The first formal GIS Day took place in 1999. 𝐄𝐬𝐫𝐢 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 and cofounder 𝐉𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐝 credits 𝐑𝐚𝐥𝐩𝐡 𝐍𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫 with being the person 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐆𝐈𝐒 𝐃𝐚𝐲. Nader considered GIS Day a good initiative for people to 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐠𝐞𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐡𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐆𝐈𝐒. He wanted GIS Day to be a grassroots effort and open to everyone to participate. The event traditionally is held the 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐫𝐝 𝐖𝐞𝐝𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 during Geography Awareness Week, a geographic literacy initiative sponsored by the National Geographic Society.
𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐆𝐈𝐒 𝐃𝐚𝐲?GIS Day is a worldwide event that celebrates the technology of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Ralph Nader inspired GIS Day as a day for geography awareness.The first-ever GIS Day was held on November 19, 1999, during Geography Awareness Week from November 14-20, 1999.But it was actually the National Geographic Society, Association of American Geographers (AAG), and Esri, who really put the day into action on November 19, 1999.
𝐆𝐞𝐨-𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐆𝐈𝐒 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑In short, GIS is the technology that best understands ‘where’. In other words, GIS can capture, display, and analyze location data to help make powerful decisions. #GIS #GISDay #Esri
Program Geoinformasi akan menganjurkan Program Bicara Geospatial Pertahanan dalam Perspektif Geoinformasi yang akan disampaikan oleh YBhg. Brig. Jen. Dato’ Pahlawan Sr Dr. Zambri bin Mohamad Rabab, Pengarah Bahagian Geospatial Pertahanan (BGSP), JUPEM.
Sesi perbincangan ini merupakan satu platform jalinan kerjasama dan kolaborasi antara Program Geoinformasi, FABU, UTM dengan BGSP, JUPEM bagi menyusun strategi untuk memantapkan bidang geoinfomasi dan geosptial pertahanan demi negara kita Malaysia.
4th Regional Meeting of the FIG Young Surveyors Network Asia and the Pacific with the theme “Geo-Revolution, Better Life for all”, on November 8-10, 2023 at K-Tree Hotel & Kintex 2, Exhibition Hall 10, Seoul, South Korea.
Together with the Smart GEO Expo 2023, special topics about Geospatial Solutions and The Utilization of Drones in the field and how it is Operated will be presented during the event. Breakthrough sessions and discussions about the challenges facing by young surveyors in these modern times will be talked about. Also, we have some social dinner and a day of exploration and cultural tours as part of the 3 day program.