AfricaGEO Cape Town 2014 developing Geomatics for Africa

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 13/06/2014
Venue City: 
Cape Town
Basic Information
Date: 
01/07/2014 - 03/07/2014
Venue: 
Cape Town International Convention Centre - CTICC
Venue Country: 
South Africa
Event Organisers: 

South African Geomatics Institute

Hydrographic Society south Africa

The Geo-Information Society of South Africa

Rural Development and Land Reform Republic of South Africa

Language of event: 
English

The conference aims at facilitating interaction, discussion, collaboration and capacity building amongst the participants. It will provide a platform to share the latest developments in the industry of surveying and geo-information (including remote sensing and aerial imagery) and the very pressing issue of sustainable development. The conference will also promote and showcase the latest products and services the industry has to offer. The topics will span the multiple disciplines within the Geomatics.

A series of plenary and parallel technical sessions as well as panel discussions and educational workshops will be scheduled throughout the three day conference. The official language of the conference will be English.

The conference theme is ‘Developing Geomatics for Africa’, with an emphasis on the development of Geomatics (as an industry / technology) in the African context. This implies technological and social advancement of the industry to suit the needs of Africa and bolster development that is appropriate to Africa. The range of topics covered in the conference will include Surveying, Remote Sensing, Geo-Information Science (GISc) and Development Planning and Land Tenure.