eCPD - Identifying the Socio-economic Benefits of Investment in Geospatial Information and Systems
Date & Time
Thursday, 21 Apr 2022
- 6:00 pm
This is a recording of a webinar held live on 21 October 2020.
The geospatial industry is dogged by its inability to express the value proposition of what they offer. Recent work in the field of geo-economics has focused on assessing socio-economic benefits in the context of use cases that align with organizational or National policy drivers. This course will focus on introducing geospatial professionals to a simple methodology for identifying and articulating economic, social and environmental benefits in terms decision makers can understand and where appropriate, estimating the return on investment in monetary terms.
This is a webinar is a question and answer session with a panel of specialists, allowing delegates to gain insights relevant to their challenges gaining executive-level buy-in for investment plans. Note the e-learning course menioted in the webinar was only available for live participants.
This session is presented by Mercury Project Solutions and their partners, ConsultingWhere. Mercury deliver strategic, location-intelligence consulting services as well as project and program management. They develop effective policy and strategy recommendations for their clients across the public and private sector.
The event will be chaired by John Kedar, principal at Geospatial Initiatives. The expert panel will be:
- Andrew Coote, Principal Consultant at ConsultingWhere
- Maurits van de Vlugt, Director at Mercury Project Solutions
- Alan Smart, Senior Economist at ACIL Allen & Chair, Tasmanian Spatial Information Council
By registering at the bottom of this page, you will receive a confirmation email containing the link to the recording to watch at a time that suits you.
This event is worth a total of 1.5 SSSI CPD points.
Katie Le Miere
National Events Manager