Sunday, August 8, 2010

UNIGIS Faculty Workshop - Indonesia

Within the context of working with potential new partners within the UNIGIS network in Southeast Asia, UNIGIS regional director Dr. Shahnawaz organised a 3 days faculty development workshop at the Bina Nusantara University (, Jakarta, Indonesia from August 4-6, 2010.

29 faculty participated in the workshop, all with a computer science background. The workshop was themed "Spatial Management with GIScience" and focussed on developing spatial perspectives among computer science specialists. Besides delivering conceptual lectures, practical exercises were completed using professional GIS software. Following this workshop, options for continued UNIGIS collaboration were discussed during a half day meeting with BINUS administration on August 7.