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November 11th, 2014
Call for Papers Open and Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA) ANZ joins Locate15

The inaugural year of the Locate Conference, held in Canberra this past April, joined industry, government and academia in an open exhibition day with industry leaders showcasing their latest innovations alongside a 2-day conference and the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA). GITA announced in late August they had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to join their annual Conference with the Locate Conference.

Locate15 will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 10-12 March 2015. Conference Convenor, Steve Jacoby, Executive Director, Land and Spatial Information for the Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines welcomed the Conference to Brisbane. The advances in the industry with innovative technology and applications align with the City’s digital initiatives along with numerous spatial industry businesses established within the State.

Call for Papers are now open and the topics/themes for Locate15 are:

  • Environment
  • Sustainable management of our natural resources
  • Health Innovation, Research and Development (Incorporating Research@Locate)
  • Managing our investment in infrastructure and utilities
  • Securing our Nation, Disaster and Emergency Management

Executive summaries can be submitted via www.locateconference.com and will close on Friday 28 November 2014.