Northeast Arc Users Group
The Northeast Arc User Group (NEARC) is an independent, volunteer organization dedicated to helping users of Esri GIS software be more successful. ESRI software includes, among other things, such well-known GIS products as Arc/Info and ArcView. NEARC was formed in 1986; the geographic area encompassed by the group includes New England, New York and New Jersey, with some participation from users in Pennsylvania and Delaware. NEARC hosts a one-day conference in the spring of each year and a three-day conference in the fall. At each of these events, the Northeast ARC Users Group fosters learning through technical training from Esri, user presentations, and community building events.