Posts tagged as remote sensing

Keynote speaker line-up for Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Mmuso Riba, South Africa’s Chief Surveyor General, Rob Mahoney from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and Gary Gale, the Chief Technology Officer for What3words, will form part of the keynote speaker line-up at Geomatics Indaba 2016. Riba, who was recently appointed as head of the South African Geomatics Council, will address the […]

Consulting on land cover classes and definitions

  The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) recently held a consultative workshop in Pretoria on the draft National Land Cover Class and Definitions Standard. The workshop was part of a series of seven nationwide workshops held during May 2016 by the department to gather input and comments from members of the geo-information […]

Change of date for SA’s geomatics gathering

  Due to President Zuma announcing that the local government elections will fall on 3 August 2016, Geomatics Indaba 2016 has been re-scheduled to 12 and 13 September 2016, with a field training day on 14 September 2016. Following the election day announcement, a variety of options were considered, and it was found that the […]

Training and efficiency focus for annual geo-industry indaba

  Plans are well underway for Geomatics Indaba 2016, the leading geo-industry gathering, which will be held on 2, 3 and 4 August 2016 at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni. Key geomatics industry representatives from across southern Africa will gather to discuss, debate and share knowledge pertaining to the indaba theme of “Geomatics skills and technologies: Growing […]

Final call for academic papers for Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Researchers working in the surveying, geospatial, mapping and remote sensing fields are encouraged to submit their abstracts for the peer-reviewed academic track of Geomatics Indaba 2016 before 1 April 2016. Abstracts and academic papers must be submitted using the on-line paper submission system: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=gi2016. Geomatics Indaba 2016 takes place from 2 to 4 August 2016 at […]