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Jul
24
Wed
17th Australian Space Forum @ Adelaide Convention Centre
Jul 24 – Jul 25 all-day
17th Australian Space Forum @ Adelaide Convention Centre

The Australian Space Forum is a bi-annual event that brings together the best and brightest from Australia’s space industry and around the world. The event features keynote addresses from space industry leaders and informative panel discussions on current space topics and industry trends.

Supported by the Australian Space Agency and the South Australian Space Industry Centre, the Forum provides the ideal opportunity to stimulate ideas, share information about emerging technologies and network with influential space sector leaders and the broader community.

Participants can attend in person, or purchase session recordings if they are unable to physically attend.

Image courtesy NASA/R. Simmon/R. Stöckli

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.

Sep
29
Mon
76th International Astronautical Congress @ Sydney, Australia
Sep 29 – Oct 3 all-day
76th International Astronautical Congress @ Sydney, Australia

The 76th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the International Astronautical Federation (IAF)’s premier global space event, will be held in Sydney, Australia from 29 September to 3 October 2025.

Often described as the ‘Olympics of space,’ this prestigious event is where the world’s space community gathers to access the latest space advancements and trends, academic works, industry connections, and partnership opportunities.

The theme for 2025 will be ‘Sustainable Space: Resilient Earth,’ setting the stage for important discussions such as: space-based applications for Earth, sustainable space activities, and sustaining life off Earth.

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