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Oct
18
Thu
GeoRabble Sydney @ The Occidental Hotel
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

After too long an absence, we’re delighted to announce that GeoRabble Sydney will be back, on Thursday October 18th, from 6PM at the Occidental Hotel in York Street.

As usual, entry is free, and there will be pizza (courtesy of HERE Technologies)

Theme of this Rabble is “The Unusual Suspects” – celebrating the unusual, unsuspected, and surprising applications of geoinformation and -technology. Think using GPS for herding cattle, new uses of drones, photogrammetry in health, GIS on Mars, mapping in insurance and finance, to name just a few.

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We are looking for speakers who have an ‘unusual suspect’ story to tell, in under 10 minutes. Do you have a story to tell about a left-field application, please let us know via email: sydney@georabble.org.

We’ll be announcing speakers soon. Click here for updates.

Apr
16
Thu
The Outcome: SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon Webinar
Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Outcome: SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon Webinar

Held on Sunday, 9th February, 2020, the SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon was a way for the national and international community to work together to map a total of 2,793,879 hectares affected by recent Australian bushfires with the focus being on burnt infrastructure. Join us for this Webinar to hear more about the initiative.

Speakers:

Dr Lesley Arnold (SSSI National Board Director) will give an overview of the Map-a-thon initiative and discuss overall logistics of planning; industry, government and NGO engagement; the challenges and overall execution of the event.

Nathan Eaton, Executive Director, NGIS Australia will give an overview of the technical set-up of this mammoth Map-a-thon and highlight some of the challenges and triumphs experienced.

This is a free event open to those who participated in the Map-a-thon or are involved in the surveying and spatial community.

Details about how to join the Webinar will be emailed to you prior to the event.

To read more about the SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon see the news item here

Oct
12
Thu
SmartSat CRC Conference 2023 @ National Wine Centre, Adelaide
Oct 12 – Oct 13 all-day
SmartSat CRC Conference 2023 @ National Wine Centre, Adelaide

SmartSat partners, participants, students and staff are invited to come together to share their research outcomes and network with industry colleagues at the SmartSat CRC Conference 2023.

The SmartSat CRC is a consortium of universities and other research organisations, partnered with industry that has been funded by the Australian Government to develop know-how and technologies in advanced telecommunications and IoT connectivity, intelligent satellite systems and Earth observation next generation data services.

Landsat image courtesy NASA/GSFC

May
9
Thu
4th International Symposium on Applied Geoinformatics 2024 @ Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
May 9 – May 10 all-day
4th International Symposium on Applied Geoinformatics 2024 @ Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland

The 4th International Symposium on Applied Geoinformatics (ISAG2024), which will take place at the Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland, on 9 and 10 May 2024.  ISAG2024 is jointly organised by the Department of Geomatics Engineering, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Türkiye, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland and Technical University of Crete, Chania, Crete, Greece.

The aim of the 4th ISAG is to bring scientists, engineers and industry researchers together to exchange and share their experiences and research results and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in geoinformatics.

Topics to be covered include recent advances in AI, satellite imagery, advanced remote sensing, photogrammetry, image processing, global navigation satellite systems, height systems, terrestrial laser scanning, GIS, smart cities and land management.

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