Each year in November, in order to raise awareness on the importance of GIS applications, the World

GIS Day is being celebrated by various organizations around the world and General Directorate of GIS at Ministry of Environment and Urbanization is coordinating the World GIS Day activities in Turkey since 2015. 2017 World GIS Day activities will take place in Ankara,Turkey on 30rd November and 1st December 2017. A two-day Panel, exhibition stands and side-events are planned within the organization. 

The main theme of the event is identified as “Living Spaces of Information Society: Smart Cities” and global, national and local best practices, standards and trends on smart cities will be shared within the Panel sessions. Around 3,000 people from public authorities, local governments, universities, private sector and non-governmental organizations is expected to participate to the event.


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