The 1st Western Balkan Conference on GIS, Mine Surveying, Geodesy and Geomatics was held in Tirana (Albania) on 3 and 4 October 2018. The conference has gathered many researchers, experts, scientists, professors and other people and institutions from the region and Europe for the purpose of discussing and presenting works and innovative research applications for the thematic scientific areas of GIS, remote sensing, geodesy, cartography, mining, geology and others. The conference was organized by the Faculty of Geology and Mining of the Polytechnic University of Tirana in cooperation with other national institutions and private companies.
Within the 1st Western Balkan Conference on GIS, Mine Surveying, Geodesy and Geomatics also was held Erasmus+ CBHE Modernising geodesy education in Western Balkan with focus on competences and learning outcomes (GEOWEB) final workshop.
From the Faculty of Geodesy in Zagreb, the conference was attended by: Zvonimir Nevistić, mag. who presented the paper entitled Wildfire mapping with Sentinel – 2 satellite mission data (author: Nevistić, Z, Radanović, M .; Bačić, Ž .; Župan, R.) and doc. dr. sc. Vesna Poslončec-Petrić with the paper Influence of modern spatial data concepts and data collection technologies on economic development (authors: Bačić, Ž .; Poslončec-Petrić, V.).
More about the conference is available at: https://edinkus.wixsite.com/wbconference2018/about-conference.