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May 29, 2015
Register now – it’s Pivotal

May 29, 2015 — We have been busy curating the program for Pivotal 2015, an international calibre event attracting the world’s brightest minds in spatial technologies.

From 29 to 30 June 2015, Brisbane will be the only place where you can engage with thought leaders in the spatial industries at one place at the one time.

Registration is available here

As a SIBA member, a $400 discount is available for registrations up until 1 June 2015. Enter code SIBA2015 to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

At Pivotal, you will:

  •  Engage with the thought leaders and entrepreneurs leading spatial technologies that disrupt traditional solutions.
  • Learn how spatial technologies are solving big challenges facing governments and business.
  • Understand the future opportunities for integrating spatial technologies in business and government administration.

After attending Pivotal, you will be equipped with information and insights to help:

  •  Build networks with international innovators and disrupters.
  • Challenge everyday thinkingand decision-making to lead change within your organisations and industries.
  • Revolutionise the way your  products and services are delivered to stay one step ahead.

We have finalised an exciting and comprehensive program, featuring representatives from internationally recognised organisations including from:

  • NASA - Dr Jonathan Trent, Director of the OMEGA Global Initiative. Dr Trent will change our relationship to the ocean, our attitudes about sea-level rise, and remind us that ‘we are not passengers on Spaceship Earth’ but we are the crew.
  • The US State Department - Dr Lee Schwartz, Director of the Office of the Geographer and Global Issues. Dr Schwartz will talk about why location  science is important for analytics, understanding and communication in      business, government, and community.
  • Deloitte - Graeme Newton, Head of the Australian  Crisis Management business including its Centre of Excellence for Crisis      Management for the South East Asia region. Mr Newton directed Queensland’s  disaster relief funds during the 2011 major floods in his role as the former CEO of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority. At the time, he was  responsible for the $14 billion reconstruction program for disasters between 2010 and 2014.
  • Dr Patrick Meier is a Crisis Mapper and  internationally recognised thought leader on humanitarian technology and innovation. TIME magazine featured a story on his work – When technology helps us become more human. He is currently working  on the aftermath of Nepal’s second major earthquake.

…plus many more opportunities to collaborate and provoke thinking between leading minds, government decision makers, and business – only at Pivotal.

Find out more by visiting our website www.pivotal2015.org or contacting Richard Simpson, CEO, 07 3217 2599

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