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Geoson Conference 2019

GEOSON ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND GIS DAY CELEBRATION AND HUMAN PLANET WORKSHOP

Date

10th – 15th November 2019

Venue

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

About The 2019 Geoson Conference

2019 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.

2019 CONFERENCE SUB-THEME

  1. Earth Observation Satellites for Monitoring and Evaluation of Sustainable Environmental Development.
  2. Role of Geospatial Technology for Smarter Cities.
  3. Sustainable Minerals Exploration/Exploitation with Geospatial Technology.
  4. Geospatial Science for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mitigation and Management.
  5. Geospatial Solutions for Human Security: Transhumance, Crime & Criminality, Terrorism

Our Guest Speakers For 2019

Prof. Joel I. Igbokwe

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

Dr. Engr. Obadiah Simon Nkom

Director General of Nigeria Mining Cadastral Office Also current President of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) and more

Conference Venue

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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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