2016 summary

Spatial Information Day 2016 was held at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Award recipient

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 Recipient
Undergraduate/Graduate Student Award Alicia Caruso
Post Graduate Research Award Saad Alsharrah
Young Spatial Professional of the Year Award George Sioutis
Educational Development Award Professor Megan Lewis
Presentation of Surveying Licenses Rowan Waye
JB & JW Calder Award Noel Gehren
Women in Spatial Award Penny Baldock
Spatial Professional of the Year David Floreani

Industry awards

The Industry Awards are awarded by the Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) with assistance from local South Australian industry professionals, to recognise excellent achievement by organisations within South Australia.

Award Recpient Project
Technical Excellence Fugro 'Ridge to Reef' Risk Analysis Using Remote Sensing
Environment and Sustainability AEROmetrex Onkaparinga Cliffs 3D Model
People and Community Award Department for Communities and Social Inclusion BlueBays
Spatial Enablement Award AEROmetrex Modelling for the Papal Visit to Philadelphia
Innovation and Commercialisation Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure AddInsight – Traffic Intelligence System

Photo gallery

Photos © 2016 David Tran


The 2016 program page (and some abstracts) can be viewed at the archives by clicking here .

Session name Presenter Company Download
[Keynote] Positioning Requirements of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) Dr Paul Gray Cohda Wireless Download (PDF)
[Keynote] Geoscape - Capturing Australia's Built Environment Dan Paull PSMA Australia Download (PDF)
Mining: From Boom to Bust Nick Herath Lester Franks
Modernising Australia’s Datum: What it Means to the South Australian Spatial Community Dan Jaksa / Bradley Slape Geoscience Australia / Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure Download 1 (PDF) - Download 2 (PDF)
Engaging Commercial RTK Network Services for Precision and Availability Dr Ryan Keenan SmartNet Australia Download (PDF)
"Where the Streets Have No Name" - Innovations in Addressing Maurits van der Vlugt Mercury Project Solutions Download (PDF)
Geo-Statistics: Adding Value to Statistics with Geospatial Data Martin Brady Australian Bureau of Statistics Download (PDF)
3D Modelling for the Pope's Visit to Philadelphia David Byrne AEROmetrex
Science from (Not Too Far) Above Prof Jorg Hacker Airborne Research Australia Download (PDF)
A Classified Lightening Climatology Leonie Lannigan Bureau of Meteorology
Spatial Education for Space Students Assoc Prof David Bruce / Michael Davis University of South Australia / International Space University Download (PDF)
ADAC - The Conduit from Survey and Design to GIS and Asset Management Bob Andrew and Ross Guppy, Peter Sutter, Kieren Chappell Institute of Public Works Engineering, Queensland / SA Water / Light Regional Council Download 1 (PDF) - Download 2 (PDF)
Spatial Implementation with BIM – A Case Study Michael Clotheir Virtual Built
Disruptive Technology Ryan Kent Position Partners Download (PDF)
Effective Ways of Summarising Regional Population Change Andrew Howe Australian Bureau of Statistics Download (PDF)
Donut & Latte Densities - Analysing Urban Population Change Between Cities and Over Time Jarrod Lange University of Adelaide Download (PDF)
Adding Insight to Adelaide's Road Network Nick Weinmann / James Cox Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure Download (PDF)
How Does Rain Affect Road Accidents in SA? Ann Nguyen University of Adelaide Download (PDF)
Community Engagement to Locate Cycling Route, Hazards & Opportunities Using a Web-Based GIS Application Travis Moon Tonkin Consulting Download (PDF)
Success Stories from the AppStudio Gareth Walters ESRI Australia Download (PDF)
Roper Gulf Regional Council - Road and Stormwater Condition Assessment 2016 James Paull Tonkin Consulting Download (PDF)
Bioenergy Roadmap for South Australia Chris Johnson / Mary Lewitzka Jacobs Download (PDF)
Acquiring 3D Samoa to Increase Climate Resilience Benoit Cajelot / Luke Chamberlain Fugro Lads Corporation Pty Ltd Download (PDF)
Spectral Imaging of Bushfires and Smoke Dr Andrew McGrath Airborne Research Australia Download (PDF)
We Have a Drone...Now What? Gordon Sumerling ESRI Australia Download (PDF)
De-cluttering Adelaide’s Wireless Broadband Network with Digital Surface Models Tisham Dhar AEROmetrex Download (PDF)
How to Land your Dream Job Sarah Calton Rivergum Homes
Why We Think and Act the Way We Do Helin Muir Opus Download (PDF)
Identifying and Making the Most of the Opportunities Around You Lyn Terrett Destination Spatial Victoria, Rapid Map, SIBA and ICONYX
SLAM-based Mobile Lidar Mapping: From Zebedee to Hovermap Dr Stefan Hrabar CSIRO
Why Are Highly Detailed, Accurate and Reliable Subsurface Mapping Programs Needed? Matthew Borowski C.R. Kennedy & Company Pty Ltd
Barngarla Native Title: Land Tenure & GIS Janet Fuller Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure Download (PDF)
The Current Statler and Waldorf of South Australian Boundary Surveying Bryan Hennig and Richard Abbott Richard Abbott Surveyors
[Keynote] Singapore: Smart City or Smart Nation? Daniel Kruimel AAM (South East Asia) Download (PDF)
[Keynote] Cave Exploration & Mapping with Wet Mules John Dalla-Zuanna The Wet Mules Download (PDF)


Company Sponsorship type
CR Kennedy Surveying Solutions Platinum
AEROmetrex Gold
Esri Australia Gold and Dinner
UPG Gold
Tonkin Consulting Silver
Flinders University Silver
AAM Silver
Iconyx Silver
Digital Globe Happy Hour
Alexander Symonds Dinner