Esri Founder and President Jack Dangermond to Talk about UN Sustainable Development Goals at EFGS

Conference Guests Will Learn How Location Intelligence Enables
International Social and Environmental Progress

the global leader in spatial analytics, today announced that its founder
and president, Jack Dangermond, will be a keynote speaker at the EFGS
2017 Conference
in Dublin, Ireland, to be held Thursday, November 2
through Friday, November 3.

The European Forum for Geography and Statistics (EFGS) started as a
voluntary cooperation between National Statistical Institutions (NSIs)
in the Nordic countries on the use of geographic information system
(GIS) technology and statistics. Today, the EFGS has national contact
persons from more than 40 states and territories and holds annual
conferences and meetings.

Dangermond will be a keynote speaker at this year’s conference to
discuss the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how
Esri’s location intelligence technology, known as The Science of Where,
can help countries and engage communities around the world to achieve
these goals.



  Jack Dangermond, Esri Founder and President


EFGS 2017 Conference

Keynote discussion detailing a new approach for monitoring the UN’s
SDGs and their progress using spatial analytics technology


Dublin Castle
Dublin, Ireland D02 HW86


Thursday, November 2, 9:40 a.m.–10:20 a.m.


About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS)
software, offers the most powerful mapping and spatial analytics
technology available. Since 1969, Esri has helped customers unlock the
full potential of data to improve operational and business results.
Today, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations
including the world’s largest cities, most national governments,
75 percent of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and
universities. Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital
transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and location analytics to
inform the most authoritative maps in the world. Visit us at

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Karen Richardson
Public Relations