World GIS Day 2019

Date : 13 November 2019 - 13 November 2019
Time : All Day Event
Event Details

World GIS Day (Geographical Information System day) is celebrated around the world every year on the 3rd Wednesday of the month of November as a part of National Geographic’s & Geographical awareness week. More information and material can be found at www.gisday.com. GIS (Geographic Information Systems) is the mapping of Geographic information with the assistance of computer technology.

 In view of World GIS Day, GIS Solutions (Private) Limited the sole authorized Sri Lankan distributor of Environmental System Research Institute (ESRI),  organized a competition of mapping significant places in the surrounding environment through GIS technology, under the theme of One Map Sri Lanka”. This is the Third consecutive year that this competition is carried out.

 Student Mapping Competition 

Students in any ages could participate in the competition. You can send us the information of a geographically, culturally, economically and socially important or significant place/ locations from their own surroundings and a small description about it with the details of the participants on or before 31st  October 2019

Please click following button to upload the information.  

Certificates and special gifts will be awarded to selected students by a special panel of judges.  Award ceremony details & winner details will be informed in due course.

 

GIS User Mapping Competition

Those who are wish to participate in the competition, could upload information of a geographically, culturally, economically and socially important or significant place/ location/s from their own surroundings click the below button on or before 31st October 2019. .


Certificates and a special award will be bestowed to selected entries by a special panel of judges. Award ceremony details & winner details will be informed in due course to the winners.

 

Those who are wish to participate in the competition please click the below download button to fill in the form.

 

 

 

For further details you may contact 077 5255133 / 0777 231106

Our main intention is to instill the habit of using Maps and Mapping technology by creating a complete map of significant and unique of important places of Sri Lanka utilizing GIS and GPS technology.  This activity would help the students to understand the fundamental of GIS (observe, study, analyze the places unique to Sri Lanka).