GeoNext: the event you simply cannot afford to miss

By on 1 February, 2013

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The rise of smartphones means that sophisticated spatial technology is no longer restricted to field workers and geo-professionals. Maps and location-based technologies are becoming as useful for someone buying a coffee as they are for someone prospecting for oil.

The cost of location-aware devices is falling, data is a commodity and the innovation in location-aware services is booming – we are only just beginning the journey into the next generation of geo services, software and solutions.
GeoNext is the event you simply cannot afford to miss.
GeoNext has been created to bring together the existing and emerging threads of geo users, businesses, and developers in the certainty that there is an immense opportunity in sharing, inspiring and connecting these geo threads. This opportunity is driving the GeoNext team to making GeoNext the premier event for geo-innovation and leadership in Australia in a few short years.
Join us in Sydney on 27 February to mingle with industry professionals and see an exciting line-up of speakers. Click here to view the full conference program – registration is just $350 + GST, so register here now!
Speaker line-up:
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: How the future of digital wallets will provide a revolutionary platform for the mobile application ecosystem 
Greg Story – Head of VISA’s V.me Asia-Pacific, Central Europe, Middle East and Africa
GPS is broken. We fixed it.
Nunzio Gambale – Co-Founder, chairman and CEO, Locata
Panel: Location Data Sharing: Policy and Practice
Helen Owens – General Manager, Office of Spatial Policy
Wayne Patterson – NSW Land & Property Information
Leander Wiseman – NSW Department of Environment and Heritage
Paul Cousins – Head of Geo ANZ, Google Australia
The panel will be moderated by: Maurits van der Vlugt – Spatial Information Strategist
SoLoMo and how our sense of location is changing (again)
Rob Manson – CEO & co-founder of buildAR.com
Startup Showcase
Judges include: Rob Antulov, 3eep Ventures; Bill Bartee, Southern Cross Venture Partners ; Robert Love, Pollenizer; JT Klepp, mobione.
Using mobile location to improve processes & customer experience
Hamish Petrie – Founder & Managing Director, ingogo
Mapping Twitter – Applications of geo-located tweets
John Barratt – Software Engineer, Trendsmap
Where is the rain?
Dr Robert Dahni – Meteorologist, Bureau of Meterology
Geo-linked data: towards deep integration of location in the web of data
Dr Andrew Woolf – Bureau of Meteorology
More than a map
Corey Bradford – Google geospatial solutions engineer; Ryan Caudle – Enterprise Account Manager, Google Geospatial.

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