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25 February 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

We are pleased to invite all ACT spatial professionals for our first event of 2021 – the announcement of the ACT regional winners of the 2020 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards, along with a fantastic program of local spatial speakers talking on relevant and interesting topics.

The event will be held at the Rex Hotel on Thursday 25 February in the late afternoon – come along to learn, network and celebrate the outstanding achievements of local professionals.

If you are interested in sponsoring the event, don’t hesitate to contact Katie below!


Please see the program for the event below. Please note this is subject to change.

 3.00pm  Registration
 3.30pm  Welcome Noel Ward, SSSI ACT Region Chair
 3.40pm  Positioning Australia for the Future Nick Brown, Geoscience Australia
 3.55pm  AI advances in imagery feature extraction Rob Coorey, Geospatial Intelligence
 4.10pm  Awards for Spatial Enablement & Technical Excellence
 4.20pm  Detecting and deciphering snow gum dieback: utilising citizen science, spatial data, and ground based surveys to inform remote sensing of widespread tree death in the Australian Alps Jessica Ward-Jones, ANU
 4.35pm  Mapping change over time Ben Vanzino, Geoscience Australia
 4.50pm  Awards for Innovation & Commercialisation and People & Community
 5.00pm  ACT Office of Surveyor-General Update
 5.15pm  Spatial interpolation of bathymetric point data using GIS and python Nick Streeton, NSW Dept of Planning, Industry & Environment
 5.30pm  Undergraduate Student and Professional of the Year Awards
 5.40pm  Close
 5.45pm  Networking Drinks


Rex Hotel Canberra, 150 Northbourne Ave, Braddon ACT 2612


25 February 2021
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Rex Hotel Canberra
150 Northbourne Ave
Braddon, ACT 2612 Australia
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