Victorian spatial leaders lauded

By on 7 November, 2017

Winners at the Victorian SIBA | GITA Awards.

A host of Victorian individuals and organisations had their achievements recognised at the SIBA|GITA Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards on November 1.

The Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA|GITA) and Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) dealt accolades in categories including spatial innovation, people and community, women in leadership, education development, spatial enablement, spatial export, and technical excellence to five businesses and seven individuals.

“I am really impressed with the level of sophistication of the projects and technology developed by these businesses, and the dedication and drive of the industry’s best professionals,” said SIBA|GITA CEO Deanna Hutchinson.

“Many people don’t understand that spatial is ‘technology in place.’ It is a valuable business planning tool, infrastructure development tool and has huge impacts on the way Australians live their lives,” she said.

Winners of the 2017 Victiorian  SIBA | GITA awards in their respective categories are below.

 

Award for Spatial Enablement: GHD

 

Award for Environment and Sustainability: RMIT University

 

Award for Technical Excellence: Spatial Vision – Minview

 

Award for Innovation and Commercialisation: CSIRO Data61

 

Award for People and Community: City of Melbourne

 

Women in Leadership: Kellee Ireland

 

Young Professional of the Year: Danielle Cherubin

 

Undergraduate Award: Joshua Batchelor

 

Postgraduate Award: Bahnam Atazadeh

 

Professional of the Year: Mark Shortis

 

Education Development Award: Stephen Falzon

 

Excellence in Cadastral Surveying: Rachel Musgrave-Evans

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