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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
16
Fri
Spatial Information Day @ Adelaide Convention Centre
Aug 16 all-day
Spatial Information Day @ Adelaide Convention Centre

The Geospatial Council of Australia’s Spatial Information Day will be an immersive journey into the dynamic world of geospatial data and technology.

Delegates will have the opportunity to engage with industry leaders, renowned experts and fellow enthusiasts, while delving into the latest advancements reshaping the understanding of space and place. On the agenda will be innovative solutions driving progress across sectors such as urban planning, environment management and disaster response.

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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Oct
23
Wed
FOSS4G Perth @ Fremantle, Western Australia
Oct 23 all-day
FOSS4G Perth @ Fremantle, Western Australia

FOSS4G Perth is a local, community-driven gathering of the Perth open geospatial community, focused on sharing news of developments in free and open-source software for geospatial applications.

The event will be an opportunity to share ideas about open-source tools, such as QGIS, PostGIS, OpenStreetMap, Sentinel-2 satellite imagery, Python-based Earth observation libraries and frameworks, GDAL, and many others.

This year’s event will be held in conjunction with the ISPRS Technical Commission IV Symposium.

The 2024 FOSS4G Perth organising committee comprises:

  • Bryan Boruff – University of Western Australia
  • Cholena Smart – Mammoth Geospatial
  • Grant Boxer – Consultant Geologist
  • Ivana Ivanova – Curtin University
  • John Bryant (Chair) – Mammoth Geospatial
  • John Duncan – University of Western Australia
  • John Lang – Consultant
  • Keith Moss – WA Government
  • Michel Nzikou – DMN Solutions
  • Nimalika Fernando
  • Petra Helmholz – Curtin University
  • Piers Higgs – Gaia Resources
  • Renee Manser
  • Stafford Smith
  • Tracey Cousens – Mineral Resources Limited
  • Vincent Dinh – GIS Pro
Dec
1
Sun
FOSS4G 2024 @ Belém, Brazil
Dec 1 – Dec 8 all-day
FOSS4G 2024 @ Belém, Brazil

The 2024 Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial Conference (FOSS4G) will be held in Belém, Brazil, located in the heart of the Amazon.

FOSS4G, an annual event organised by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) since 2006, is one of the largest global meetings on geospatial software of the year.

The local organising committee will be comprised of passionate Brazilians experienced in OSGeo technologies, along with the Geoinquietos Argentina team.

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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