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AfricaGIS 2019 to be held in November in Kigali

Source: RwandaGuide

Space in Africa is glad to announce that AfricaGIS 2019 Conference will be held between 18-22 November, 2019 at the Kigali Conference and exhibition Village. The theme of the conference is “Innovations in Geospatial Technologies for achieving the SDGs in Africa.

Previous keynote speakers at AfricaGIS conference include Dean Angelides, Lawrie Jordan, Dr. Tidiane Ouattara, Dr. Mohamed Ramadan, Juan Suarez, John Kedar, Lee Annamalai, Andiswa Mlisa and Hon Dr. Wilber Ottichilo.

The Africa GIS Conference 2019 will feature keynote speeches by leading scholars, technical sessions with reports of the latest research outcomes as well as discussion sessions on topics such as capacity building, SDI, space policy, programmes and projects. There will in addition be exhibitions of the latest products and services in geospatial science and technology.

The last AfricaGIS which held in 2017 was sponsored by ESRI, AIRBUS and Servir West Africa while the organizing partners include AfricaGEOSS GEO Group on Earth Observation, UN-GGIM:Africa, UN Economic Commission for Africa, EIS-Africa, Ethiopian Mapping Agency, ESRI South Africa, and CSIR.

The call for abstract and registration will open soon. Stay tuned.




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