Wednesday 26 October 2016

Welcome by Prof Mary O'Kane AC, Chair, CRCSI

Introducing Keynote Speakers:

Opening Address by NSW Government – Launch of NSW Location Intelligence Strategy
Hon Victor Dominello, Minister of Innovation and Better Regulations
Responsible for the Office of Fair Trading and the NSW Government’s ICT Strategy and a range of open government, data analytics, innovation and regulatory reform initiatives.

Insights and Trends – mapping and the future of data driven decision making
Dr Hugh Williams, VP Engineering, Google
Hugh is an innovator, executive leader, and expert in building data-driven products. His passion is creating great ideas with smart people, and delivering thought-leading, massive scale consumer products that impact millions of people. Hugh currently leads the Google Maps product and engineering teams. Amongst other roles, he was also previously a Vice President at eBay and worked on the Bing development team at Microsoft. He began his career at RMIT University and has a PhD in information retrieval.

Prospering in the Age of Disruption
Roland Slee, MD, Bravura Solutions
As the Managing Director, APAC for Bravura Solutions a leading technology provider to some of the world’s largest wealth management companies. Roland is responsible for accelerating growth, developing new lines of business, implementing major change programs and leading merger and acquisition activity. He was previously Vice President Database Product Development for Oracle Corporation.

Connecting Spatial Applications, the Power of Drones, Big Data and New Markets
Dr Catherine Ball, CEO, Remote Research Ranges and Telstra Business Woman of the Year, 2015
Catherine is an author, founder and ethics advocate working across global projects where robotics and new technology meet environmental protection. Currently CEO of an Australian start-up working with the application of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) across remote communities, schools, industry, and citizen scientist. Catherine is leading the call for discussions around the ethics of spatial data. In 2015, Catherine was awarded Telstra Business Woman of the Year.

Industry Trends and Update

  • 2026Agenda
  • The CRCSI's role in the future of the Australia and New Zealand Spatial Industry

Thursday 27 October 2016

Innovation to Transformation — research outcomes, business development and next generation spatial leaders

  • Positioning and whats new in 12 months
  • Outcomes and partner opportunities with spatial infrastructures
  • Rapid analytics and visualisation; highlights of this new research focus
  • Innovation in agriculture and natural resources; think apps, data streams, integration
  • Bringing Rapid to the Built Environment
  • The value of spatial enablement in health; innovation begins with a problem
  • Spatially vibrant New Zealand; a new era
  • Australia's great spatial minds solve a business problem; learn how
  • Robust reflections; how will your business and organisation transform and innovate?

A copy of the draft CRCSI Annual Conference 2016 program can be downloaded from here. This program is subject to change. To keep up-to-date, please use the conference app (October 2016).