GIS-Fest Ukraine 2015
14.10.2015, in Pereayslav-Khmelnistkiy, in the Folk Architecture and Life Museum by Litopisna Str., 2 in the framework of GIS-Fest Ukraine 2015 GIS Association together with Public Organization “Old Dnieper” (Pereyaslav-Khmelnistkiy) has conducted the First Fair “Geographic and informational Ukraine”. There has been presented the projects and the latest developments of national experts in the field of GIS.
At the opening participants and guests were welcomed by Pereyaslav-Khmelnistkiy Mayor - Taras Kostin, general director scientific research ecological reservation “Pereayslav” – Lukashevich Oleksandr, honored guests of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Ukraine
Among the GIS-Fest Ukraine 2015 honored guests the representatives of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Ukraine and Moldova was the first secretary Abylkasymov and Kozlov
Event moderator – President of GIS Association of Ukraine, Oleksandr Melnik, the head of public organization “Old Dnieper” providing organizations– Ivaschenko Vatalii.
67 specialists have taken part in the event and 12 have presented competition works. Geography of participants includes: Central Region - Kyiv, Bila Sterkva, particulally the town of Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky, South - Dnipropetrovsk, Odessa, Melitopol and East - Kharkov. The works and results of the Fair Fest are available on the website of GIS Association http://gisa.org.ua/
The work of volunteer association of "Cartographichna sotnya” (“Cartographic hundred”) should be noted. Young specialists from Kyiv demonstrated how the state public can cooperate with the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine in the difficult circumstances of threat.
It’s interesting that in the framework of the joint operation representatives of the various activities unite: municipal administrations, universities, businesses, research organizations, creative architectural workshops, community and volunteer associations.
Symbolically, the first GIS projects Fair held outdoors on the lawn around the building of the wooden church of 1833, transported from the flooded village Vyunysche and restored together SRER "Pereyaslav" as a Museum of Space. During the competition with the efforts of GIS Association partner - the company «SYSTEM SOLUTIONS» (director Vladimir Babchenko) the complete laser scanning museum building and three-dimensional geospatial model was made with the equipment of Leica GS08plus.
At the end of the event honored guests expressed the view expediency of Ukrainian-Kazakh cultural and business contacts, carrying out work in the scientific plane interactions City Hall Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky Municipality of the Republic of Kazakhstan on development of international cooperation at different levels, which also include public-private partnership.
The decision on new developments and ideas that arrived on First Fair “Geographic and informational Ukraine” should be carried on and the contacts should be strengthened was adopted by all participants. So, there is a lot of creative joint work, new developments and bright results ahead.
GIS Association of Ukraine press center
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