Call for Abstracts


Submissions close on Friday, 19 May 2017 at 11.59pm ACST

All users of remote sensing, GIS, surveying, and other spatial disciplines are invited to submit abstracts for inclusion in the 2017 program

We are seeking presentations showcasing a wide variety of projects and activities from all industries, including all levels of government, businesses, non-profit organisations, and academia that use spatial technologies.

Potential areas of interest for SID are indicated below. However, abstracts outside these suggestions are also encouraged. In addition, we invite you to browse our archives for ideas.

All Spatial Disciplines

Including GIS, remote sensing, surveying (land, engineering, mining, hydrographic) or BIM.

Real-World Applications

Demonstrate your work in the real-world using spatial technologies (no sales pitches please). Showcase examples on how location has been used to advance service planning & decision making locally, nationally and/or globally.


Push the boundaries! Show how your work is setting new standards in the industry, solving issues or achieving better outcomes.

Variety of Presentation Formats

We seek keynotes (25 minutes), major projects (20 minutes), or specialist presentations (12 minutes).

Government, Business and Education

Our delegates are interested in learning from all sectors of the economy, including transport, environment, utilities, mining, oil & gas, policy development, urban planning, asset management, forestry, health, public safety, emergency services.

Young Professionals

Topics of interest to students, graduates, and early career surveying and spatial science professionals.

Professional Development

Non-Technical sessions that will enhance professional’s careers, such as presentation skills, career planning, networking and writing business cases.

Business Benefits of Spatial Technology

Showcasing how location has been applied to improve decision making, produce efficiencies, reducing organisational costs or increase revenue.

Last content revision: February 2017

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