Congratulations on GIS day

Geographic Information System (GIS) Day is celebrated since 1999. The purpose of this event is to help children and grown-ups to understand the importance of geography and GIS in our life. 

As a tradition, this event was also celebrated in Institute of Aerial Geodesy (AGI). This year AGI held the drawing contest of Kaunas Rytas Primary School 1st (a) class pupilsAGI staff had a chance to have a look at the drawings and to elect the most beautiful and interesting ones.

Vilma Žmuidienė, Head of Geoinformatics Department in AGI, held the event in Kaunas Rytas Primary School on the 20th of November. Schoolchildren were introduced with geography, maps and GIS. Authors of drawings were awarded by ESRI (USA), HNIT-Baltic (Lithuania) and AGI presented gifts.