Technology for Planning Series

The Role of GIS Technology in Planning



Planning is one of the main application areas of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. GIS technology has become an invaluable tool for planners, providing support for resource inventory, improved land use maps and plans, land suitability analysis and site selection, measuring connectivity, impact assessment, 3D Modelling, increased support for strategic decision making among others.

This first edition of technology for planning series will focus on the following strategic questions:

What is the Role of GIS technology in planning?

Role of GIS in urban monitoring and achieving SDG 11

How has GIS streamlined Plan creation (Case study of Streamlined plan creation with ArcGIS Urban)

How can planners leverage GIS and other emerging technologies including BIM, Drone, Machine Learning, etc.

The event is finished.


Oct 29 2021


6:00 am - 9:00 am

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