GeoNetwork Community of Practice 3-4 April 2017 Canberra

Geoscience Australia and the Australian National Data Service are convening a GeoNetwork Community of Practice which will be held in Canberra.

The first day will include presentations from current users of GeoNetwork, an update on developments in the international community by Simon Pigot, an update on standards and a time to ask questions and discuss issues with implementation on enterprise systems. The second morning will be a practical workshop for people wanting to implement or those who have and have specific questions to ask about their implementation. (If there is sufficient interest, another workshop may be scheduled in the afternoon.) There is no cost to register for this event. A draft agenda will be circulated by 10 March.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to data@ga.gov.au by 17 March 2017 with your

·        Organisation

·        Name of attendee(s)

·        Email; and

·        If you would also like to attend the Day 2 workshop.

If you are available to give a 5-15minute presentation on the day about GeoNetwork or associated data management, please email a short description to data@ga.gov.au as soon as possible. We are also happy to receive requests for topics to be covered on the day.


ANZMapS 2016 programme released

The 44th annual conference of the Australian and New Zealand Map Society, Encircled by sea, will be held in Wollongong, New South Wales, September 7 – 9, 2016.

Australia and New Zealand share a common history of exploration and settlement along the coastal fringes. The 2016 conference will explore the European discovery and gradual mapping and settlement of Australia and New Zealand and the significant role explorers, surveyors and cartographers have played in shaping and documenting the changing coastal landscape over more than 200 years. The conference program also acknowledges the 400th anniversary of the landing of Dirk Hartog in his vessel the Eendracht off the coast of Shark Bay, on 25 October 1616.

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