2003 summary


Spatial Information Day - 2003 (SID 2003) is a one-day conference on spatial information to be held on Tuesday 25th March in the Adelaide Convention Centre. The conference, organised by the SA Spatial Information Committee, the spatial science associations in SA and Spatial Australia, is financially sponsored by SA State Government agencies and by the national Spatial Information Technology Diffusion Program. Led by a keynote address on the directions for the Spatial Information CRC, a number of speakers from SA government and industry will present papers on a breath of topics from precision viticulture to the state of 3D GIS. The conference usually attracts over 300 people, predominantly from the SA spatial industry. There will be a brief presentation on the current state of development of the Spatial Sciences Institute.

Spatial Information Committee, February 2003

Spatial Information Day 2003 was held on Tuesday 25th March 2003 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Over 240 people attended. The presenters provided an insightful and varied look at GIS systems and applications. Students from Findon High School attended to accept the GIS in Schools Award and gave an excellent presentation of their work.

SICOM would like to thank all the presenters for dedicating their time for this event. Thanks also to the financial sponsors from SA State Government agencies and the national Spatial Information Technology Diffusion Program for their support.

Spatial Information Committee, April 2003


Session name Presenter Company
Introduction to the Technical Diffusion Program David Bruce University of South Australia
Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information Prof. Bill Charters CRC Victoria
Precision Viticulture - The Early Years Richard Hamilton Southcorp
The Development of a Spatial Decision Support System to Improve Residential Relocation Outcomes Emma Baker GISCA
Video Surveys of the Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat activity in the Far West Coast districy from 1980-2002 Bertram Ostendorf Adelaide University
A Regional Resource Information Centre Stuart West SERIC
GIS in Schools Presentation-GIS Fieldwork Malcolm McInerney, Kallum Reudiger, and Allan Thomas Findon High School Bob Johnson Maptek
Salinity Mapping using Airborne Geophysics Glen Walker CSIRO
Spatial Science Coalition SA Update Trevor Howard Institution of Engineering and Mining Surveyors Australia (IEMSA)
Land Resource Information for Planning and Management David Maschmedt Department of Water Land and Biodiversity Conservation (DWLBC)
Remote Sensing in the 21st Century David Bruce University of South Australia