Calendar

Mar
25
Mon
Future of Mining Australia 2019 @ Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
Mar 25 – Mar 26 all-day
Future of Mining Australia 2019 @ Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

The Future of Mining Australia returns for its second edition and has been created to connect C-suite, Heads and Managers of Mine Operations and Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) providers from top enterprises around the globe to debate and define the future mining landscape across the Australia.

The agenda provides attendees strategic level content on the Exploration, Development, Sustainability, Optimisation, Innovation, Technology, Strategy, Planning, People, Leadership, Connectivity, Digitisation issues driving the industry.

Key topics include:

  • GAME CHANGING EQUIPMENT: Discover how the latest technology is being applied across the mining lifecycle to improve the economics of existing mines and new projects including; remote cameras and sensors, haulage and hybrid loaders and drones.
  • DISRUPTION IN MINING: Gain insight into the social, geo-political and economic forces and market trends that have and will continue to reshape the mining industry as we know it today.
  • INFLUENCING CHANGE: Explore how companies are re-focussing their efforts on creating a united workforce in order to encourage innovation, collaboration and transparency.
  • VALUE CHAIN OPTIMISATION – A HOLISTIC APPROACH: Learn how the industry is striving towards a sustainable future with the application of new processes, systems and methods of communication.
  • INNOVATION IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN: Understand what Innovation really means and how companies are taking the industry to new heights with advanced extraction, processing and exploration methods.

Confirmed speakers Include:

  • Jake Klein, Chief Executive Officer, Evolution Mining
  • Ricus Grimbeek, Chief Operating Officer, North Atlantic Operations and Asian Refineries, Vale Base Metals
  • Friska Wirya, Change Lead – Digital, Newcrest Mining
  • Jonathan Law, Director, CSIRO Mineral Resources
  • Allan Trench, Professor of Practice & MBA Director, University of Western Australia

Sponsors include: Komatsu, Caterpillar, Inmarsat, Motion Metrics, Minnovare, MMD, Uptake, Commit Works and Petra Data Sciences

Apr
1
Mon
APAS2019 @ Cypress Lakes Resort
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am – Apr 3 @ 6:30 pm
APAS2019 @ Cypress Lakes Resort | Pokolbin | New South Wales | Australia

APAS2019 will be held at Cypress Lakes Resort in Pokolbin on 1-3 April 2019. The conference theme is “Data Mining for the Future”. Please consider contributing to this conference by presenting a paper. There is a lot of fantastic work being done out there – why not tell the profession about it? Please contact us for more information and to indicate interest in presenting at APAS2019.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Call for Abstracts is now open. The deadline for submitting an abstract is Friday, 28 September 2018. Please use the abstract template, closely follow the instructions, and submit the abstract via email. Please note that abstracts not using the abstract template will not be accepted.

For your information, the deadlines for APAS2019 contributions are as stated below. Please ensure that you meet these deadlines, so the conference program and proceedings can be finalised in time.

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission deadline:  Friday, 28 September 2018

Draft paper deadline:              Friday, 30 November 2018

Final paper deadline:              Friday, 1 February 2019

Conference:                          1-3 April 2019 (Mon-Wed, with presentations on Tue & Wed)

We recognise that authors may not be very experienced in writing papers. In fact, we encourage submissions from authors that do not normally present their work at conferences. We therefore offer two paper deadlines. By submitting your paper by the draft paper deadline, you have the opportunity to receive feedback from the Editor which may result in improvements of your paper. Any suggested changes can then be made before the final paper deadline. In addition, a full paper template is provided to authors to help in the production of the paper and the conference proceedings. Please note that submissions not using this template will not be accepted.

The proceedings of past conferences can be accessed via the Proceedings page.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

The conference program is now available. Please check for future updates.

REGISTRATION

APAS2019 conference registration is not yet open. Please use the online registration form (EFT and credit card payment options available) or the hardcopy registration form. Please take note of the registration conditions.

Apr
2
Tue
Geospatial World Forum @ TAETS ART AND EVENT PARK, AMSTERDAM
Apr 2 – Apr 4 all-day
Geospatial World Forum @ TAETS ART AND EVENT PARK, AMSTERDAM

Conference Overview

Geospatial World Forum is a collaborative and interactive platform, which demonstrates collective and shared vision of the global geospatial community. It is an annual gathering of geospatial professionals and leaders representing the entire geospatial ecosystem. This comprises of public policies, national mapping agencies, private sector enterprises, multilateral and development organizations, scientific and academic institutions, and above all end users from government, businesses, and citizen services. With Geospatial Media and Communications as the primary driver, Geospatial World Forum is conceived, designed and managed by a partner network of about 50 organizations globally.

