Posts tagged as SAGI

Gallery: Geomatics Indaba 2015 – Day 3

  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 […]

Imminent legalisation of commercial “drone” use boosts UAV airshow

    Even more excitement is being generated by the Geomatics Indaba – UAV Airshow 2015 following the recent announcement by the director of civil aviation, Poppy Khoza, that the minister of transport has signed the South African Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Regulations and that they will be officially published and implementable on 1 […]

Win a sponsored trip to Geomatics Indaba 2015

  The South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI), in response to a skills-development challenge from the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform,  has decided to sponsor five individuals (by way of a competition) to attend Geomatics Indaba 2015. Flights, transport, accommodation and delegate fees will be covered for the five delegates sponsored by SAGI, in addition […]

SAGI branch AGM focuses on SG liaison, education and new opportunities

  Speaking at the SAGI Northern Provinces Branch AGM on 13 March 2015, branch chairperson Altus Strydom thanked the branch committee for their hard work, and announced that  the new committee members for 2015/16, aside from himself, were Marius van Rooyen, Chris Kirchhoff, James Naledi, Dave Clark, John Hughes, Philip Schalekamp, Bulelani Lengoasa and Viresh Singh. The […]

Keynote speakers for Geomatics Indaba 2015

  Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, President of the Institute of Navigation, and Dr. Carl Reed, former Chief Technology Officer at the Open Geospatial Consortium, will be keynote speakers at Geomatics Indaba 2015, South Africa’s foremost surveying, geospatial and mapping conference. Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska is a professor and chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, and […]

Call for Geomatics Indaba 2015 papers – academic track

  The official call for papers for the peer-reviewed academic track of Geomatics Indaba 2015 has been issued and interested parties are encouraged to submit papers in line with the conference theme of “Developing spatial technologies and skills for strategic infrastructure planning”.  Hosted by South Africa’s professional geospatial bodies, the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI), the […]