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Event: Space tech for societal benefits in Africa

Event: Space tech for societal benefits in Africa

Sep 6, 2014

The Council and members of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE),  cordially invites interested parties to attend the 10th biennial International Conference, AARSE2014, at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa from 27 to 31 October 2014 with the South African Space Agency (SANSA) and the University of Johannesburg as co-hosts.

The theme of this year’s conference, ‘Space technologies for societal benefits in Africa’ has been carefully chosen to contribute to the enhancement of the human and institutional capacity of African nations and citizens in the utilisation of space technologies for sustainable development activities at national and regional levels.

The biennial conference of AARSE usually brings together a large number of scientists, practitioners, vendors of geospatial solutions and government officials from various countries across the globe with the objective of promoting the advancement of knowledge, research, development, education and training in space science and geospatial technology including photogrammetry, remote sensing and geospatial information sciences and their applications in sustainable development.

The week-long conference will feature technical plenary and parallel sessions consisting of oral and interactive paper presentations; pre- and post-conference workshops; scientific and commercial exhibitions of services and latest equipment; social events and tours; as well as the AARSE General Assembly.

The conference also provides a great opportunity for tourism and vacation; with the beautiful tourist centres in South Africa, participants will definitely enjoy attending this conference.

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