IMY in Turkey is coordinated by Necla Ulugtekin and her team A. Ozgur Dogru and Merve Keskin. The following activities were organized in 2015.

IMY Turkey team: A. Ozgur DOGRU, Merve KESKIN and N. Necla ULUGTEKIN

IMY Turkey team: A. Ozgur DOGRU, Merve KESKIN and N. Necla ULUGTEKIN

Within GIS Day, the Chamber of Survey and Cadastre Engineers and Spatial Informatics Initiative of Turkey collaborated to organize GIS Day on 16. December 2015. During the symposium, spatial information, spatial intelligence, intelligent flight maps, smart cities and GIS interactions were discussed. International Map Year was announced and the its logo was used in the symposium’s poster.

Group photo from the GIS Day symposium in December 2016

Group photo from the GIS Day symposium in December 2016

Besides GIS Day symposium, XYZ journal published an article about the goals of the International Map Year in November 2015. XYZ is a monthly publised journal focused on national and sectoral engineering issues.

Article about IMY in XYZ dergi

Article about IMY in XYZ dergi

We also developed the following Turkish version of the IMY logo:

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By the way: FIG Congress 2018 will take place in Turkey! See you in Istanbul…

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– Necla ULUĞTEKİN