SSSI NSW/ACT conference, 6 – 7 December 2017, to analyse spatial’s role in digital economy

The Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute NSW has unveiled the program for their regional conference, to be held on December 6-7 2017, in Bathurst.

The SSSI’s NSW and ACT branches are co-hosting the two-day conference, which will also incorporate the 2017 Individual Spatial Excellence Awards presentation.

Selected highlights from the program include:

Dr. Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI)

The 2026 Spatial Industry Transformation and Growth Agenda (2026 Agenda) is a whole-of-sector initiative of business, government, research, academia and spatial-user organisations that has engaged more than 500 individuals to jointly create a rolling roadmap and Action Plan that identifies 34 coordinated transformative initiatives that aims to transform the Australian spatial sector, and accelerate the growth of traditional and emerging markets through the power of location technologies.

Read more about the other conference highlights here.

Position Magazine October/November 2017

Call for papers open for Locate18/GeoSmart Asia 2018

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(Photo: Locate Chair Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse)

The premiere geospatial event in Australia is starting to come together for 2018 as organisers recently opened the call for papers for Locate18 & GeoSmart Asia ’18, scheduled for 9-11 April in Adelaide.

The theme for the 2018 event is ‘The Art, Science and Business of Geospatial’, and organisers say the conference will bring a sharper focus on technological advancements in the geospatial industry with the aim of spurring new business models.

Chair of Locate Conferences Australia Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse says the new format will be in line with the 2026 Spatial Industry Transformation and Growth Agenda (2026Agenda), which aims to ensure the Australian spatial sector makes the most of growth opportunities.  Read the full story here.