Theme: Emerging Trends in Geospatial Technologies for Earth System and Infrastructure Mapping, Monitoring and Management

NIS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE 2021 ,24-28 MAY IN MINNA, NIGER STATE (back to origin)

                                                              ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS (UPDATE)

The NIS Annual General Meeting and Conference enables you to connect with Surveying and Geospatial professionals and organizations from across Nigeria and internationally; Geoinformatics firms and businesses representing the cream in their profession.

It is time to reconsider your participation at NIS AGM 2020+1after Covid-19 pandemic. Do you still want to submit an abstract? Do you have a paper that you would like to submit for peer review? Or do you prefer to attend without the obligation of presenting a paper but to learn, get inspired, meet and build up your unique network with peers from all over the country and explore beauty of Minna, base of Nigeria Regional Coordinate System, Minna  DATUM! Get ready to attend.

NIS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE 2021                                                

NIS and the Local Organisers from the Middle Belt Region welcome all to Minna.

NIS AGM 2020+1 will be an exciting event with several pre and post events.

  • Welcome Reception
  • Induction ceremony for the newly admitted members
  • Glamorous Opening Ceremony with Exhibition Parade
  • Exciting Technical conference
  • Pleasurable State Branches / Subgroups Nite
  • NIS Elections
  • General Assembly and
  • Investiture of 22nd President / Executive Committee and Gala Nite

Also, the local organisers are preparing rich cultural night entertainment, visit to notable dignitaries / traditional rulers and special social / technical tours for you to explore Minna and Niger State historical and cultural sites.

 

The NIS AGM 2020+1 in Minna is addressing the following overall theme:

Emerging Trends in Geospatial Technologies for Earth System and Infrastructure Mapping, Monitoring and Management

This theme is relevant both for the Nigeria and internationally in a world where dynamics of the Earth affects Spatial Infrastructures, where the sea needs to be better mapped and managed; where land resources need to be protected against sea-level rise; desert encroachment; and where land-based infrastructures are constantly threatened.

The overall theme is built up by the following sub-themes:

  1. Emerging Trends in Geospatial Technologies for Mapping and Monitoring Earth System Dynamics
  2. Emerging Trends in Geospatial Technologies for Infrastructure Mapping, Monitoring and Management.
  3. Emerging Trends in Geospatial Technologies and Infrastructure for Transport Management
  4. Emerging Trends in Geospatial Technologies for Tourism, Mapping and Management
  5. Emerging Trends in Geospatial Technologies for Earth Resources Mapping, Monitoring and Management
  6. Emerging Trends in Geospatial Technologies for Precision Agriculture

Deadlines:

  • Peer review paper Abstract: Deadline 12 February 2021
  • Notification of Acceptance: Deadline 5 March 2021
  • Submission of Reviewed Full paper: Deadline 31 March 2021
  • AGM/C Minna:  24 – 28 May 2021

Conditions for Acceptance of Full Papers:

The following conditions will guide final acceptance of full papers:

  1. Papers must be well researched, well-written
  2. Full text of papers should be submitted in Microsoft Word, Times Romans 12pts font size, and 1.5 spacing, on A4 size paper, and not more than 14pages, including references.
  3. Full papers are expected to reach the National Secretariat not later than 31 March 2021 through callforpaper@nisngr.net copied to nis.secretarygeneral@gmail.com
  4. All authors of accepted or unaccepted papers will be informed in writing not later than 5th March 2021 through their email addresses.
  5. Authors of accepted papers will be required to submit Power Point presentations to the designated email addresses or by flash-drives to the National Secretariat not later than 8th May 2021.

It is important to note that any paper received after the scheduled dates will not be treated, and the Secretariat shall not accept liability for failed email deliveries.

To facilitate easy submission of papers, please send to the following email addresses – callforpaper@nisngr.net and copy Secretary General: nis.secretarygeneral@gmail.com

Visit AGM 2021 website for more information and registrations – www.agm.nisngr.net

The following are the conditions for acceptance of Abstracts and Full Papers.

AGM Registration Information

Below are current fees for AGM 2021 Registration:

Early Bird – N35,000
Late Registration – N45,000
Student – N10,000
Accompanying Person(s) – N15,000/Person
Non-Members – N50,000

Early Bird Registration ends by 31st March, while Late Registration starts on 1st April.

Offline Registration

Payments can be made at the bank with the details below, after which you can fill the AGM registration form with the teller details:

Account Number: 1012283964
Account Name: Nigerian Institution of Surveyors AGM
Bank: Zenith Bank

Online Registration

Make use of our online payment portal to make payments as you register for the AGM. You will be allowed to make several choices of payment with your card details or online banking details.

Use the button below to see the various registration options available.

Do you have any enquiries about registration, payments and paper submission?