Abu Dhabi Government showcases achievements at 2019 Esri user conference

18 key government entities attend leading global event focused on GIS development


Abu Dhabi: - In line with global efforts to promote Abu Dhabi as an international technology and innovation hub, an official delegation composed of 18 government entities are participating at the 2019 Esri User Conference, which will run until July 12, 2019 in San Diego, California, United States. The delegation’s presence at the event is aimed at increasing the capacity and skills of Abu Dhabi government employees in geographic information systems (GIS), as well as promote the Emirate’s leading developments and innovation in this field.

Under the theme ‘From data to intelligence,’ the Abu Dhabi Government is hosting a dedicated pavilion showcasing key achievements and sharing the knowledge and experiences of the latest technologies, standards and innovative global ideas to support the development of GIS solutions. In addition, there will be active participation in discussion panels aimed at promoting the adoption of global best practices for human capacity building, skills development, and encouraging knowledge exchange.

H.E. Dr. Rauda Al Saadi, Director General, ADDA said that the Abu Dhabi Government is witnessing a strong presence in global events due to its future trends and innovative contributions across all sectors especially in advanced technologies, including GIS. The Esri Conference provides the ideal platform for the sector to share best practices and promote the use of GIS to develop services and enhance decision-making processes, leading to efficiency and high-quality services based on accurate geospatial data.

Dr. Al Saadi added: “The Abu Dhabi Government has established a strong partnership with Esri and it continues to seek ways to strengthen its relationship with leading GIS organizations and professionals to enhance the value of GIS in delivering government services to ensure Abu Dhabi's leadership and excellence in the field of geographic information systems and to reinforce its position as a global business and investment destination and a regional hub for digital transformation.”

The leading government entities participating at the event include Abu Dhabi Executive Office, Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones (ZonesCorp), Boundary Affairs Council, Department of Economic Development – Abu Dhabi (DED), Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA), Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), ADNOC Onshore, Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM), Abu Dhabi City Municipality, Al Ain City Municipality, Al Dhafra region Municipality, National Search and Rescue Center (NSRC), Abu Dhabi Housing Authority (ADHA), Statistics Center - Abu Dhabi (SCAD), Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC), National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), ADNOC Sour Gas.

The Esri User Conference is annually organized by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) with the chief aim of bringing together approximately 20,000 participants and GIS specialists from 130 countries under one platform to share the latest GIS technologies, discuss partnership opportunities and initiatives that promote efficiency in governance.


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