Locate20 registration now open!

November 30, 2019
It's time to secure your spot at the Locate20 Conference

Dates: 28th - 30th April 2020
Location: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Attending Locate20 will put you and your business at the cutting edge of how Geospatial and Location technologies are being used to create tailored innovative solutions in the building of our digital economy. Locate20 is the place to explore how we can collaborate, converge to transcend technical and geographic silos and empower our industry to influence Australia's economy by leveraging new technological developments. Come along for a unique experience unlike any Locate before, to understand the influence and importance of our industry to broader, non-traditional, industries and the Australian economy and how this can push your business and career to new heights.

Locate20 will also look at how new technology and practices are equipping us to meet the challenges our planet is faced with, how we can learn from our collective experiences and share in new collaborative and profitable partnerships that will enhance the ecosystem of the geospatial community. This year, Locate20 will provide you with an even more valubale experience, as we have reflected on the feedback you provided last year and tailored the program and exhibition experience to be more relevant to your needs and interests. 

Click 'Register' to secure your spot at the Locate20 Conference now!

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We are excited to announce the first round of plenary speakers for Locate20. These speakers set the scene for highlighting the diversity of the Geospatial & Location technologies sector each speaker is expected to bring their own unique insights, experiences & perspectives to the Locate stage.

Keep reading to get to know a few of your Locate20 speakers!



Bruce is responsible for the State of New South Wales’ geodetic and positioning infrastructure and for its spatial and mapping functions. Bruce has twenty-five years’ experience in the spatial sector, in the Queensland, Victorian and New South Wales governments.

Want to find out about where NSW Spatial Services is implementing new technologies and creating innovation?
At Locate20, Bruce Thompson (Executive Director of Spatial Services for the NSW Government) will deliver a plenary keynote telling you all about this. This will include Real Time Service Delivery Mapping delivered by NSW Service Point, and API driven service allowing on-the-fly validation and geocoding of addresses before they are deidentified, aggregated and displayed spatially. This is set to transform the way that the NSW Government manages and supplies data - but what does this mean for the way that you operate day-to-day? Come along to Locate20 to find out more!

Dr. Nadine Alameh is the recently appointed CEO of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). She is a recognized leader in the GIS field, having built a career out of her dedication to interoperability and innovation in several domains including Aviation, Earth Observations, Public Safety and Defense. 

For those working in the Geospatial Science & Technology sector there is a growing sense of excitement in predicting the future of our industry.

Dr Nadine Alameh (CEO of the Open Geospacial Consortium) will deliver a plenary keynote at Locate20 that will discuss exactly how the sector is changing, what predications can be made on this direction & how we are experiencing a boom in the application of these technologies across a vast range of industries - from underground to surface transportation to agriculture to earth observations to aviation to space. With technology, government & business models all changing right before our eyes location based technologies are becoming a differentiator in so many domains and an enabler of brand new ones. What does this mean for your career and your business? Register to attend Locate20 to find out!


28 - 30 April 2020
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre



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