Tuesday, January 16 2018 19:42:04

CPD by Others
Code : 2014062
Event Name : GIS as a Platform for Decision Making
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Sr Paul TSUI
Sr Paul TSUI is the Managing Director of Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited. Esri is the world leader of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping software. He is responsible for the general management and operations of the Hong Kong office of the company. Prior to joining Esri, he worked in Ordnance Survey, the national mapping agency of the United Kingdom, and led a GIS system development team in re-engineering the National Topographic Database of the United Kingdom in order to raise the quality and usability of the data.

As a senior practitioner in the industry, Paul has been appointed as the Sector Specialist in the Information and Communications Technology Sector by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications for six years. As a professional, Paul is also a Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors, a Registered Professional Surveyor (LS) and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, in Hong Kong. In the academic and research aspect, Paul has also participated in many GIS research projects on spatial data modeling and spatial analysis.

Paul is the author and co-author of many GIS research papers published in authoritative international refereed journals and conference proceedings. He also won the 1998 Best Paper Award held by the International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science (CPGIS). Paul holds a degree of Master of Philosophy in GIS.
Event Date : 13/06/2014
Event Time : 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 120712/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : LSD
Closing Date : 12/06/2014
Fee : HK$120 for member; HK$150 for non-member
Priority : LSD Members; First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplement by English
Details :

Geography matters are essential and critical for making sound and effective decision.  GIS is evolving as the geography platform for your organization to support decision making.  This geo-intelligent platform provides rich and comprehensive environment to all users from any professional disciplines to create, manage, analyze, use and share geographic information and tools by using intelligent online maps and useful apps. You can access and manipulate the geographic information via any desktops, smartphones, and tablets at anywhere and anytime you like.   

In this seminar, Sr. Paul TSUI will share with you how a GIS as a platform provides a flexible and informative way of visualizing, analyzing and sharing of geographic information.  The world’s leading GIS platform, ArcGIS, will be used to demonstrate how you, as a GIS Professional, to enable collaboration throughout your organization, facilitating communication and optimizing the use of information about your operations and activities.  The following topics will be covered:

  • Establish GIS platform with portal technology
  • Adoption of Cloud-based GIS
  • Geo-enable your business data with intuitive mapping and analytical tools
  • GeoDesign with 2D and 3D mapping technology
  • Facilitating geographic information access with GIS Apps