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Spatial Futures Forum 2017: Mapping people, places and ideas in a digital age

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The University of Sydney Business School is hosting the Spatial Futures Forum 2017, where big data will help revolutionise everything from city planning to anti-terror operations, putting the science of spatial on the map!

Future developments in Spatial Science, based on big data analytics, will “revolutionise everything from city planning to disaster relief and anti-terrorist operations”, according to researchers at the University of Sydney Business School.

We are told that “Spatial Science uses data analytics to develop digital maps linking location, people and events in a way which leads to an improved understanding of the relationships and the interactions between them".

So, if you’re interested in learning more, 8 September is the date that the Spatial Futures Forum 2017 will “examine the future direction of Spatial Science as businesses that rely on location information services demand greater knowledge in the field".

Deborah Bunker, a Professor of Information Systems at the University of Sydney Business School, said: “The development of digital communications, mobile systems, field robotics, remote sensing and satellite technologies are all dependent on Spatial Science research.”

University of New South Wales Associate Professor Linlin Ge added: “Autonomous vehicles, logistics, designing the urban environment, emergency services and many new and testbed technologies all rely on location information services.”

The Spatial Futures Forum 2017 will be “hosted by the Interoperability for Extreme Events Research Group and will bring together researchers and practitioners in government, business and academia to share ideas and new knowledge in Spatial Science.”

So, who are the speakers and guests?

Spatial drivers and opportunities for NSW
Bruce Thompson, Executive Director, Spatial Services, NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation.

From GIS to Ubiquitous Location Intelligence: How technology waves are amplifying the use, users and benefits of location information
Francisco Urbina, Manager, Business Development Strategy, ESRI

Digital Planning Tools for Envisioning City Futures
Professor Chris Pettit, Chair of Urban Science at the University of New South Wales

3D Qld and the Digital Built Environment
Michael Haines, CEO, VANZI Australia, Melbourne

The Spatial-CRC: What’d Next? Future Directions
Dr. Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Director – Business, Research (New South Wales) & International Relations, CRC Spatial

EVENT DETAILS

Date
8 September

Time
10.00am to 4.00pm

Venue
University of Sydney Business School (CBD Campus)
Level 17, 133 Castlereagh St, Sydney

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