Young Professionals, Early Career Researchers and Students
Young Professionals, Early Career Researchers and Students are the future of our industry. The contribution that younger professionals make to the development of new technologies, innovative ideas and complex projects should not be underestimated. This year, Locate is celebrating the work and achievements of our future leaders with a dedicated Symposium and professional development workshop.
To support their attendance at Locate, reduced registration fees apply for all member young professionals, early career researchers and students.
Need help encouraging your employer to send you along to Locate22? Download our draft letter of support HERE.
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL, STUDENT AND EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
Tuesday 24 May from 0900 – 1230
Registration is open to young professionals, students, and early career researchers only. There is no cost to attend, however please secure your place when completing the online registration form.
A dedicated workshop focusing on career paths, problem solving and professional development for the younger and newer members of the spatial industry. The workshop will include a panel of industry leaders discussing careers and skills, a presentation on communication and soft skills, and opportunities to discuss ideas to address some of the key issues we face in the spatial industry. Open to anyone aged 36 or under, as well as full time students and early career researchers. Attendees will make new connections, learn how to make the most of their time at Locate22 and gain valuable insights to take back to the office or classroom.
This panel brings together experts and leaders from diverse backgrounds within the spatial industry to discuss career paths, professional development opportunities and soft skills and to share their experiences with the next generation of leaders.
Peter Frosch, Department of Defence
Maurits van der Vlugt, Mercury Project Solutions
Kate Fairlie, Land Equity International
Prof Dr. Sisi Zlatanova, University of New South Wales
Mina Jahanshahi, Veris
Gretchen Irvine, Geoscience Australia
Breakout groups – exploring common problems and solutions in the spatial industry across the themes of:
Tuesday 24 May from 1400 – 1630
No cost to attend and pre-registration is not required.
The Symposium will exclusively showcase ideas and projects by the industry’s high achieving young professionals, students, and early career researchers. Young Professionals and students are the future of our industry. The contribution that younger professionals make to the development of new technologies, innovative ideas and complex projects should not be underestimated. This session is open to everyone and anyone with an interest in the future of the industry. We invite all senior leaders to bring their younger professionals along and see what is happening across the industry, followed by networking leading into the Welcome Reception. Prizes will be awarded for the best presentations! CLICK HERE to view the program including Symposium presentations.