Theme, Topics and Proceedings



Geomatics Indaba 2017 - VENUE - Durban ICC, 21 - 23 August 2017. A fully inclusive geomatics sector conference, exhibition and training event.    REGISTER

Theme, Topics and Proceedings

The conference theme is “Transforming Today for a Better Tomorrow” with an emphasis on the development of Geomatics (as an industry / technology) in the African context. This implies technological and social advancement of the industry to suit the needs of Africa and bolster development that is appropriate to Africa.

There will also be a heavy emphasis on vocational training, skills upgrading and continuing professional development at Geomatics Indaba 2017.

Symposia Topics

Surveying, mapping and data acquisition
Property and Planning
Mine surveying, monitoring and management
Geographic information systems (GIS)
Engineering and construction applications
3D visualisation and BIM
Spatial Infrastructure Development
Location based services and business applications
Skills enhancement and professional development

Workshop Topics

Planning Workshop
Scanning/BIM Modelling Workshop
Education & Registration Workshop
Capacity and Service Delivery on Government
Geomatics Act Workshop
Health and safety in Mining
Health and Safety in General
Technology in the Mining Industry


Academic peer review papers will be published in the South African Geomatics Journal

Industry papers (Click to download PDF)

These will also be published on the South African Geomatics Councils website in due course.


About Geomatics Indaba


Geomatics Indaba 2017 Secretariat:
  Lesley Ferreira
  +27 21 671 7670
  +27 21 671 7670/086 692 7220