Dubai Municipality hosts first scientific meeting for GIS

Dubai Municipality hosts first scientific meeting for GIS

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Dubai: A scientific meeting for the GIS and Remote Sensing System (RSS) was organised by the Geographic Information Systems Department at Dubai Municipality, for the first time. Abdul Hakeem Malik, Director of the GIS Department, said that the forum is being organised with the aim to communicate, create awareness and introduce the benefits of technology in different fields of our day-to-day life, especially the technology that has been used for the protection of the environment, sustainability, disaster and crisis management, security, safety, civil defence and rescue.

“The slogan for this and the coming year will be ‘Smart Maps for a Smart City’, with an aim for showcasing the benefits of using the latest technology in the field and its relations with geographical positioning, especially when all smart phone users depend on smart maps to reach their destination and find out different services they can provide.

Source: Gulf Today