Kenyatta University GIS Club (KUGISC) with the support of Kenyatta University, School of Environmental Studies, the Department of Environmental Planning and Management and the Directorate of Capacity Development and Consultancy Services and in partnership with Esri Eastern Africa, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) and Oakar Services will be holding GISDay 2018 Celebrations on Wednesday 14th November 2018. The GISDay will be preceded by two days of workshops and trainings.
The theme of this year’s GISDay is “DISCOVERING THE WORLD THROUGH GIS” and Kenyatta University’s Rallying Call is “MAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH
Kenyatta University is the place to be having been the first in Eastern Africa to receive and implement Esri 100 Africa University’s Site license; named a GIS reference account in Eastern Africa, received Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award (SAG Award – 2015), Her student was nominated one of the Esri 2018 Young Scholars Award and a staff named Esri GIS Ambassador for Africa.
KU has successfully organized and conducted the previous GIS days, trainings by external trainers and was actively involved in Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) International Conference - RIC 2017 and 2018.
Kenyatta University GIS Club (KUGISC) with a 2018 membership of 250, was formed by KU students. The club aims at empowering its members with the spatial knowledge, skills and expertise. These are meant to enable the students boost their spatial knowledge application in research and global problem solving. The club has initiated a variety of activities through which students interact and sensitize each other in sharing geospatial knowledge and experiences. Through many efforts, networking and presence in the geospatial sphere, KUGISC was awarded and recognized among the best YouthMappers Global Network.
REGISTER FOR THE FOLLOWING EVENTS BELOW:
14/11/2018 - GISDay 2018 Celebration and Public Talks (Open)
12/11/2018 - Workshop 1: Survey 123 Collector (50pax)
12/11/2018 - Workshop 2: Open Source GIS (50pax)
13/11/2018 - Workshop 3: Hexagon Smart App (50pax)
13/11/2018 - Workshop 4: ArcGIS Pro and Online (50pax)