Dates & Venue

Tuesday and Wednesday, 25 and 26 July 2017. Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, South Africa.

Keynote presenters

Geoff Zeiss

Geo-tech evangelist, Geoff Zeiss, has agreed to keynote at SA GeoTech 2017. Zeiss is recognised for his efforts to promote geospatial in vertical industries such as utilities and construction. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the geospatial software industry and 15 years’ experience developing enterprise geospatial solutions for the utilities, communications, and public works industries. His particular interests include the convergence of BIM, CAD, geospatial, and 3D.

Currently Zeiss heads up Between the Poles, a thought leadership consulting firm. From 2001 to 2012 he was Director of Utility Industry Program at Autodesk Inc, where he was responsible for thought leadership for the utility industry program. From 1999 to 2001 he was Director of Enterprise Software Development at Autodesk. He received one of ten annual global technology awards in 2004 from Oracle Corporation for technical innovation and leadership in the use of Oracle.

Prior to Autodesk, Zeiss was Director of Product Development at VISION* Solutions. VISION* Solutions is credited with pioneering relational spatial data management, CAD/GIS integration, and long transactions (data versioning) in the utility, communications, and public works industries. He is a frequent speaker at geospatial and utility events around the world.

Details on the other keynote speakers will be announced as they are confirmed.