Social Events

IGARSS 2022 Fun Run @ KLCC Park

Welcome all participants of IGARSS 2022 to Malaysia’s iconic KLCC twin towers. Besides the conference, our committee members are also committed to organizing a fun run with the objective to destress and for participants of this symposium to socialize with other participants while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Location KLCC Park
Date/Time Wednesday, 20 July, 17:00 - 19:00
Cost USD $20
Distance 1.3km

Summary of fun run itinerary as below:

Time Activities
17:00 Arrival of Participants
17:10 Briefing and warm up
17:20 Flag off by stages
17:30 Signing and message leaving at midpoint
17:40 Arriving at finish line for medal and water collection
17:50 Photo taking session and socializing with participants
18:00 End of event and clean up
Briefing and warm-up location Jogging trail in red
IGARSS 2022 Awards banquet

The IGARSS 2022 Awards Banquet will be held at Grand Hyatt, Kuala Lumpur. Overlooking the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and adjacent to Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is one of the best hotels in Kuala Lumpur strategically located in the heart of city. Please enjoy Malaysia hearty meal with cultural traditional music & dances from various region of Malaysia.

Location Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt, Kuala Lumpur. An oval-shaped, pillar-less Grand Ballroom covered overhead by crystal chandeliers offers 1,045 square metres of space.
Date/Time Thursday, 21 July, 19:00 - 22:15
Meeting Point Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Cost USD $70
Capacity Maximum 300
Technical Visit: Secret Garden

Secret Garden, 1 Utama Mall

A popular tourist attraction is the Secret Garden, an elaborate showcase of 500 species of exotic flora. Each plant is specially created on a bed of bio-carbon soil and meticulously nurtured by a team of renowned botanists. Take a stroll through this 30,000 sq ft high-tech rooftop sanctuary 35 metres above the ground – the largest in Southeast Asia. A renowned botanist, Dr Francis Ng. will guide you through the rooftop garden and share his amazing knowledge on the gems here!

Date/Time Monday, 18 July, 08:00
and
Thursday, 21 July, 08:00
Meeting Point Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Cost USD $30
Ininerary
  • 9:30 Departure from KLCC (Conference Venue) by bus
  • 10.00 Arrival at Secret Garden
  • 10.15 Guided tour on Secret Garden by renowned botanist
  • 12.00 Departure from Secret Garden by bus
  • 13.00 Lunch at local restaurant
Technical Visit: Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)

The Forest Skywalk is FRIM's second canopy walkway which is located at Kepong Botanic Gardens (KBG). The highest point of the structure is 141 m above sea level. The structure was built using aluminium, enforced with steel tubes and supported by guy wires. From the Forest Skywalk office, you need to walk 100 m along an easy trail. Once on the skywalk, visitors can spend 30 to 40 minutes to complete the loop. The panoramic view on the Forest Skywalk will captivate attention, especially from the top of the 50 m tower.

Date/Time Tuesday, 19 July, 08:00 - 13:00
Meeting Point Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Cost USD $50
Ininerary
  • 8:00 Departure from KLCC (Conference Venue) by bus
  • 9.00 Arrival at FRIM
  • 9.30 Skywalk/ Nature Trekking activities
  • 12.00 Departure from FRIM by bus
  • 13.00 Lunch at local restaurant
Women+ in GRSS Networking Mixer

This networking event brings together IGARSS 2022 attendees who would like to meet and connect with others who identify as women or are from an underrepresented gender background. Let us exchange ideas, build new bridges and celebrate the achievements of Women+ in our field.

This event is organised by Women+ in Geospatial and is sponsored by Google Earth Engine and IEEE IDEA.

Get your ticket on the IGARSS 2022 registration website to join us on 20 July 2022 (Wednesday), 7.00 pm: bit.ly/igarss_networking_mixer

Venue: Komune Co-Working KLCC, Suite 6-1, Level 6, Lobby A, Wisma UOA II, Kuala Lumpur
Date / Time: 20 July 2022 (Wednesday) , 7.00 – 9.00 pm
Cost: Free
Capacity: 45 pax