May 2017
African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment
Association Africaine de Télédétection de L’environnement
Africa's 8th Annual GIS Summit-2017

Empire Training together with Amabhubesi Conferencing cordially invites you to the Africa's 8th Annual GIS Summit 2017. More details here.

Open: Call for Proposals

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The African Union Commission invites proposals from interested and eligible African institutions for the implementation of the GMES & Africa Support Programme. The deadline for submission of proposals is Monday, August, 21 2017. Click here. Click here for more.

PhD Fellowship: OWSD Call for Applications Now Open
The Fellowship is offered to women scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) to undertake PhD research in the Natural, Engineering and Information Technology sciences. For more details about the position, and how to apply go here.

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.

Novel Applications for Earth Observation Data
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SANSA, together with Airbus Defence and Space believe there is significant scope to increase the use of earth observation data, in both the public and private sphere within South Africa, they therefore invite both groups and individuals to submit proposals around the novel use of satellite data. Further details here.

News
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
Opportunities
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. Click here for further Information.

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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