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Esri – 2022 Climate Change Technology Leader

The Esri GIS platform received an extremely high rating in Forrester's Climate Risk Analysis report. It also becomes clear that a large number of Fortune 500 companies rely on the ArcGIS platform

ESRI Bulgaria is waiting for interns!
The Spring Internship Program 2023 is now open for applications.
Esri’s Este Geraghty – first among women leaders in medicine for 2022
The ranking features 50 doctors, clinicians and educators who are changing the face of modern medicine

Who’s who at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Esri's dashboard integrates in one place maps, statistics and information for all participants in the championship

The conference for the World GIS Day brought together more than 800 participants

Esri Bulgaria together with leading organizations presented the best GIS projects and nationally significant systems in many spheres.

Sustainable development and disaster management – focus of GIS Day 2022

An online conference will showcase the significant GIS systems and innovations in various industries.

StoryMaps for Personal Use – a new tool for stories based on the most powerful GIS

Furthering Esri's Mission to Bring the Geographic Approach to All, the new StoryMaps for Personal Use app lets anyone tell and share their stories in the form of engaging, interactive web content

Apply for an Esri NGO grant

Grant application form.

Upcoming Webinar – Special Esri Program for NGOs and Conservation
Learn more about new Esri GIS solutions to help NGOs protect biodiversity and natural resources!

The basemaps in Living Atlas of the World – in even higher resolution!

A new agreement between Esri Inc. and Maxar Technologies will provide ArcGIS users with imagery of nearly half the Earth's surface, with resolution enhanced from 1.2 m to 60 cm.

The White House relies on Esri GIS to prevent heat deaths

A GIS portal will help prevent victims of the heat in the USA.

Overgas has won the most prestigious international GIS award for 2022
The award is for the innovative GIS platform implemented by Esri Bulgaria for all work processes related to gasification in our country.
Esri Bulgaria with an honorary plaque for partner of “Let’s clean up Bulgaria together”
Since the beginning of the largest volunteer initiative in our country, nearly 2,500,000 volunteers have collected garbage with a volume equal to more than 200 fully loaded Boeing 747 airplanes
3 medals for Bulgaria from the International Geography Olympiad
The team is financially supported by Esri Bulgaria.
“The variety in GIS programming is interesting and develops many skills!”
Interview with Miroslav Mitkov, a participant in the "Spring Intern Program" of Esri Bulgaria.
Registration for the first Summer Online Esri Academy is open
Master ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and practical applications in just 2 weeks!
“Both in GIS and in music – I have a lot to give to the society!”
Interview with Hristo Kostov, a participant in the "Spring Internship Program" 2022 of Esri Bulgaria.
“I like the scale of GIS projects and their public value”

Interview with Toni Blagoev, a participant in the "Spring Internship Program" 2022 of Esri Bulgaria.

“I want to close the perfect circle of GIS skills”
Interview with Denis Antiev, a participant in the "Spring Internship Program" 2022 of Esri Bulgaria.
“GIS has the potential to make the world a better place to live”
Interview with Vikitsa Kazasova, a participant in "Spring Internship Program 2022" of Esri Bulgaria.
“With GIS I can focus on what is close to my heart”
Interview with Anzhela Petrova, a participant in the “Spring Internship Program” 2022 of Esri Bulgaria.
The UN FAO has created a dashboard for the war in Ukraine with the ArcGIS Dashboard
Data on people in need, starving and displaced people are updated, systematized and presented using Esri's ArcGIS Dashboard.
Sofiyska voda, Part of Veolia, Modernizes Workflows with ArcGIS Utility Network
The implemented solution helps Sofiyska voda work faster and smarter and provides services of higher quality to residents. 
ArcGIS Online is now in Bulgarian and with a free version

Sign up for the new upcoming courses and learn how to apply the leading web GIS software to your work.

