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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. Our speakers are from within the School and wider University, as well as nationally and internationally renowned visitors.

View the list of seminars from previous years

2021 Seminar schedule

The seminar series normally runs weekly during semester time (the 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 email:

Emily Tidey emily.tidey@otago.ac.nz or James Berghan james.berghan@otago.ac.nz

Semester One
Date Presenter(s) Institution Title
4 March School of Surveying Summer Bursary students: Hugo Collins, Liam McElwain, Yoyo Wu, Devon Allen & Ansela FifitaSchool of Surveying, University of OtagoWhat did our Summer Bursary students get up to this year? (Part 1/2)
11 March School of Surveying Summer Bursary students: Khaylm Marshall, Daniel Gonzales Diaz & tbcSchool of Surveying, University of OtagoWhat did our Summer Bursary students get up to this year? (Part 2/2)
18 March
25 March Dr Chris Pearson School of Surveying, University of Otago &Trimble NZtbc
1 April 2021 Honours students School of Surveying, University of Otago2021 Honours Student Presentations
8 April MID SEMESTER BREAK - no seminar --
15 April Dr Melanie RemyDivision of Sciences Research, University of OtagoResearch Funding Opportunities for Surveying
22 April A Prof Sarah WakesDepartment of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Otagotbc
29 April
6 May
13 May Kurt Bowen Paterson Pitts Group tbc
20 May
27 May
3 June
Semester Two
Date Presenter Institution Title
15 July
22 July
29 July
5 August
12 August
19 August
26 August
2 September MID SEMESTER BREAK - no seminar- -
9 September
16 September
23 September
30 September
7 October
14 October Prof Michelle Thompson-Fawcett School of Geography, University of Otago tbc

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Conferences

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

Symposia

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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