[OSGeo Africa] GISSA Ukubuzana 2012: 2nd Call for papers for the peer-reviewed academic track
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Mon May 28 13:15:19 PDT 2012
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On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 9:15 PM, Coetzee Serena <serenacoetzee at gmail.com>wrote:
> Apologies for cross-postings.
> Call for papers for the peer-reviewed academic track of GISSA Ukubuzana
> Conference theme: 'An African Dialogue: Geomatics for Infrastructure
> Development and Service Delivery'
> Date: 2-4 October 2012
> Venue: Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
> Authors are invited to submit full-text academic papers, approximately
> 5000 words in length and relevant to the themes and subject matter of the
> conference, for the peer-reviewed academic track at the GISSA Ukubuzana
> 2012 conference.
> GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 is aimed at leaders, academics, professionals,
> technologists, technicians, students and companies in the public and
> private sectors involved with or interested in geographic information
> science (GIS), information and communication technology (ICT), global
> positioning systems (GPS), surveying, remote sensing, and location-based
> applications and business.
> Academic papers must be original and previously unpublished, and must be
> submitted using the on-line paper submission system for the academic track:
> Papers submitted for the academic track will be selected on the basis of
> significance, relevance, correctness, originality and clarity by a panel of
> academic reviewers following a double-blind peer-review process.
> Upon acceptance, the revised peer-reviewed full academic paper will be
> published with an ISBN in the printed Proceedings of the GISSA Ukubuzana
> 2012 Conference (ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6), as well as on the conference CD
> and website. A 30-minute slot (25 minutes with 5 minutes for Q & A) will be
> allocated at the conference to present the paper.
> Authors of a selected number of high-quality papers will be invited to
> submit an extended version of their paper to the South African Journal of
> Geomatics (www.sajg.org.za), which is approved by the South
> African Department of Higher Education and Training.
> Important dates
> • 30 June 2012: Submission of full papers for peer-review for academic
> • 13 August 2012: Notification of acceptance of papers for academic track
> • 10 September 2012: Submission of revised peer-reviewed full papers for
> academic track
> • 17 September 2012: Registration of presenters of accepted papers for
> academic track
> • 25 September 2012: Submission of PowerPoint presentations for conference
> • 2-4 October 2012: GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 in Kempton Park, Gauteng, South
> Instructions to authors of peer-reviewed academic papers:
> GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 website:
> Conference brochure (1MB):
> Serena Coetzee
> Geography Building 3-7
> Centre for Geoinformation Science, Department Geography, Geoinformatics
> and Meteorology, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X20, Hatfield, 0028,
> South Africa
> email: serena.coetzee at up.ac.za Web: www.up.ac.za/cgis
> Mobile: +27 82 464 4294 · Tel: +27 12 420 3823 · Fax: +27 12 420 6385
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