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ESRI's International Distributors Stage User Conferences Throughout Year 07.22.2002

July 22, 2002
ESRI sets dates for regional conferences around the world.

ESRI announced its list of 2002 international user conferences.

September 25-27
Ninth Annual ESRI and ERDAS Latin American User Conference
Sistemas de Informaci¿n Geogr¿ca, S.A. (SIGSA), ESRI's distributor in Mexico, is hosting this year's Latin American user conference in Mexico City, Mexico, at the Centro Hist¿rico Sheraton Hotel.

This conference offers an excellent opportunity for ESRI and ERDAS users in Latin America to meet, network, and share experiences. Courses on both ESRI and ERDAS technologies will be offered before and after the conference.

For additional information, contact H. Alonso by e-mail: halonso@geocentro.com, tel.: 52-55-5559-7138/2184, or fax: 52-55-5575-7387; or visit the Web site at http://www.geocentro.com/.

October 8-10
Sixth Annual Middle East and Africa User Conference
Hosted by GISTEC, a longtime distributor of ESRI software in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), ESRI's Middle East and Africa (MEA) conference will be held at the Al Bustan Rotana Hotel in Dubai, UAE. The conference will have a comprehensive program including workshops, seminars, user presentations, software demos, and technology exhibitions.

For more information, contact GISTEC by e-mail at mea2002@gistec.com or visit the Web site at http://www.gistec.com/.

October 14-16
17th Annual European Conference
ESRI BeLux is hosting the European conference at the Floreal Club congress centre near the City of Bruges, Belgium.

The theme of the conference is "GIS: A Common Language Integrating Europe," acknowledging the diversity of the European culture and the unifying capabilities of GIS technology. In addition to many other activities, attendees will have the opportunity to attend the GIS Management Seminar by Dr. Roger Tomlinson, who is considered by many to be the father of GIS.

For additional information, visit the Web site at www.esribelux.com/euc2002.

In addition to these regional conferences, ESRI users will have the opportunity to attend more than 25 national conferences throughout the world this year.