Keynote speakers for Geomatics Indaba 2015

  Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, President of the Institute of Navigation, and Dr. Carl Reed, former Chief Technology Officer at the Open Geospatial Consortium, will be keynote speakers at Geomatics Indaba 2015, South Africa’s foremost surveying, geospatial and mapping conference. Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska is a professor and chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, and […]

Spatial planning regulations published

  SabinetLaw reports that the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act regulations have been published in Government Gazette 38594. The act was signed into law in 2013. In summary, the regulations aim to: Provide a framework for spatial planning and land use management. Specify the relationship between the spatial planning and land use management […]

Further call for papers for Geomatics Indaba 2015

  Authors and presenters are invited to submit both peer-reviewed academic papers and general papers for presentation at Geomatics Indaba 2015 which takes place on 11, 12 and 13 August 2015 at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng (www.geomatics.org.za). Interested parties are encouraged to submit papers in line with the conference theme of “Developing spatial technologies […]

Gallery: GISSA Gauteng AGM 2015

  The GISSA Gauteng branch held their AGM on 12 March 2015 at the South African National Museum of Military History in Johannesburg. The day focused on administrative planning and also featured presentations covering topics such as academic models, spatial transformation and geo-marketing. Read the full story here.

GISSA Gauteng members debate academic models

  The GISSA Gauteng branch held their AGM on 12 March 2015 at the South African National Museum of Military History in Johannesburg. The day focused on administrative planning and also featured presentations covering topics such as academic models, spatial transformation and geo-marketing. GISSA Gauteng chair S’lindi Mhlongo decried the low attendance of the society’s members at meetings, […]

IMSSA President’s Cup 2015

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) held their annual President’s Cup golf day on 20 March 2015 at the Magalies Park Country Club. The four-ball match with shot gun start saw 102 players compete for the grand prize of an accommodation voucher for a five night stay at Magalies Park. The […]

User group discusses large project implementation

  The South African Oracle User Group’s (SAOUG) Spatial and Graph Special Interest Group (SIG) had their first meeting for the year on 24 March 2015, at Oracle’s head office in Midrand. The group, which has been established in 2014, offers a platform to discuss developments in Oracle’s Spatial and Graph product, and is also […]