The FIG Congress — the largest and most prestigious conference of surveying and geospatial professionals — will this year be held in Poland.
The organisers are expecting an attendance of 1,000 to 1,500 surveying and geospatial experts from all over the world.
This year the local host is the Association of Polish Surveyors, and the conference theme is ‘Volunteering for the future – Geospatial excellence for a better living’. Geospatial excellence and all related professions and topics are now seen in a much broader context and as public goods and beneficial for the well-being and betterment of the entire society.
The sub themes are:
- Surveyor 4.0
- The surveying profession in and after COVID times
- Open access to data
- Surveying competence for other disciplines
The FIG Congress 2022 will give passionate professionals the opportunity to:
- Learn globally, with participation from around 80 to 90 countries
- Learn across silos, from other countries, industries and professional roles – with sessions and representation from a broad range of surveyors and geospatial experts
- Have influence on careers, organisations and communities
The US National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) Annual Conference is the place to enhance geospatial excellence and collaboration for state, local, tribal and federal GIS policymakers and coordinators, private sector partners and other leaders in the geospatial ecosystem.
Providing critical and timely networking opportunities, the conference also offers the chance to connect, collaborate, and share with colleagues and partners.
The agenda will comprise:
Roll Call of States — Where state representatives will share a snapshot of achievements, challenges and upcoming activities.
Plenary Sessions — Presentations by and for the NSGIC community exploring challenges, successes and new approaches for collaboration in the geospatial ecosystem.
State Caucus — A roundtable discussion with state and local government representatives to talk frankly about current pressing issues.
GIO Academy — Leadership sessions and networking for state government GIOs and equivalents only (separate registration is required).
Speed Networking — A fun and fast-paced activity where sponsors, who have allocated points, will rotate to complete the circuit of visiting with state reps.
Annual Business Meeting — Including the election of new board members and leadership transition.
Awards Reception — Recognising exceptional work through the Geospatial Excellence Awards & NSGIC Service Awards.
The Andy Thomas Space Foundation is looking forward to welcoming a global audience to the 14th Australian Space Forum, which will be held on Tuesday, 25 October 2022 at the Adelaide Convention Centre in South Australia.
Supported by the Australian Space Agency, the South Australian Space Industry Centre and SmartSat CRC, the Forum will provide an 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 virtually through the event’s global interactive platform.
Forum sessions will include international panels covering highly pertinent topics that shape our industry:
Earth Observation: The National Space Mission for Earth Observation is a major investment that will expand Australia’s capability in designing, manufacturing and operating space- and ground-based systems.
Optical Communications: A quantum leap in Australia’s secure and high-bandwidth communications to connect the world and beyond.
Foundation Services Rover: Exploring remote operations and autonomous systems by building on Australian expertise in the resources and mining sectors for the collection of lunar soil (regolith).
The 2022 SSSI NSW Regional Conference will be an opportunity to learn and network with SSSI members and the broader surveying and spatial community.
The first day will be the main conference, with speakers from across the industry presenting on various surveying and spatial topics, followed by the NSW & ACT Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards dinner that evening.
The second day will take the form of a NSW Spatial Digital Twin workshop, an interactive session getting ‘under the bonnet’, looking at data sharing, use cases, ‘how to’ and more.
There will be six options for registration:
- Full event (conference, dinner and workshop)
- Conference + APSEA-NSW/ACT
- Digital Twin Workshop + APSEA-NSW/ACT
- Conference only
- Digital Twin Workshop only
- APSEA-NSW/ACT only
Discounts will be available for SSSI members, and ISNSW members will also be able to register at member prices.
The Geo Connect Asia conference provides a strategic and collaborative platform for industry professionals, government agencies and start-ups to come together to build and develop knowledge and solutions for Asia’s geospatial & location intelligence markets. It also comprises panel sessions to provide interactive responses to real and current challenges.
Geo Connect Asia 2023 (GCA 2023) will have full focus on a face-to-face show format, featuring more hands-on opportunities for visitors to experience different elements, modules and applications of geospatial data.
GCA 2023 will also see the launch of a dedicated UAV-focused industry show, Drones Asia, covering an entire hall with several on-site showcases of drones, cameras, launch & recovery systems, and sensors, as well as the latest technology for satellite & remote sensing, launch & recovery systems, surveillance & reconnaissance, and training & simulation.
Geo Connect Asia is your gateway to meeting some of the world’s biggest players in geospatial technology and location intelligence solutions, right at the heart of Singapore.
If you are interested in knowing about conference sponsorship opportunities and/or meeting spaces at GCA 2023, please contact Rupert.Owen@montgomeryasia.com.
The Association of Public Authority Surveyors, NSW (APAS) annual conference for 2023 will be held at Opal Cove Resort in Coffs Harbour, from 20 to 22 March 2023.
The theme for the event will the ‘Pirates of the Cadastre’. The program is being developed, with a call for abstracts currently in place (as of June 2022).
Important dates and deadlines to note, are:
- Abstract submission deadline: Friday, 23 September 2022
- Draft paper deadline: Friday, 18 November 2022
- Final paper deadline: Friday, 20 January 2023
Each year, the Locate conference attracts hundreds of national and international delegates from within and outside the spatial and surveying industry.
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.
Are you passionate about our industry and want to get involved? Maybe you have an idea for a local tour, or a project site visit or even have another event that can run in conjunction with Locate. This is your opportunity to help shape the 2023 event — no idea is too big or too small. Reach out to the organisers via firstname.lastname@example.org or +61 2 4319 8519.
The overall theme for the FIG Working Week 2023 will be ‘Protecting our world, conquering new frontiers,’ which refers to the importance of looking ahead and discovering what will be needed in the future for our profession and at the same time make sure to preserve what works well today.
The FIG Working Week 2023 will give passionate professionals the opportunity to:
- Learn globally, with participation from around 80 to 90 countries.
- Learn across silos, from other countries, industries and professional roles, with sessions and representation from the broad range of surveyors and geospatial experts.
- Make impacts on careers, organisations and communities.