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Surveying seminar series, conferences and symposia

The School of Surveying runs a seminar series showcasing projects and results related to the School research themes. Speakers come from within the school, the university, as well as nationally and internationally renowned visitors.

View the list of seminars from previous years

2020 Seminar schedule

The seminar series normally runs weekly during semester time (current slot is Thursdays at 12 noon in the L1 lecture theatre).

Some seminars are streamed and recorded – where this is provided you will find a weblink at the bottom of a speaker's poster which is accessed by clicking on the 'Title' in the listing below. Remote access is monitored by the University of Otago’s eConferencing department, which can provide technical support (via Zoom or on 03 479 8997).

To be added to the mailing list for alerts about up-coming seminars, please contact:

Emily Tidey

Semester One
Date Presenter Institution Title
27 February
5 March
12 March
19 March
26 March
2 April
9 April
16 April
30 April
7 May
14 May
21 May
28 May
4 June
Semester Two
Date Presenter Institution Title
9 July
16 July
23 July
30 July
6 August
13 August
20 August
27 August
3 September
10 September
17 September
27 September
1 October
8 October
15 October
22 October
29 October
5 November

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GeoComputation 2019, Queenstown, 18th to 21st September 2019

The 15th International conference on GeoComputation, GeoComputation 2019, will run in the Rydges Lakeland Resort Hotel, Queenstown, from 18th to 21st September 2019..

Find out more about GeoComputation 2019

125th NZIS Conference, Dunedin, 2013

The New Zealand Institute of Surveyors will be celebrating its 125th anniversary at their annual conference to be held in Dunedin from 29-31 August 2013. The occasion also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National School of Surveying.

Find out more about the 125th NZIS Conference

SIRC NZ 2013

SIRC NZ 2013 is a new GIS and Remote Sensing research conference, running on 29th August and 30th August 2013 at the University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.

Find out more about the SIRC NZ 2013


GIS@Otago 2019 Symposium

The School of surveying and University Library are hosting a GIScience Symposium to bring together students and staff from every corner of Otago University to learn about all things GIS.

Find out more about the GIS@Otago 2019 Symposium

2014 New Zealand Sea Ice Symposium

The New Zealand Sea Ice Symposium is a biennial event attended by New Zealand's sea ice research community. The 2014 edition is being hosted by the School of Surveying.

Find out more about the New Zealand Sea Ice Symposium

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