Workshop on GPS Ground Control Point for UAV… 29th-30th August 2017

The workshop was conducted  at Faculty of Geoinformation & Real Estate, UTM, Skudai. The aim of the training workshop was to provide comprehensive understanding on the establishment of Ground Control Point (GCP) for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) mapping.

Uniqueness of this training workshop was to combine expertise in GPS and UAV from university, industry and practitioner that gave broad exposure on the subject matters to each participant.

The training workshop covered simple lectures and practices, yet exciting topics on GPS observation techniques, coordinates transformation & map projection as well as UAV mapping. In addition, participants experienced interesting hands-on labs on GPS and UAV data processing. Finally, each participant enjoyed a fruitful discussion on the related subject.

There were 31 participants from government agencies and industries attended this workshop such as Land & Survey Sarawak, Petronas Carigali, TNB Research, Felcra, Felda Global Ventures (FGV), SAJ Ranhill, UEM Sunrise, Jurukur Resources, Jurukur Indah , Oasis Inspire Sdn Bhd & Wann Geomatic Survey.