The following information is offered to make your attendance GeoSmart Asia – Locate 18. If you require assistance, please visit the registration desk and we will do everything to help with your enquiry.

Registration and Information Desk

Upon arrival please collect your lanyard and conference satchel. The registration team will be happy to assist you in any way they can. The registration desk will be open as follows:

Monday April 9 07:00 am – 06:00 pm
Tuesday April 10 07:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday April 11 07:30 am – 04:00 pm

APSEA Dinner Seating

If you have registered to attend the ASPEA dinner please visit the APSEA dinner seating allocation board outside Hall L, on April 10 after the Opening Session.
For guests who are on sponsored or preallocated tables your names will already be on the APSEA dinner seating allocation board.


Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is included with your conference registration and will be served on the expo floor on Tuesday April 10th and Wednesday April 11th. If you noted a dietary requirement on your conference registration this will be catered for time. To access please turn on Wi-Fi and use the following code:

SSID: 2018locate
Password: 2018gsasia
Please see the registration desk if you need any assistance.

Conference App

Keep connected by downloading the conference app.
The app will allow you to easily:
• Access session details
• Create your own personalized agenda
• View speakers' bios

Program Changes

Please note, program changes will be made on the conference app.

Conference Twitter

Join the conversation by using the conference hashtag #Locate18. We encourage you to share your thoughts and questions throughout the conference.

Your Lanyard

Each conference delegate will be issued with a name badge at registration. Your name badge must be worn at all times as it is your official pass to all sessions, the exhibition, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and the networking functions.

Specific Needs

We endeavour to ensure delegates with specific needs are catered for. Should you require particular assistance, please contact the team at registration.

GeoSmart Asia – Locate 18 at a glance

Day 1: Monday 9th April 2018

10:00am Exhibition Opens - (HALLS M-N-O )
01:00pm-05:00pm DigitalGlobe Australia User Conference 2018 (Riverbank 2)
01:45pm – 05:00pm Field Trips
02:15-04:00pm Interaction Zone launch (Exhibition Hall)
04:00pm Market Day Closes
04:00pm-05:30pm Georabble (Exhibition Hall)
05:30pm Welcome Reception (Exhibition Hall)

Day 2: Tuesday 10th April 2018

08:30am – 05:00pm Expo Open
8:45am –1:20pm Plenary Session (Hall L)
2:15pm – 5:15pm Breakout Sessions
6:15pm – 7:00pm Pre-Dinner Drinks – Foyer of Halls L-M-N-O
7:00pm – 11:30pm Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards & Dinner -Hall Panorama

Day 3: Wednesday 11th April 2018

08:00am – 03:40pm Expo Open
8:45am – 2:05pm Breakout Sessions
2:10pm – 5:30pm Keynotes and Closing Session

Complimentary Wi-Fi

There is a Wi-Fi network within the ACC designed for web browsing and checking web-based emails, however connections are not guaranteed due to the varying number of users connected an any one
Take notes on sessions
• Submit questions to speakers
• Connect with delegates
• Receive news alerts
• Create social content via live feed and Social Wall
• And more…
To access the app on your smartphone, tablet or computer, search for Geospatial Media Events in your app store.

Dress Code

Open day and Conference Sessions: Business Casual (no jeans)
Welcome Function: Business Casual (no jeans)
APSEA Dinner: Formal / Evening Dress

No Smoking Policy

All internal areas of the International Convention Centre are non-smoking areas.


The information is correct at the time of providing. However, the organisers reserve the right to change the information where necessary without notice.

Liability Waiver

In the event of industrial disruptions, Locate Conferences Pty Ltd and the organisers accept no responsibility. In the event of the venue becoming unsuitable or other circumstances or the need to cancel the conference there can be no liability on Locate Conferences Pty Ltd or the organisers.