March 09, 2007 -- ESRI (UK), the leader in enterprise Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has announced dates for GIS Tech 2007 which this year will include a new awards ceremony for excellence in GIS.
The two day conference will take place on 24-25 April 2007 at the East Midlands Conference Centre, University of Nottingham ( http://www.emcc.co.uk).
The new ESRI (UK) GIS Excellence Awards are free to enter to any organisation using ESRI products by visiting ( www.esriuk.com/gistech) and categories include:
- Innovation in Central Government
- Innovation in Local Government
- Innovation in the Private Sector
- Innovation and Best Practice – Communities
- Successful ROI from a GIS Implementation (any industry)
- Premier award – For the most innovative and successful GIS project
Winners will be announced at the conference dinner on 24 April 2007.
Led by ESRI (UK)’s Technical Solutions Group and expert consultants, conference sessions will include both high level seminars on using GIS to gain value from data that organisations hold and updates on ESRI (UK)’s ArcGIS 9.2 software ( http://www.esriuk.com/arcgis92) launched recently.
Due to last year’s popular response ESRI (UK) will also repeat a half day Management Training seminar on 23 April 2007. Topics covered are available at www.esriuk.com/training
Richard Waite, managing director, ESRI (UK), said: “We are looking forward to reviewing the award entries to see how organisations are applying GIS in new and innovative ways. Mapping technologies are gaining mainstream recognition as indispensable business tools and as a result we believe this will be the biggest and best GIS Tech event to date.”
To register for the conference or gain more information please visit: www.esriuk.com/gistech
About ESRI (UK)
ESRI (UK) is part of the global ESRI network. With the single, largest pool of GIS expertise in the UK, the company is the technical authority on GIS. ESRI (UK) provides solutions, technology and services including off the shelf applications built on the ArcGIS software suite and an extensive range of consulting and training services.
Its offerings meet a range of business needs in different markets including Business, Local & Central Government, Public Safety, Utilities and Telecommunications, as well as catering for system integrators and application developers through the ESRI Developer Network.
ESRI (UK)’s customers include both public sector clients such as Manchester City Council, Leeds City Council, Metropolitan Police, ODPM, The Environment Agency and businesses including Thames Water, Royal & SunAlliance and The AA.
For further information visit www.esriuk.com