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 who shared their extensive expertise with delegates. These included Kees de Zeeuw from the Cadastre, the Dutch Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Dr. Carl Reed, former Chief Technology Officer at the Open Geospatial Consortium; and Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, President of the Institute of Navigation. READ MORE
The GIS Software Developer provides dedicated support to the GIS department’s development related project. S/he develops eHA’s WebGIS environment and build web and mobile apps based to support targeted workflows in the GIS Department and several projects and programs being supported by the GIS Department. READ MORE
The National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa and the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 13 April 2015. The principle objective of the cooperation between the parties is to foster scientific and technological cooperation by facilitating brain circulation between the two countries. The parties intend to support research and development activities and other forms of scientific and technical cooperation between South African and Swedish universities and research institutions. The cooperative programmes, projects, and research and development activities will be aimed at the implementation of joint research projects, human capital development, and student and staff exchanges. READ MORE
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