2019 summary

SID19 was held on Friday, 25 October 2019 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Award winners


Award Recipient Project
Spatial Enablement Award Hugo Centre for Migration and Population Research, University of Adelaide South Australia’s Multicultural Story
Environment and Sustainability Award University of Adelaide Adelaide Metropolitan Coastline Benthic Habitat Mapping from Hyperspectral Imagery
People and Community Award Hugo Centre for Migration and Population Research, University of Adelaide Using Spatial Science to Identify Breast Screen Service Accessibility
Technical Excellence Award Alexander Symonds Adelaide Riverbank Precinct Redevelopment


Award Recipient
Undergraduate Student Award
  1. Michael Button (University of South Australia)
  2. Izaak Versteeg (University of South Australia)
Postgraduate Student Award Mark Daker (University of South Australia)
Education Development Award Michael Nietschke
Young Professional of the Year Award Sam Fulton
Women's Leadership Award Mary Lewitzka


The 2019 program page (and some abstracts) can be viewed at the archives by clicking here .

Session name Presenter Company PDF
What did Gibson see? Andrew Frost SEE Spatial & Geophysics
Borderline - South Australia Janet Fuller South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Positioning Australia Ryan Ruddick Geoscience Australia Download
Location SA Journey into Cloud and Portal Bert Bruijn Location SA Download
An interactive, participatory web map app of the Walk the Yorke Trail Joshua Gore University of South Australia Download
Larry Wells and the lost tribe Geoff Sandford Download
Just because we do not talk about it does not mean it has gone away - the impact of MAUP on urban planning and open space Mark Daker City of Salisbury Download
Deep learning / machine learning / artificial intelligence: what does it mean to GIS? Gordon Sumerling Esri Australia Download at external website
Where are you and what are you doing? Gordon Sumerling Esri Australia Download at external website
Computer vision and collaboration: harnessing the data within road assessment video logs Edoardo Neerhut Mapillary Download
Assessing shoreline change with a GIS of aerial, satellite and UAV sources Marcio DaSilva Flinders University
Pavement assessment using mobile laser scanning and high-resolution imagery on Flinders Ports, South Australia Paul Digney Jacobs Download
Providing a baseline for future change along Australia’s coastline Luke Chamberlain Fugro Australia Marine Download
World distribution of uranium deposits: creating a complex map that is simple to use Jonathan Irvine Geological Survey of South Australia Download
Impact of emotional intelligence on professional success and better business outcomes Ellie Zoghi Aerometrex
SX10 to 3D models: BIM learnings for linear infrastructure Chris Power Seymour Whyte
Planning reform: what's changing in bushfire hazard mapping Bridget Milanowski South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Digital Twins - a federated approach using TerriaJS Marie Truelove CSIRO Data61
LiDAR in sport - using airborne LiDAR to create maps for orienteering Tyson Hillyard Download
Remote sensing time series of an inundated saltmarsh Andrew McGrath Airborne Research Australia Download
Opportunities in SPACE for South Australian professionals David Bruce University of South Australia; Flinders University; International Space University Download
Improving coastal benthos mapping with hyperspectral imagery Ken Clarke School of Biological Sciences, The University of Adelaide Download
Fast geospatial passion – ignite talks
  1. Dimity Burgess
  2. Wil Waters
  3. Ellie Zoghi
  4. Blair Pellegrino
  1. City of Playford
  2. Mipela
  3. Aerometrex
  4. Department for Environment and Water
Download (Wil Waters)
Thinking in three dimensions with subsurface utilities Simon Ankor Earth Radar Download
Sundale Project - bridging the gap between remote sensing and surveying Liam Thierens Bennett + Bennett
From the size of an entire city down to a Lego brick: the magic of multi-scale 3D mesh Fabrice Marre Aerometrex
Groundwater potential zone (GPZ) mapping in fractured rock environments using a knowledge-driven geospatial approach Stephen Fildes University of South Australia
How can we act now to create the best future for the Australian geospatial industry? Roshni Sharma SSSI
Planning reform Sally Smith South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Download
Sustainable national model for production of licensed surveyors
  1. Michael Nietschke
  2. Paul Corcoran
  3. Scott Allen
  1. Alexander Symonds
  2. UniSA
  3. UniSA
There has to be an easier way; SA biological data collection goes from field datasheets to apps
  1. Helen Owens
  2. Amy Teitzel
  1. South Australian Department for Environment and Water
  2. South Australian Department for Environment and Water
A smart city agenda and its impact on our built environment Rebecca De Cicco Digital Node
RIEGL RPAS LIDAR - applications and value Glenne Blyth Riegl Australia
Making your data smarter Andrej Mocicka 1Spatial Download
[Keynote] Australian Space Agency Adam Seedsman Australian Space Agency Download
What does the automotive industry and architecture, engineering and construction have in common? Key learnings for the spatial professional from the automotive industry Faheem Kahn Leica Geosystems
[Keynote] From roads to rows - finding Australia's vineyards Seth Thuraisingham Consilium Technology
Leica Workshop: BIM and digital construction class Gregg Franz Leica Geosystems
[Keynote] Homeward Bound Mary-Ellen Feeney Jacobs
BIM for constructability Ken Lee Robert Bird Group
The world is no longer flat Sam Mason Nearmap
Navigating drones and regulations Ramesh Segaran University of Adelaide
Using 3D-GPR for mapping 100-year-old grave sites Graham Walker Earth Radar Download
Reprojecting Metromap on the fly – a tale of open source integrations Oliver Holmes Metromap