Exploring collaboration opportunities in geospatial technology and policy, a panel discussion was held during a visit to New Delhi on 11 April 2017. After meeting with Shri Y. S. Chowdary Hon'ble Minister of State for Ministry of Science & Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences, the panellists, Dr. Peter Woodgate (CEO, CRCSI) Dr. Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed Ghouse (CRCSI Director-International Relations), Mr. Gregory Harvey, Trade Commissioner, Australian Trade, and Investment Commission and Dr. Swarna Subba Rao, Surveyor General of India, Survey of India discussed the India-Australia collaborative model. Geospatial Media and Communication hosted the panel discussion.
The CRCSI and NGIS Australia team won one of four Excellence in Innovation Awards at the 2017CRC Association Conference, for their collaborative work.
Delegates from fifteen organisations attended the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) Peace Program Roundtable held in Sydney on 7 April 7 2017 to mark World Health Day. The Roundtable was jointly hosted by the UNAA and the Australia & New Zealand Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI). Among the participants were CEOs of technology companies, Directors of NGOs and academics representing the humanitarian, technology and health sectors. The Roundtable was privileged to have representatives from the International Committee of the Red Cross, World Vision Australia and the Professor of Planetary Health at the University of Sydney.
Volume 1B of Earth Observation: Data, Processing and Applications is now available from the CRCSI website: http://www.crcsi.com.au/earth-observation-series. This new sub-volume, entitled Volume 1B: Data—Image Interpretation, completes the first of three volumes in this series of publications.
Health experts launched today an Australian-first research study to understand national patterns in cancer incidence, survival and screening practices based on where people live.
The Australia and New Zealand Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) has today called for expressions of interest (EOI) to participate in the recently announced SBAS testbed. Through the EOI process, organisations operating in Australia and New Zealand will be able to assess new and innovative positioning applications and help build the case for further investment.
Read the CRCSI's latest story, in the IoT Hub, in the lead up to the LOCATE/Digital Earth Symposium in Sydney, 3-6 April 2017.
QA4LAB is a series of software tools for the quality assurance of point cloud data, created by the CRCSI. This series of software tools was initially based on LiDAR, but is now expanding into photogrammetric point clouds with QA4UAV.
The first autonomous tractor trial for the Australian sugar industry took place in December 2016 on a sugar cane property near Mackay in Queensland. Read about this here.