IGAC: Ready for the 2013 International Geomatic Week

On 30 September 2013, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, will kick off the “Geomatic Week 2013” in Bogota, Colombia. The event aims at promoting academic and technological advances leading to the development of technologies, methodologies and applications in the field of Geomatics.

International Geomatic Week 2013 will particularly look at geospatial technologies and management of the territory, developed through Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Digital Mapping - decisive frameworks for using satellite data for development planning.

Between September 30 and October 4, 2013, a selected group of local and international experts will exchange experiences and knowledge aimed at studying the evolution of Geomatics in conceptual aspects, methodological, technological and applications, highlighting their contribution to the sustainable development of nations.

For more information contact: semanageomatica2013 [at] igac.gov.co