The application for the Internship Program Spring 2022 has started
ESRI Bulgaria accepts applications until December 10, 2021 in several key areas.
Good GIS practices for sustainable development and access to data main topics of the World GIS Day

The largest GIS event in Bulgaria gathered online more than 800 participants from various fields.

Bulgaria celebrates GIS Day 2021 with online conference on 17 November

How GIS can help achieve the Green Deal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals - find the answer during the largest GIS event in the country.

The First National Educational Competition “Digital Stories from School and University” is open

All teachers, high school students, and Ph.D. candidates can participate in the competition.

(Български) Предстои надграждащ обучителен уебинар по програма “ГИС в училище”

Sorry, this entry is only available in Български.

The International Hackathon “Hack for a Sustainable Future” is open

Teams can submit their projects until September 13 on topics related to environmental and socially significant topics.

GIS applications help monitor and report wild fires online

They are created in order to support communication in emergency situations in Bulgaria.

Upcoming training related to “GIS at School” program

Esri Bulgaria organizes free training: Work with the provided GIS software and training resources according to the program "GIS at School".

Join Esri User Conference

Esri User Conference 2021 will be a virtual event starting from the 12th until 15th of July. Join tens of thousands of GIS users

Jack Dangermond honored by IGU with Planet and Humanity Аward
The award is given once in every four years 
The cleaning actions of “Let’s clean Bulgaria together” are starting and they will be marked on Esri map
Esri Bulgaria was chosen again for 
Digital map by Esri helps people around the world to participate in Earth Day

Using the global map developed by Esri

A introductory training program “GIS in Schools”

Upcoming introductory training under the "GIS in school" program.

Winners of the “Favourite places on the map of Bulgaria” contest

The first of its kind contest gathered in one interactive map more than 1,600 photos from participants from all over the country.

GIS map tracks the progress in the development of vaccines against COVID-19
The world's first coronavirus vaccine tracker is now just a click away.
Bulgaria marks World GIS Day 2020 with an online conference with record rating

The event gathered more than 1,800 views from participants across the country.

Johns Hopkins University and NASA will be part of the GIS Day in Bulgaria
Web GIS application for monitoring the progress in the development of a vaccine against COVID-19 worldwide will be presented at the event.
Photo contest “Favourite places on the Map of Bulgaria”
"Capture the beauty of Bulgaria through your photo lens" is the motto of the first of its kind competition in Bulgaria, which will combine GIS technology and photography with the mission to show beautiful Bulgaria on an interactive map.
ESRI Bulgaria with an award for sustainable policies in COVID-19
The company was honored for the social GIS projects it developed to combat the pandemic.
ESRI Bulgaria celebrates its 25th anniversary
The company will provide specialized GIS solutions for this year's edition of the largest initiative for an active lifestyle in our country "Nestle for Live Actively!".
Free GIS software and training to support people who lost their jobs due to the pandemic
Esri's program aims to improve the skills of more people in times of crisis.
Frontex informs about the COVID-19 Restrictions with GIS Map
Еveryone who is about to travel in Europe will be able to see the measures that are still in force in different countries.

Esri Offers Students Free Access to Software for Continued Education
The "Learn ArcGIS" program aims to support students' distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Esri GIS in support of the National Coronavirus Information System

Internationally established geographic technologies used by the World Health Organization are part of the National Coronavirus Information System.

New GIS application helps fight the coronavirus in Bulgaria
Everyone can track the spread of COVID-19 in the country with a specialized web GIS application.
The EU shows with GIS the scale of climate change in Europe

The maps show that Central Europe, the Iberian Peninsula, Scandinavia, Brittany and Venice are among the most sensitive regions of the continent.

The world monitors the spread of COVID-19 in real time
An interactive GIS map answers the most important questions about the scale and pace of the epidemic.
The winners in the National Map Contest “Stories, Projects and Dreams on a Map”
The official award ceremony of the winners took place on 13 November at Sofia Hotel Balkan.
The GIS Society in Bulgaria celebrated GIS Day 2019

The prestigious event was held under the motto "See What Others Can't" and was officially opened by Minister Rosen Zhelyazkov.

