Posts tagged as surveying

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 […]

Geomatics professional’s contribution acknowledged

  Adri de lay Rey retired from Eskom on 30 June 2016 after working there for 40 years and six months. As a sign of appreciation, his colleagues and friends in the industry honoured him with a surprise retirement party at the Irene Country Lodge. Adri, who thought he was going out for a quiet […]

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 […]

SAGI AGM focuses on future of the geomatics profession

  Discussion around the future of the profession dominated the SAGI Northern Provinces annual general meeting (AGM) which took place at Donderhoek on 15 April 2016. Chairman Altus Strydom said that SAGI has been working hard to re-establish the geomatics brand as there is general concern from within the profession’s ranks that geomaticians are not […]

Gallery: SAGI Northern Provinces AGM

  Discussion around the future of the profession dominated the SAGI Northern Provinces annual general meeting (AGM) which took place at Donderhoek on 15 April 2016. Chairman Altus Strydom said that SAGI has been working hard to re-establish the geomatics brand as there is general concern from within the profession’s ranks that geomaticians are not […]

Call for general papers and training workshops

  Authors and training workshop presenters are invited to submit general paper abstracts and training workshop proposals for presentation at Geomatics Indaba 2016 in line with the conference theme of “Geomatics skills and technologies: Growing professionals to secure our future”. The International Cartographic Association’s Commission on Map Production and Geoinformation Management will also be hosting […]

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 […]

Geomatics Profession Act ushers in new era

  The Geomatics profession is a multidisciplinary sector of special competency required for the establishment and sustenance of geospatially enabled societies, planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes. The thrust of positioning and geospatial information management becomes undoubtedly the nucleus of Geomatics practice and its continuous development. The principles of the Geomatics profession as […]