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Glenn
Hello GISuser... and welcome to another busy July edition of our geotech news roundup. Like a few of you, I'm scrambling here to prepare for a busy week at the annual Esri user conference in San Diego. I haven't heard from a ton of you regarding parties, social events, official product launches etc... but remember, food and micro brew is always a great way to get my attention ;0) and it may even get you a mention or two here in the newsletter and some Twitter activity as well - Just an FYI, the last ESRIUC related Tweet I sent out hyping a company's plans at the conference got about 10 Re-Tweets and loads of Twitter love, not to mention potential exposure to more than 17,000 that follow @GISuser. But seriously, while at the conference it really is challenging staying in touch and staying on top of all the activity. Should you have a need to reach out to yours truly for a meetup email is always fine, however, a Twitter @ mention to my @gletham account should get my attention. I'm looking forward to the Monday plenary and hearing from Jack and his team about the future of ArcGIS and ArcGIS Online followed up by a keynote presentation from members of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, should be awesome! The "What's New" sessions are always my favorites and I'll be sure to take in the EDN lightning talks as well as plenty of hands-on demos on the show floor from all the developers and business partners that are building on the ArcGIS platform. Like most events, I'll be sharing updates via Twitter @GISuser and @gletham (thinking I'll also try and tag my posts with #GLesriuc as well as #esriuc) , dropping some photos on Pinterest in a dedicated ESRIUC board as well as periodic updates on the AnyGeo Blog area of GISuser. Have a great week all and be sure to say hi if you see me run past you at the conference (or maybe pose with me in a Selfie!), or if you aren't there but are wondering about something please feel free to drop me a tweet!

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top news Avenza Releases MAPublisher 9.5 for Adobe Illustrator - This latest update includes many new features and is fully compatible with the recently released Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud 2014. Additionally, MAPublisher LabelPro rules have been organized into tabs for improved workflow and the MAP Location tools have been redesigned and are easier to manage in a new panel.

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top news Verrckt, the Tallest Water Slide in the World shot by Garmin VRB Elite - Hold on tight!! Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, and Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resorts, today released a video for the highly-anticipated opening of Verrckt, the tallest water slide in the world. Schlitterbahn has completed construction and testing of Verrckt and the ride will open to the public on July 10th - check out this wild video!





top news exactEarth ShipView Gives You Instant Access to Dynamic Shipping Information - exactEarth Ltd., the leading provider of Satellite AIS data services, announced today the release of exactEarth ShipViewT, providing customers with a modern web-based ship viewing tool. The ShipView platform is hosted entirely by exactEarth allowing users access from anywhere, any time

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Each day in this section we'll update you about Geospatial conferences, training, seminars, webinars, and relevant events. Feel free to make a suggestion for future consideration and be sure to see our Events Calendar.

slide While in San Diego for #esriuc Take a Journey With the Esri Story Map Journal App - This really cool announcement came my way via the Esri Story Maps team. If people took last Thursday off for the long July 4th weekend they may have missed that along with the various updates to ArcGIS Online, we've released a completely new story map app that we think will be game changer especially for GIS professionals with a lot of narrative text, maps, images etc that they want to present." Enter the Story Map Journal.

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FOSS4G PDX - The annual FOSS4G conference is the largest global gathering focused on open source geospatial software. FOSS4G brings together developers, users, decision-makers and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation. Sept. 8-13, 2014, Portland, OR

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Glenn maintains a fun, educational, and informative tech blog AnyGeo - Anything geospatial. Look for tips, tricks, and commentary about GIS, Geo, mobile, social, and basically, anything geospatial!

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