2011 Homeland Security Summit Has Something for Everyone
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2011 Homeland Security Summit Has Something for Everyone

Highlights Include Executive and Technical Tracks, Lightning Talks, and Focus on ROI

Redlands, California—May 24, 2011 - The 2011 Esri Homeland Security Summit promises to be an information-packed event put on by Esri for police, fire, emergency management, and other homeland security professionals. The summit will be held July 9–12 at the Hilton Bayfront in San Diego, California.

The 2011 Esri Homeland Security Summit is designed specifically for homeland security and public safety professionals. The goal is to help attendees understand how GIS and related technologies assist homeland security professionals to meet their missions and bridge the gap between finite resources and ever-increasing expectations. Attendees will discover best practices and proven strategies from actual technology users. Panel discussions, user presentations, and high-tech demos will feature the latest innovations that are specifically tailored to the public safety industry.

This year’s summit features two new tracks, one executive and one technical. They cater to both senior-level decision makers and front-line GIS practitioners. In addition, Lightning Talks will be given by homeland security professionals and Esri partners. These specialized sessions will provide firsthand knowledge that attendees can take back to their organizations to achieve success. In addition, specialized focus will be provided on the deployment allocation and optimization of resources to achieve a return on investment (ROI).

Since the Homeland Security Summit is held just prior to the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC), there will be an additional opportunity to attend the Esri UC plenary on Monday, July 11, and the Public Safety Showcase and Exhibit Hall on Tuesday, July 12. The showcase features Esri's leading industry partners and public safety organizations. The ever-popular Operation SafetyNet demo area will once again feature effective GIS deployments for the four public safety workflow patterns—data management, planning and analysis, field mobility, and situational awareness. Visit esri.com/hss.

About Esri

Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at esri.com/news.


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