State of the Map Africa 2021

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20 Aug. Call for venues.
17 Nov. Nairobi selected.
? Call for logo.
? Starting call for session proposals
? Event website to be launched
Opened scholarship applications
? Deadline for scholarship applications.
? Deadline for sessions proposals.
? Registration open
? Early bird discount ends
? Program announced
? Venue setup and installation.
? Main conference days with presentations and discussions.
? Activity day with code, documentation sprints, mapping and workshops.

State Of The Map Africa 2021 will be held virtually online on 19-21 November 2021.

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The call for session proposals is open here

  • Call for proposal — 27th April 2021
  • Deadline for call — 25th June 2021
  • Review of submissions — 30th June - 20th July
  • Notification of speakers — 25th July 2021
  • Confirmation of speakers — 1st August 2021
  • State of the Map Africa — 19th - 21th November, 2021


State of the Map Africa 2021 will held virtually online.

Nairobi was initially selected as the venue for the conference, but because of the ongoing COVID pandemic, the organizing committee made the decision in June 2021 to move the conference online

Check out the winning hosting bid for more information about the venue.


We are seeking sponsors of the conference. Your can find information about sponsorship here

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