GeoNext’s future-facing program

By on 21 February, 2013


GeoNext, Australia’s newest event aimed at all practitioners of location-based technology, will take place next week on 27 February at the Australian Technology Park in Sydney.

The exciting program will examine some of the breakthrough technologies involving geospatial technologies, and the contemporary web, including how location is affecting business, and the new ways that consumers are interacting with it.
Speakers include:

  • Greg Storey, Head of VISA’s Asia-Pacific, Central Europe, Middle East and Africa
    KEYNOTE Address: How the future of digital wallets will provide a revolutionary platform for the mobile application ecosystem
  • Rob Manson, CEO & Co-Founder, buildAR, MOB – Mobile Online Business
    SoLoMo and how our sense of location is changing
  • John Barratt, Software Engineer, Trendsmap
    Mapping Twitter – Applications of geo-located tweets
  • Hamish Petrie, Founder & Managing Director, ingogo
    Using mobile location to improve processes & customer experience
  • Bill Simpson-Young, director, Engineering and Technology Development, NICTA
    Chris Cooper, Senior Software Engineer, NICTA
    Web-based 3D visualisation for geospatial applications
  • Helen Owens, General Manager, Office of Spatial Policy, Department of Resources Energy and Tourism (RET);
    Wayne Patterson, NSW Land & Property Information;
    Leander Wiseman, NSW Department of Environment and Heritage;
    Paul Cousins, head of Geo ANZ, Google Australia.
    Panel: Location Data Sharing: Policy and Practice – moderated by Maurits van der Vlugt, Spatial Information Strategist.
  • Ryan Caudle, Enterprise Account Manager, Google geospatial
    Corey Bradford, Solutions Engineer, Google geospatial
    More than a map
  • Dr Andrew Woolf, Bureau of Meteorology
    Geo-linked data: towards deep integration of location in the web of data
  • Robert Dahni, Meteorologist, Bureau of Meteorology
    Where is the rain?

Registrations are still open for this exciting new event. For more info and to register, visit the GeoNext website.

You can view the full GeoNext program here.

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