Dates & Venue

Monday & Tuesday, 22 to 23 July 2019. Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, South Africa.

Theme

SA GeoTech 2019 conference and exhibition will bring together leading thinkers and doers around the theme “Geo-tech to drive new business opportunities and economic growth” and will incorporate DesignTech, ArchiTech, MeasureTech, PositionTechMineTech and ConstrucTech.

Given South Africa’s current economic climate and the powerful role of geo-tech to advance economic, social and sustainable development, SA GeoTech 2019 will look at putting geo-tech to work to benefit business, people, and for the country as a whole.

The conference seeks to promote geospatial solutions and professionals, serve as a networking platform, and grow the sector and business alongside the South African economy.

Subject matter

The event will feature a major technology expo and conference for social, economic, business and infrastructure development covering hardware and software technologies, information systems and solutions for

  • Mapping, location intelligence and location-based business.
  • Design, measurement, visualisation, estimation, costing and data acquisition.
  • Planners, architects, quantity surveyors, consultants, engineers, surveyors and GIS practitioners.
  • Surveying, planning, engineering, construction, building, mining and project management.
  • Civil, mechanical, electrical engineering, construction and mining.
  • Space-based, aerial, drone, land, mining and undersea surveying.

Topics of interest

  • Space-based, aerial, land, mining and/or hydrographic surveying
  • Remote sensing and measurement technologies, systems, tools and applications
  • Drones and their application in geomatics, construction and beyond
  • Geographic information science (GISc), software, systems, tools and applications
  • Engineering; architectural and quantity surveying software, systems and tools
  • Business geo-analysis and location-based business intelligence
  • Construction software, systems, tools and applications
  • Building information management (BIM) software, systems, tools and applications
  • 3D scanning and associated software, systems, tools and applications
  • Big data and machine learning; data integrity, management and quality control
  • Augmented and virtual reality platforms, cameras, multimedia data visualisation tools and tech
  • Smart cities, IoT, systems and developments
  • Mapping and cartography software, systems, tools and applications
  • Hydrographic data, hydrological modelling, software, systems and tools
  • Automated mapping and collaboration platforms
  • R&D, education, training and professional development
  • Mine surveying software, systems, tools and applications
  • Cadastre, land management and land reform
  • Software and e-solutions for cost and design management, procurement
  • Geomatics statutory, legal and regulatory issues

Target audience

SA GeoTech will focus on cutting-edge hardware and software technologies, information systems and solutions for planners, consultants, architects, quantity surveyors, engineers, surveyors, GIS practitioners, project managers and decision-makers from all sectors of the economy.

Anyone with an interest in the potential and the benefits that geo-tech offers is invited to attend.

If you’re interested in presenting at SA GeoTech 2019, please see our call for papers, or register to attend as a delegate. If you/your company want to be a sponsor or exhibitor, confirm your place now.