Posts tagged as GISSA

GISSA Gauteng meeting focuses on GIS data and best practices

  The Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA) Gauteng held a general meeting on 18 July 2014 at the Ekurhuleni Council Chambers, which was attended by 130 people. Seven speakers gave presentations on various aspects of GIS, ranging from open source platforms and best practices, to professionalising GIS practices and the “selling” of GIS to […]

GISSA showcases GIS at AfricaGEO

  The Geo-information Society of South Africa (GISSA) exhibited at the recent AfricaGEO 2014 conference in Cape Town. The GISSA booth showcased the activities of GISSA members across South Africa, where participation continues to increase across all regions, particularly in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu Natal and Mpumalanga. Branches from the various regions arrange CPD-accredited meetings that […]

GISSA Mpumalanga branch gathers at Ngodwana

  The GISSA Mpumalanga branch held their annual general meeting for 2014 at the SAPPI Dam Lapa in Ngodwana. The setting was idyllic, and it was wonderful to get through our agenda, while being so close to nature. The members especially liked the “stoep” that afforded us the chance to see the dam while enjoying […]

Gauteng GIS community meets

  The GISSA Gauteng meeting and GISSA National AGM was held on 14 March 2014 at the University of Pretoria.  Almost 150 delegates attended the event which featured a range of informative presentations. Speakers included Tom Westendorp from TomTom who spoke about real-time and historical traffic data, and the benefits for GIS and traffic. He […]

Transformation well underway

  The Geomatics Profession Act, 19 of 2013, was promulgated in December 2013. This provides for a process of transformation of the geomatics profession and facilitation of accessibility to the geomatics profession, but this process has been well underway for the geospatial information science branch. In 2013 GISSA placed emphasis on the strengthening of the […]

GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 final CD and printed Conference Proceedings (ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6)

For paid-up GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 conference delegates, one copy of the final conference CD including all the PowerPoint presentations received and presented at the conference is available free-of-charge. For those that did not attend GISSA Ukubuzana 2012, the price within South Africa for the final CD and printed Conference Proceedings (3 volumes) is: R1200 + […]

GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 Conference Proceedings

ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6   Academic Papers Assessing the quality of repositories of volunteered geographical information by Antony K Cooper, Built Environment, CSIR and Department of Computer Science, University of Pretoria, Serena Coetzee, Centre for Geoinformation Science, University of Pretoria, and Derrick G Kourie, Department of Computer Science, University of Pretoria Exploring the potential suitability of an […]