2012 Pacific Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing (GIS/RS) Conference

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 30/09/2012
Venue City: 
Suva
Basic Information
Date: 
27/11/2012 - 30/11/2012
Venue: 
Holiday Inn
Venue Country: 
Fiji
Event Organisers: 

Applied GeoScience and Technology Division, SOPAC, Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Co-organisers: 

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Language of event: 
English

Since the inception of Pacific GIS/RS User Conference in 1999, this annual event has attracted a lot of participants from as far as the Americas to the sunny islands most of us call home.

Each year the range of GIS/RS technologies presented cover an array of applications including the management of resources of the small island Pacific nations. Shallow water bathymetry derived from satellite imagery, forest function maps to identify areas for to be protected, areas identified for developments in flood zones are some of the applications where the development of GIS/RS in the region have been applied in various sectors. 

As with previous conferences, there are no fees levied for those wishing to attend. Donations however are graciously accepted. 

For the year 2012, theme of the conference is Mapping Pacific Resources.

?For more information about the conference please contact 'pacificgisrs@sopac.org'.