Posts tagged as Gauteng

Careers exhibition promotes GIS to senior learners

  The West Rand Careers Exhibition is a centralised career fair for companies to promote various career options to many students, including students from remote and disadvantaged schools that would not normally have had access to this opportunity if it depended on companies visiting the schools. Some 7700 grade 10 to 12 pupils from the […]

GISSA Gauteng chairperson profile

  Samuel Osei has been elected as the new GISSA Gauteng chairperson at the society’s meeting on 17 September 2015. Samuel Osei is currently the Chief GISc Professional at Gauteng Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Services in the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, a position he has held since 2014. Since joining […]

GISSA Gauteng takes an interactive approach

  On 17 September 2015 GISSA’s Gauteng branch convened in Pretoria for their third of four annual meetings this year. Samuel Osei was elected the new branch chairman at the meeting, which also included feedback from the organisation’s national meeting, and concluded with an interactive consultation session on job reservation for GISc Professionals. After a […]

Gallery: GISSA Gauteng meeting, September 2015

  On 17 September 2015 GISSA’s Gauteng branch convened in Pretoria for their third of four annual meetings this year. Samuel Osei was elected the new branch chairman at the meeting, which also included feedback from the organisation’s national meeting, and concluded with an interactive consultation session on job reservation for GISc Professionals. Read the […]

GISSA Gauteng discusses drones and data generation

  The Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA) Gauteng branch met at the Department for Environmental Affairs’ new green building, Environment House, in Pretoria on 12 June 2015. The day comprised eight presentations and an address from the GISSA National chairman, Morena Letsosa. The morning session centred on RPAS presentations, while the afternoon presentations dealt […]

Gallery: GISSA Gauteng meeting, June 2015

  The Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA) Gauteng branch met at the Department for Environmental Affairs’ new green building, Environment House, in Pretoria on 12 June 2015. The day comprised eight presentations and an address from the GISSA National chairman, Morena Letsosa. The morning session centred on RPAS presentations, while the afternoon presentations dealt […]

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, […]

Province leads the way in renewable energy

  Gauteng is to use renewable energy sources to help the province to reduce its electricity demand and carbon footprint. Opening the Africa Energy Indaba in Sandton on 17 February 2015, the MEC of Gauteng’s department of infrastructure development, Nandi Mayathule-Khoza, said that the province will focus on recovering landfill gas as an energy source, […]