GIS Day Conference, November 2019 
Wednesday, November 13
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:40 Official Opening Ceremony of the 21st GIS Day Conference
09:00 – 09:40
  • Official Opening
09:40 – 12:30 Plenary Session
09:40 – 10:00 Contribution of GIS Technologies for Timely, Reliable and Effective Support to the EU Common Security and Defence Policy

Adriano Baptista, Head of Operations Division at European Union Satellite Centre

10:00 – 10:20 GIS usage on National Security (cybersecurity, search, and rescue, emergency calls 112, law enforcement)

Francisco Nobre, EENA Operations Vice-Chair

10:20 – 10:40 „50 year Esri – the Power to See What Others Can`t“

Evgenia Karadjova, General Manager, ESRI Bulgaria

10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 “ArcGIS Technology Innovations“ – Live demos

  • Corporate and Cloud GIS 
  • Real-time GIS
  • Mobile Solutions
  • New Generation Geo-analyzes
  • GIS and BIM
  • Comprehensive Imagery Platform
  • GIS and Artificial Intelligence
12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 15:30 Designing Bulgaria together
13:30 – 13:50 “Single Information Point – National System for Development and Cooperation in the Field of Infrastructure and Communication Networks  (live demo)

Zlatina Nikolova, Head of Broadband Technologies and Applications Department, and
Daniela Pesheva, etc. Director, Information Technologies Directorate, Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications

13:50 – 14:05

“Implementation of Modern GIS Applications for real-time Monitoring, Analysis and Management for the benefit of the Society” (live demo)

Mladen Petrov, Director, Communication and Information Systems Directorate, MoI

14:05 – 14:20 “Improving the Efficiency of the Public Works in the Municipality of Gabrovo by Using Modern GIS Solutions for Field Management” (live demo)

Tanya Hristova, Gabrovo Municipality Mayor

14:20 – 14:35 “Survey Land Ownership in Sofia Municipality

Stanimira Nikolova and Georgi Penkov, Softproject OGP – Vision for Sofia

14:35 – 14:50 “Study of the Urban Heat Island in Sofia City using Modern Geospatial Technologies

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Stelian Dimitrov, Project Manager, Geography Ltd.

14:50 – 15:05 “Autonomous world by HERE. HERE & Esri Hamburg police case study

Etel Frank, Partner manager EMEAR and
Aleksandar Todorov – Head of HERE Regional Unit Bulgaria

15:05 – 15:20 “Project “Development of a Water Management System in the Iskar River Basin as a First Phase of the National Real-Time Water Management System (NRTWMS)

Iliana Todorova, Director of Water Management Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Water

15:20 – 15:30 “Information System for Monitoring the Meteorological Elements and Related Conditions in connection to the to the Water Economic Exploitation of the Key Hydroelectric Reservoirs in Bulgaria (ISME-HYDRO-BG) under the Program of the European Space Agency

Dr. Mariana Damova, CEO of Mozaika

November 13, 2019

Royal Ballroom
Sofia Hotel Balkan

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