Friday, October 28, 2011

UNIGIS at National GIScience Symposium in Indonesia!

UNIGIS was invited to the 2nd 'Simposium Nasional Sains Geinformasi 2011’ (2nd National Symposium on Geoinformation Science) organised at the National University of Indonesia i.e. Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta on 27/28 October 2011. Dr. Shahnawaz (Director UNIGIS S/E Asia) gave an extended presentation on ‘Empowering GIScience Learners through UNIGIS Online Distance Education’.

Besides introducing the principles, activities, study programmes and experiences of UNIGIS, Dr. Shahnawaz emphasized that UNIGIS has the vision of ‘educating GIS-professionals worldwide’ and the mission is to integrate all the major countries into the UNIGIS network.