Gallery: GISSA Gauteng meeting, 23 February 2018

March 16th, 2018, Published in Articles: PositionIT

The Geo-Information Society of South Africa’s (GISSA) Gauteng branch met on 23 February 2018 in Pretoria to continue the professional registration discussion and share GIS case studies and experiences.

The professional registration discussion followed a debate format, with the University of Pretoria director of the Centre for Geoinformation Science, Prof. Serena Coetzee, and City of Ekurhuleni’s director of Geo Informatics, Morena Letsosa, arguing in favour of registration, while Statistics South Africa’s Rob Anderson and Marc Leroy from the Gauteng Department of Rural Development and Land Reform argued against it. After hearing the main arguments, the floor was opened to input from members.

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