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Daily Updates: GeoConX 2017 Daily Updates Day Three (Friday): Closing Session

Blog Post created by CCatania-esristaff Employee on Sep 8, 2017

We made it! Welcome to the final day of GeoConX 2017. Here's a recap of what happened during the closing session. 

 

Note: If you missed any of the GeoNet coverage this week, check out the list below: 

 

Who's Been Helping to Beta Test the Utility Network?

A big theme throughout the week was the Utility Network and getting users ready for the coming release and transition. Several Esri customers and partners have been helping with the launch. If you're looking for which companies are early adopters and beta partners, check out this list below. 

 

 

 

The Opportunity of GIS

There's a great opportunity to leverage GIS throughout the organization and across internal and external Utility an communication partnerships. Check out the image below for an overview of how you can empower your GIS

 

 

 

What is the Science of Where Vocabulary?

It's important to know how to talk about the Science of Where to stakeholders in a way we haven't before. A special vocabulary is needed to navigate those conversation. Here's an overview of the Science of Where vocabulary. What do you think? How do you use this in your work? 

 

 

 

Now, Let's Test Your Science of Where Knowledge

Then it was time to out the Science of Where vocabulary and knowledge to use. Attendees got out their smart phones and played a fun multiple choice quiz game testing both their knowledge and how fast they could decipher the purpose of the maps on the screens. It was tight race to the end, but a good time was had by all.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See you in Dallas in 2018!

Mark your calendars now. GeoConX will be held on November 5-8, 2018 at Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas. We hope to see you there. 

 

That's a wrap! Thanks for a fantastic and inspiring week in Chicago. We hope you enjoyed the updates here on GeoNet. Until next year, let's continue the conversation in the Utilities and Communications group where you can ask questions and share your GeoConX feedback and experiences. 

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