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Geosmart Asia 2018 & Locate'18

When 9 – 11 APRIL 2018
Where Adelaide, Australia

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.

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Participation Overview

(Projections for 2018)

Call for Abstracts

‘Call for Papers’ is open now! Submit your abstracts on the following topics and get a chance to be a speaker at this insightful platform

Industry Segments

  • Defence | Agri-business | Health &community | Energy | Smart Cities | Disaster Management | Land Surveying & Hydrographic Surveying | Urban Development | Other applications

Technology Trends

  • Artificial intelligence | Big data | IoT | Drones | GIS technology | Surveying | Remote Sensing | LiDAR | Building Information Management (BIM) | Other emerging technologies

Abstract Submission closes December 14

View action from GeoSmart Asia17 & Locate17

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.

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Deadline for submission of full papers: 20 December 2017

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