Georabble Brisbane Update

Wow, you lot are keen for a night out! The response has been great with over 100 already registered and many more confirming every day. Its going to be a great night at the Charming Squire. Don’t leave it to the last minute to book, we will have to cut off the registrations when we hit 180. So sign up here

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/georabble-brisbane-locate-2021-event-tickets-142452113105

We have confirmed our first three speakers and at least one more to join the list.

The amazing Jess Watson from the Dept of Resources is doing some incredible work Using AI to Accurately Position Queensland’s Property Boundaries. A hugely important project that just happens to also save money, save time, and improve data that underpins pretty much everything else.

Marcus Toyne describes himself as “self-confessed geek with a love of all things spatial” which is kind of the perfect description if you want to speak at a future Georabble. Marcus is going to talk about some of the work done across Queensland Gov on bushfire severity mapping

Wayne Lee-Archer goes one step further in his profile, describing himself as follows: “Describing myself as a ‘zealot’ would severely understate the level of passion I have for GIS, location intelligence and the rise of the developer

Wayne has a fascinating topic – Mapping with Integrity

Many will understand the the responsibility we have as geospatial scientists to accurately represent the truth – like representing borders and not publishing images of Australia looking like the whole country is on fire and letting celebrity Instagram accounts spread the map as fact.

We will be arranging some food thanks to the very kind people from

Pointerra

And if you want to start early after a long day at the Locate Conference Live site, the SSSI APSEA-Q Drinks will be holding a happy hour at 5pm downstairs at Charming Squire (no registration required). Some of the award winners and nominees will be attendance, please go and say hello.

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