Ehlanzeni District Municipality celebrates GIS Day

  Ehlanzeni District Municipality (EDM) celebrated GIS Day on 20 November 2013 at their Disaster Management centre. The theme for the event was “Planning for our communities through GIS”. EDM’s Executive Mayor Letta Shongwe graced the event with her presence. She showed her unwavering support through her warm opening and welcoming remarks. Members of the […]

GIS Day 2013 at Aurecon

  On 15 November 2013, Aurecon’s GIS team hosted a GIS-focused event in celebration of International GIS Day. The event, with the slogan “Come and see, ask and cure your curiosity!” was attended by the major GIS vendors and companies in South Africa, who showcased their cutting-edge technologies, products and services. The aim of the […]

Ekurhuleni celebrates GIS Day 2013

  Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality’s City Planning Department celebrated GIS Day on 21 November 2013 at Dries Niemandt Park in Kempton Park. It was one of seven registered GIS events held in South Africa. The function was open to members of the public, but was mainly attended by 28 Villa-Lisa Secondary School pupils from Grades 9 […]

3D indoor mapping workshop

Over the last decade the mapping and modelling of indoor and enclosed spaces has received greater attention. Indoor space differs from outdoor space in many respects: the spaces are smaller; there are many constraints such as walls, doors, stairs, and furniture. To be able to represent indoor spaces in a proper manner many data acquisition […]

Exposing learners to EO

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) launched an exciting collection of tools for high school geography learners during World Space Week 2013. The Fundisa School Education and Fundisa disc is intended to help promote an understanding of earth observations among Grade 10 to 12 learners. These Fundisa resources, which include a portal for students, […]

Industry acknowledges TUT’s top performers in geomatics

Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) annual Geomatics Awards Ceremony is co-organised by the Department of Geomatics and the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI). Approximately 200 Geomatics learners, guests and staff attended the 2013 ceremony which was held in the FNB Auditorium at the Pretoria campus. Thirteen companies and suppliers sponsored a total of 20 excellence […]

Awards for CPUT students

The annual award ceremony to hand out prizes to the top students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) took place at the end of last year.   Download the pdf