AfricaGIS 2021

Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire | Nov 22 – 26, 2021

Geospatial Innovation & Science for Africa’s growth & sustainable development

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The AfricaGIS Conference and Exhibition series have become a flagship Geospatial Information marketplace in Africa. For the past 20 years, the series have contributed immensely to the development of skills and institutional capacity in geo-information across the continent. These fora have served as platforms for bringing together hundreds of key stakeholders including professionals, government officials, development agencies, policy and decision makers to deliberate on innovations in the field of geospatial information technology and its potential contribution to development, share knowledge and experience on applications, and advancements in assisting to address developmental challenges. Hosted by EIS Africa and BNETD.

Keynote Speakers

Mr. Patrick Achi

Prime Minister, Head of Government, Republic of Cote d’Ivoire.

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Andre Nonguierma

Andre Nonguierma is currently the Chief of the Geospatial Information Section at the UN Economic Commission for Africa.

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Dr. Tidiane Ouattara, PhD

Dr. Tidiane Ouattara is a distinguished space expert in various domains. Although his education is biased towards Earth Observation, his experience cuts across other disciplines such as Satellite Communication, Navigation and Positioning as well as Astronomy and Space Sciences.

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Matthew Pennells

Matthew Pennells is a digital transformation professional, specialising in location intelligence.

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Peter Rabley

Peter Rabley is a technology executive, investor and geographer. 

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Pauline Okeyo

Pauline Okeyo is a GIS Professional with over 10 years’ experience, currently working for Esri as a Solution Engineer in Africa.

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Albert H. Anoubon Momo

Albert Momo is the Vice President and Executive Director of Trimble’s Emerging Markets and Funded Projects.

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Roberto Schinazi

Roberto Schinazi joined Geo Data AG and Mitrelli Group AG last year and is responsible for developing and executing strategic long-term GIS solutions.

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Raphael Aminov

Raphael Aminov is leading the geospatial department in Geo Data AG and Mitrelli Group AG since 2014.

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Kinapara Coulibaly

Graduated in Executive MBA from the French Business School, INSEAD, Kinapara COULIBALY is also graduated from both prestigious engineering french Schools like Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace in Toulouse.

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Barbara J. Ryan

Under Ms. Ryan’s leadership, millions of satellite images have been made publicly available.

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Sub Themes

Smart geospatial solutions for sustainable development


Sustainable Agriculture and Food security


Geo-ICT for Land Administration and management

Environment, Climate Change and marine resource management

Leveraging cooperation to fund geospatial activity in Africa

Innovation geospatial technologies for fighting COVID-19 pandemic

Globally significant geospatial applications for private sector development


Ethical use of geospatial information

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