GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 Call for general papers, short papers and poster papers

March 25th, 2012, Published in Articles: PositionIT

GISSA Ukubuzana 2012
Conference and exhibition of geo-informatics, ICT, surveying,
remote sensing and location-based business
 


 
DATE: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 2, 3 & 4 October 2012.
TIME: 08h00 to 17h00; with cocktail party and gala banquet thereafter.
VENUE: Emperors Palace, Jones Road, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa.

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Call for general papers, short papers and poster papers

Authors are invited to submit general papers, short papers and poster papers of approximately 3000 words, 1000 to 2000 words, and 1000 to 5000 words, respectively, relevant to the themes and subject matter of the GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 conference.

GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 is primarily aimed at leaders, academics, professionals, technologists, technicians, students and companies in the public and private sectors involved with or interested in geographic information science (GIS), information and communication technology (ICT), global positioning systems (GPS), surveying, remote sensing, and location-based applications and business.

General papers, short papers and poster papers should be original and previously unpublished in South Africa, and must be submitted using the on-line abstract submission system for general papers, short papers and poster papers for GISSA Ukubuzana 2012:

http://ee.co.za/article/gissa-ukubuzana-2012-call-for-abstracts-presenters-papers-poster-papers-and-session-chairs.html

General papers, short papers and poster papers submitted for presentation at GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 will be selected on the basis of significance, relevance, correctness, originality and clarity following a peer-review process by the GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 papers committee.

Upon acceptance, the final peer-reviewed general papers, short papers and poster papers will be published with an ISBN in the printed Proceedings of the GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 Conference (ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6), as well as on the conference CD and website. A 30-minute slot (25 minutes with 5 minutes Q & A) for general papers, a 10-minute slot (8 minutes with 2 minutes Q & A) for short papers, and a poster paper session will be allocated at the conference to present the papers.

Important deadline dates

  • 6 July 2012: Submission of abstracts of general papers, short papers and poster papers for review

  • 11 July 2012: Notification of acceptance of abstracts of general papers, short papers and poster papers

  • 13 August 2012: Submission of full-text general papers, short papers and poster papers for peer-review

  • 10 September 2012: Submission of final peer-reviewed general papers, short papers and poster papers for inclusion in the conference proceedings and CD

  • 17 September 2012: Registration of presenters of accepted general papers, short papers and poster papers

  • 25 September 2012: Submission of PowerPoint presentations for conference CD

  • 1 October 2012: Mounting of poster papers in the poster paper gallery by the authors

Instructions to authors and presenters of general papers, short papers and poster papers:
http://ee.co.za/article/gissa-ukubuzana-2012-instructions-to-authors-and-presenters.html

GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 conference website:
http://ee.co.za/article/gissa-ukubuzana-2012.html  

GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 general paper, short paper and poster paper committee

GISSA general papers, short papers and poster papers:
Lerato Senoko, lerato.senoko@dst.gov.za

GISSA conference steering committee chair:
Dawn Newman, 083 515-6913, newman.dawn@gmail.com
GISSA conference steering committee vice-chair:
Morena Letsosa, 083 877-6098, morena.letsosa@gmail.com
Technical programme and submissions:
Magda Roos, mroos@geoscience.org.za

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