Outlined below is the opening address given by Chief Surveyor General, Mmuso Riba, at the GISSA Ukubuzana 2012 conference held from 2 – 4 October 2012 at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni. The theme of the conference was: “An African dialogue: geomatics for infrastructure development and service delivery”. Let me start by commending the organisers of the conference. This is indeed a conference that comes at the right time when South Africa is looking for solution to challenges common to all those who want to see our beloved country growing and developing… (more)