REDLANDS, Calif., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri recognized more than 170 organizations during the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards ceremony yesterday at the annual Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California. The SAG Awards acknowledge innovative and intelligent applications of GIS technology.
"Each year, the SAG Awards highlight extraordinary achievements and efforts to improve our world," says Esri president Jack Dangermond. "At Esri, we are always deeply impressed with the work of our users. This recognition is well deserved for how they've applied geospatial technology to address the needs of their industries and communities. They are defining GIS best practices."
Organizations from around the world honored at the Esri UC span industries including agriculture, cartography, climate change, defense and intelligence, economic development, education, government, health and human services, telecommunications, and utilities.
The SAG Awards ceremony was held at the San Diego Convention Center on July 25, 2012. For more information about the 2012 Special Achievement in GIS Award winners, including project information and photos, visit esri.com/sag.
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