Esri Australia – Live Presentation

Connecting Australia’s organisations with spatial innovation
Wednesday 18 November 2020
1200 – 1300 aedt

Putting the spotlight on spatial innovation on World GIS Day, this webinar provides a firsthand look at the digital solution facilitating collaboration and connecting utilities, local councils, construction and engineering organisations across Australia. Join SmarterWX Chief Innovation Officer, Gary Johnson, for a behind-the-scenes look at the innovative solution driving the transformation of Melbourne Water’s enquiry response workflows and powering the next-generation of DBYD referral services coming in 2021.


Ida Kristiansson, Corporate Events Specialist, Esri Australia

  • Digital solutions
  • Collaboration solutions
  • GIS transformation
  • DBYD referral
who should attend this event?
  • Local councils
  • Utilities
  • Construction and engineering
  • Telecoms
Rebekah Campbell – Asset Data Area Lead | Asset Knowledge & Technology | Melbourne Water

Rebekah Campbell is the Asset Data Area Lead at Melbourne Water, providing organisational support to help the business better manage its own data. She leads a team responsible for monitoring and reporting on asset data quality, standards and governance. The team also manage Melbourne Water’s DBYD referral service by providing asset information to the public if they encounter Melbourne Water assets underground. Rebekah is skilled in data management, both spatial and a-spatial, across multiple platforms including Maximo, ArcGIS and CAD with a focus on Asset Registration.


Esri Australia Chief Innovation Officer Gary Johnson leads innovation and new market activity, including identifying new partner opportunities; testing, prototyping, and developing new products; and, delivering go-to-market strategies.

Gary has helped businesses from around the world leverage geographic insight to deliver innovative solutions and transform their operations.

A firm believer that smart mapping and location-based analytics can change the way organisations do business, Gary’s passion lies in helping clients reduce waste, find opportunities to work smarter and streamline their processes to drive revenue and ultimately deliver a better customer experience.

A well-regarded authority in the application of GIS, Gary leads a geospatial software development centre which takes geographic thinking to new directions, applies technology to business strategies and uses location as a key commercial driver.


Graeme McKenna joined the DBYD Vic/Tas team in 2019 as Manager – Members and Partners. He has extensive account management, sales and training experience, resulting in sound relationship building & networking skills.

Graeme works with DBYD Members, users and partners across Victoria and Tasmania to communicate the importance & value of the DBYD service to all stakeholders. Graeme also works with DBYD asset-owning Members to familiarise them with our Referral Response Automation solution, offered in conjunction with Esri Australia, to streamline DBYD enquiry response management and improve asset protection. Graeme dedicates his time to meeting DBYD members across Victoria & Tasmania; feel free to contact him via phone on 0448 812 646 or email to schedule a meeting.


Esri Australia is the nation’s leading GIS technology and services provider and the exclusive local distributor of Esri’s world-leading ArcGIS platform. Over the past four decades, we have built a strong track-record of achievement, earning the trust of the nation’s most progressive government agencies and commercial enterprises.

Our reputation and commitment to quality has seen us awarded a wide range of significant projects, from developing an enterprise GIS solution for the Department of Defence to delivering a data and information platform to drive foreign investment in South Australian agriculture.

We currently employ more than 200 of the country’s brightest professionals from a range of disciplines, including business analytics, cartography, environmental science, software development and surveying.

Through our association with the Boustead Geospatial Group and the broader, global Esri distributor community, we have played a key role in furthering the adoption of GIS capabilities throughout the region.

Armed with a premium product and a unique understanding of the ArcGIS platform, we are committed to making a difference – in the corporate world and wider community.