A courtesy visit of Hong Kong Polytechnic University representatives in KATU

A courtesy visit of Hong Kong Polytechnic University representatives in KATU

On April 23, 2018 the delegation from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, led by the Assistant Professor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Mr. George Liu, visited the S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University (hereinafter KATU). The delegation of this university was represented by the head of the land management and geoinformatics department John Shi, and assistant professor Lilian Pan.
The meeting was held with the Vice-rector for scientific and innovative activities of the KATU Tokbekenov I.T. and the director of the IC and MEDC Meiramova S.A.
Ismail Tasanbievich briefly spoke about the strategies, mission, faculties and perspectives of our university, the cooperation of the university with international partners. He also noted that since this year the S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University functions as a scientific and methodological center for the digitization of the agro-industrial complex in the Republic of Kazakhstan. In this regard, the development of competence in the field of precision farming, artificial intelligence, smart farms, etc. are priority for KATU now.
In his turn, Mr. George Liu said that their university is leading in the field of geo-information systems for the collection of databases, cartography, and remote sensing.
The parties agreed to work on joint projects, exchanges of students and teaching staff with preferential services for semester education.
The meeting was concluded with a seminar for teaching staff of land management, architecture and design faculty.