SID2019 Program

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8.30 am

Registration Conference Recess

  • Time: 8.30 am to 9.00 am
  • Room: Foyer

We are pleased to welcome you to SID2019. Please sign in or register your attendance at the registration desk. Your lanyard must be worn at all times. We hope you enjoy SID2019.

9.00 am

Welcome Plenary

  • Time: 9.00 am to 9.10 am
  • Room: Hall M

The Chair of SID2019 welcomes you to the conference.

9.30 am

Australian Space Agency Keynote Address Space

  • Time: 9.30 am to 9.55 am
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Mr Adam Seedsman (Executive Director, Strategy and Policy)
  • Company: Australian Space Agency

9.55 am

From roads to rows - finding Australia's vineyards Keynote Address Plenary

  • Time: 9.55 am to 10.25 am
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Mr Seth Thuraisingham (CEO and Founder)
  • Company: Consilium Technology

In this presentation, we will look at how the combination of AI and Geospatial technology has unlocked new possibilities in agriculture. We will explore continent-scale case studies as well as vineyard level case studies. We will investigate AI to imagine a future in order to unlock new business models and ways of working.

10.30 am

Morning Tea Conference Recess

  • Time: 10.30 am to 11.00 am
  • Room: Hall N

Enjoy a selection of savoury items with tea or coffee.

11.00 am

Deep learning / machine learning / artificial intelligence: what does it mean to GIS? Major Projects Talk Computer Science

  • Time: 11.00 am to 11.20 am
  • Room: City Rooms 1 & 2
  • Presenter: Mr Gordon Sumerling
  • Company: Esri Australia

The field of artificial intelligence (AI) has progressed rapidly in recent years with the development of cloud computing. The intersection of AI and GIS is creating massive opportunities that weren’t possible before. The fields of AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning are topical right now. But what are they and how can they be utilised in GIS to better understand our world?

BIM for constructability Specialist Talk 3D

  • Time: 11.00 am to 11.30 am
  • Room: City Rooms 3 & 4
  • Presenter: Mr Ken Lee (Group BIM Manager)
  • Company: Robert Bird Group

The utilisation of BIM in illustrating construction methodologies has long been applied within the construction industry. Robert Bird Group (RBG) as construction engineers frequently integrates BIM expertise to review issues such as erection strategies, calculation of lifting capacities, clash coordination and construction visualisation. This holistic approach between engineering and BIM creates an ideal environment for the illustration of BIM for Constructability. represents an exciting step towards challenging the way we construct and mitigate risks.

Positioning Australia Major Projects Talk Datum

  • Time: 11.00 am to 11.30 am
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Mr Ryan Ruddick (Director - GNSS Infrastructure and Informatics)
  • Company: Geoscience Australia

Positioning Australia is the Geoscience Australia program delivering accurate and reliable positioning anywhere and anytime. Through a coordinated network of ground station infrastructure and satellite technology, Positioning Australia will provide positioning information at an accuracy down to 3-5 cm in areas with access to mobile internet and down to 10 cm everywhere else. Access to improved positioning has the potential for a range of benefits from improved city transport systems to coordinating emergency services.

11.30 am

Computer vision and collaboration: harnessing the data within road assessment video logs Major Projects Talk Asset Management

  • Time: 11.30 am to 12.00 pm
  • Room: City Rooms 1 & 2
  • Presenter: Mr Edoardo Neerhut (Strategic Partnerships Manager)
  • Company: Mapillary

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield is working with Mapillary, leveraging computer vision and collaboration to unlock the wealth of spatial data contained within their road assessment video logs. Roads and footpaths have been surveyed over the last few years, with video logs processed to automatically extract thousands of map features. This open approach allows communities such as OpenStreetMap to both use and validate the data, improving the quality of Port Adelaide’s derived datasets.

Location SA Journey into Cloud and Portal Major Projects Talk Case Study

  • Time: 11.30 am to 12.00 pm
  • Room: City Rooms 3 & 4
  • Presenter: Mr Bert Bruijn
  • Company: Location SA

See how Location SA has implemented Cloud and Enterprise Portal for ArcGIS infrastructure to build a common platform for the development of public service solutions. Discover collaborative implementation strategies for new data services and technologies required for decreasing resources versus the increasing challenges of the Internet of Things. Attendees will learn about issues and challenges and witness a range of successful implementations.

