Save the dates! The GSDI Association, EIS-Africa, the International Geospatial Society, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) are pleased to announce a close partnership in offering the joint GSDI 14 World Conference and AfricaGIS 2013 Conference.
This combined conference is planned to take place in the UNECA Conference Center (http://new.uneca.org/uncc/home_uncc.aspx) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from November 4-8, 2013. Pre-conference and post-conference workshops, meetings and seminars will also be supported.
The theme of the conference is Spatially Enabling Africa in Support of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction.
AfricaGIS is the largest regularly occurring GIS conference in Africa with participants from the entirety of the continent. The GSDI World Conference moves across the globe to offer geospatial specialists in all parts of the world opportunities to better exchange ideas and learn from global peers in building spatial data infrastructure. For past conferences, see http://www.gsdi.org/gsdiConferences.
Numerous high quality hotels are conveniently available near the Conference Center and flights are readily available from across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Substantial reduction in registration fees will be available for local participants, members of EIS-Africa and members of the International Geospatial Society who are from low income per capita nations. Substantial reductions in Exhibit and Sponsorship fees will be available for companies and agencies that are members of the GSDI Association.
Consult the web site as the Call for Papers and details about the program, facilities and sponsorship opportunities become available. Come prepared to engage, learn and enjoy!