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AfricaGEO 2014 Conference & Exhibition

July 1 - July 3

The second AfricaGEO, organized by South African Geomatics Associations, will build on the proud tradition of the Conference of Southern African Surveyors (CONSAS), a conference that first started in 1961, and is fully supported by PLATO, SAGI, GISSA, the Hydrographic Society of South Africa, the Institute of Mining Surveyors of South Africa, the Association of Aircraft Survey Companies and the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform.

The Organizing Committee of AfricaGEO 2014, themed Developing Geomatics in Africa, invites you to participate in the conference, which will focus on doing business in Africa and African Land Reform.

KEYNOTES will be delivered by:

  • Solomon Abebe Haile – Global Land Tool Network II Urban Legislation, Land and Governance Branch, UN-Habitat II, Kenya
  • Chen Jun – President of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, National Geomatics Centre of China
  • Chris Rizos – President of the International Association of Geodesy, Australia
  • Georg Gartner – President of the International Cartographic Association, Germany
  • Jeff McKenna – President of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo), Canada

There are two paper tracks to select from:

Academic track (peer review): aimed at papers describing academic – full papers – double blind academic peer-review:

Critical Dates:

  •    Submission deadline for peer-review full papers: 29 November 2013
  •    Acceptance/rejection of papers and reviewer feedback to authors: 13 January 2014
  •    Re-submission deadline for peer-review papers: 27 January 2014
  •    Author registration deadline: 23 May 2014

Industry track (non-peer review): aimed at papers describing Geomatics industry projects – no peer review

   Critical Dates:

  •    Abstract submission deadline: 13 January 2014
  •    Acceptance/rejection of abstracts: 20 February 2014
  •    Submission deadline for non-peer review full papers: 28 March 2014
  •    Acceptance/rejection of papers: 17 April 2014
  •    Author registration deadline: 23 May 2014

Pre-registration opens mid-February 2014 and closes mid-June 2014. Early Bird closes mid-April 2014.

Details

Start:
July 1
End:
July 3
Event Category:

Organizer

South African Geomatics Associations

Venue

Cape Town International Convention Centre
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Website:
http://www.africageo.org