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April 11th, 2018
Switzerland: 2018 GIS for a Sustainable World Conference

When:
April 17, 2018 – April 19, 2018 all-day
2018-04-17T00:00:00-06:00
2018-04-20T00:00:00-06:00
Where:
Geneva
Switzerland
Cost:
Free
Redlands, California—Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research’s (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) will host the 2018 GIS for a Sustainable World conference from April 17 through 19 in Geneva, Switzerland.The conference will showcase the ways nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), international organizations, and, for the first time, the private sector are using GIS technology to find sustainability solutions and improve the lives of the most vulnerable. Esri staff will be on hand to inform attendees about how these organizations can leverage GIS to make sustainable development goals a reality by working to end poverty and inequality and address climate change, thus improving health and the quality of life. The theme of the conference this year is People, Planet, Prosperity, and Peace.