Pivotal 2015 Spatial Edge Master Class

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QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane

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Promoting & Developing current & future Business Leaders

Pivotal 2015 Spatial Community Partnership & the SIBA Pivotal  Business Leaders Sessions.

Call to Action: Australia’s Future Spatial Business Leaders

The inaugural Pivotal 2015 Spatial Edge Master Class at QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane (29 June-10 July 2015) will be an unprecedented opportunity to showcase and develop Australian business in spatial information. The spatial business community, both small and large, is the fuel for launching the 2015 Pivotal Spatial Edge Master Class.  A unique opportunity organise, learn, promote and grow your business is offered through Spatial Community Partnership Support of Pivotal 2015.

Pivotal 2015 represents a unique two-way investment opportunity. Your company and your people will gain a strong value proposition from the following Pivotal sponsorship benefits, while helping Brisbane, Queensland and Australia earn a post-G20 international reputation as leaders of the 21st Century knowledge economy. 

Benefits as a Pivotal Spatial Community Partner  

Nominate a 'future leader' from within your company for recognition as your firm’s “Ambassador”. Your business Ambassador will have the privilege of attending a week of Pivotal Business Leaders Sessions facilitated by the Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) including:

  • Exclusive Community Partner business landscape session workshops with Pivotal speakers who are world-leading experts in the field.
  • Tailored business development lectures and workshops from thought leaders from the QUT business school and spatial industry.
  • Facilitated business planning and development workshops offered though the Australian Government, Department of Industry.
  • Workshops on promoting your ideas though visits higher education and schools promoting spatial industries (through Destination Spatial) and developing future capacity of a spatial workforce.
  • The opportunity to present to registered delegates of Pivotal your business’ unique and innovative business technology and techniques during week two of the Pivotal Master Class
  • Networking events with Lord Mayor's Office of Brisbane, the Premier's Office and delegates, mentors, leaders and other local, national and international thought and business leaders.

Underwriting for one of the sixteen White Papers, commissioned specifically for the Pivotal event by world thought leaders (see list). Your underwriting support will be recognised in these specially published Papers during and after the Pivotal event and in your corporate promotions.

Commissioned White Papers

  1. Meaning of spatial in our lives. Conceptual foundation.
  2. Big challenges we face. Global challenges and grand opportunities.
  3. Our Spatial Universe: Why mapping our world and locational science is important.
  4. Design elements for a new and resilient world.
  5. Building a Globe All view. Decision support through visualisation.
  6. Data management and modelling: Fundamental capacity of the digital system.
  7. Policies and data exchange: Why metadata and open data matters.
  8. Rapid use when needed. Preparation counts in a crisis.
  9. Building the social net. Citizens in action and as force multiplier for sustainability.
  10. Analytics and decision support in the community. Science behind decisions.
  11. Visualisation and understanding in the big data commons.
  12. Project management & information flow. Life cycle & value proposition of spatial data.
  13. Operational management in rapid response environments.
  14. Disaster issues and economics of risk mapping and rebuilding.
  15. Lesson learned; diaries from Christchurch, Brisbane and typhoons.
  16. Global citizenship and community governance in a new digital world.

Building a Network to last a generation - Becoming a spatial community partner of the inaugural Pivotal Spatial Edge Master Class will be an intensive learning environment in spatial business. The opportunity to learn, showcase and build relationships with the very best in local, national and international business, your peers and corporate partners in a team environment. The experience is guaranteed to deliver lasting benefits for those who register and participate.

Registrations encouraged before 30 January 2015.

With the opportunity to sponsor White Papers open on a first in first served basis, QUT encourage your registration as a Spatial Community Partner and participant in the Pivotal Business Leaders Sessions by no later than 30 January 2015! Registration will remain open after that time but White paper underwriting cannot be guaranteed.

For more information on the event or how to register your place at this unique event, contact the Pivotal 2015 Project office on (07) 3138 0465 or by email. Alternatively contact the Queensland SIBA office on (07) 3217 2599 or email.


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