Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Map Africa 2009, GIS Conference

GIS Development announced that Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) will Co-Sponsor Map Africa 2009 - the 4th Annual African Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial Information, Technology and Applications.

The conference is scheduled for 16 – 18 September, 2009 at Birchwood Hotel & O R Tambo Conference Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.

The conference will have plenary sessions which will talk about the Geospatial applications and technology areas at large. There would be symposium focusing on the areas like Local Governance, Utility and Infrastructure and Agriculture and Environment Management. Map Africa will bring together and provide a single platform to the speakers from end user organizations, industry and government at large.

Map Africa 2009 aims at facilitating interaction, discussion, and collaboration amongst the participants. It will provide a platform to share the latest developments in the Geo Information field and also promote the products and services among a large gathering consisting of top decision makers from government and private sector to prospective users, academicians, vendors, policy makers and representatives of various national and international organizations working in the arena of this technology.

An exhibition will be held in conjunction with the conference where organizations will have the opportunity to showcase their product and services. Visit Map Africa 2009.


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