What does the automotive industry and architecture, engineering and construction have in common? Key learnings for the spatial professional from the automotive industry Major Projects Talk Design

  • Time: 11.30 am to 12.00 pm
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Mr Faheem Kahn and others
  • Company: Leica Geosystems

The answer is Building Information Modelling (BIM). Manufacturing refers to it as Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and for the past four decades, it’s been a mainstay of automotive operations. In the automotive industry, the challenges of designing, building and updating a product have become more about software than steel, and all roads lead to digital-driven product lifecycle management. The AEC industry is undergoing continues transformation and digitisation [...]

12.00 pm

The world is no longer flat Major Projects Talk Computer Science

  • Time: 12.00 pm to 12.30 pm
  • Room: City Rooms 3 & 4
  • Presenter: Mr Sam Mason (AI Business Solutions Engineer)
  • Company: Nearmap

A long time ago people thought the world was flat. And even after we found out it wasn’t, we drew charts, made maps, took photos and continued to look at the world as if it was. But that time has passed. At Nearmap we’ve combined leading technologies using 3D and AI to provide a semantic fabric overlaying the world around us. Leveraging the latest Deep Learning techniques and over a decade’s worth of high resolution digital imagery, our Machine Learning pipeline automates the extraction of real-world features at continental scales providing a unique online digital history available on demand.

YP Exhibition Tour Special Session

  • Time: 12.00 pm to 12.30 pm
  • Room: Hall N

Join the YPs for a guided exhibition tour led by Sam Fulton (YP Chair of SA). Meet and greet the sponsors and see what they do. The tour starts at the YP booth in Hall N.

Planning reform Major Projects Talk Policy

  • Time: 12.00 pm to 12.30 pm
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Ms Sally Smith (Executive Director, Planning & Land Use Services)
  • Company: South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

South Australia is currently undergoing the biggest modernisation of its planning system in 20 years. A modern planning system is fundamental for South Australia, as it will ensure our state remains liveable, prosperous and vibrant; and can meet the future demands of our great state. Presentation will provide: (1) Overview and timing of planning reform agenda; (2) Implementation of Planning and Development Code; (3) Accredited Professional – opportunities for surveyors; and (4) Update on development of new EDALA.

Digital Twins - a federated approach using TerriaJS Major Projects Talk Case Study

  • Time: 12.00 pm to 12.30 pm
  • Room: City Rooms 1 & 2
  • Presenter: Dr Marie Truelove
  • Company: CSIRO Data61

CSIRO’s Data61 will share their progress on Digital Twin prototypes developed with governments using TerriaJS, and their vision for a potential future national digital twin – an ecosystem enabled by collaboration and innovation via a federated approach.

12.30 pm

Lunch Conference Recess

  • Time: 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm
  • Room: Hall N

12.45 pm

SSSI 2019 Annual General Meeting Special Session

  • Time: 12.45 pm to 1.15 pm
  • Room: Hall M
  • Company: SSSI

The 11th Annual General Meeting of the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute Limited. The agenda for the meeting is: (1) Apologies; (2) Remembrances; (3) Acceptance of Minutes; (3.1) Minutes of AGM 2018; (4) President’s Report; (5) Presentation of Annual Report - Financials; (6) Portfolios of President and President Elect; and (7) Other Business.

1.30 pm

Sundale Project - bridging the gap between remote sensing and surveying Major Projects Talk Case Study

  • Time: 1.30 pm to 2.00 pm
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Mr Liam Thierens (Spatial Services Manager)
  • Company: Bennett + Bennett

Multifaceted survey and spatial solutions on the Gold Coast’s Sundale Bridge project enabled enhanced decision making, design and community engagement opportunities for stakeholders. Innovative surveying, laser scanning and photogrammetry solutions were complemented by advanced data management services to facilitate the BIM enabled project. Bennett + Bennett’s reality capture data was also used to generate project visualisations that will be used to garner community and stakeholder support for the project.

Thinking in three dimensions with subsurface utilities Major Projects Talk Framework

  • Time: 1.30 pm to 2.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 1
  • Presenter: Mr Simon Ankor
  • Company: Earth Radar

The Australian Classification for Subsurface Utility Information (AS 5488.2019) has just been released, with some minor updates to the Standard and the addition of the informative Part 2: Subsurface utility engineering. How does the new 2019 edition apply to new technologies entering the market, and how should we treat data that does not fit within the requirements of the Standard?

