9th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment (AARSE)

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
El Jadida
Basic Information
Date: 
29/10/2012 - 02/11/2012
Venue: 
Faculty of Science, Chouaib Douakkali University
Venue Country: 
Morocco
Event Organisers: 

African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) and the Chouaib Douakkali University, Faculty of Sciences (CDU_FS)

Co-organisers: 

Moroccan Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (MARSE)

Language of event: 
English

This conference will be a major event in the African and international community of Earth observation and geo-spatial information science in 2012. It is conducted biennially across Africa, alternately with the AfricaGIS conference, and is the premier forum in Africa for research on remote sensing technologies and geospatial information science, gathering leading scholars from the remote sensing and related communities.

The main objective of AARSE 2012 is to bring together scholars and professionals from the African and international community to present latest achievements, discuss challenges and share experiences. The conference program will feature keynote speeches delivered by leading scholars, technical sessions with reports of the latest research outcomes, discussion sessions on operational topics such as capacity building, Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI), space policy, programmes and projects, as well as commercial exhibitions showing latest products and services in remote sensing and geospatial information technologies.

AARSE conference series commenced in 1996, in Harare (Zimbabwe) and has been held in Abidjan (Cote D’Ivoire) in 1998, Cape Town (South Africa) in 2000, Abuja (Nigeria) in 2002, Nairobi (Kenya) in 2004, Cairo (Egypt) in 2006, Accra (Ghana) in 2008 and Addis Abeba (Ethiopia) in 2010.