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Grape expectations: APAS2014 Conference

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Janssen, V, Grape expectations: APAS2014 Conference, Azimuth, Institution of Surveyors NSW, Australia, 53, 4, pp. 22-26. (2014) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

The focus of the Association of Public Authority Surveyors NSW (APAS) is to primarily cater for the needs of surveying and spatial information professionals working within state and local government and the education sector. Nevertheless, private surveyors also benefit from APAS events such as conferences and seminars. The 19th annual APAS conference (incorporating the 89th annual Staff Surveyors Association conference) took place in Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley on 31 March – 2 April 2014. year’s conference theme was "Grape Expectations: Pressing Forward". APAS2014 included 8 sessions with 21 presentations (most of which included a full paper) and a discussion forum. It attracted 240 delegates from New South Wales and interstate, representing both government agencies (70%) and private industry (30%). Continuing the tradition of being a practically oriented conference, a wide range of topics relevant to the surveying and spatial information community was covered. APAS2014 was a highlight on the CPD calendar, satisfying the year’s requirements in regards to both cadastral and surveying practice CPD points. As usual, the conference kicked off on Monday afternoon with the annual APAS golf tournament.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Geomatic Engineering
Research Field:Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying)
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Other Environment
Objective Field:Environment not elsewhere classified
Author:Janssen, V (Dr Volker Janssen)
ID Code:91407
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Geography and Environmental Studies
Deposited On:2014-05-19
Last Modified:2014-10-01
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