Dr Asep was awarded for his outstanding vision, strategy and leadership in implementing and structuring the National Information Data Policy in Indonesia. He was also recognised for his contribution to the geospatial information community of the country. Geospatial information Law enacted in 2011 and One Map Policy are few among various achievements of Dr Asep.
Accompanied by his Deputy, Yusuf Surachman, Dr Asep expressed his appreciation for the award and said that the award is a global recognition for BIG’s work and contribution to the geospatial development and is a great encouragement. The award was presented by Jack Dangermond, Chairman of Esri.
Attended by more than 16,ooo people worldwide, Esri User Conference (UC) saw participation from various verticals and industries including geointelligence, disaster management, safety and health, and many more; which indicates the importance of GIS technology in every aspect of the industry.