GIS in Engineering – NSW, EMSC

By on 12 September, 2012

WHEN: 2012-10-12 to 2012-10-12
WHERE: Mercure Maitland, 11 Denton Park Drive, RUTHERFORD, 2320

In this full day seminar you will see demonstrations of best practice and innovation regarding GIS, and learn about the potential benefits GIS and spatial data has when integrated into Engineering projects. General topics of discussion will be:
  • General discussion on the evolution of GIS to date.
  • How systems work – the effect of technology change
  • Software availability and cost structures
  • Education and learning options etc.
  • Tailoring a system for specific users.


8:30 – 9:00
Arrival / Registration
Evolution of GIS to date
9:00 – 9:30
Gaby van Wyk, Open Spatial, SSSI NSW Chair
Topic: Opening Speaker / MC – Evolution of GIS to date 
9:30 – 10:10
Tim Goring, Integrated FM
Topic: Standards and Interoperability 
10:10 – 10:30
Karen Inglis, GIS for NSW  Mineral Resources
Topic: Historic and Current mining Title Management
10:30 – 10:50
Morning Tea
Building datasets and quality assurance for the data
10:50 – 11:10
Mark Gordon, Principal Surveyor, Roads & Maritime Services NSW
Topic: Underground service location, upcoming Australian Standard
11:10 – 11:30
Matt Keppich, Operations Manager, Australian Underground Services, Cardno
Topic: Application of the Underground (subsurface engineering) standards, touching on GIS / Engineering integration
11:30 – 11:50
Michael Elfick
Topic: Cadastral modelling for infrastructure projects
11:50 – 12:10
Sandro Condurso, Senior Technical Officer GIS, NSW NPWS
Topic: Surf Club Design Implications for the Birubi Headland
12:10 – 13:10
Design and use of GIS during construction
13:10 – 13:50
Darron Hughes, Survey Manager with one of Australian largest Civil Construction companies
Topic: Design and Construction Considerations for Underground Utility Assets
13:50 – 14:10
Martin Russell, Senior GIS Consultant and the NSW GIS Regional Manager, Aurecon
Topic: Web and mobile GIS solutions in D&C projects
14:10 – 14:30
Dennis Davidson –  Coordinator, GIS, The City of Newcastle
Topic: The construction of 3D datasets that contribute to pre planning of all facets of projects.
14:30 – 14:50
Afternoon Tea
Panel Discussion / Forum
14:50 – 15:30
Panel Discussion

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