Visit of Mr. Roger Tomlinson (»The Father of GIS«)
Mr.Roger Tomlinson (he is known as »father of Geographical Information Systems«) visited ITF on 01 October 2001. He is a president of Tomlinson Associates Ltd., Consulting Geographers in Canada. Mr. Tomlinson is a visionary geographer who conceived and developed the world's first Geographical Information System (GIS) for the Canada Land Inventory. He pioneered the use of GIS worldwide to collect, manage and manipulate geographical data, changing the face of geography as a discipline.