April 2017
African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment
Association Africaine de Télédétection de L’environnement
EARSC, European EO Services Company Award 2017

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EARSC is pleased to announce the 2017 European EO Services Company Achievement Award.The name of the winner will be revealed at the EARSC cocktail in the evening of July 04th in Brussels, the day preceding their General Assembly Meeting. Read more

International space project puts SA on the satellite industry map

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The South African satellite industry has taken yet another step forward as a player in the international space arena with the launch of two South African built nanosatellites from Cape Canaveral in Florida during the month of April.

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Vacancy Notice for the post of GEO Secretariat Director

Applications from suitably qualified female and male candidates are invited for the position of the next Secretariat Director for the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). Deadline for applications: 15 May 2017 click here for more.

InterDrone Commercial Event

After an impressive show last year (3,518 delegates from 54 nations and rave reviews) InterDrone returns to Las Vegas during 6-8 September in a premier location. It will feature 125+ sessions for engineers, software developers, executives, investors, regulators and commercial drone ”buyers and flyers”in more than a dozen vertical market segments. Receive a $100 discount off the prevailing rate of the 3 day pass by inserting the code FLYIT when prompted at the website here.

Fully-funded PhD position: processing of 3D textured meshes at TU Delft
The 3D geoinformation group at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands is currently offering a PhD position about the automatic generation of semantic 3D city models from 3D textured meshes. For more details about the position, and how to apply go here.

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2nd International Conference on GIS and Remote Sensing

The theme of the GIS Congress 2017 is "Innovation of Spatial Data Infrastructure for Sustainable Development". The conference strives to accumulate specialists and pioneers from across the globe in order to counter the economic under-evaluation Geologists may face in their practice. Several eminent researchers and speakers will present their outlook and advice. Read more.

Community related activities in Africa
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Reminder: 2nd AfriGEOSS Symposium

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The 2nd AfriGEOSS Symposium, will be held from 13 - 15 June 2017 in Sunyani, Ghana, hosted by the Earth Observation Research and Innovation Centre (EORIC), University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), Ghana.
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Webinar: Transform GIS into Location Intelligence with MapInfo Pro

Learn about how the most accessible and user-friendly GIS software delivers better results in less time than ever, across many industries and use cases. Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 8:00pm - 9:00pm (GMT +02:00 hours) Read more.

RCMRD International Conference

The theme for this year`s conference "Space Science Touches Lives" aims to inspire presentations of innovative and creative ideas on the use of earth observation information in addressing societal problems.

For further information click here.

Upcoming Events

Join AARSE!!!

AARSE extends an invitation to interested persons to join the organisation as a member. As a member of AARSE you can gain access to remote sensing tools and resources as well as opportunities such as workshops and courses.
Corporate Members get an opportunity to promote their brands on the AARSE website and newsletter.
All members have a priviledge of attending AARSE conferences at a reduced fee.

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