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9th IGRSM International Conference and Exhibition

By [email protected] - 28th March 2018 - 14:18

The Institution of Geospatial & Remote Sensing Malaysia (IGRSM) ( will be organising the 9th IGRSM International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial & Remote Sensing (IGRSM 2018) on 24-25 April 2018 at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The conference, with the theme Geospatial Enablement, is aimed at disseminating knowledge, and sharing expertise and experiences in geospatial sciences in all aspects of applications. It also aims to build linkages between local and international professionals in this field with industries. Further details on the conference are available at

Highlights of the conference include:

  • Officiation by YB Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau, Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation
  • Keynote presentations on:
    • Geospatial Enablement for Hydrological Applications by YBhg. Datuk Ir. Dr. Azuhan Mohamed, Director General, National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), Malaysia
    • The Evolution of the Development of Remote Sensing Technologies: The Last 40 Years by Prof. Dr. Arthur P. Cracknell, Emeritus Professor, University of Dundee, UK and Visiting Professor, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia
    • Geospatial Support for Defence & Security by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marian Rybansky, Department of Geography and Meteorology, University of Defence, Czech Republic
  • Oral and poster presentation sessions on Technology Trends, Forestry, Agriculture, Infrastructure & Urban Planning, Land Use / Land Cover Mapping, Disaster Management, and Environmental Monitoring
  • Special session on Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Development of Oil Palm Industry

Participants are eligible to collect 4 CPD points from the Land Surveyors Board (LJT) and 3 CPD points from the Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP).

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