FMA Canberra Conference Update

1st March 2019

There are less than 70 days until the FMA Conference in Canberra begins, but only 21 days until Early Registrations close. Make sure you register now to save on the Conference Rates.
The Conference is shaping up to be an information-packed week, and we are now able to confirm the following field trips:
Field Trip 1 (Long Tour) - ACT Dam Upgrade and Healthy Waterways
Field Trip 2 (Short Tour) - Scrivener Dam 
Field Trip 3 (Short Tour) - National GeoScience Australia
Field Trip 4 (Short Tour) - Googong Dam
The field trips fill up quickly, so register now and reserve your spot to avoid missing out.
Sarah Barker, of MinterEllison, will be the keynote speaker for the opening session of the Conference. 
Sarah has two decades of experience as a corporate lawyer and is regarded as one of the world's most foremost experts on investment governance issues relating to climate change.
Sarah's presentation is sure to be illuminating and one not to be missed. To find out more about Sarah, visit the Conference website.
For delegates not planning on attending the AGM on the Thursday, a workshop will be held opposite focusing on new and emerging data sources and data collection techniques
The workshop will be convened by Carrie Dearnley of BMT. If you have experience or case studies applying to the following technologies and are interested in speaking at the workshop, please contact Carrie.
Workshop technologies:
  • Automated image processing
  • Crowd-sourced data
  • Machine learning
  • Satellite imagery
  • Real-time data analysis
  • Government open data
  • Low cost technology
  • Movement data (phone and vehicle tracking).

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