GeoRabble Perth #3

GeoRabble #3 Perth, 25 July, Belgian Beer Cafe

A very successful event attended by 80 people, of which half had not attended before.  Several of the usual faces commented that they did not know quite a few people, so perhaps GeoRabble is succeeding in reaching out beyond the spatial nucleus.  Tom Brownlie was the Master of Ceremony and reminded people of the rules of GeoRabble – including to celebrate all things spatial.  Bringing the rabble together to quiet down and listen to the two speakers was easier than thought with the amount of chattering.  David Brady gave us a interesting talk about fact and fiction using maps as the examples.  Apparently there are lies/inconsistencies within the Asterix maps!
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Speakers & Panel Confirmed for GeoRabble Perth!

The panel is confirmed, the food’s been ordered, the venue has been cleaned…

Wednesday 25 July 2012

Trappist on King

Belgian Beer Cafe,

Cnr King & Murray Sts Perth

With two short talks, speakers David Brady (Fiction and Fact); and Lance Martin (WA Police Concept Car) are set to plumb the depths of the abyss that is the geospatial mind and see what pearls they can find.

Our expert panel of Phil Beach, Chelsea Samuel, Sonny Tham, Bernard O’Sullivan and Richard Brown have not been allowed in the same room together in the hopes of some rabble fireworks.

Big thanks to this evenings sponsor Amristar

 

 

If you would like to talk at a future GeoRabble event, please send and email with the title and a short description to perth@georabble.org.  Talks are limited to 10 minutes.

Announcing GeoRabble Sydney #5, and Call for Speakers

Join us for the fifth Sydney GeoRabble, with great (short!) talks, cool people and a few drinks. And: we’re bringing back the free pizza!

When: Thursday 23 August 2012

Where: Occidental Hotel, 43 York St, Sydney.

Doors open 5:30 PM, talks start 6PM. Please join our Meetup  Group, or RSVP here, so we can plan catering.

We will be announcing speakers soon.

If you would like to talk, send an email with the title and short description to sydney@georabble.org. Talks are limited to 10 minutes.

GeoRabble Perth #3 Announced!

Having had a strong showing at the last Perth Georabble, the middle of the year calls another night out for GeoBeer, GeoTalks, GeoDiscussion and GeoRabble.
With a good shortlist of speakers, and a discussion panel on the use of data warming up in the wings, the venue organised, now is the time to get your tickets.

GeoRabble Perth #3

Wednesday July 25
Doors open 5.30pm, talks from 6.15pm
Trappist on King
Cnr King & Murray Sts Perth
Perth, Western Australia 6000
This time in a very special GeoRabble first, we’re going to use half the night in an open panel discussion.  What are we talking about? The amount of effort versus return?  Poor quality data in, can only result in bad decisions?  Or can we create silk purses from hogs ears? Perfection in information is a matter of definition as rubbish data can still be perfect for specific situations, depending how it is used and what it is used for.
Help us and the panel put fact before fiction – perhaps!
Contact: perth@georabble.org for more information