GEO Week provides a unique forum where governments, businesses, the research community, non-for-profit organisations and other communities concerned with the well-being of our planet come together to share views, mature the overall vision for the GEO future, cooperate on issues and create solutions.
Building on the Mexico City Declaration from 2015, the GEO Week 2019 focused on the GEO Strategic Plan aiming to bring the GEO communities together in order to grow the understanding and importance of Earth Observations. Most of the business decisions today need to carefully consider how they impact the changes of “GEO”, our planet.
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SPY: Espionage in Australia – an exhibition about intelligence work at the National Archives of Australia
29 November 2019 to 27 April 2020
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Increasingly, the things we want to keep have been created and stored on digital media, from floppy disks to digital video cassettes. Alarmingly, many once-modern formats are now considered ‘critically endangered’. According to the worldwide Digital Preservation Coalition, such formats include portable magnetic media more than 5 years old, including floppy disks, Zip disks, reel-based magnetic tape, MiniDV and digital audio tape (DAT).
In securing our digital heritage, the National Archives of Australia has led the way in preserving and migrating files on these at-risk media to sustainable formats.
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Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Neil Brittliff, Data Scientist, Microsoft
Jovan Stojanovic, AI Enthusiast, City AI
Anthony Boyle, Director, Automated Reasoning Alliance
David Dunn from Smart Office Systems and the City of Nedlands Executive Director and the City's Information Analyst will presented:
Business Intelligence and Information Management using out of the box SharePoint and O365.
David spoke about the opportunities to manage business information and processes more effectively using Microsoft Office 365, Power BI and SharePoint-online.
The City of Nedlands shared their real-life experience and their journey from paper-based processing and legacy record management - to online processing with automated workflows and business intelligence dashboards. They will also outline the practical business benefits they achieved and share some of the challenges they encountered along the way.