At the Department of Geography in Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, GIS day and International Map Year were celebrated simultaneously on December 4th.
The program included:
- Map exhibition by the Department of Geography and Astan Ghods Library
- Introduction to IMY and Geo4All by Dr. Masoud Minaei
- Presentation by Dr. Modiri, head of the National Geographic Organization of Iran
- Presentations by municipality members about the role of geographic information
- Presentation by Dr. Khakpour, city council member
- Presentation of GIS applications in geography by Dr. Annabestani
- Presentation of map and geographic data applications in government by Mr. Mahmudi
- Finally, a map cake!
– Masoud Minaei