Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards

The Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA), Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) and Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) look forward to welcoming you to an evening of celebration of industry at the APSEA Gala Presentation Dinner on Wednesday 5 April 2017.

The APSEAs seek to recognise excellence by organisations and individuals in the spatial industry across the Asia Pacific region in six industry award categories and five individual award categories.

Congratulations to all the 2016 award winners and commendable entries listed below:

  • Award for Environment and Sustainability: Federation University Australia, Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Corangamite Catchment Management Authority – project Corangamite Soil Health Knowledge Base
  • Award for Export: OMNILINK Pty Ltd– Improving Education Property Portfolio Management in the United Kingdom
  • Award for Innovation and Commercialisation:  Geomatic Technologies– Bushfire Clearance Safety Program
  • Award for People and Community: DigitalGlobe, CRCSI, NGIS Australia – Cyclone Pam Crisis Map
    Highly Commended: Award for Environment and Sustainability: Wayne Tyson, Department of Conservation – Battle for our birds
  • Award for Spatial Enablement: Monteath and Powys– Deformation Survey of Newcastle Breakwalls Utilising UAV Technology
  • Award for Technical Excellence: Dale Harris, Interpret Geospatial Solutions – Vehicle speed and curve risk modelling for road safety.
    Highly commended: Victorian Government Award for Spatial Excellence: University of Melbourne, IBM Research Australia, RMIT University, Monash University, Emergency Management Victoria and University of California San Diego– Resilient Information Systems for Emergency Response
  • Education Development Award: Professor Matt Duckham
  • Postgraduate Student Award: Amir Khodabendeh
  • Professional of the Year Award: Professor Abbas Rajabifard
  • Special Achievement Award: Drew Clarke
  • Undergraduate Student Award: Robert Dicker
  • Young Professional of the Year Award: Beau Thorley
  • GITA ANZ Excellence Award – Northern Territory Department of Communication and Information Services (NTDCIS) and Global GBM
  • GITA Australia and New Zealand DBYD Performance Award: Unity Water
  • The SIBA Chairman’s Award: Drew Clarke
  • SSSI President’s Award: James Curnow
  • Overall JK Barrie excellence award: DigitalGlobe, CRCSI, NGIS Australia  – Cyclone Pam Crisis Map