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GEOSONANNUAL CONFERENCE AND GIS DAY CELEBRATION AND HUMAN PLANET WORKSHOP 10th – 15th November 2019

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CONFERENCE THEME: SMART SPATIAL SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

This years’ theme is built around the global focus on the use of Geospatial Technologies most especially the Earth Observation Satellite solutions for the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The fourth industrial revolution is driven by Artificial Intelligence (AI), smart spatial solutions is an integral part of this. Hence, the need to explore and advanced the scientific frontiers on the use of smart spatial solutions for achievement of the SDGs.

SUB-THEME:

(i). Earth Observation Satellites for Monitoring and Evaluation of Sustainable Environmental Development.

(ii). Role of Geospatial Technology for Smarter Cities.

(iii). Sustainable Minerals Exploration/Exploitation with Geospatial Technology.

(iv). Geospatial Science for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mitigation and Management.

(iv). Geospatial Solutions for Human Security: Transhumance, Crime & Criminality, Terrorism

VENUE: NAF CENTER : Plot 496 Ahmadu Bellow Way, Gwarimpa Expressway Deeper Life Junction (Near Next Cash and Carry), Kado, Abuja

DATE: 10th – 15th November 2019

GUEST SPEAKERS:

(i). Prof. Joel I. Igbokwe – Professor of Surveying and Geoinformatics

Professor of Surveying and Geoinformatics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria, Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics.

(ii). Dr. Engr. Obadiah Simon Nkom – Director General of Nigeria Mining Cadastral Office

Dr. O. S. Nkom is the current President of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) as well as the Director General of Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office and formerly the Director of Concession. He is currently a Fellow and Member of the Institute of chartered Administration and Researchers of Nigeria, Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS), Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), Nigerian Society of Mining Engineers (NSME), Council of Registered Engineers (COREN), Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering and Council of Mining Engineers and Geoscientist (COMEG).

ANNUAL CONFERENCE PARTNERS

NATIONAL SPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

SUPPORT SYSTEM LTD
NASSARAWA GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM
NIGERIA HYDROLOGICAL SERVICES AGENCY
NATIONAL POPULATION COMMISSION
OFFICE OF THE SURVEYOR GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION

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