Sensing Tasmania hits Hobart this week

By on 1 September, 2015

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This week’s ‘Sensing Tasmania’ event will see Hobart host a lineup of interesting discussions and the presentation of awards for ground-breaking projects.

The conference theme, ‘Underpinning Economic Development through the Transformation of Agri and Urban Landscapes,’ reflects the changes happening in Tasmania in both the agri and urban landscapes. Technology, organisational structures and community engagement are being mobilised by new and existing players in our industry. Make sure you provide your point of view by participating in this premium annual event.

There will also be a number of Interactive Technology Expo workshops on Friday 4th September. The Welcome Reception on Friday night September will include the UTAS awards and student project poster sessions, ‘secret’ spatial entertainment, the official welcome address, as well as drinks and canapés

On Saturday night 5 September 2015 the conference dinner will feature the Tasmanian Spatial Excellence Awards – co-hosted with SIBA. Come along to support our Tasmanian nominees, the winners of which will be elevated to the National awards event.

Conference speakers for the Saturday include:

  • Drew Clarke, Secretary for the Department of Communications, Canberra
  • Emeritus Professor Ian Williamson
  • Maurits van der Vlugt, Mercury Project Solutions
  • The Hon Gary Nairn AO, Chair of TASSIC and Chair of the NT Planning Commission
  • Michael Burdett, Chair of ICSM and Surveyor General of South Australia
  • Commodore Kim F. Pitt AM RAN Retired
  • Malcolm McCoy, Business Development Consultant, AAM Pty Ltd
  • Matt King, Professor of Polar Geodesy, University of Tasmania


Name: Tasmanian Regional Conference 2015

Time: 9am – 6pm

Date: Saturday 5 September 2015

Venue: The Old Woolstore

Address:  1 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania

Cost: Various

Event Website:


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