Geosymp becomes Geo4Africa Summit ’17 official Digital Media Partner

Geosymp is delighted to be the official digital media partner of the Geo4Africa Summit 2017. This is a premier Geospatial conference that draws its participants from across the continent and globally. Global and local Geospatial Software, Solutions and Hardware providers, System Integrators, Developers and users will be gathering from 11th to 14th July 2017 in Kampala to showcase, present and discuss the work they’ve done with geospatial technology. This is surely an exciting moment and we at Geosymp are definitely delighted to be part of this remarkable premier event.

The conference theme for this year is: “Geo Tools Innovating Knowledge Databases” aligned at the conference aiming to popularize geospatial technologies and their relevance to the social and economic development in Africa in the verticals of Agriculture, Research, Infrastructure, Land Administration, Urban development and Smart Cities, Location Based Services among a host of topics.

The conference to be held in Serena International Conference, Centre, Kampala Uganda organized by ILICIT Africa has attracted exciting conference papers, presentations and technical sessions from some of the seasoned industry thought leaders globally notably Jeff McKenna, the President Emeritus Open Source Geospatial Foundation. Drones will be buzzing the sky and participant will get opportunities to fly them too courtesy of senseFly represented by David Rovira their Africa Regional Manager. Talk about Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and their niche in Agriculture, well, Dr. Ann Winters will get you acquainted.
The conference will feature a number of technical training sessions notably spatial data analysis for Health with R lead by Richard Ngamita Senior Tech Lead at Medic Mobile and a Data Fellow at Outbox Uganda.

Other sponsors are, Mapserver, OSGeo Foundation, Eclipse, Digital Natives and Wave Expeditions Uganda.