2010 summary

Spatial Information Day 2010 was held on Friday 13 August 2010 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.


Individual awards

Award Winner
Undergraduate/Graduate Project Award Alice Baker
Postgraduate Research Award Dr Dorothy Turner
Spatial Professional of the Year Jim Curnow
Young Spatial Professional of the Year Jason Dreimanis

Industry awards

Award Winner(s) Project
Infrastructure and Construction
  1. Parsons Brinckerhoff
  2. ElectraNet
Adelaide Central Reinforcement Project
Small Project Award Tonkin Consulting Fire Prevention Mapping Program
Spatially Enabled Government Adelaide City Council 3D City Model


Session name Presenter Company
[Keynote] Growing the Geospatial Industry in New Zealand: Strategies and Realities Kevin Sweeney New Zealand Geospatial Office
[Keynote] Establishing Spatial Data Infrastructures as Mainstream Infrastructure Hon Gary Nairn (Chairman) VEKTA
Emergency Information Management - Avoiding Data Catastrophes Nick Hassam Attorney General's Department
Spatial Support for the Adelaide Central Reinforcement Program (ACR) David Floreani and Rachael Potts Parsons Brinckerhoff
Cycle Instead Journey Planner Craig Walker Department of Transport, Energy and Infrastructure (DTEI)
The use of MODIS imagery for monitoring soil erosion risk in SA agricultural land Ken Clarke University of Adelaide
Spatial information in precision agriculture Carl Menges Apogee Imaging International
Can we scale up grain yield estimates at the metre scale to South Australia using remote sensing? Bertram Ostendorf Adelaide University
Salinity Monitoring using in-stream, closed spaced, geo-referenced 3D salinity mapping Barry Porter Department for Water
Using GIS to identify potential ecological issues for Windfarms in the Mid-North of South Australia Dr Travis How EBS Ecology
Rangeland monitoring using remotely-sensed cross-fence comparisons Adam Kilpatrick Adelaide University
Business Intelligence and Geographic Analysis: examples from the insurance industry Dr Marcus Brownlow Elders Insurance
Managing Enterprise Data Assets Nigel Lester Pitney Bowes Business Insight
An insight into the commercial use of location intelligence Morgan Ellingham Tonkin Consulting
Positioning your business for spatial Alex Gunjko AREABA
Is GIS Different? David Trengove ESRI Australia
Mapping Population Health Needs for Service Planning Dr John Biggins SA Health
Cardiac ARIA: A Geographic Accessibility Model to Cardiac Services in Australia Dorothy Turner GISCA
GIS in Public Housing Management Sandy Kinnear & Reaksmey Sim Housing SA
Re-establishing the 1956 River Murray Flood Level Geoff Sandford University of South Australia
The use of GIS within Water Allocation Planning Ben Plush Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation (DWLBC)
Application of a DEM to Hydrological Modelling in the SE of SA Mary Lewitzka Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation (DWLBC)
Audit Surveys - Role of the Surveyors Board Mike Burdett Surveyors Board
Auditing to Improve Survey Regulatory Compliance Kym Nisbet Land Services Group
Networking Australia Francis Sibenaler SmartNet Australia
Integrated spatial planning: The 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide David Whiterod Dept. Planning & Local Government
SA Council Maps John Gosbell, Dimity Watson and Georgina Cassar City of Marion/SA Local Government
Ground cover monitoring for Australia Dr Anna Dutkiewicz Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation (DWLBC)
Environmental zonation across the Australian arid region based on long term vegetation dynamics Erika Lawley University of Adelaide
Australia's National CORS Network Gary Johnston Geoscience Australia
Visualisation and Analysis of Lidar Gordon Somerling ESRI Australia
[Keynote] GIS in Exercise Sports Science Brett Burton Adelaide Crows