Tasmanian Region News - September 2020

September 21, 2020
Chair's message

The Tasmania Committee is pleased to announce that the annual Spatial and Surveying Conference will be on 12 and 13 November 2020, from 2:00 – 4:00pm each day. As you would expect, this year the conference will be held online. The content over the two days will include both surveying and spatial content by local speakers on topics relevant to Tasmania and interstate speakers for national focused talks. The program is well in progress and we look forward to releasing an exciting line-up of topics and presentations to you soon.

If you would like present at this conference, please email katie.lemiere@sssi.org.au with a proposed topic and a brief summary of the presentation.

Registration to the conference is now open! You can find out more about the conference here. 

You may also like to know that the SSSI Annual General Meeting will be held in the afternoon of Thursday 19 November. Usually held face-to-face, this year the AGM will be hosted online so it will be a great opportunity to join in the meeting. Put the date in your diary, registration details will be made available soon.

Following my email inviting members to join in the Tasmania Regional Committee, I would like to reiterate the benefits of getting involved in your professional committee - increase your professional profile and network, gain knowledge and skills and share your expertise. The invitation is still open. If you need more information, please get touch with me chair.tas@sssi.org.au 


Paul Digney
Chair, SSSI Tasmanian Region


Nominations are now open for the 2020 Asia-Pacific Spacial Excellence Awards (APSEA) for Tasmania 

The Spatial Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements of top spatial information enterprises and individuals and showcase the finest projects and most significant performance of professionals that the Western Australia Surveying and Spatial Industry have to offer.

Projects and individuals attaining recognition at this premier event are deemed to be truly outstanding achievers and pre-eminent in their field.

Individual award categories include:

  • Professional of the Year
  • Young Professional of the Year
  • Education Development Award
  • Postgraduate Student Award
  • Undergraduate Student Award

Industry Award Categories include:

  • Award for Spatial Enablement
  • Award for Innovation and Commercialisation
  • Award for Technical Excellence
  • Award for People and Community
  • Award for Environment and Sustainability

Nominations close Friday, 23rd October, 2020. Click here for further information on how to nominate. 

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