7th International Geomatic Week 2017 in Bogotá organized by Geographic Institute Agustín Codazzi (IGAC) of Colombia

Semana geomatica IGAC

The Geographic Institute Agustín Codazzi (IGAC) of Colombia, a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, is organizing the 7th International Geomatic Week 2017. On this occasion, the event will be held from August 14 to 18, 2017 in the city of Bogotá, D.C., Colombia.

This year the International Geomatic Week is focused on "Information technologies for the environmental and productive consolidation of the territory", as the theme and purpose of the event. The event will consist of master lectures, oral presentations, panel discussions, poster exhibitions, theoretical-practical workshops, and an academic and technological exhibition. The general objective is to show the evolution of Geomatics and its applications in order to contribute to the transformation of society in the search of creating better conditions of well-being in the population, higher levels of governance, and social and productive land planning.

The main subjects for this version of the Geomatic Week are:

  • Innovative alternatives for detailed knowledge of the territory
  • Decision support systems for territorial and risk management: GIS and SDI
  • Innovations in technological development and land-use applications for land use planning.
  • Inventory and monitoring of natural resources
  • Building a spatially enabled society
  • Geographic information technologies in support of public and national security

International experts from countries such as Germany, Brazil, Spain, Mexico, Switzerland — among others — are invited to participate in this version of the Geomatic Week; additionally, national experts from public, private and academic institutions will participate as well through workshops, conferences and panels, to share their experiences in the application of Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Global Positioning Systems, Special Data Infrastructure and others subjects in the field of geomatics.

Publishing Date: 

10/07/2017
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