Georabble Sydney – call for women speakers

The next Sydney georabble has also been set for Thursday 10th November and we have a super special theme for you all to support!

This time around we’re putting the call out for women speakers to showcase the wonderful women we have in our industry.

If you want to present, send us the topic with a short description to sydney@georabble.org

This GeoRabble is going to be an all women lineup, but don’t worry if you are not female – everybody is more then welcome to attend!

Looking forward to sharing your stories, beers, nibbles and geochat on the 10/11!

Last but not least – GeoRabble is free to attend!


GeoRabble Tas #7 Announcement

We’re all go for another GeoRabble Tas!

Date: Thursday 10th November, 2016
Time: Doors open 5:00pm, Presentations from 5.20 pm
Location: Republic Bar in Hobart

Check out details at the Event page.

Contact Alex if you want to present.

This event is sponsored by Mappt, so check them out. Thanks Mappt!

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GeoRabble Tas #6 – August 25th – Speakers Announced!

The sixth GeoRabble Tas is on, and this time in Launceston.

What: GeoRabble Tas #6

When: August 25th, from 5 – 8 pm

Where: Hotel Colonial, Launceston

How: Register here, it’s free!

Who:

  • Scott Strong: Australia is on the move
  • Maurits van der Vlugt: Where the streets have no name
  • Darren Kidd: Sensor smart irrigation
  • John Dent: Archaeology of the Kerry Lodge Probation Station

Why:

Well, why not! It’s a free event, with free food, and it’s on the night before the Tasmanian Surveying and Spatial Conference.

 

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The event is sponsored by the SSSI Tas.

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Perth Georabble #17 – 25th August

Speakers:

  • Tracy Jin Cui – Geospatial industry trends and progress in China
  • Marcia Schneider – Historical Panoramas project
  • Voon-Li Chung – A Heuristic for Optimising Database Queries Involving GPS Coordinates
  • Onno Benschop – Spatial Adventures at GovHack
  • John Bryant – Maps for Lost Towns, and other Geogeeks projects

Date: Thursday 25th August 2016

Time: Doors open 5:30pm, Presentations from 6:00 pm

Location: Universal Bar, 221 William St, Northbridge

Format: A handful speakers, 10 minutes each, a room full of Rabblers, and the usual rules.

Registration: Attendance is free, but for catering purposes we need you to register!

Follow @georabble on twitter or use the hashtag #georabbleper to join the conversation.

We can’t hold these events without the help of the greater Geocommunity!

Please contact us if you’d like to be a part of sponsoring a future event.

Proudly sponsored by Survey Results

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Final speakers for Georabble – The Last 50m

We’re pleased to announce our speakers and panelists for next week’s Georabble!

If you haven’t already registered, please head to eventbrite or register at our meetup group.

We’re mixing things up again and will have a line up of talks followed by a panel session with our speakers, so come with questions, curiosity and hear from:

  • Gerry Stanley (PSMA) Capturing building outlines across 7.7 million km2 to find the last 50 metres could be regarded as challenge enough.
    Capturing 3D building attributes, surface cover, tree heights, swimming pools, roof material and more for 90% of Australia’s population is a much larger challenge…
  • Oliver Slezak (https://twitter.com/itruckbot) propositions Georabble that a “Front Door” is the reference point at any location. He proposes to invite all digital mappers to co-operate to map “Front Doors” as its reference point, starting with allowing volunteered input.
  • Brian Nicholls (AAM, https://twitter.com/nicholls_b) will present a “fully 3D enabled GIS based property booking system”.
  • Michael Krason (Mailcall) Estimating delivery times is tricky. But when you have inaccurate addresses to play with, it becomes a different game. Hear more about routing and delivery time estimation when dealing with poor addresses.

If you just want to listen, enjoy the free food (courtesy of Pitney Bowes), and have a drink and a chat, please join us on the night!

As always, GeoRabble is a free event, but we need you to register for catering purposes. So please register here.

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Looking forward to seeing you all!


First Speakers Announced for GeoRabble Sydney, 7 July

We are happy to announce our first speakers for GeoRabble Sydney, 7 July 2016 at the King Street Brewhouse– 22 The Promenade, Darling Harbour.

On the topic of finding your way, where traditional addressing may not be good enough we have:

  • Oliver Slezak (https://twitter.com/itruckbot) propositions Georabble that a “Front Door” is the reference point at any location. He proposes to invite all digital mappers to co-operate to map “Front Doors” as its reference point, starting with allowing volunteered input.
  • Brian Nicholls (AAM, https://twitter.com/nicholls_b) will present a “fully 3D enabled GIS based property booking system”.

We’re still taking speaker and panelist submissions, so if you would like to share an idea on this theme, get yourself out there and contribute to the rabble email us at sydney@georabble.org

If you just want to listen, enjoy the free food (courtesy of Pitney Bowes), and have a drink and a chat, please join us on the night!

As always, GeoRabble is a free event, but we need you to register for catering purposes. So please register here.

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Our sponsor for the night: Pitney Bowes

 


Call for Speakers/Panelists: GeoRabble Sydney – “The last 50 meters” (July 7th)

The theme for the next Sydney GeoRabble is “The Last 50 Meters”, or how to improve the accuracy of location using 21st century tools.

It will be on 7 July 2016, at the King Street Brewhouse – 22 The Promenade, Sydney (http://w3w.co/times.work.comic).

We are looking for panelists who can pitch their thoughts/ideas on the topic, and then participate in a panel discussion and brainstorming session with the Rabble. If you would like to participate in the panel, please contact us at sydney@georabble.org with your proposed topic.

With the advent of GPS phones, satnavs, and disruptive services such as Uber, Car Next Door or Foodora, we increasingly need to communicate locations to travel to, meet people, deliver parcels or be picked up or rescued from.

Whether you are in GIS, Logistics, Home Delivery, Event Management, Drone Delivery, or Mining, you are likely to find that traditional addressing does not provide enough detail, leading to cold Pizzas being delivered, not finding your friends at the festival, missing Uber pick-ups, and truck drivers doing laps around a business park looking for the loading dock.

Can more exact locations be crowd-sourced? Or automatically recognised? And who will collect and share these? What is the role that a Google, Here, TomTom, MapCode or what3words can play?

Save the date: July 7th to join the GeoRabble and learn more, discuss ideas, and have a bite and a drink with like-minded people.

Register here, or email us (sydney@georabble.org) if you want to participate on the panel.