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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
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.

Sep
9
Mon
Advancing Earth Observation Forum @ Adelaide Convention Centre
Sep 9 – Sep 13 all-day
Advancing Earth Observation Forum @ Adelaide Convention Centre

The second Advancing Earth Observation Forum will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre. The five-day event will attract delegates across a broad spectrum of applications, sensors and interests, including industry, research, defence, government, students and end-users.

The biennial Forum was created to enable the Earth observation (EO) community to communicate, coordinate, collaborate and collectively assess the state of EO in the Australian and Asia-Pacific region.

AEO24 will build on the momentum generated at the inaugural AEO Forum held in Brisbane in 2022, bringing together all sectors involved in EO to propel the sector forward to meet the growing international demand for EO.

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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