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"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:

  • GIS for Regional Sustainable Development
  • GIS for Environmental and Ecosystem Management
  • Development of Spatial Data Infrastructures
  • GIS for Disaster and Emergency Management
  • GIS for Business and Logistics
  • New Trends and Technologies in Surveying, Cadastre and Land Management
  • Professional and Continuing Education in Geoinformatics
  • Remote Sensing Applications
  • GIS for Public Health
  • GIS for Human Geography

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