Bulgaria will celebrate the International GIS Day on 13 November at Sofia hotel Balkan

Among the international speakers who will take part in the prestigious forum is Adriano Baptista, Director of Operations at the Satellite Center of the European Union (SatCen EU) and Francisco Nobre, Vice-President of the European Emergency Calls Association (112).

The National GIS Contest “Stories, Projects and Dreams on a Map” is Launched
The contest encourages all young and grown-up explorers to tell their stories on a map with the help of Geographic Information Systems.
The pilot project for the Management of Iskar River begins
The project is part of the first phase of the implementation of the Bulgaria National Water Management System in real time.
ESRI supports the young talents in the “We Love Maps” contest
The initiative encourages children to draw creative maps of the world, helping them to develop their cartographic knowledge and talent.
The Ministry of Interior` GIS system won the “IT Project of the Year” award
The GIS of  MoI Bulgaria received a prize for most significant IT project in the category "Central Administration" at the prestigious competition "IT Project of the Year".
Evgenia Karadjova was awarded a valuable map of the Black Sea from the XVI century
The portolan map is considered one of the most beautiful and informative maps for the Black Sea.
Rediscover Bulgaria with GIS – the winners in the national map contest

On November 14 in Sofia hotel Balkan were officially announced the winners of the national map contest "Rediscover Bulgaria with GIS".

A record number of participants in the jubilee World GIS Day
Nearly 700 representatives from more than 150 organizations participated in the forum.

Bulgaria will celebrate the 20th International GIS Day on November 14, 2018

A technical conference "20 Years Designing the World Together through GIS" brings leading world and Bulgarian specialists in Sofia.

The implementation of GIS system for the “Single Information Point” begins
Esri Bulgaria will implement the GIS system for the "Single Information Point" in Bulgaria.
Interactive GIS map helps the fight against Tuberculosis in Bulgaria
Esri Bulgaria developed web GIS map for the needs of the programs for prevention and control of tuberculosis in Bulgaria at the Ministry of Health.
ESRI GIS Will Help Power the United Nations’ New Global Data Hub
For the first time, a unified system will be set up to measure the progress on the implementation of the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
International GIS Day 2017 in Bulgaria
ESRI Bulgaria in partnership with more than 30 leading organizations once again gathered the Bulgarian GIS community together.
Play clean with GIS technologies from ESRI
Specialized GIS technologies help participants in the seventh edition of “Let`s Clean Bulgaria Together” win “green points”
New ESRI GIS applications for “Let`s Clean Bulgaria Together” initiative
The biggest volunteer initiative in the country chooses ESRI Bulgaria again for its technological partner. 
First Scientific-Industrial Forum: Day of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle 2017
For the first time in Bulgaria, the event will bring together representatives of leading government, scientific and corporate organizations to share their experience and demonstrate the possibilities of UAV and their application.
The first in Bulgaria GIS for Monitoring of the Black Sea
The system supports the sustainable development and protection of the Black Sea and facilitates the Bulgarian authorities` planning and management activities.
Еsri and NCI Agency sign agreement on GIS technology provision
Esri and NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) signed an Enterprise Agreement (EA).
Esri Supports the National Children’s Map Drawing Competition

The six best map drawings will represent Bulgaria at the International Competition "Barbara Petchenik"  in Washington, USA this July.

Second award for the BPI Co.` Information System
The system for real-time monitoring of the Black Sea was awarded in the thirteenth edition of the "IT Project of the Year".
Esri Ranks among Fast Company`s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies

Location strategy platform continues revolutionizing decision-making for businesses and governments with The Science of Where

ArcGIS 10.5 Brings Major Advancements in GIS
The latest version of the world`s leading GIS platform is available for the Bulgarian customers.
Bulgaria Celebrates the 18th International GIS Day
GIS Day in Bulgaria was held with the special participation of Piotr Malinowski, Service Development Team Coordinator, Frontex.
How Esri helps fighting Zika Outbreaks
The Pacific Disaster Center uses Esri GIS solutions to deal with the dangerous virus.
RIA` GIS system receives a prestigious international award
Third award for "Road Infrastructure" Agency`s GIS system.
GIS technologies help volunteers in an environmental conservation project
Advanced GIS solutions support the participants in the sixth edition of Bulgaria largest voluntary initiative.
The GIS of the Road Infrastructure Company with a prestigious award
The RIA’s GIS system was honoured with an award for contribution to the development of the infrastructure in Bulgaria
ArcGIS 10.4 – the Most Powerful GIS platform is Here
Many new products, expanded functionality, increased performance and security. All that is fact with the latest version of the world's leading GIS platform – ArcGIS. From powerful specialised GIS solutions to light and easy to use GIS applications, ArcGIS 10.4 will meet all your needs.
The International GIS Day in Bulgaria gathered nearly 500 participants

The Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva and Pedro Basabe, Senior Programme Officer of UNSDR leaded-off the prestigious forum.

Esri City Engine with Oscar nomination
Esri's software for 3D modeling is among the contenders for the prestigious Academy Awards of the United States for technological innovation.
Esri Web Map for the Summer Anti-AIDS Campaign 2015 in Bulgaria
Esri Bulgaria developed an interactive Web GIS map for the needs of the anti-AIDS campaign of the Ministry of Health.
GIS Supports the Big Cleaning of Bulgaria

Innovative GIS applications support the largest voluntary eco project in Bulgaria.

Sofia hosts an International Geodetic Forum

FIG Working Week 2015 started with a high-level official opening ceremony.

Esri Assists Nepal Earthquake Response

Online GIS maps help to respond to the devastating earthquake in Nepal.

ESRI and the Young Cartographers of Bulgaria

ESRI Bulgaria supported a contest for children`s maps, whose winners will represent us at International Forum in Brazil.

GIS of RIEW-Rousse among the winners for IT project of 2014
GIS developed by Esri Bulgaria is again among the winners of the prestigious contest “IT project of the year”.
ArcGIS 10.3 is changing the way we use GIS

New products and tools, advanced functionality, increased productivity ... This is just a small part of ArcGIS 10.3

Bulgaria Celebrated the 16th World Day of Geographic Information Systems

At a Solemn Ceremony awards for special achievements in GIS were handed out

Esri Web Map for the Summer Anti-AIDS Campaign
Esri Bulgaria developed an interactive Web GIS map for the needs of the anti-AIDS campaign of the Ministry of Health.
On the trail of Ebola virus from 1976 to nowadays

Esri UK developed an interactive Web GIS map showing the 40th years history of Ebola virus.

Esri Launches Global Disaster Resilience App Challenge

Meet the challenge of Esri and develop a GIS application that increases awareness and defends against disasters.

GIS for Natura 2000 among the Top 25 GIS Projects in Europe

The GIS for Natura 2000 of the Ministry of Environment and Water won a prestigious international award for special achievements in GIS.

GeoNet – the First Social Platform for GIS is Already Fact
Esri developed a unique social GIS platform, whereby you can share, chat, collaborate, and exchange experience faster than ever.
NATO Informs the World about its Activities by an Interactive Web GIS Map
A web map based on Esri technology allows everyone to monitor NATO`s missions, operations and partner relationships.

Tell Your Story on a Geographic Map

Participate in the first-of-its kind Storytelling with Maps Contest, organized by Esri.

ESRI Bulgaria awarded as an investor in environment
ESRI Bulgaria was awarded for the implementation of web GIS application for bTV in the contest for Responsible Business Awards of BBLF.
The GIS of Natura 2000 was awarded as the IT Project of the Year

The GIS for Natura 2000 of the Ministry of Environment and Water, developed by ESRI Bulgaria, was selected for the IT Project of the Year.