2012 summary

Spatial Information Day 2012 was held on Friday 3 August 2012 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Award winners

Individual awards

The Individual Awards are presented by the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute, SA Region. Individual Awards are conferred on individuals who demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership in the spatial industry, or who exhibit high levels of professional expertise.

Award Winner(s) Project
Young Professional of the Year Andrew Leane; Joel Dillon; George Sioutis
Undergraduate/Graduate Project Award Hayley Achurch (Adelaide University) Mapping of Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat Burrows
Postgraduate Research Award Dr Beng Umali (Adelaide University) Spatial variability of parameters that influence pesticide movement

Industry awards

The Industry Awards are presented by the Spatial Industries Business Association, SA. Industry Awards are open to any organization, private, public, academic or not for profit, provided evidence submitted relates to the two years immediately prior to the making of the application and relates to spatial activities

Award Winner Project
Award for Innovation Adelaide University and South Australian Arid Lands Natural Management Board (SAALNRM) Spatial Survey and Remote Sensing of Artesian Springs of the Western Great Artesian Basin
Community Contribution Cardiac Aria Team
Spatial Enablement Tonkin Consulting Roxby Downs Municipal Council GIS Provision using SQL Server
Emerging Spatial Entity South Australian Government Spatial Data Sharing Initiative Resource & Infrastructure Cluster

Photo gallery


Session name Presenter Company
[Keynote] Craig Rispin
Adopt, Adapt, Invent. The Power of Location in a Networked Nation Helen Owens Office of Spatial Data Policy
Sharing Spatial Data across SA Government David Harvey Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI)
Spatial tools for living landscapes Prof. Andrew Millington Flinders University
Whether it's Weather or Climate: Data Explained Leonie Lannigan Adelaide University
Discovering ABS data for small areas Andrew Stidson and Arnold Strals Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Maps for everyone, everywhere, anytime - ArcGIS Online Mark Smith esri Australia
Cosmo-SkyMed: Radar satellite imagery applications Mark Deuter Aerometrex
Satellite Sentinel Project - Peace Keeping from Space Peter Kinne Digital Globe
A new remote sensing approach to monitoring changing flows from the Great Artesian Basin springs Dr. Davina White Adelaide University
Lake Hawdon inundation regime characterised by remote sensing Ken Clarke Adelaide University
Paediatric ear, nose and throat surgery: who, where and when? Jacqueline Stephens Adelaide University
Looking for a Shadow: predictive habitat modelling of historical brush-tailed rock-wallaby distribution to guide reintroduction Christopher Malam Adelaide University
In search of the Holy Grail: The journey toward a spatially accurate cadastral fabric for South Australia Peter Kentish Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI)
Beyond Points and Strings - The Challenges of Laser Scanning Martin Ankor Custom Spatial Solutions
Combining Data from Plane and Geodetic Worlds Andrej Mocicka Listech
Satellite monitoring, crowd-sourcing and social-media: A new approach to rainforest conservation in Borneo Fabrice Marre
Seeking Employment in the Spatial Industry Dean Howell Spatial Jobs
Wearable Computers for Outdoor Augmented Reality Applications Thuong Hoang UniSA
A UAV for Aerial Mapping - AeroHawk Will James-Martin Aerometrex
GIS on the Move - Getting Mobile David Trengove esri Australia
Crowdsourcing and community engagement: utlising the power of location Rhys Bittner MDS
Enterprise GIS to non-GIS users Anton van Wyk Intergraph
SQL Server and Spatial Morgan Ellingham Tonkin Consulting
The Great GIS Migration Stephen Retallack and Simo Xu Department for Communities and Social Inclusion
Positioning in Australia: Current Trends and Enhancement of the National Geospatial Reference System Gary Johnston Geoscience Australia
Language, Logic and Land: A Different Perspective on 3D Land and Property Information Serene Ho University of Melbourne
Big Data - LiDAR Gordon Sumerling esri Australia
Closing the Gap. New Technologies and Airborne LiDAR Bathymetry survey Techniques in European Environments Nigel Townsend Fugro LADS
Science Support of Water Allocation Planning on Eyre Peninsula Ben Plush Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR)
Floodplain Mapping and Climate Change Modelling for the Silver Sands and Washpool Catchment James Paull KBR
The Evolution of Hydrography Daniel Kruimel Caris
Incorporating Spatial Thinking into Urban Renewal Development Dandong Zheng URA