Esri UK’s annual conference returns to London’s QEII Centre after two virtual years

Global GIS company Esri has announced the full programme for its forthcoming UK annual conference and exhibition on 17 May 2022, including speakers from Arcadis, Jacobs, Argent Related, Centre for Digital Built Britain and National Highways. 

After two years as a virtual event, the conference returns this year to London’s QEII Centre, showcasing innovative customer examples of GIS in action – many addressing the challenges of climate change and how to create a more sustainable world. Numerous training and networking opportunities will be on offer plus the winners of the Esri UK Customer Success Awards will be announced. 

Key speakers include: 

  • National Highways – Driving the development of the digital road network 
  • Transport for West Midlands – Planning for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the UK’s largest sporting event in 2022 
  • Jacobs – Helping the Scottish Government direct future transport investment 
  • Centre for Digital Built Britain – Delivering a more sustainable built environment with digital twins 
  • Arcadis – Increasing project management efficiency by 150% with new collaborative environments 
  • Argent Related – Improving workflows with drones at £7bn Brent Cross Town project 
  • Met Office – Addressing the challenges of climate change with a data-driven approach 
  • National Trust – Protecting the nation’s countryside and heritage 
  • Tetra Tech – Creating smarter buildings with indoor mapping, IoT and indoor positioning systems 

Other event highlights:

  • Winners of the Esri UK Customer Success Awards will be announced with Costain, Stantec and EdF (Nuclear New Build) Hinkley Point C on the shortlist 
  • 20 technical sessions with updates on the latest Esri ArcGIS technology 
  • Exhibition with stands from partners and the Esri UK AEC team 
  • Free training sessions 
  • A Developers Forum designed to give developers the knowhow to build innovative custom applications​

“After two years as a virtual event, it’s fantastic for the conference to be back in the physical world once more,” said Craig Evenden, Head of AEC and BIM at Esri UK. “Under this year’s theme of ‘building a sustainable future’, the conference is bringing together a vast number of the AEC community, to share innovative and inspiring geospatial approaches to help make the planet a better place.”

(Picture – Esri)


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