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AGSE 2018

Theme

AGSE 2018: Mother Earth: Geoscience for Crisis Management

Disaster Manegement, Human Food Security, Land Management, Contribution of Geospatial Science and Technologies

The conference is organized by Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Windhoek, Namibia and Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, Germany, co-organized by the ICA Commission on SDI and Standards.

Keynotes

We are happy about the confiramtion of the first keynote speaker:

Elago Nantana, Managing Director, NAMIB GEOMATICS TECHNOLOGIES: Private sector perspectives

Further speakers will be published soon!

Date & Location

AGSE 2018 will take place November 12 – 16, 2018, at Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Windhoek, Namibia

Local Organizing Committee

Celeste Espach, Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Department of Geo-Spatial Sciences and Technology
Miguel Orti, Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Department of Geo-Spatial Sciences and Technology
Michael Mutale, Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Department of Geo-Spatial Sciences and Technology
Kaleb G. Negussie, Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Department of Geo-Spatial Sciences and Technology

International Advisory Board

Vipula Abeyratne M.Sc., Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
Dr. Seraphim Alvanides, Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK
Prof. Dr. Hossein Arefi, Department of Geomatics Engineering, University of Tehran
Karina Guardado M.Sc., Universidad de El Salvador
Dr. Ashish Karmacharya, i3 Mainz
Prof. em. Rainer Kettmann, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. David Kuria Kuria, The National Land Commission (NLC), Kenya
Prof. Dr. Jaishanker Nair, IIITM-K, Trivandrum, India
Dr. Murimi Ngigi, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
Dr. Adel Omran, University of Tübingen
Dr. Lorenz Wendt, University of Salzburg
Dr. Rafael Rebolledo Wueffer, Colombia

German Organizing Committee

Franz-Josef Behr, Faculty of Geomatics, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart
Anja Ernst, Research Coordinator, Faculty of Geomatics, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart
Michael Hahn, Faculty of Geomatics, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart
Dietrich Schröder, Faculty of Geomatics, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart

About NUST

The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), an institute of tertiary education in Windhoek, Namibia, was established in 1994 through an Act of Parliament and is situated in the heart of the City of Windhoek, Namibia. On 12 December 2012 Cabinet resolved that the Polytechnic should be renamed to the Namibia University of Science and Technology.

Currently, the NUST has over 12,000 students studying on a full-time, part-time and distance education basis. It consists of seven Schools/ Faculties namely, the Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Engineering, Health and Applied Sciences, Human Sciences, Management Sciences, Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences and the Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business.

The Department of Geo-Spatial Sciences and Technology offers degrees in Geomatics and Geoinformation Information Technology and a Masters in Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation and a Masters of Spatial Science. The department is supported by 18 full time staff bringing with them both local and international expertise. In addition the department receives support and contributions from local and international stakeholders in the delivery of their degree programs, ensuring that our material is kept current and relevant.