Three-day Asia Geospatial Forum comes to a close

Three-day Asia Geospatial Forum comes to a close

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: After three days of high-level discussions, debates and presentations from experts on the region’s most pressing issues with a specific goal to raise the profile and expanding horizons of geospatial industry in the region, the Asia Geospatial Forum 2013 concluded here on Thursday.

The event, which was supported by the Department of Survey and Mapping, Vitenam; Geoinformatics & Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA); National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA); Singapore Land Authority; saw a total of 607 participants from 26 countries, including the government, academia, users and a number of geospatial players. The hi-tech exhibition was a big draw for the visitors.

Government agencies like Ministry of Energy, Green technology and Water (KeTTHA); Ministry of Federal Territories; Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations (MOSTI); Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) were partnering the event.

Source: Our Correspondent