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IGRSM 2020

By Eric Van Rees - 9th September 2020 - 06:56

The Institution of Geospatial & Remote Sensing Malaysia (IGRSM) will be organising the 10th IGRSM International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial & Remote Sensing (IGRSM 2020) on 20-21 October 2020.

In view of the evolving COVID-19 situation, the conference will be held online.

The conference, with the theme Advancing Geospatial 4.0, 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 here.

Highlights of the conference include:

• Officiation by YB Khairy Jamaluddin bin Abu Bakar, Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation

• Keynote presentations by:

o YBrs. Tn. Hj. Gs. Azlikamil bin Hj. Napiah, Director General, Malaysian Space Agency (MYSA): Remote Sensing’s Role in the New National Space Policy

o YBhg. Dato’ Sr. Dr. Azhari Mohamed, Director General of Survey and Mapping Malaysia, Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia (JUPEM): Geospatially Speaking, Just Where on Earth Are We Now?

o Prof. Dr. Wataru Takeuchi, Remote Sensing of Environment and Disaster Laboratory (RSED), Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan: Geospatial Technologies Towards One World, One Health and One Earth

o Mr. Jonathan Ong and Mdm. Siti Baizura Alidin, Planet: How Planet's Agile Aerospace Approach Pushes the Boundaries of Geospatial

o Mr. Johnny Ngo, Head of Sales Engineering APAC, Maxar: Maxar Legion Constellation: Empowering the New Era of Earth Imaging & Insights

• Presentation sessions on Technology Trends, Navigation, Big Data, Forestry, Agriculture, Infrastructure & Urban Planning, Land Use / Land Cover Mapping, Disaster Management, and Environmental Monitoring

Participants are eligible to collect 4 CPD points from the Land Surveyors Board (LJT), 4 CPD points from the Institute of Landscape Architecture Malaysia (ILAM), 3 CPD points from the Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP), and 11 CPD points from the Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT).

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