The organising committee of the Locate16 Conference are pleased to announce The Honourable Angus Taylor MP, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, Federal Member for Hume as the Opening Plenary Speaker on 13 April 2016 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Angus Taylor was elected to Federal Parliament in September 2013 and was appointed to parliamentary committees including the Coalition’s Backbench Employment Committee, the Joint Committee on Trade and Investment Growth, the Joint Committee on Public Accounts and Audit and in late 2015 was appointed Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties.
After two years on the backbench, Angus was made an Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister with special responsibility for Cities and Digital Transformation.
Prior to entering parliament in 2013, Angus was a Director at Port Jackson Partners where he was a strategy and business advisor to a number of global and Australian companies and public sector organisations. He provided advice at a CEO and board level in the resources, agriculture, energy and infrastructure sectors. Prior to this, he was a partner at global consulting firm McKinsey & Co.
In his private capacity, Angus has founded or advised a number of small, fast growing start-up businesses.
The Locate Conference is now in its 3rd year as the leading surveying and spatial industries event and is hosted by the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI), Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) and Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA).