April 24, 2017

11th AARSE International Conference [Kampala, Uganda]

“The 11th AARSE (African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment) International conference took place in Kampala, Uganda from 24th to 28th October 2016. The conference brought together global delegates entailing scientists,academics, practitioners, policy makers, technology developers/experts and business entities from various interdisciplinary fields of geo-information science, hazard and disaster science, humanitarian assistance, geography, engineering, geology, water, ecology, agriculture, social sciences and space science. The parties deliberated on issues of enhancing and accelerating sustainable development in Africa in the midst of natural resource degradation, conflict, global environmental changes and rapid demographic changes.”

I participated in the Day 3 (October 26) event with the theme “African Private Sector in Earth Observation (EO) and Geoinformation (GI)” This also included  a scheduled Business to Business (B2B) event with representatives of African and European companies.