Bulgaria now has Bulgarian Association for Geospatial Information Systems (BAGIS). The Association is founded as a non-profit organization. Its main goals are:
– To promote and provide knowledge and information about GIS and Geospatial Information (GI)
– To assist for creating a more effective environment for wider implementation and use of the GIS technology in Bulgaria
– To encourage the educational, scientific, innovative and practical activities in the field if GIS
– To foster the dialogue between the government and the private sector
– To work for a higher qualification of the GIS specialists
The Association already comprises GI and GIS professionals in Bulgaria from many industry sectors: environment, utility, telecommunications, education and others.