Assessing shoreline change with a GIS of aerial, satellite and UAV sources Specialist Talk Academia

  • Time: 1.30 pm to 1.45 pm
  • Room: City Room 3
  • Presenter: Mr Marcio DaSilva
  • Company: Flinders University

The coastal zone requires reliable data that provides insight into its dynamic morphological change. This presentation provides a case study of assessing shoreline change utilising various Remote Sensing sources such as satellite imagery (PlanetScope), aerial photos, and UAV surveys. The research represents an integration of high-resolution primary data collection to validate a model of multi-spectral indices. The results provide an innovative method of monitoring the coastline that could provide greater landscape level insights.

Fast geospatial passion – ignite talks Panel Business

  • Time: 1.30 pm to 2.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 2

A fast paced ‘Ignite’ format where each presenter has the floor for 5 minutes. Expect fast talking and many slides! Topics: (a) Dimity Burgess – Data Collection at the City of Playford; (b) Wil Waters – Using Maps for Advocacy in Authoritarian Countries; (c) Ellie Zoghi – Gawler to Onkaparinga, a grand vision to a grand plan; and (d) Blair Pellegrino – When spatial and non-spatial systems collide at Department for Environment and Water.

Leica Workshop: BIM and digital construction class Workshop

  • Time: 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 4
  • Presenter: Mr Gregg Franz
  • Company: Leica Geosystems

This workshop covers some of the pertinent issues that Spatial Professionals need to be aware of in relation to building information modelling (BIM) such as the ramifications of real-world coordinate systems and Level Of Detail. This workshop further explores emerging workflows such as verifying scan data against the model, when and when not to use a mesh and how to perform layout using direct links to the model.

1.45 pm

Remote sensing time series of an inundated saltmarsh Specialist Talk Environment

  • Time: 1.45 pm to 2.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 3
  • Presenter: Dr Andrew McGrath
  • Company: Airborne Research Australia

A saltmarsh near Adelaide’s Port River became subject to tidal inundation just several years ago. Since then, near-monthly flight patterns over this site by an instrumented research aircraft carrying multiple lidars, RGB cameras and sometimes a hyperspectral linescanner have enabled collection of an unprecedented time series of remote sensing data documenting the replacement of saltmarsh vegetation by colonising mangroves.

2.00 pm

RIEGL RPAS LIDAR - applications and value Major Projects Talk Business

  • Time: 2.00 pm to 2.30 pm
  • Room: City Room 1
  • Presenter: Mr Glenne Blyth
  • Company: Riegl Australia

LIDAR technology is miniaturising in size and weight, and increasing in speed and performance. Drones are becoming ever more efficient, autonomous and effective at carrying different payloads. These converging technologies are presenting an incredible opportunity for surveying and mapping firms to improve their data capture workflows and offer a level of data richness to the market, especially in vegetated areas, which was simply not possible just a few years ago.

How can we act now to create the best future for the Australian geospatial industry? Major Projects Talk Young Professionals

  • Time: 2.00 pm to 2.30 pm
  • Room: City Room 2
  • Presenter: Miss Roshni Sharma (Chair, National Young Professionals)
  • Company: SSSI

How can we act now to create the best future for the Australian Geospatial Industry? How to bridge the industry-academia divide and engage effectively with other industries for collaboration and innovation? Young Professionals are the key – let’s explore the challenges and opportunities they face, and how the industry can come together to support its future from what we have learnt through the SSSI National Young Professionals Mentoring Program and the Locate19 Young Professionals Symposium.

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 Specialist Talk Environment

  • Time: 2.00 pm to 2.15 pm
  • Room: City Room 3
  • Presenter: Mr Mark Daker
  • Company: City of Salisbury

Despite the increasing availability of big data for research, the selection of spatial unit and the effect of the modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP) remains an issue. The choice spatial units can change the outcomes. This is often the case when local government area is used with open space provision and the promotion of population health and wellbeing within urban environments.

