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Govworx is a gisworx experience which celebrates the valuable contribution of Esri users in the government sector. Through case study presentations and demos, Govworx aims to inspire the community in applying GIS in their own organizations.

Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Roda Al Bustan Hotel, Dubai, UAE


Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Roda Al Bustan Hotel, Dubai, UAE

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Registration & welcome breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Govworx Panel Discussion: Organizing a Unified and Authoritative Data Source from Multiple Channels

  • Abu Dhabi Ports
  • Expo 2020 - PMC
  • Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority
  • General Authority for Statistics – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Govworx Panel Discussion: Enabling Collaboration and Interaction Across Your Organization through GIS

  • ADNOC Onshore
  • Al Ain Distribution Company
  • Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority
  • Tatweer Petroleum
  • United Arab Emirates University
  • Federal Electricity & Water Authority

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Coffee break & networking

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Govworx Panel Discussion: Smart GIS Insights with Advanced Analytics and Visualization

  • Al Dhafra Region Municipality
  • Department of eGovernment in Sharjah
  • Sharjah City Municipality
  • Saudi Aramco

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Prayer Break

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

EGI Awards Ceremony & Lunch

2:00 PM


Call for presentations

How does GIS help your organization deliver world-class services? Tell us about your GIS project so you can inspire others with your accomplishments.


To present at Govworx, you must fulfill all of the following requirements:

  • Works in a government organization in any country within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
  • Uses ArcGIS and/or other Esri software in daily GIS operations
  • Solved a complex problem or delivered efficient services with the help of GIS

Suggested topics

  • Business integration with GIS
  • Dashboards
  • Data analytics
  • Portals
  • Web GIS & apps

Presentation outline

The challenge

What difficulties did you encounter? What problem were you trying to solve? What are the goals you wanted to achieve?

The solution

How did you use GIS to solve your problem? What advantages did you get with GIS? What are the technologies/software you used?

The results

What are the significant changes you achieved after applying GIS? Is there any increase in efficiency or productivity? What are your recommendations for your audience?

Submissions are now closed


  • Tuesday, 14 January 2020
  • Roda Al Bustan Hotel, Dubai, UAE
  • 8 AM - 2 PM

Registration is now closed

Stay tuned for the next edition of Govworx.