ESRI International Users Conference, Epilogue


The greater portion of the following collection of musings came on the very first day of the Education Conference. My current position covers a diverse number of disciplines, roles, and responsibilities. My office is on the top floor of a 5-story building, on the perimeter of our office space. And I am a Team of…

ESRI International Users Conference, Day 5


The award ceremony validated over three decades of dedicated effort to serve and train students in the geospatial sciences. My institution was awarded one of the most, if not the most prestigious and coveted, awards in our discipline. The ESRI Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award is presented to less than 1/10th of 1% of…

ESRI International Users Conference, Day 4


My 2nd ESRI conference was the last ESRI conference held in Palm Springs, California. We flew from Nashville, to Atlanta, then to LAX. From LAX we boarded an 18 passenger puddle-jumper, stopping first at Orange County Airport, then finally Palm Springs. I highly recommend that special flight leg. The flight is rough as the route…