Locate16 launches Innovation@Locate Hackfest

By on 9 March, 2016


The Locate Conference has added even more to its upcoming Locate16 Conference by introducing the Innovate@Locate Hackfest.

The Innovate@Locate Hackfest looks to bring together key datasets, which are essential to our prosperity, protection, sustainability and ability to grow. The event aims to demonstrate how technology is used and show case the innovative ideas which comes from how developers interact, mash, design and develop applications to solve problems.

The Hackfest Showcase will run ahead of the Conference on Thursday, 17 March 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (AEDT) with registration for the Innovate@Locate Hack opening on the 18th March 2016.  Winners will be announced the Locate16 VIP Cocktail Event 11 April at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Day 1 Thursday 17 March 2016
1pm – 5pm Live Showcasing @ Spatial Vision & live stream webinar registrations

More information here.
Day 2 Friday 18 March 2016
9am -5pm Innovation@Locate Hackfest Locations

  • Canberra – NICTA Canberra Research Laboratory 7 London Circuit, Canberra ACT
  • Sydney -NICTA Building – Level 4 Seminar room, 13 Garden Street Eveleigh 2015
  • Perth – Landgate office – 1 Midland Square Midland.
  • Melbourne – Spatial Vision, Level 4, 575 Bourke Street
  • Gold Coast – TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Coomera Campus

More information here.


All participants are eligible for prizes.  For team entrants or individual entrants must be over 18 (or a guardian must be registered as the representative to facilitate prizes).

When you register your Team Project or Individual Project you’ll have access to the competition prizes to compete for (opens 18th March 2016). You may register more than one entry; a new project page is required for each entry. You can nominate more that than one prize category for each for each project entry so long as the entry meets the multiple eligibility criteria.


  • Hexagon Geospatial
  • PSMA Australia Limited


  • Data61
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Geoscience Australia
  • Government of Western Australia
  • Landgate
  • Locate Conference
  • SIBA
  • SSSI
  • Spatial Vision
  • TAFE Queensland Gold Coast


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