SSSI NSW News – September 2019

August 31, 2019


September 2019


NSW ACT Conference 2019 – Registrations open now!!
We look forward to seeing you at NSW ACT Conference 2019, which will be on 25 September (welcome/satellite) and sessions on 26 and 27 September in Goulburn, under the theme "Blurring Our Digital Boundaries". 
Sponsorships packages remain available and all members are encouraged to review whether you know anyone who could provide support, in this way, to your Institute.
A copy of the Sponsorship Prospectus can be accessed here:
Click: SSSI-NSW-ACT-2019-Conference-Sponsorship-Proposal
Details associated with the Conference can be found via the following link:
Blurring Our Digital Boundaries.
Speakers at Conference include:
Daniel Paez on What is disrupting the surveying profession?
Nicholas Brown from GA on Positioing Australia
Peter Morgan from the University of Canberra on Moving to Rinex 3.X
Surveyor General of ACT Jeff Brown
Deputy Surveyor General NSW Thomas Grinter
Deputy Surveyor General ACT Greg Ledwidge
Dr Dipak Paudyal from ESRI & UQ on Driving Towards Our Digital Future
Colin Ross from TomTom International on the Basics of Data Science
Dr Adam Roff from DPIE on a Living Map
Adrian White from Spatial Services on Digital Survey Plans and
Michelle Blicavs, CEO ACS, on Presenting the Profession.
Current Programme Available Here
There will be interactive sessions and plenty of networking time too!
CPD Information: Click here
General Conference Updates and to support your sponsors:
APSEA Dinner - Gala Awards Night!
As part of Conference 2019 the APSEAs will be announced at a Gala Dinner on Thursday, 26th September 2019 at the stunning Southern Star Inn.
A night of amazing entertainment, celebrating excellence in & across our industry, plus plenty of networking opportunities along with great food & beverage.  Ensure you have secured your tickets: book now !  For tables of 8 please email: 



Note that in order to obtain discounts to events, including Conference 2019, you need to be a financial member of SSSI. 

Online Renewal
To renew your membership online, please log in to with your membership login details and follow the instructions on screen. Once you have renewed online you will receive an invoice/receipt to your registered email address. 

If you have forgotten your password, please use the ‘Forgotten password’ facility via the member login page. To ensure continued access to member services please renew your membership as soon as possible. 

Member Benefits also currently include Member Advantage via: 

How does a 10% discount on your insurance sound? 

Vero offers great quality home and contents insurance featuring:

  • New for old replacement for all contents
  • Lock replacement
  • Cover against fraudulent use of credit cards stolen from your property up to $1,500 (where you have contents cover)
  • Flood cover as standard^
  • Enjoy an exclusive 10% discount on home insurance through your benefits, which is automatically applied to the price you are quoted.
  • Plus an additional 5% discount if you buy combined home & contents cover.

Get a quote and visit your SSSI Member Advantage website for more information.

^Flood cover does not include loss or damage caused by highwater, actions of the sea, tidal waves or water entering your home due to structural defects, alterations, additions, renovations or repairs.

This may contain general advice and has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Conditions and Exclusions apply. A Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) is available for this product, and can be requested when you call for a quote, or can be downloaded from the Vero website: You should consider the PDS before deciding whether to buy any of these products. The insurer is AAI Limited ABN 48 005 297 807 AFSL 230859 trading as Vero Insurance.

Information correct as at 06/08/2019

If you need membership assistance please contact: .

New MOU to expand our Reach

SSSI members will share in the benefits of a new MOU, signed at SEASC, by President Zaffar and CEO Peter with the Pacific Geospatial Surveying Council.

For more information click here

Surveyor General Fellowship - Applcations Now Open

NSW Surveyor General's Fellowship is now receiving applications.  Information is available via:


Applications are to be submitted to and close on 1  November 2019.


BOSSI CPD Summary Report

Thank you to all who provided your details and sought assistance from SSSI to ensure you completed your professional development for BOSSI. If you need any help or assistance following feedback on your CPD Summary Report or guidance with BOSSI matters please let us know:

CPD Registration Approval Verification

If you have queries regarding your re-registration for professional purposes or concerns regarding your CPD, including on a Commission basis, please let us know: 

If you have any feedback for SSSI, have a query or need help, please connect via:
See you in Goulburn!
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