Countrywide workshops showcase latest technology offering

  Leica Geosystems and their South African distribution partner Aciel Geomatics held a Gauteng regional workshop for current and prospective clients on 29 July 2014. 140 people attended the workshop, which was one of three national workshops – the other two took place in Durban on 30 July and Cape Town on 1 August. The morning session comprised […]

Gallery: GISSA Gauteng General meeting 18 July 2014

  The Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA) Gauteng held a general meeting on 18 July 2014 at the Ekurhuleni Council Chambers, which was attended by 130 people. Seven speakers gave presentations on various aspects of GIS, ranging from open source platforms and best practices, to professionalising GIS practices and the “selling” of GIS to […]

GISSA Gauteng branch celebrates Mandela Day

  GISSA Gauteng members used their 67 minutes for Nelson Mandela Day to bring some joy to the residents of the  Siyazigabisa Home of Hope.  Siyazigabisa is situated in the Isivana Location of Tembisa, and houses abandoned and runaway children, as well as abused women. Following the GISSA Gauteng general meeting on 18 July 2014, members  prepared lucky-packets […]

Outlining Denmark’s GIS strategy

  Eskom recently hosted a presentation by Jan Hjelmager, the Standardisation Advisor for the Danish Ministry of the Environment on Denmark’s GIS Strategy. He explained that the Danish data strategy comprises the Danish Basic Data Program and the eGovernment strategy, both of which are modelled on the European Community’s INSPIRE data infrastructure model. (INSPIRE  was […]

GISSA Gauteng meeting focuses on GIS data and best practices

  The Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA) Gauteng held a general meeting on 18 July 2014 at the Ekurhuleni Council Chambers, which was attended by 130 people. Seven speakers gave presentations on various aspects of GIS, ranging from open source platforms and best practices, to professionalising GIS practices and the “selling” of GIS to […]