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May
7
Tue
Locate24 @ International Convention Centre, Sydney
May 7 – May 9 all-day
Locate24 @ International Convention Centre, Sydney

Each year, the Locate conference attracts hundreds of national and international delegates from within and outside the spatial, space and surveying sectors.

As Australia’s premier spatial and surveying conference, Locate provides guests with a unique opportunity to learn about the latest trends and applications in geospatial technologies.

The 2024 event will be held at the International Convention Centre at Darling Harbour in Sydney, and will include a gala evening dinner and presentation of the Geospatial Excellence Awards (formerly the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards).

The convenor for Locate24 will be Narelle Underwood, Surveyor-General of NSW.

May
19
Sun
FIG Working Week 2024 @ La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana
May 19 – May 24 all-day

The International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) Working Week 2024 will be held in Accra, Ghana, from 19 to 24 May. The event is being held in cooperation with the two national associations: the Licensed Surveyors Association of Ghana (LiSAG) and the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS).

The event will comprise the following:

  • Conference: 20-22 May
  • FIG General Assembly: 19 and 23 May
  • Pre- and post-events: 18-19 and 23 May

The FIG Working Week will be a week-long celebration of innovation and collaboration that unites the global community of surveying and spatial professionals, providing an opportunity to bridge the gap between science and the policymakers and stakeholders who drive real-world change.

The event will provide attendees the opportunity to:

  • Immerse themselves at the forefront of geospatial technology and sustainable resource management.
  • Elevate their expertise through hands-on workshops, interactive sessions, and thought-provoking discussions.
  • Connect with like-minded professionals, experts and decision-makers from around the world.

The FIG Working Week 2024 is expected to attract more than 1500 attendees from around 80 countries, to participate in 70-plus presentation sessions and networking opportunities, and to experience a comprehensive trade exhibition.

Aug
6
Tue
ISPRS TC V Symposium @ Manila, Philippines
Aug 6 @ 5:41 am – Aug 8 @ 6:41 am
ISPRS TC V Symposium @ Manila, Philippines

The Philippines will host the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Technical Commission V (TC V) Symposium with the theme, ‘Insight to Foresight via Geospatial Technologies,’ from 6 to 8 August 2024 in Manila.

The three-day event will feature plenary and parallel sessions, exhibits, poster presentations and business meetings, and aims to inspire new methods of teaching/learning, collaboration, and promotion of accessible and easy-to-use geospatial data among engage professionals, educators and tertiary students.

ISPRS TC V focuses on the capacity building of professionals, educators and students, and in developing cost-effective teaching methods. These include distance learning programs, international collaborations on sharing web-based resources, and curricula development that meets regional needs.

  • Deadline for submission of full papers for annals & abstracts for archives: 15 March 2024
  • Notification of paper acceptance: 15 April 2024
  • Early registration: 15 May 2024

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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.

Oct
22
Tue
ISPRS-TCIV Symposium @ Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges, Fremantle
Oct 22 – Oct 25 all-day
ISPRS-TCIV Symposium @ Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges, Fremantle

The international photogrammetry and remote sensing community will gather in Perth in October 2024 for the mid-term symposium of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Technical Commission IV: Spatial Information Science.

The ISPRS is a non-governmental organisation devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications.

The Geospatial Council of Australia is the Australian member of ISPRS, with Australia’s Professor Sisi Zlatanova appointed Chair of ISPRS Technical Commission IV.

The symposium will provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to come together and share their work and ideas, discuss opportunities and challenges, exchange developments or software tools, and discuss future directions.

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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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