SX10 to 3D models: BIM learnings for linear infrastructure Major Projects Talk Case Study

  • Time: 2.00 pm to 2.30 pm
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Mr Chris Power
  • Company: Seymour Whyte

This presentation looks at the challenges of implementing digital engineering for linear infrastructure. The session deals with the challenges of integrating standard drawings, contract variations, 3D constructability assessments and real-world coordinate systems. Using the example of a $180 million motorway upgrade in SEQ, the presenter outlines digital engineering from the contractor perspective, and transitions the focus from design models to as constructed models, showing how digital engineering improves construction processes and outcomes.

2.15 pm

Groundwater potential zone (GPZ) mapping in fractured rock environments using a knowledge-driven geospatial approach Specialist Talk Academia

  • Time: 2.15 pm to 2.30 pm
  • Room: City Room 3
  • Presenter: Mr Stephen Fildes
  • Company: University of South Australia

The primary aim of this pilot project is to model Groundwater Potential Zones (GPZs) in fractured rock environments surrounding the townships of Hawker and Quorn in the southern Flinders Ranges using geospatial techniques. A simple knowledge-driven multi-criteria data analysis approach was used to rank and integrate key GPZ explanatory factors. The pilot project was conducted to support field-based hydrology and geophysical testing of proposed drill locations where groundwater is likely to be more sustainable.

2.30 pm

Opportunities in SPACE for South Australian professionals Specialist Talk Space

  • Time: 2.30 pm to 2.45 pm
  • Room: City Room 3
  • Presenter: Prof David Bruce
  • Company: University of South Australia; Flinders University; International Space University

Australia and South Australia’s push into SPACE provides opportunities to develop Earth Observation sensor componentry, image processing algorithms and rapid delivery of information to end users. This presentation explores these opportunities in two application areas: forest fire detection and forest harvest monitoring. The former application is extremely time critical and the latter application requires automation of the processing of significant quantities of satellite image data. Both applications require multi-disciplinary professional teams to generate innovative solutions.

Pavement assessment using mobile laser scanning and high-resolution imagery on Flinders Ports, South Australia Major Projects Talk Asset Management

  • Time: 2.30 pm to 3.00 pm
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Mr Paul Digney
  • Company: Jacobs

Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal is a 24-hour, 364 day a year operating dock in South Australia with a schedule at the whim of shipping movements and sudden changes in weather. JACOBS was engaged as a part of a larger project to undertake an assessment of the infrastructures current condition. This task included a pavement assessment. To undertake the pavement assessment JACOBS utilised a REIGL VMX-450 Mobile Laser Scanner to capture data in an efficient manner.

Impact of emotional intelligence on professional success and better business outcomes Specialist Talk Business

  • Time: 2.30 pm to 2.45 pm
  • Room: City Room 2
  • Presenter: Ms Ellie Zoghi
  • Company: Aerometrex

Our emotions matter for better business outcomes. Working in fast-paced and changing environments, we all have experienced stress and conflict. Our Emotional Intelligence is critical to how we manage these situations, and ultimately, on our overall job performance. So, what is Emotional Intelligence, and can we improve it? And what is the role of mindful awareness in increasing EI and promoting our intrinsic motivation?

Borderline - South Australia Specialist Talk History

  • Time: 2.30 pm to 3.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 1
  • Presenter: Ms Janet Fuller
  • Company: South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Be bowled over by the stories about the evolution of the South Australian border. Duck into this session to hear about the early surveying of South Australia’s borderline. Learn some of SA’s border history, about the surveys undertaken, how a surveyor can make a mark and the importance of being able to deliver the right line. Go on tour around South Australia following the borderline.

2.45 pm

Sustainable national model for production of licensed surveyors Specialist Talk Business

  • Time: 2.45 pm to 3.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 2
  • Presenter: Mr Michael Nietschke (Senior Licensed Surveyor) and others
  • Company: Alexander Symonds

Research of surveying university degree programs and licensing process offering shared core curriculum and resources to establish sustainable national model for production of Licensed Surveyors

Improving coastal benthos mapping with hyperspectral imagery Specialist Talk Academia

  • Time: 2.45 pm to 3.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 3
  • Presenter: Dr Ken Clarke
  • Company: School of Biological Sciences, The University of Adelaide

We examine whether hyperspectral airborne imagery enables better mapping of benthic exposure (seagrass v. not-seagrass), and whether it allows us to distinguish between different kinds of seagrass (i.e., genus level mapping). We demonstrate 1) that hyperspectral benthic exposure mapping is more accurate than multispectral mapping, and 2) that it is possible to very accurately map seagrass genera with hyperspectral imagery. Some interesting imagery processing methods are discussed, and recommendations made for future mapping.

