Dates & Venue

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

Theme and sub-themes

The overall theme for SA GeoTech 2017 is:

Showcasing geospatial technologies for precision, planning and performance

Within this overall theme, there will be a four, broad sub-themes as follows:

  • Day 1 morning: South African geo-intelligence: what’s available & how it’s used
  • Day 1 afternoon: Technologies for geospatial data acquisition
  • Day 2 morning: Optimising performance with geo-intelligence
  • Day 2 afternoon:  Geo-visualisation tools for decision support

Subject matter

Within the theme and sub-themes of the conference, there will be a focus on leading-edge geospatial technologies, skills, solutions and applications for architects, business leaders, data analysts, engineers (electrical, mining, mechanical, civil and consulting), managers, quantity surveyors, scientists, project managers and decision-makers from all sectors of the economy. These will include:

  • Technologies for collecting, processing and disseminating geo-intelligence.
  • Extracting strategic business value from geodata.
  • 3D geospatial technologies for infrastructure projects and planning.
  • Optimising geo-visualisation analysis for enhanced efficiency and decision making.
  • Geo-intelligence for optimising performance across the South African economy
  • Geodata management for asset operation and maintenance.
  • Geospatial imagery for management support and planning.
  • Monitoring and data management solutions for spatially-enabled enterprises.
  • Optimising retail and governmental operations with geo-intelligence.
  • Geospatial applications for resource management – water, mining, agriculture and environment.
  • Geo-tools for infrastructure development – energy, construction, transport, education and health.
  • Mapping and navigation technologies for optimised performance across all economic sectors.
  • Geo-visualisation tools and platforms for extracting geo-intelligence.
  • Co-ordinated geo-data management for enhanced strategic efficiencies.

Target audience

SA GeoTech 2017 is a platform for showcasing geospatial technologies, tools, skills, services and applications. Delegates from across the economic spectrum are welcome. Enhance your geo-intelligence skills and provide your organisation with strategic management insights, enhanced performance and efficiency, as well as added business value.