Organising Committee

Locate Conferences Australia Pty Ltd has been established to deliver the Locate series of annual conferences by the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) and Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA).

Locate Conference Australia Board

  • Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Chair
  • Mr Bernard O’Sullivan, President, SSSI
  • Mr Glenn Cockerton, Chairman, SIBA
  • Mr Gaby Van Wyk, President, SSSI
  • Ms Julia Spark, SIBA
  • Mr Nicolas Davis, SIBA
  • Ms Kellee Ireland, Company Secretary,  Locate Conference Australia
  • Mr Chris Malouf, Company Secretary,  Locate Conference Australia

Governance Committee

  • Prof Changlin Wang, Executive Director, ISDE
  • Mr Bruce Thompson, Executive Director, NSW Spatial Services
  • Mr Glenn Cockerton, Chairman, SIBA
  • Mr Bernard O’Sullivan, Past President, SSSI
  • Ms Kellee Ireland, Company Secretary,  Locate Conference Australia
  • Mr Chris Malouf, Company Secretary,  Locate Conference Australia

Organising Committee

  • Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, CRCSI, Convenor
  • Ms Alicia Smith, Will Organise, Conference Manager
  • Mr Richard Cullen, SSSI
  • Mr James Curnow, Alexander Symonds
  • Mr Jiang Hao, ISDE
  • Mr Paul Harcombe, Retired
  • Ms Kellee Ireland, SIBA
  • Prof Strobl Josef, University of Salzburg, Austria
  • Mr Hanno Klahn, SSSI
  • Mr Alex Leith, Tidetech
  • Dr Adam Lewis, Geoscience Australia
  • Mr Chris Malouf, SSSI
  • Ms Fadhillah Norzahari, SMEC
  • Mr Wayne Patterson, NSW Spatial Services
  • Mr Lindsay Perry, SSSI
  • Prof. Chris Pettit, UNSW
  • Mr Tony Proust, President Elect, ISNSW
  • Ms Jessica Purbrick-Herbst, CRCSI
  • Dr Mathew Purss, Geoscience Australia
  • Prof. Chris Rizos, UNSW
  • Mr Craig Sandy, NT Surveyor General
  • Mr Damian Shepherd, Landgate
  • Mr Richard Simpson, ISDE
  • Mr Craig Smith, SSSI
  • Ms Julia Spark, LOCATE
  • Mr Bernie Sullivan, SSSI
  • Prof. John Trinder, UNSW
  • Ms Narelle Underwood, NSW Surveyor General
  • Mr Adrian White, NSW Spatial Services
  • Mr Simon Cooper, Interpoint Events, Professional Conference Organiser

International Committee

  • Prof Guo Huadong, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS – President, ISDE
  • Dr Alessandro Annoni, Joint Research Center, EU
  • Prof John R. Townshend, University of Maryland, USA
  • Dr Mario Hernandez , Future Earth Engagement Committee, Mexico
  • Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed Ghouse, CRC for Spatial Information
  • Prof Wang Changlin , Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS
  • Prof. Abbas Rajabifard, FIEAust, FSSSI & The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Dr Claudia Kuenzer, German Aerospace Center, Germany
  • Ms Denise McKenzie, Director, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), UK
  • Dr Eremchenko Eugene, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Prof Hiromichi Fukui, Chubu University, Japan
  • Dr Joel I Igbokwe, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria
  • Dr Markku Kulmala, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Mr Richard Simpson, Meta Moto, Australia
  • Dr Stefano Nativi, National Research Council of Italy
  • Prof Josef Strobl, University of Salzburg, Austria
  • Dr Swarna Subba Rao, Surveyor General of India, India
  • Mr Sven Schade, National Research Council of Italy
  • Dr Temenoujka Bandrova, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Bulgaria
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christine Pohl, University of Osnabrueck, Germany
  • Prof. Dr S.S. Ramakrishnan, Anna University, India
  • A/Prof. Dr. K. Srinivasa Raju, Anna University, India
  • Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Geospatial Media, India
  • Mr. Greg Scott, Global Geospatial Information Management