3.00 pm

Afternoon Tea Conference Recess

  • Time: 3.00 pm to 3.30 pm
  • Room: Hall N

3.30 pm

Planning reform: what's changing in bushfire hazard mapping Specialist Talk Policy

  • Time: 3.30 pm to 3.45 pm
  • Room: City Room 4
  • Presenter: Ms Bridget Milanowski
  • Company: South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

As part of the current planning reform, Bushfire Protection Areas (BPA) are changing. Our aim, to improve planning development and design standards, that minimize the threat and impact of bushfires. A co-operative effort across agencies, followed by consultation with LGAs and public. By combining new data and science, we are refreshing the BPA, adding Urban Interface and grassfire hazard, along with planning code updates. This extends towards Generation2, with climate change and likelihood.

A smart city agenda and its impact on our built environment Specialist Talk Environment

  • Time: 3.30 pm to 3.45 pm
  • Room: City Room 1
  • Presenter: Miss Rebecca De Cicco
  • Company: Digital Node

This session will give delegates a summary of the smart city agenda. Looking at technology start ups and organisations supporting the smart city agenda the session will also discuss how future cities will evolve and change how we currently live, work and travel. BIM and Digital Engineering processes will continue to evolve and impact how we design and build. This will ultimately change how we access, use and deliver our built assets.

LiDAR in sport - using airborne LiDAR to create maps for orienteering Specialist Talk Maps

  • Time: 3.30 pm to 3.45 pm
  • Room: City Room 2
  • Presenter: Mr Tyson Hillyard

Although Orienteering is a small sport in Australia, it is making use of the latest spatial technology to create the maps it needs for its international standard competitions.

Larry Wells and the lost tribe Specialist Talk History

  • Time: 3.30 pm to 3.45 pm
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Mr Geoff Sandford (Retired surveyor)

Geoff Sandford and Simon Coxon sought to locate blazes in Kurrajong Trees made by surveyor Larry Wells as part of the Elder Scientific Expedition of 1891. The blazed trees have been described as “surely the most remote explorer’s marks in the world”. However, during the attempt to find the explorers mark, the adventure took an unusual turn after signs of aboriginal activity in the area.

Making your data smarter Specialist Talk Design

  • Time: 3.30 pm to 3.45 pm
  • Room: City Room 3
  • Presenter: Mr Andrej Mocicka
  • Company: 1Spatial

Whether you are working in government, utility or transportation industries, the one thing that most people would agree on, is that data has never been quicker and easier to obtain. With this, the amount of data that can and is collected, has increased exponentially in a number of areas. What arguably has not become easier, is managing the data.

3.45 pm

Providing a baseline for future change along Australia’s coastline Specialist Talk Environment

  • Time: 3.45 pm to 4.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 2
  • Presenter: Mr Luke Chamberlain
  • Company: Fugro Australia Marine

The Australian coastline requires modern and integrated coastal management systems to ensure economic, social, environmental and population pressures are managed in a coherent and coordinated way. Utilising modern mapping techniques, a solid baseline can be safely mapped to identify future change and allow local and state governments the ability to react quickly to ensure the safety of all that use the coastline.

What did Gibson see? Specialist Talk History

  • Time: 3.45 pm to 4.00 pm
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Mr Andrew Frost (Principal)
  • Company: SEE Spatial & Geophysics

In April 1874 Alfred Gibson vanished in the region that would become known as the Gibson Desert. No trace of him, his horse, or equipment has ever been found. Using modern Spatial System and data a probability surface is built in an attempt to shed light on his disappearance, and showcase the use of Spatial technologies in the fields of Historic Geography and Forensic Archaeology.

From the size of an entire city down to a Lego brick: the magic of multi-scale 3D mesh Specialist Talk 3D

  • Time: 3.45 pm to 4.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 1
  • Presenter: Mr Fabrice Marre
  • Company: Aerometrex

3D mesh of entire cities or objects as small as a Lego brick are generated using the same photogrammetry technique: 3D measurements are derived from overlapping photographs. Those photographs can be captured from high above ground or from very close range. Each 3D mesh will have specific applications however it is also possible to combine multiple resolutions and platform into unique, seamless, multi-scale 3D mesh.

