The three day Map Asia conference got commenced successfully at Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur with its amidst massive participation. In its continued effort to foster the growth and sharing of important happenings in the world of GIS and related technologies, GIS Development has strived again in the most transparent attire. There were 14 technical sessions and one poster session. Technical sessions were on Health, Web GIS, Land Use Analysis, GPS & Mapping Policy, Natural Resource Management, Location Based Services, Land Information System, Agriculture, Disaster Management, Digital Image Analysis, Technology Trends, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Costal Zone Management, Forest Fire Management.
Founded in the year 2002, Map Asia 2003 is the 2nd Annual Asian Conference and Exhibition in the field of GIS, GPS, Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing. Map Asia is evolving as a platform for all stakeholders like researchers, users, technology developers and policy makers to discuss, deliberate and share knowledge and experiences for the benefit of Asian Geoinformatics community.
Following are the reports of Map Asia Conference.