Posted in 27 February 2018, by Mic, kategori News, Urban & Regional Planning

pwk1Spatial Planning Day 2018 is a two-day event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Urban and Regional Planning (PWK) Department of Faculty of Engineering Universitas Brawijaya (FTUB). With a theme of “Spatial Planning For Sustainable City” the first day, they focus on talk shows and Workshop on the second day. Located in Widyaloka UB Hall, more than 200 participants from students, professionals, and academicians were present.

Opening the event, Dr. Ir. Surjono, MTP, and Secretary of the Department Ir. Ismu Rini Dwi Ari, MT., Ph.D., also present all lecturers of PWK UB Department.

“It is expected that this activity can create an interactive discussion that brings experts who can deliver material on the GIS contribution in city planning and development in Indonesia,” expressed Dr. Surjono in his speech.

On the first day workshop present Prof. Dr. Ir Budisantoso Wirjodirdjo M, ENG As Professor of Operational Research in modeling Industrial Systems at Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology Surabaya. Secondly, Lusiana Suwandi, ST from ESRI Indonesia who discussed GIS technology integration with city arrangement. The event is then cut with a break where participants can visit booths provided by the committee outside the hall.

The activity then followed by talk show with Dr. M. Rudi Wahyono, Dipl. Env. Drs.MMA as Executive Director of Center for Information and Development Studies (CIDES), The Habibie Center. To close the session they present Aria Indra Purnama, ST, MUM Director of Spatial Planning Ministry of Agriculture & Spatial.

WhatsApp Image 2018-02-27 at 12.33.51(1)On the second day, it is time for participants to come face-to-face with the GIS software offered. At this event, PWK FTUB works directly with ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute) Indonesia. ESRI is an international geographic information system software company, Web-based GIS, and geodatabase management.

Workshop sessions are held in Capita Selecta Room of PWK Department, where participants are welcome to access the GIS software offered by ESRI. With this workshop, students can capture how advanced technology integration with existing regional arrangement. Thus, students can understand how important the mastery and management of information be used as a regional planning tool.

WhatsApp Image 2018-02-27 at 12.33.51“In this information age, even data can be collected directly from community social media posts and have a direct effect on the factors that will appear in the planning. If students do not master this, how could they able to create up to date planning!” Lusiana from ESRI Indonesia said while delivering the workshop. (emis/mic)

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