Gallery: GIS Day 2018

February 28th, 2019, Published in Articles: PositionIT

First held in 1999 in the US, GIS Day has evolved into a global public awareness initiative which annually takes place in November and promotes geography and GIS technology and applications. GIS Day is also celebrated in South Africa, and in 2018 both the Department of Environmental Affairs’ (DEA) EGIM team and the City of Johannesburg’s Corporate Geo-Informatics (CGIS) unit celebrated the day.

The CGIS unit invited internal and external visitors to learn how the city uses GIS to improve service delivery and how it can be used by other stakeholders.

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