GIS IN CENTRAL ASIA CONFERENCE – GISCA’18
"Geoinformatics for Regional Development",
June 14-17, 2018
Al-Farabi KazNU, Almaty, Kazakhstan
The annual ‘GIS in Central Asia’ Conference - GISCA 2018 has issued the Call for Papers and has opened regis-tration for the conference scheduled for June 14-17 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The main objectives of this English language conference are to bring together GIS academics, researchers and practitioners from Central Asian and other countries and to encourage international cooperation and knowledge exchange in GIS education.
In 2018, GISCA is focused on the theme of "Geoinformatics for Regional Development". Geographic Information Science as a conceptual foundation, Geoinformatics as the methodology and GIS as software technology are pow-erful instruments for linking information across different sources by location. This is exactly what is needed to suc-cessfully manage our environments and natural resources, our economies and ultimately our societies.
Key themes (additional themes and sessions are welcome) of the conference are: