On behalf of the Locate Australia Conferences it is our pleasure to invite you to join us at the GeoSmart Asia & Locate 18 Conference, 9-11 April in Adelaide, South Australia.
Lonely Planet’s Best of Travel 2017 ranks South Australia in top 5 regions in the world to visit and The Economist has ranked Adelaide as the world’s fifth most liveable city for the past six years. Along with these accolades the $397 million renovated Adelaide Convention Centre will be the host facility for our conference. The venue is set on the beautiful banks of the River Torrens overlooking the world-famous Adelaide Oval and Adelaide hills.Read More
About the Event
The Asia-Pacific's premier geospatial conferences, GeoSmart Asia and Locate are coming together in Adelaide, Australia, from 9-11 April, 2018.
Since their inception, both GeoSmart Asia and Locate have provided a platform for dialogue and discussion on the application of geospatial technologies across the region. This new, collaborative event will deliver a far-reaching, dynamic, and powerful experience for its attendees. Come and be part of three days of insightful workshops, plenaries and thematic sessions, participatory experiences, social events, and an exhibition displaying state-of-the-art technologies. GeoSmart Asia'18 and Locate'18 aims to deliver a dynamic and powerful experience in the Asia-Pacific region by bringing geospatial leaders and experts together with industry innovators and technology providers from across the region and globally.
Theme: The Art, Science and Business of Geospatial
How do we define geospatial technology? Is it an art? A science? A business? There is an array of diverse views about it, and we need to better understand and leverage the various dimensions of geospatial technology to fully realise its benefits.
With the theme "The Art, Science, and Business of Geospatial," GeoSmart Asia18 and Locate18 will present an informative, contemporary agenda that will highlight technology advancements, solution-centric applications, and the opportunities presented by business models. This confluence will pave the way for defining the future directions for geospatial industry and establish a geospatial culture across the region.
Meet Our Speakers
Chief Geography Officer
Chief Data Officer
Executive Vice President
Athlete Development Manager
South Australian National Football League, Australia
Centre for Research and Action in Public Health, UC Health Research Institute, University of Canberra, Australia
Public Authority for Civil Information
Australian National University
Chief Medical Officer & Health Solutions Director
Field Trips Geosmart Asia – Locate 18
Learning, networking and excitement at GeoSmart Asia – Locate 18 are not limited to indoors! We are pleased to offer 3 post-conference field trips on Monday 9 April 2018. Each tour shows the current and future technological developments in the sectors: Health and Community; Agriculture; energy and science.
Call for Abstracts
Abstract Submission for GeoSmart Asia - Locate 18 is now closed. Authors will be notified about acceptance by January 15, 2018 onwards.
Call for Workshops
Members of the geospatial community are invited to host workshops during GeoSmart Asia - Locate 18. Workshops can be closed or open to additional participants.
Held as part of Locate 18 and in conjunction with GeoSmart Asia 2018, Research@Locate, the academic research stream at Locate, aims to be the premier academic meeting event in the Australasian region. Research@Locate is organized by the Australasian Spatial Information Education and Research Association, ASIERA. Research@Locate will provide a transparent full-paper peer review process, with carefully selected presentations and papers, and with its own annual, open-access proceedings.
More information available at http://www.asiera.org.au/rl18.html
Submission deadline is now closed. Authors will be notified about full paper acceptance by February 15th.