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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.

Aug
24
Sat
35th International Geographical Congress @ Dublin, Ireland
Aug 24 @ 5:26 am – Aug 30 @ 6:26 am
35th International Geographical Congress @ Dublin, Ireland

The 35th International Geographical Congress (IGC), to be held in Dublin, Ireland in August 2024, will provide an opportunity to share the best of global geographic research, discuss common challenges and opportunities and connect with colleagues from across the world.

The event is being organised by the International Geographical Union and the Geographical Society of Ireland.

The IGC 2024 will continue the tradition of previous congresses in recognising that our world faces many common natural and societal challenges that can only be dealt with through global action, understanding and sharing. In this respect, geography as a discipline, its skills, attributes and the geographic mindset has much to offer other disciplines, policymakers, officials, politicians and communities.

The theme of the congress is ‘Celebrating a World of Difference,’ and we are strongly focused through our academic and fieldwork program on:

  • supporting intercultural awareness and understanding;
  • promoting intellectual diversity as a strength;
  • bringing geographic research and thinking beyond the congress walls; and
  • grappling with the complex interconnections between people, place and the natural world.
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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