Founding

Estonian Geoinformatics Society (ESTGIS) was established on 30.09.2010.

ESTGIS has 89 foundation members.

Management Board was elected by the members for 2 years.

ESTGIS is the NGO whose activity is regulated by the statutes of the society (available in Estonian).

ESTGIS activities are dedicated to the following fields:

  • to rise the GI      awareness in society and support the good reputation of the GIS field
  • to support the      development of the geoinformatics professional skills and education based      on the labour market needs
  • to support effective      national and international co-operation and exchange of GIS/GI expertise      and experience
  • to support and      contribute to the development of framework documents of Estonian      geoinformatics, spatial data and geo infrastructure
  • to contribute to the      GI/GIS and related fields related development processes
  • to rise the      competitiveness of the field in the international level
  • to protect the      members common interests and rights