May 12, 2015: STC Advanced Solutions participates as the ‘Technical Sponsor’ of the 10th National GIS Symposium in Saudi Arabia, which is held from May 11 to May 14, 2015 at the Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Tower. The event is organized under the patronage of H.R.H. Prince Saud Bin Nayef Bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Province & was inaugurated on behalf of the H.R.H. Prince Saud Bin Naïf Bin Abdulaziz by His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Al Rubaish with the theme ‘The road for building Saudi Arabia GIS.’ The four-day program, which will showcase the latest technological developments and scientific applications in the field of geographical information systems, is expected to draw in wide participation from GIS researchers, practitioners and professionals from all over the world. After announcing its sponsorship, the company was honored by His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Al Rubaish.
STC Advanced Solutions’ sponsorship of the event falls in line with its commitment to support the country’s ICT segment, which is considered to be a key pillar in the national economy. The company’s presence at the 10th National GIS Symposium in Saudi Arabia complements its success and also represents STC’s continuing efforts to keep up with the latest developments and innovations in the field of IT and provide new and innovative technologies to its growing client base from various industry verticals.
The event is being positioned as a strategic platform to discuss ways on how to optimally use geographical information systems to improve the quality of services provided to Saudi nationals and residents. This year’s edition will feature key topics like ‘Collecting and building geographical data,’ ‘Predicting the spatial distribution of the population by using satellite imagery and models’ and ‘Digital elevation modeling.’ Discussions will also focus on designing applications for managing urban planning of the villages in Makkah and the spatial analysis of the province of Fifa using GIS and remote sensing systems.
STC Advanced Solutions, one of the subsidiaries of the Saudi Telecom group (STC), provides a range of ICT services, including System Integration, Managed Services, M2M and Cloud Services.