GIS Program Management Workshop – ACT, SICC

By on 7 March, 2012

This workshop is designed to provide insights and guidelines for managing public agency GIS programs.

WHEN: 2012-03-15 to
WHERE: Surveyors House, Board Room, 27-29 Napier Cl, Deakin West, Canberra
STATE: State
COUNTRY: Country

This workshop is designed to provide insights and guidelines for managing public agency GIS programs. It will look at the various organisational and technical issues program managers must address in order to develop a successful GIS program.

Event Details/Description:
The course material will cover all aspects of GIS project and on-going program management including such areas as:

  • strategic planning
  • budgeting and financial management
  • business case development and cost-benefit evaluation 
  • team building and human resources
  • important technical management issues
  • product/service procurement and vendor/contract management and 
  • important legal and policy issues for GIS project and program management

The workshop will focus on practical issues and challenges faced by GIS managers. It is structured to allow time to discuss important topics and for attendees to ask questions and present their own experiences.


Presenters are experienced GIS program managers with a depth of practical experience and specialised knowledge:

  • Alister Nairn (GISP-AP), Director of Geography, ABS
  • Gypsy Bhalla, Section Leader, Geographic Information for Defence, Geoscience Australia
  • Warrick Hehir, (GISP-AP) GIS Data Coordinator, NSW Rural Fire Service

Lunch, morning and afternoon tea will be provided.

When:
Thursday 15 March 2012 9am – 4pm

Where:
Surveyors House, Board Room,
27-29 Napier Cl,
Deakin West,
Canberra 2600

For more information and registration visit: http://www.sssi.org.au/Events/GIS-Program-Management-Workshop/eid/333.html

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