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Esri Canada Vancouver User Conference

Esri Canada

The 2014 Esri Canada Vancouver User Conference is following-up its very successful track of Education and Research Presentations held last year with another session, giving faculty and students from local universities/colleges the chance to present original research work. As some of Canada's most important annual events for the GIS (Geographic Information Science) community, Esri conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments about Esri's GIS solutions and network with your peers.

Esri is a receptor community partner for research underway in GRAND's Sustainability theme.

Special Academic Registration Rate

This year, Esri Canada is offering a special conference registration rate of $35.00 for faculty and students. Register online here:

Call for Proposals

Criteria for Abstract Submissions:

  • Presentations are to be 15 minutes, with 5 minutes for questions following each presentation;
  • In the event that there are more submissions received than time available, all abstracts will be reviewed by a selection panel and those deemed to be of greatest interest will be selected for presentation.

Abstract Submission Requirements:

  • Title, author(s) name(s), and affiliation(s) 250 words maximum (Note that this varies from the stated guidelines);
  • Written in concise and clear Englis;
  • Include 5 keywords;
  • The deadline for abstract submissions is Friday October 24th 5.00 pm EST;
  • Submitted online at

Education and Research Track Topics

Topics can include any area of Geographic Information Science, with specific interest in: Spatial and Spatio-temporal Data Modelling 3D Modelling, Analysis and Visualization Web Services, Location-Based Services and Mobile GI Applications Crowdsourcing and Volunteered Geographic Information Geosensor Networks Environmental/Ecological/Natural Resources Management and Monitoring Disaster and Risk Management.