A well organized and attended event, the conference gave Esri partners the opportunity to come together for both networking and learning.
The Geosense team really enjoyed attending the Esri User Conference in October 2017 and found it of great benefit.
The conference offered many talks on remote sensing and aerial survey and it is noticeable that in the Airborne space, drone and satellite data providers are maturing with their solution offerings, and all are developing new capabilities at a rapid rate.
Sam Houniet of Geosense said “Attending the Esri Conference was invaluable. A real opportunity to find out what is happening in the industry; what’s new, what’s hot and so on. The 3 days were jam packed full of workshops, training sessions and presentations from industry experts. From a networking perspective we met up with existing clients in a more relaxed manner, plus had valuable conversations with new contacts around their business plans moving forward.”
Richard Shacklock, Geosense, added “It was important for the Geosense team to attend the conference. As an ESRI partner we are committed to working with both Esri and partners across Southern Africa. We had some great discussions with GIS contacts from municipalities, plus we were able to reach a wider audience – specifically key personnel in the agriculture and forestry sectors, to discuss their remote sensing needs for the foreseeable future and longer term.”
Richard also welcomed the opportunity to present on new technologies in the aerial survey space, with particular reference to 3D and our MiDAS Oblique Orthophoto’s. Richard showcased how Geosense aerial imagery data can be viewed and utilised with the ESRI Widget, demonstrating the power of the Esri platform and how Esri partners can realise true value from high resolution aerial and oblique imagery gathered from Geosense aerial surveys.