short- and long-range forecasts, legal forensics, and weather-triggered analytics, providing actionable insights from the world's largest weather media company.

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About AccuWeather, Inc. and
Every day over a billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites via, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, newspapers and the new AccuWeather Network cable channel. Established in 1962 by Founder, President, and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers – a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine's Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs – AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. AccuWeather's CEO, Barry Lee Myers, is an award winning leader in global weather information issues and one of the world's most recognized advocates for cooperative relationships between government weather agencies and the weather industry. He is a leader in the digital weather information space.

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For more information contact:
Justin Roberti / 814.235.8756 / Email Contact
AccuWeather, Inc. / 385 Science Park Road / State College, PA 16803

Katie Seifert / 973.588.2235 / Email Contact
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