Speaker #2 for GeoRabble Brisbane #3 – Bill Kitson

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GeoRabble Brisbane is honoured to welcome Bill Kitson to our spatial gathering!

Bill Kitson is one of Queensland’s best known surveyors and a highly respected spatial historian.

Following a 1974 Survey Office investigation of the surviving markers along the Queensland State borders, Bill became ‘hooked on history’ researching the lives and work of the men that mapped Queensland. This interest in heritage became his vocation in 1980 when he was appointed as curator of the then newly established Lands, Mapping and Surveying Museum.

Even in retirement Bill continues to be a prolific and highly effective communicator. His passion for preserving surveying heritage and his generosity in sharing his unsurpassed knowledge of the spatial industry have become legendary.

His talk will be titled ‘Surveying Heritage, Our Glorious Past’.

At last count only 16 tickets left at http://www.eventbrite.com.au/event/5434396426#

Registrations Open for GeoRabble Melbourne #4

GeoRabble is back in Melbourne on Tuesday 23rd April at the European Bier Cafe (120 Exhibition St) with drinks, free food and geo-talks. Doors open 5:30pm, presentations start 6:30pm.

The line up of guest speakers are being finalised and we still have room for 1-2 more speakers, so let us know if you have a geo-story that you would like share. We are looking for interesting, entertaining or downright geeky presenters. If you fit that category, and have a geo-story to tell us then email your ideas to melbourne@georabble.org

Registration is now open and attendance is free so RSVP at  georabble-melb.eventbrite.com.au

A very special thanks to our GeoAwesome AAM Sponsor without whom we couldn’t run this event and provide food to everyone …