In January 2018, the platform celebrated its 10th anniversary in Hyderabad, India. Over the years, Geospatial World Forum has become the most talked about geospatial event, best-known for its futuristic themes, engaging content, and top-level attendees. Back to Europe after 2 years, Geospatial World Forum 2019 is committed to creating a premium platform for geospatial community to learn, share, connect, brand, and network with stakeholders associated with the industry.

Theme

#geospatialbydefault – Empowering billions!The Fourth Industrial Revolution, driven by AI, Big Data, IoT, and Robotics, is bringing significant attention to geospatial technology and expanding its reach to larger masses of the society. Geospatial technology is now empowering IT-enabled services and optimizing engineering workflows and business processes.

Being an integral part of this disruptive journey, geospatial industry is now open to larger market drivers, creating new growth opportunities. The hidden treasure of spatial thinking is being unveiled through collaborative, interactive, and more user-friendly platform. Simplifying utility and value of geospatial knowledge for consumers became a determining factor for successful business models.

While disruption gets to be the new normal, geospatial is becoming ubiquitous, pervasive, and ‘default’ in our daily lives. Join the #geospatialbydefault movement at Geospatial World Forum 2019 as we strive to make geographic information a common language for 7 billion people around the world!

Apr
8
Mon
Locate Conference 2019 @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Apr 8 – Apr 10 all-day
Locate Conference 2019 @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre | South Wharf | Victoria | Australia

WHERE TO NEXT? LOCATION, HOW WE DRIVE OUR DIGITAL FUTURE

The Locate Conference (Locate19) will explore how geospatial science is underpinning the rapid changes we are experiencing now in the fourth industrial revolution. From advanced data capture techniques, positioning, data analytics, artificial intelligence to strategy and policy, Locate 19 will explore how surveying and spatial science is a core enabling technology of the digital age .   From health care, transport, consumer experience through to environment, energy, water, resources and smart cities, Locate19 will uncover the geospatial technologies driving our digital future, identify new insights and better outcomes for your organisation.

INVITATION TO ATTEND

On behalf of the Locate Conferences Australia it is our pleasure to invite you to join us at the Locate19 Conference, 8 – 10 April in Melbourne, Victoria.

Consistently named at the top of the world’s most liveable cities lists, Melbourne is Australia’s home of sport, art, live music, theatres, education and more. The MCEC Conference venue is on the banks of the Yarra River, in the heart of the city – the perfect location for the premier conference of the surveying and spatial industries in Australia and New Zealand.

With a theme of “Where to next? How geospatial science is driving our digital future” this conference will have an engaging approach that will bring together innovative global leaders who will share their ideas, knowledge, and experiences on a wide range of subjects. Every year Locate sets and shares the future direction of the industry, and brings speakers together across the government, private, non-profit and academic sectors.

You will have an opportunity to network with colleagues from all corners of the globe, have direct access to vendors and subject matter experts in the Interactive Zone, see the newest technology, and be introduced to the newest ideas in the spatial sector.

We look forward in seeing you in Melbourne.

GLENN COCKERTON & KATE WILLIAMS, CO-CONVENORS

Commercial UAV Expo Europe @ RAI EXHIBITION AND CONVENTION CENTRE, AMSTERDAM
Apr 8 – Apr 10 all-day
Commercial UAV Expo Europe @ RAI EXHIBITION AND CONVENTION CENTRE, AMSTERDAM

Commercial UAV Expo is the leading pan-European trade show and conference for the commercial drone market, focusing on:

  • Process, Power & Utilities
  • Civil Infrastructure
  • Construction
  • Aggregates & Mining
  • Surveying & Mapping
  • Law Enforcement, Emergency Response & Search and Rescue (SAR)
  • Precision Agriculture

Launched in the United States in 2015, Commercial UAV Expo received rave reviews from the start.

Now, the winning formula is in Europe! Following a successful first edition in Brussels in 2017 and a move to Amsterdam in 2018, Commercial UAV Amsterdam returns to RAI Amsterdam 8-10 April 2019.


Commercial UAV Expo Europe is organized by Diversified CommunicationsWith 15 years of experience producing world-renowned events for precision-measurement professionals, including Commercial UAV Expo Americas, SPAR 3D Conference & Expo and International LiDAR Mapping Forum, Diversified Communications has the industry connections and European market expertise to deliver a world-class event for commercial drone professionals. Content – delivered in-person and online – gives practitioners tools and information to make better business decisions. Learn how these events are differentiated from one another. 

Apr
25
Thu
ENERGIS CONFERENCE
Apr 25 – Apr 26 all-day
ENERGIS CONFERENCE

What is EnerGIS?

EnerGIS a GITA sponsored conference which features inspiring and challenging talks about GIS within the Energy Industry!  

