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Jul
22
Mon
Disaster & Emergency Management Conference @ RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast
Jul 22 – Jul 23 all-day
Disaster & Emergency Management Conference @ RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast

The Disaster & Emergency Management Conference brings together some of Australia and New Zealand’s most dedicated sector leaders, professionals and service providers for two days of learning, listening, strategising and conceptualising the future of the sector.

Participants come from many sectors of the community, including:

  • Defence
  • Federal and state government heads of departments, directors and coordinators
  • General managers and managers of emergency response and emergency services
  • Assistant directors and assistant commissioners
  • CEOs and business owners and leaders (technology, communication, insurance)
  • Directors, coordinators and unit managers of disaster management teams and offices
  • Clinical psychologists, mental health or allied health care workers
  • Area controllers, disaster response coordinators
  • Community engagement officers, recovery managers and community development professionals
  • Economists, futurists and environmental scientists

The 2024 conference will tackle themes such as:

  • How to navigate current climate challenges in order to enhance resilience
  • How to introduce innovative approaches to community risk reduction
  • Interagency collaboration and communication
  • How to recruit and retain team members
Aug
19
Mon
AIMS 2024 National Conference @ Crown Hotel, Perth
Aug 19 – Aug 21 all-day
AIMS 2024 National Conference @ Crown Hotel, Perth

The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors (AIMS) National Conference for 2024 will be held at the Crown Hotel, Perth from 19 to 21 August 2024.

AIMS provides professional representation to government, industry and educational organisations on mine surveying issues around Australia. It has been actively supporting qualified mine surveyors, representing the industry and advocating for change for more than 40 years.

AIMS membership is comprised of Registered and Authorised Mine Surveyors from the coal and metalliferous industries, assistant surveyors, surveying students and retired surveyors.

Aug
28
Wed
S+SNZ Conference 2024 @ Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, New Zealand
Aug 28 – Aug 30 all-day
S+SNZ Conference 2024 @ Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, New Zealand

The annual conference of Survey and Spatial New Zealand (S+SNZ) will take place in August in Napier, on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island.

Napier was the epicentre of destruction wrought by Cyclone Gabrielle in 2023, so the theme for the 2024 event is ‘Looking Ahead in the Heartland,’ which S+SNZ says, refers “not just to the optimism and resilience of provincial New Zealand, but also provides an opportunity to discuss approaches to the challenges of climate change and disaster recovery around the country”.

Super-early bird registration is now open.

Jun
1
Sun
FIG Working Week 2025 @ Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm
FIG Working Week 2025 @ Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia

The International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) Working Week 2025 will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from Sunday, 1 June to Thursday, 5 June 2025.

The theme for the event will be: Collaboration, Innovation and Resilience: Championing a Digital Generation.

The Convenor for FIG Working Week 2025 is Steve Jacoby, Executive Director, Spatial Information at Department of Resources (Queensland) who has 23 years’ experience as a Senior Executive with the Queensland and Victorian Governments, leading their Spatial Information businesses. Steve has a keen interest in information management and seeing the use of spatial information reach its potential within government, business and the public.

The Program Chair is surveyor, Peter James who is the Business Development Manager, Cohga an Australian company with a focus on the development of IT products, and the provision of associated professional services. Peter is also the son of Earl James, Australia’s first and only FIG President.

FIG Working Week 2025 is a great opportunity for Australia’s geospatial community to showcase their technical expertise, strong research capability and warm hospitality.

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