SICC News - August 2020

August 6, 2020


New SICC Members

We are pleased to welcome the following new members who joined last month:

  • Yu You, NSW
  • Virginie Ducruc, SA
  • Anh Ngo, WA
  • Abdulwaheed Tella, Overseas
  • Hurmain Ariffin, Overseas


SSSI Events in August

The following SSSI webinars may be of interest to our SICC members.

Wednesday 2 Septmber 4:00PM AEST Review of Victoria’s Naming Rules – Learn about the rules, processes and procedures to name roads, feature and localities with this webinar presented by Rafe Benli, DELWP.

Wednesday 26 August 4:00PM AEST  The use of technology in the era of COVID-19 - Healthcare systems across the globe, including in Australia, are under extreme pressure and do not always have rapid access to data in real time and up to date to consolidate and enable informed decision making, particularly with respect to effective outbreak management and public education.  Join our speakers Professor Mary-Louise McLaws and Dr Ori Gudes on this topic.

Thursday 27 August 5:00PM AEST Importance of ground control points for the aerial triangulation of UAS-based image flights To achieve a high level of metric precision for the derived UAS-based products, it is essential to establish ground control points in object space. Presented by Prof Thomas P Kersten, HafenCity University Hamburg, Laboratory for Photogrammetry & Laser Scanning.

Friday 28 August 4:30PM AEST Career Lift Webinar: Making your career work for you: Further education and entrepreneurship  A presentation from industry experts on how to use further education and entrepreneurship skills to take your career further.

Check out the full list of events here.

Did you miss a recent webinar?  Don't worry - you can register for the recording from our eCPD page!

Other Events

Events postponed:

Events still scheduled:

URISA’s GIS Pro 2020 Conference Goes Virtual

USA’s primary GIS industry professional organisation, URISA holds an annual conference called GIS Pro. Normally hosted in different state each year, the conference is going to be virtual for 2020, providing SSSI Members and opportunity to look at the topics and potentially attend an international conference from the comfort of home.

Preliminary Schedule:

  • Virtual URISA workshops will take place on September 23 & 24 and October 6 & 7.
  • Keynote addresses, breakout sessions, partner-sponsored sessions, and special interest group meetings will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (September 29-October 2).
  • A Virtual Marketplace will provide access with solutions providers
  • Networking at the Virtual "Hotel Lounge" and opportunities to connect, engage, and collaborate will be plentiful.

More information.

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