World distribution of uranium deposits: creating a complex map that is simple to use Specialist Talk Maps

  • Time: 3.45 pm to 4.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 4
  • Presenter: Mr Jonathan Irvine
  • Company: Geological Survey of South Australia

This presentation highlights the Geological Survey of South Australia's contribution to the International Atomic Energy Agency's recently published second edition of the World Distribution of Uranium Deposits. The map is a snapshot of all the current knowledge: a bundle of information, a visual representation of data from various technical documents, all summarized in one place, creating a complex map that is simple to use for uranium resource and inventory management and geoscience research.

Where are you and what are you doing? Specialist Talk Design

  • Time: 3.45 pm to 4.00 pm
  • Room: City Room 3
  • Presenter: Mr Gordon Sumerling
  • Company: Esri Australia

GIS in the field means we are all connected. We can capture information. We can visualise information. But where are you exactly and how can your colleagues connect with you? In this session we will see how Esri’s field tools, indoors and outdoors, can aide in your everyday work by providing location intelligence.

4.00 pm

Using 3D-GPR for mapping 100-year-old grave sites Specialist Talk History

  • Time: 4.00 pm to 4.15 pm
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Mr Graham Walker
  • Company: Earth Radar

How can you identify 100 year old grave sites without the need for any archaeological excavations? Including an overview of the latest advancements in 3D-GPR technology, this talk demonstrates how tasks that historically have been either extremely hard or near impossible are now relatively simple to achieve.

Navigating drones and regulations Specialist Talk Policy

  • Time: 4.00 pm to 4.15 pm
  • Room: City Room 2
  • Presenter: Mr Ramesh Segaran
  • Company: University of Adelaide

The drone space is still moving at a breathtaking pace. This is a brief update on some of the some of the new tools emerging in the market and changes to civil aviation regulations including drone licencing and extended capabilities such as flying beyond visual line of sight and operating over populated areas.

An interactive, participatory web map app of the Walk the Yorke Trail Specialist Talk Maps

  • Time: 4.00 pm to 4.15 pm
  • Room: City Room 4
  • Presenter: Mr Joshua Gore
  • Company: University of South Australia

Many websites advertising trail-based tourism opportunities include some form of interactive map showing trail location, infrastructure, and points of interest. These maps are however often limited in both usability and utility. This project uses a user-centred design approach to determine the needs of users of the Walk the Yorke Trail. Two specific cartographic methods made possible by modern cartographic frameworks, context adaptive cartography and participatory functionality, are implemented and assessed.

There has to be an easier way; SA biological data collection goes from field datasheets to apps Specialist Talk Case Study

  • Time: 4.00 pm to 4.15 pm
  • Room: City Room 3
  • Presenter: Ms Helen Owens (Scientific Officer – Biological Data ) and others
  • Company: South Australian Department for Environment and Water

Turning species sightings into accessible, authoritative records in the state biological databases (BDBSA) used to take months. Now it can be done overnight. This presentation showcases how the whole process was made easier and faster with the introduction of mobile apps.

Reprojecting Metromap on the fly – a tale of open source integrations Specialist Talk Photogrammetry

  • Time: 4.00 pm to 4.15 am
  • Room: City Room 1
  • Presenter: Mr Oliver Holmes
  • Company: Metromap

In developing Metromap for a myriad of users, it has been necessary to offer a variety of datums and projections for our users. In this presentation, we will investigate how we have achieved this, and what is on the roadmap for Metromaps inclusion of 3D data.

4.20 pm

Homeward Bound Keynote Address Plenary

  • Time: 4.20 pm to 4.50 pm
  • Room: Hall M
  • Presenter: Ms Mary-Ellen Feeney
  • Company: Jacobs

What do Antarctica, women in STEM and climate change have in common? Find out what happens when 80 women leaders from different science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines convene in Antarctica for a symposium at sea about climate change, environmental stewardship, science policy and decision making.

4.50 pm

Closing Plenary

  • Time: 4.50 pm to 5.00 pm
  • Room: Hall M

5.00 pm

Happy Hour

  • Time: 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm
  • Room: Hall N

6.30 pm

APSEA-SA Dinner

  • Time: 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm
  • Room: Panorama Ballroom