Next week the national surveying event of the year, the Locate Conference, is taking place in Melbourne over three days and registrations are currently still open. Now in its 3rd year, Locate16 will be hosted in Melbourne by the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI), Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) and Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA). Locate16 is open to all industries and welcomes the ongoing discussion of how technology developed within the spatial and surveying communities can be used to improve the way we work, live and play in smarter societies.
Speakers include award-winning RPAS innovator Dr Catherine Ball, Tomnod co-founder Luke Barrington, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, Angus Taylor MP, and the Principal Advisor, Public Data Policy at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Helen Owens. The Conference program also feature an impressive four seperate streams focusing on how the spatial and surveying industries are essential to our prosperity, protection, sustainability and ability to grow (build).
The Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) will also be held during Locate16 and celebrates the achievements of our industries over the past year. Expect to see a breakdown of both the APSEA winners and the conference proceedings on Spatial Source over the coming weeks.
Date: 12-14 April 2016
Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Address: 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006
Cost (incl. GST): AU$1375, three day all inclusive; AU$660, one day pass
Event Website: http://locateconference.com/