This is to announce that the GIS Technologies along with the support of the KACST i.e. the King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Higher education recently held the second GIS Innovation Forum on the 19th of February, 2015 at the Umm Al-Qura University in Makkah. GIS Technologies is an essential element in the development scenario in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today, and with the help of this forum the representatives at GIS wanted to share and discuss the future positive prospects of the ingenious innovation that can reap great benefits for the country. Today the GIS Technology Center has almost attained the position of being the supporting backbone for the holistic development of the all business organizations within the country either big or small. They are an efficient system integral to all kinds of project designing, their implementation and planning in the country. Their in depth expertise in the field of capturing, analyzing, managing, and storing of all types of geographical reference data from all over the globe is of vital importance. They help to enable the industries and business organizations recognize important patterns and relationships and thus, plan, design, engineer and build their products keeping those in mind.
The main goal of this forum was to keep Saudi Arabia up to date in with the fast developing technological progress in this field so that the Kingdom can develop in the same pace in terms of latest innovations in all the other allied industries and ministries. Learn more about this GIS Center which are experts in GIS Project by going through there website.
About the Center:
GISTIC or GIS Technology Innovation Center (Research Center in Saudi Arabia) is an interdisciplinary technology, research and innovation center contributing to the efficient managing, analyzing, understanding as well as visualizing of spatio and spatial-temporal geographic phenomena in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Center present the assistance of mapping scheme, networks, road networks, water resource management, transportation, urban planning, land information systems, location based services amongst other. The center is devoted to technology transfer, applied research, fostering innovation ideas, outreach activities, governmental partnership and professional training. It assist technology move from the technical to the app domain serving not just academic study, however also many regional geospatial business.
GIS Technology Innovation Center
Second Floor Institute of Scientific Research
Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 (012) 5588821