Posts tagged as GISSA

Gallery: GISSA Gauteng March 2017

  The Gauteng branch of the Geo-information Society of South Africa (GISSA) held its first meeting for the year at the Sorex Estate in Centurion. Chairperson Sam Osei opened the meeting and outlined the branch’s plans for the year. The issues of job reservation and professional fees are still being reviewed, he said, with the […]

Gallery: GISSA Gauteng AGM 2016

  Digital data collection innovations, data science analysis, and international geo-information trends were some of the subjects under discussion at GISSA Gauteng’s last general meeting for 2016. For the full story, click here.  

GISSA Gauteng branch looks to the future

  Digital data collection innovations, data science analysis, and international geo-information trends were some of the subjects under discussion at GISSA Gauteng’s last general meeting for 2016. Held at the impressive new headquarters of Statistics South Africa in Pretoria, delegates first heard from Esri South Africa’s Rudolf de Munnik who detailed how local government can […]

SA geomatics industry showcases technology and tackles skills concerns

  The South African geospatial industry’s annual gathering, Geomatics Indaba 2016, saw over 700 delegates attending the two day conference at Emperors Palace, and 400 delegates participating in the Technology and Field Training Day at the Transnet School of Rail in Ekurhuleni. The theme for the indaba, “Geomatics skills and technologies: Growing professionals to secure […]

Keynote speakers confirmed for Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Chief Surveyor General Mmuso Riba, Statistician General Pali Lehohla, Rob Mahoney from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and Gary Gale, the Chief Technology Officer for What3words, have all confirmed their participation as keynote speakers at Geomatics Indaba 2016. Hosted by the Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA), the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA), the […]

Statistician General to keynote at Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Dr. Pali Lehohla, the Statistician General of South Africa, has agreed to be a keynote speaker at Geomatics Indaba 2016. He will be speaking on the topic of spatial data, place and addresses and the vital role that these can play in facilitating South Africa’s economic development and the well-being of its citizens. Geomatics […]

Institutional learning in the age of change

  Citing Future Shock author Alvin Toffler, who said “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn”, Elmi Bester from ThinkingKnowlegde spoke about the importance of institutional learning to Geo-Information Society of South Africa’s (GISSA) Gauteng branch members. GISSA Gauteng’s […]