Spatial innovation for future generations: SSSI Queensland Conference 2018

By on 17 July, 2018

Gaby van Wyk, SSSI President, delivering his welcoming address at QSSC17. Photograph © Thomas Oliver, courtesy of SSSI.

The Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) is extending an invitation to Australia’s geospatial community to attend the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland Conference 2018.

Formerly known as QSSC, the 2018 event will take place at Brisbane City Hall from 23-24 August 2018.

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Spatial innovation for future generations’, with the conference program reflecting cutting edge technologies, analysis techniques and emerging applications of contemporary, future-focused geospatial practice.

Highlights of the program include keynote presentations from:

Peter Blanch, Brisbane Lions Football Club, speaking on GPS player tracking

Sisi Zlatanova, University of NSW, speaking on 3D spatial modelling

Jimmy Scott, Queensland Reconstruction Authority, speaking on post-disaster resilience and recovery through location intelligence

Jeff Portwain, Gruntify/GIS People, speaking on innovative projects

Steve Jacoby, Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy, speaking on transformation

Stefan Hrabar, DATA61 | CSIRO, speaking on Hovermap and collision avoidance/ autonomous flight

SSSI has made the draft program(pdf) available if you’d like to know more.

SSSI says that the conference is ‘a unique platform for members of the surveying & spatial community to network, share ideas and learn about innovations and industry advancements. We hope to see you at this event, which is a major highlight of the year for Queensland’s surveying & spatial sciences industries.’

Registrations are now open and you can find further information at the conference website.

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