2011 summary

Spatial Information Day 2011 was held on Friday 5 August 2011 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Award winners

The Awards were presented at the SASEA 2011 Dinner on Friday 5th August at Adelaide Convention Centre, following Spatial Information Day 2011.

Individual awards

This category recognises the outstanding achievements of individuals who have excelled professionally and in the service of the industry in South Australia.

Award Winner Project
Undergraduate/Graduate Project Award Valerie Lawley (University of Adelaide) Self-organisation of Regenerating Semi-arid Vegetation, Koonamore, South Australia (1926-2008)
Postgraduate Research Award Greg Lyle (University of Adelaide) I can't be green if I'm in the Red : Combining precision agriculture and remote sensing technologies for sub field and regional decision making
Young Spatial Professional of the Year Simon Callaghan
Education and Professional Development Bertram Ostendorf (University of Adelaide)
Service to the Spatial Community Gary Maguire
GIS Professional Asia Pacific Certification David Coombe; Simon Callaghan
JB & JW Calder Award Mike Burdett

Industry awards

Award Winner Project
Small Project Award Pyper Leaker Surveying Services Dry Creek Railcar Depot Relocation Project
Environment and Sustainability University of Adelaide; the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Spatial and temporal monitoring of soil erosion risk with satellite imagery
Land Development and Planning Tonkin Consulting; SA Water SA Water Treatment Plant Capacity Analysis
Infrastructure and Construction WaterLink North South Interconnection System
People and Community South East Resource Information Centre (SERIC); and South East Natural Resources Management Board nrmFARM 2.0
Spatially Enabled Government Department of Environment and Natural Resources Fire Management Maps

Photo gallery


Session name Presenter Company
[Keynote] Strategic Infrastructure Projects in South Australia Rod Hook (Chief Executive) Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure
[Keynote] Meta-modelling of ecological and climatic systems dynamics Professor Barry Brook Director of Climate Science, Environment Institute, University of Adelaide
[Keynote] Gypsy Bhalla SSSI President and Platinum Sponsor Address
New understanding of Great Artesian Basin Wetlands through Advanced Remote Sensing Megan Lewis University of Adelaide
Ultra-high resolution ecological habitat assessment of broad regions - fauna surveys in the North Kimberley region Bertram Ostendorf University of Adelaide
Ground Cover Monitoring for Australia - National Network of Sites (SA): An Update David Thompson Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
Chilean Mine Rescue Steve Sullivan Maptek
GIS in Disaster Management Andrew Langdon esri Australia
Sustainable agriculture and community based GIS in the Philippines Andrew Leane Department for Families & Communities (DFC)
Strategic Geospatial Information Management to Enable Sustainable Water Policy Development and Implementation Alan Forghani Murray-Darling Basin Authority
Mapping the Basin: the Murray-Darling Basin Information Infrastructure Project Andrew Bashfield Intermap
Managing Acidification Risk using GIS in the Lower Lakes, River Murray Ann Marie Jolly Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
When 3 becomes 1! Enterprise GIS at DTEI: a business case study in ROI Simon Callaghan Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University
Should FOSS or FOSS4G be part of your future ICT investment? Colin East RTI Consulting
Future Directions of Spatial Technology Morgan Ellingham Tonkin Consulting
Cropping sustainability and erosion risk under climate change Craig Liddicoat PIRSA Rural Solutions
Biodiversity Data Management Project Jackie Mules City of Onkaparinga
Systematic Conservation Planning for the Coorong Lower Lakes & Murray Mouth Ramsar site Revegetation Project Jonathan Phillips Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
New approaches to water business management. A location based operating picture: Adding rigour and analysis to decision making processes John Bormann SA Water
Street Sweeper Tracking for the City of West Torrens Steffen Helgerod City of West Torrens
Using GIS to design Adelaide's water security: a cost benefit analysis Matt Brown WaterLink
Boundary Dispute, Queen Street Norwood Peter Kentish (Surveyor-General)
Cadastral Surveying using GNSS Equipment Neville Brayley Earl James & Associates
Dividing Land: Utilising spatial information to aid planning pressures in Mt Barker Nathan Sim and Graeme Douglas DC of Mount Barker
Locating Land David McDonald Tonkin Consulting
Defining Land Fyfe Earth Partners
Conservation of the Mallee Emu-wren using high resolution aerial photography Blair Pellegrino University of Adelaide
GIS launches assault on locust plague Mark Hall PIRSA
How CORS Based Services Work and How they Benefit You Aaron Jordan Leica Geosystems
GIS on the Move - mobile GIS Gordon Sumerling esri Australia
Wicked Problems Geospatial Solutions Peter Kinne Digital Globe
"Python – Making Life Easy" Stoyan Shopo esri Australia
Buying Land: What the Real Estate agents don't know! A real life story Andrew Langdon esri Australia
Digital Land Mark Deuter Aerometrex
[Keynote] Katie Sarah (Mountaineer)