The National Computer Board, in collaboration with the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation organized a one-day Workshop on Geospatial Data for Infrastructure on the 19th February 2019, targeting high-level officers and a 3-day training on Geospatial Data for Infrastructure and Innovation, targeting IT Professionals on the 20th, 21st and 22nd February 2019 at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower (ex Cybertower 1), Ebene.
Mr Tim Sutton from Kartoza (Pty) Ltd was the main speaker. Mr Tim Sutton joined the QGIS project in late 2002. In 2014 through a merger with Afrispatial, he co-founded Kartoza servicing FOSSGIS user’s needs around the world. Tim is a former chairman of the QGIS Board, core QGIS committer and holds a lifetime honorary membership of the QGIS Project Steering Committee.
The aim of the high-level workshop was to offer an overview of geospatial data as infrastructure on which applications and services are built, and how these data produce revenue and opportunities and the aim of the training was to empower the Open Data Teams in developing analytical dashboards for Open Data.