A meeting place for GIS & Geospatial professionals to gather with our colleagues from around the corner, and around the world, discussing topics of current interest and new challenges within the industry.  

EnerGIS welcomes presentations and papers from all areas of the energy industry; renewables, wind, solar, oil, gas, coal, etc.

We also welcome papers from the upstream sector, exploration, production, mid-stream, transmission, and the distribution sectors.

If your topic is geospatially and energy related it’ll find a welcome audience at EnerGIS!

May
8
Wed
FME World Tour 2019 – Sydney @ Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay
May 8 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
FME World Tour 2019 – Sydney @ Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay

As a Platinum Authorised Partner of Safe Software, we are delighted to be hosting FME World Tour!

The events will focus on:

  • ensuring existing users discover and understand how to apply the new capabilities of FME 2019
  • allowing new users to explore how to get a rapid return on their investment
  • …..and if you just want to come along and find out if FME is the right solution for you we’ll demonstrate a number of case studies from our existing customers to help you make a decision.
  • We’ve got a fantastic line up of speakers to show you how integrating and connecting with FME can give many advantages to your organisation. Register now!

Saved time with FME? Built something incredible? Have tips or tricks to share? Now’s your chance to shine!

Early Bird pricing available until 31 March. Register here.

Get in touch to present at one of our FME World Tour events: fme@1spatial.com

May
9
Thu
FME World Tour 2019 – Brisbane @ Brisbane, QLD
May 9 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
FME World Tour 2019 - Brisbane @ Brisbane, QLD

As a Platinum Authorised Partner of Safe Software, we are delighted to be hosting FME World Tour!

Co-hosted with Locus and MapData

The events will focus on:

  • ensuring existing users discover and understand how to apply the new capabilities of FME 2019
  • allowing new users to explore how to get a rapid return on their investment
  • …..and if you just want to come along and find out if FME is the right solution for you we’ll demonstrate a number of case studies from our existing customers to help you make a decision.
  • We’ve got a fantastic line up of speakers to show you how integrating and connecting with FME can give many advantages to your organisation. Register now!

Saved time with FME? Built something incredible? Have tips or tricks to share? Now’s your chance to shine!

Early Bird pricing ends 31 March. Register now here.

Get in touch to present at one of our FME World Tour events: fme@1spatial.com

May
13
Mon
FME World Tour 2019 – Melbourne @ Bayview Eden Melbourne
May 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
FME World Tour 2019 – Melbourne @ Bayview Eden Melbourne

As a Platinum Authorised Partner of Safe Software, we are delighted to be hosting FME World Tour!

The events will focus on:

  • ensuring existing users discover and understand how to apply the new capabilities of FME 2019
  • allowing new users to explore how to get a rapid return on their investment
  • …..and if you just want to come along and find out if FME is the right solution for you we’ll demonstrate a number of case studies from our existing customers to help you make a decision.
  • We’ve got a fantastic line up of speakers to show you how integrating and connecting with FME can give many advantages to your organisation. Register now!

Saved time with FME? Built something incredible? Have tips or tricks to share? Now’s your chance to shine!

Early Bird pricing ends 31 March. Register now here.

Get in touch to present at one of our FME World Tour events: fme@1spatial.com

May
21
Tue
GEO Business 2019 @ Business Design Centre, London, UK
May 21 – May 22 all-day
GEO Business 2019 @ Business Design Centre, London, UK

GEO Business 2019
21 – 22 May 2019
Business Design Centre, London, UK

GEO Business is the largest geospatial event in the UK attracting over 2500 visitors from more than 50 countries. Incorporating an international trade exhibition, a strategic conference, cutting edge seminars, a programme of live commercial workshops and a popular programme of social events, GEO Business is designed for everyone involved in the gathering, storing, processing and delivery of geospatial information.

Organised in collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES), The Survey Association (TSA), the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

For more information visit www.GeoBusinessShow.com, email info@GeoBusinessShow.com or call +44(0)1453 836363.

Follow us on twitter: @GEOBusinessShow #geobiz, LinkedIn: GEO Business, Facebook: GEOBusinessShow or Instagram: GEOBusinessShow

Newsletter

Sign up now to stay up to date about all the news from Spatial Source. You will get a newsletter every week with the latest news.

High resolution bathymetry data trove released
A plethora of new data reveal unprecedented detail on seaflo...
HoloLens 2 powers next generation of BIM tools
Microsoft's new HoloLens 2 appears poised to deliver on the ...
Locate19’s full program touches down
#Locate19 has landed, and it's bigger than ever....
Last chance to comment on CASA drone registration proposal
Proposed rules impose a fee on almost all UAVs weighing over...
Victoria launches digital asset infrastructure strategy
Strategic plan mandates DE and BIM across entire infrastruct...