Our Director, Prof Abbas Rajabifard will be chairing and presenting a session at the inaugural United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC), as the Chair of the Academic Network for the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management.
The UNWGIC will be held in Dequing, Zhejiang Province, China from 19 – 21 November 2018, with an overarching theme “The Geospatial Way to a Better World”. It promises to be a global event that brings together stakeholders to address and ensure that geospatial information has its widest and fullest utility in service of social, economic and environmental development. The aim of the Congress is to provide a convening, participatory and inclusive environment to enhance the communication, understanding, knowledge and application of geospatial information management to address local, regional and global challenges.
Prof Rajabifard will chair a session on the theme of ‘A Sustainable and Resilient World: Capacity Building and Geospatial Research for Implementing the SDGs.