The 2018 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence - Queensland Awards were held at historic Brisbane City Hall on Friday 24 August.
It was a fantastic night, showcasing outstanding projects and individuals in Queensland's surveying and spatial sciences industry.
The deserving SSSI Individual Winners for 2018 were:
Professional of the Year
Roy Somerville, Chair, SSSI Qld Regional Committee - receiving his award from The Hon. Dr Anthony Lynham, Minister for Natural Resources, Mines & Energy
Women's Leadership Award
Dr Karen Joyce, James Cook University - receiving her award from Bob Markham, CEO, UrbisPro
Educational Development Award
Dr Sanjeev Srivastava, University of Sunshine Coast - receiving his award from Professor Kevin McDougall, Head of Civil Engineering & Surveying, University of Southern Queensland.
Undergraduate Student Award
Highly Commended: Kent Olive, University of the Sunshine Coast
Winner, Clem Jones Medal: Scott Johnson, Department of Natural Resources Mines & Energy - receiving award from David Muir, Chair, Clem Jones Group
Service to the Qld Surveying & Spatial Sciences Community
Peter Gersekowski, Department of Natural Resources, Mines & Energy - receiving award from Paul Reed, East Coast Surveying & Vice-Chair, SSSI Qld Regional Committee
Postgraduate Student Award
Nicolas Younes - James Cook University
The SIBA|GITA Industry Award winners were:
Award for Innovation and Commercialisation
Judges' Commendation: Daniel Fitzgerald, Immersive Robotics - receiving award from Daniel Harvey, Director, Amristar
Winner: Tim Neal, Data Farming & Ian Miller, Spatial Vision - receiving award from Daniel Harvey, Director, Amristar
Award for People and Community
Grania Kelly, StarSapphire Productions - receiving award from Alistair Byrom, Chairman, SIBA|GITA
Award for Spatial Enablement
Lee Hellen and Todd Morschel, Land Solution Australia - receiving award from Peter James, Qld Branch Chair, SIBA|GITA
Award for Technical Excellence
Mark Billsborough, Bennett + Bennett - receiving award from Alistair Hart, Mangoesmapping
Congratulations to all nominees and winners on your achievements!
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