GIS Day Conference, November 2022 


Wednesday, 16 November
09:00 – 09:30 Panel 1 “Official opening
09:00 – 09:15 Official opening 

Evgenia Karadjova, Founder and General Manager of Esri Bulgaria

 09:15 – 09:30 The European Green Deal and it`s new Data Ecosystem

Stefan Jensen, European Environment Agency

09:30 – 10:40 Panel 2 “ArcGIS technological innovations”
Introducing the latest ArcGIS platform capabilities, best practices, and GIS applications with live demonstrations.

  • ArcGIS Pro – Desktop GIS more powerful than ever
  • ArcGIS Online - rich GIS capabilities in the cloud
  • Living Atlas of the World – the world’s largest online gallery of GIS content
  • Real-time GIS – IoT and Big data analysis in GIS
  • ArcGIS - complete image and remote sensing platform
  • GIS for Digital Twins and Reality Capture
  • GIS and BIM – a new dimension in the integration
  • Mobile applications – rich GIS capabilities in the field
  • GIS and Open Science
  • Machine Learning and Geospatial Artificial Intelligence (GeoAI)
  • Many more
 10:40 – 13:00 Panel 3 “Good GIS practices and applications“ 
10:40 – 11:00 Corporate GIS – a key platform for achieving efficiency and optimization of processes in times of crisis

Sasho Donchev, Executive director, Overgas

GIS of Overgas – from planning and design, through optimization of field activities, construction control to electronic services for output data and reconciliation – Live Demonstration 

 11:00 – 11:20 Development of a Unified Information System for the Protected Areas of the Ecological Network “NATURA 2000″ – Live Demonstration

Gergana Dimitrova, Ministry of Environment and Water

 11:20 – 11:35 Flood Risk Management Information System – Live Demonstration

Petya Balieva, Water Management Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Water

 11:35 – 11:45 Integrated Geographical Information System of “Water Supply and Sewerage” – Silistra – Live Demonstration

Water Supply and Sewerage – Silistra

 11:45 – 12:00 Integrated application of Geoinformation technologies in the mapping and assessment of climate and natural risks

Assoc. Ph.D. Steliyan Dimitrov, director of the National University Center “Geospatial Research and Technologies” at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

12:00 – 12:10 GIS applications for road safety analysis – Live Demonstration

Ministry of the Interior

12:10 – 12:20 Geographic information system for increasing transport safety in the common Bulgarian-Romanian section of the Danube river by improving the response to disaster situations – Live Demonstration

Denislav Ivanov, Executive Agency “Maritime Administration”

12:20 – 12:30 Hazard, Vulnerability, and Risk Assessment for Anticipatory Action

KEYNOTE: Rahim Dobariya, Programme Manager Geospatial Information at Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)

12:30 – 12:40 European digital innovation hub in construction – digital transformation through modern GIS and BIM technologies

Mariyana Hamanova, founder and co-president of Cleantech Bulgaria

12:40 – 12:50 3D City Models: Web-Based Visualizations for Urban Digital Twins

Prof. Dr. Desislava Petrova-Antonova, Head of Scientific Group, Institute “Big Data for the Benefit of an Intelligent Society” (GATE)

12:50 – 13:00 GIS at school – STEM projects

Students from “Alexander Georgiev-Kodjakafaliyata” Elementary School

16 November 2022, 09:00 am

Online Event
VIRTU live streaming

The application of Geographic Information Systems goes far beyond the limits of our imagination.

Jack Dangermond
Esri Inc.