Theme: Beckoning a Digital Malaysia
- Theme – Geospatial for Lifestyle
- Dial geospatial for lifestyle
What was originally developed as a military tool has today become a lifestyle statement. GPS has turned into a lifestyle tool for those who like to flaunt the latest gadgets with the newest technologies.
- Photo Feature: Living it up with GPS
- Mature Malaysia
Being the face of geospatial, data providers – including national mapping agencies, satellite imagery providers and other spatial data providers – constitute the hub of geospatial activity in a country.
- Industry – Cashing in on awareness
Data providers are euphoric about the status of the availability of geospatial data in the country and the initiatives they have been taking to raise the level of utility of geospatial technologies.
- Users – Vouching by GIS
A variety of users including government departments, utilities and infrastructure providers across Malaysia have woken up to the significance of geospatial technologies and are vouching bytheir efficacy.
- Research and NGOs – Reaching out with GIS
Having woken up to the significance of geospatial databases, research community in Malaysia is gearing up to adopt and adapt to these technologies.
Special Focus – Malaysia
A motivated government, asking-for-more user community and ready-to-cash-in-on industry together have created an environment of synergy in Malaysia essential for the exponential growth of geospatial with a promise of ‘Digital Malaysia’
- HE Datuk Douglas Uggah Embas
Minister, NRE, Government of Malaysia
- Y. BHG. SR. DATO’ PROF. DR. ABDUL KADIR BIN TAIB
Director General of Survey & Mapping, Department of Survey and Mapping, Malaysia, (JUPEM)
- FUZIAH BT. HJ. ABU HANIFAH
Director, Malaysian Centre for Geospatial Data Infrastructure (MaCGDI)
- Y. BHG DATO’ DR AHMAD SABIRIN ARSHAD
CEO, Astronautic Technology (M) Sdn Bhd, Malaysia