SIBA|GITA Breakfast – Melbourne

28 August, 2017 all-day
CQ Functions
113/123 Queen St
Melbourne VIC 3000
SIBA|GITA Breakfast - Melbourne @ CQ Functions | Melbourne | Victoria | Australia

SIBA|GITA & the Geography Teachers Association Victoria (GTAV) are working together to present a Business Networking Event featuring:

Dr Stuart Minchin, Chief, Environmental Geoscience Division, Geoscience Australia 

Presenting the Digital Earth Australia (Data Cube), and its new approach for organising and analysing the vast quantities of satellite imagery and other Earth observations in both space and time, making it quicker and easier to provide information on issues that can affect all Australians. Minchin will cover how the LINK has enabled the evolution of the FSDF from a conceptual framework represented in static booklets (2012) to a governed, online, dynamic, cloud-based analysis and discovery tool.

Joseph J. Kerski, Ph.D., GISP, Education Manager

The rapid pace of spatial innovation it is now more important than ever that the spatial industries stay connected and support Geography taught in schools and provide the much needed link into industry to ensure curriculum relevance.  Understanding the world and using our spatial lens, skills, knowledge and perspective are important to bring about positive change to the world, its environment and its people.

Amelia Chapman, Director, Land Information and Spatial Services, Land Use Victoria 

Land Use Victoria brings together long-standing foundational spatial functions that have been apart for over a decade, together with new industry engagement, data analytics and digital innovation functions which are driving greater public value from government land and spatial data. Amelia will provide an ‘over the horizon’ view of the short, medium and longer term directions for these new functions.

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