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April 30th, 2013
GEO Challenge Grant Announced

To qualify to receive partial travel support, an applicant must have an abstract or paper accepted for the conference and be a resident in and citizen of any nation in Africa. Abstract submissions are due on or before 15 May 2013. Representatives from contributing organizations will serve on the selection panel for participants to receive the travel support.

The Global Geospatial Conference 2013 will be held at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Conference Center in Addis Abbaba Ethiopia on 4-8 November 2013. Training workshops are scheduled to be held all day on Sunday November 3 and Friday November 8.

If your organization can make a contribution to help support deserving peer professionals from across the African continent, please contact Sives Govender, Director, EIS-Africa, email: SGovender@eis-africa.org, phone: +27-12-3491068. If you are willing to fund and host a workshop, let him know that as well.

Important Links:
Geospatial World Conference 2013: http://www.gsdi.org/gsdi14
Conference Call for Abstracts and Papers: http://www.gsdi.org/gsdiconf/gsdi14/papercall.html
Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus: http://www.gsdi.org/gsdiconf/gsdi14/documents/ProspectusGSDI14AfricaGIS.pdf
Past GSDI World Conference Proceedings: http://www.gsdi.org/gsdiConferences
Important Dates: http://www.gsdi.org/gsdiconf/gsdi14/dates.html

We look forward to seeing you in Addis Ababa in November 2013!