IMPORTANT NOTICEAfrica Geospatial Forum 2014, which was originally scheduled for 19-20 August, is postponed on account of the recent outbreak of Ebola Virus in West Africa. Considering the well being of our participants, exhibitors and sponsors, Geospatial Media and Communications and Lagos State Government are re-scheduling Africa Geospatial Forum 2014 to 9-10 December, 2014, when organising such a gathering will yield maximum benefits for all stakeholders involved. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Geospatial Media and Communications Team
Welcome to another edition of the most sought after geospatial technology conference in Africa! Being held in the continent of immense possibilities Africa since 2006, the Africa Geospatial Forum (formerly known as Map Africa) has played a significant role in bringing together the geospatial community of Africa and deliberating upon several key issues such as the current usage of geospatial technologies across the continent, technology trends as well as charting our the future course of direction for the geospatial industry in the region in order to ensure the further growth and usage of the technology. Some of the previous editions of the conference have discussed important topics like building Geospatial Capacity and Infrastructure in Africa, Geospatial Readiness, enabling socio-economic development and Geospatially Enabled Africa. Experts at the conference have deliberated on various policies and standards, national policy framework, land administration, local governance and municipalities, prospects and challenges of geospatial industry, building geospatial capacities, role of data in inclusive growth and other topics of regional relevance.