TUT award ceremony for geomatics students

  Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Geomatics held its Student Award Ceremony on 23 October 2014. Acting head of department Alex Briell welcomed the students, sponsors and representatives from the geospatial industry. Keynote speaker Raleigh Maesela, vice-president of the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI), encouraged the students to learn the tactic of deferred gratification […]

Learnership programme empowers youth

  AfriGIS has welcomed ten new learners to its learnership programme, which was established in 2012 in association with CTU Training Solutions and MICT SETA. The objective of the programme is to empower young learners and offer them the opportunity to gain hands-on work experience at AfriGIS. At the end of 2012 the programme was […]

RPAS demonstration day

  While awaiting the promulgation of the remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) regulations, AviComply and the RPAS Training Academy have organised an RPAS Demonstration Day which will be held on Friday, 7 November 2014. Major manufacturers and distributors of RPAS will do live demonstrations of their systems including pre-flight safety checks, flight planning and launching of […]

Promoting GIS careers to learners

  The City of Johannesburg’s Corporate GIS (CGIS) unit in conjunction with the University of Johannesburg’s Department of Information and Knowledge Management, Esri South Africa, and the Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA) hosted the annual “Map your world through GIS” event for school pupils on 3 and 4 September 2014. The educational event aims […]

Education and training workshops at AARSE 2014

  The 10th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) is taking place from 27 to 31 October 2014 at the University of Johannesburg. A number of training and education workshops have been scheduled for the week prior (20 to 26 October 2014) to the AARSE conference.  The courses […]