Public Talks

Geoscience Australia regularly hosts a series of public talks for a range of technical and general audiences delivered by leaders in their respective fields, including the Geoscience Australia Wednesday Seminars and Distinguished Geoscience Australia Lecturer (DGAL) series. A selection of these talks are filmed and are available online for on demand viewing after the presentation. Subscribe to receive details of upcoming talks via email.

Positioning Australia for the Future
Satellite positioning is a fundamental national capability for industry and society. This talk will overview the Australian Government's recent announcement to provide $225 million in funding for improved satellite positioning to ensure that Australia leads the world in this important space capability.
Date: 27 June 2018
Time: 11am -12pm
Location: Sir Harold Raggatt Theatre, Geoscience Australia

Government Open Data - how the convergence of open government, mass collaboration platforms, and new startups are generating new innovative uses of data and improving all of our lives.
Open Data is a rapidly growing field where governments are able to improve their own transparency and performance, connect better with their citizens, and fuel innovation. However, there are many challenges and risks associated with open data. Government agencies need to be smart in how they understand and manage these risks. 
Date: 04 July 2018
Time: 11am -12pm
Location: Sir Harold Raggatt Theatre, Geoscience Australia