Posts tagged as GISSA

TUT’s award ceremony honours achievers

  The Department of Geomatics at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)  held their annual award ceremony on 7 September 2015 which was attended by TUT students and staff as well as representatives from the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI), the Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA), and the wider geomatics industry. The keynote speaker […]

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 […]

Promoting GIS as a career

  GISSA recently held a GIS career day for the University of Pretoria Geomatics, Geography and Geology students. Two geospatial experts shared their experience in their GIS careers, offered advice on entering the field, and answered students’ questions on work opportunities. James Saunders, a remote sensing ecologist at Southern Mapping, and Prevlan Chetty, a senior […]

Geomatics Indaba 2015 – Proceedings Day 1, 2 & 3

  Geomatics Indaba 2015 took place from 11 to 13 August 2015 at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni. Almost 800 representatives from the South African geospatial industry gathered  to hear the latest geomatics news and research at the three-day event. The theme for Geomatics Indaba 2015 was “Developing spatial technologies and skills for strategic infrastructure planning“. Organised by South […]

Geomatics Indaba 2015 – Proceedings Day 2

  Keynote address: On multi-sensor navigation concept evolution, trends and applications by Dr. Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, President, Institute of Navigation Towards automated tunnel traversing for the control of deep level mining by Glenn Stacey, Bekir Genc and Fred Cawood, University of Witwatersrand Combining different technologies for better assessing slope stability on a mine by Ian du […]

Successful indaba puts SA’s geomatics sector in the spotlight

  Almost 800 representatives from the South African geospatial industry gathered at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni to hear the latest geomatics news and research, and to view cutting-edge surveying, mapping and GIS technologies at Geomatics Indaba 2015. The three-day event, which took place from 11 to 13 August 2015, featured three top international keynote speakers […]