The Faculty of Dentistry Research Management Centre will be holding a workshop on Spatial Analysis Technology for improving healthcare services. Please find that the following are the details of the workshop:

Date                           :  Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 8.30am to 5.00pm
Title                           :  Spatial Analysis Technology for improving services
Topics   include  : 

  • Geography maps and the world
  • Building maps with multiple sets of data
  • QGIS – a free mapping approach
  • Measuring and quantification
  • Where can I get resources for my maps?
  • Advanced systems for geo-referencing data

Invited Speaker     :
Winthrop Professor Marc Tennant
Director (and founder) of the International Research Collaborative Oral
Health and Equity at The University of Western Australia

Venue                     :
Computer Lab, Level 6, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya

Who should attend:
Medical and Dental Epidemiologists, Social Science Researchers, Public Health Managers, Health Service administrators

Tentative Program (Wed, 17th September 2014):
8.45am_Opening Remarks
9.00am_Introduction to the Scope of the Workshop
9.15am _Introduction to Spatial Analysis Technology
9.30am _Break
9.45am _Lecture 1
10.30am_Lecture 2
11.15am_Lecture 3
2.00pm_Lecture 4

Registration Fees   :   RM 75 limited to first come first served basis. (You may register online & pay onsite). Registration fees includes access to MPP, refreshments and certificate

Online Registration
To register online please click on the following link:


Please find enclosed a Finale_Flyer_WSAT

We believe your participation will contribute to a lively exchange of ideas and help build new knowledge. Kindly register before/by 10th September 2014. For further information please contact En. Najmi Ariffin at

GIS Seminar software & handouts are available here: