Invitation to register for Pivotal

Official Pivotal email bannerAURIN is proud to be a supporting association for the inaugural Pivotal2015 Spatial Edge Summit in Brisbane.

Building on the success of Brisbane’s 2014 G20 Leaders Summit, this two-day people’s summit will focus on science and technology connecting government with citizens, businesses and education to meet a changing future. It will take place at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, June 29 – 30 2015. Registrations are now open at

Pivotal 2015 will attract world leaders in spatial information technology, sustainability, climate change and governance to explore smarter ways of managing people and the planet to build economic and social resilience for prosperity in the 21st Century.

The summit will combine technology pioneers, scientists, entrepreneurs, researchers, inventors, innovators, and new-world thinkers with heads of government and business. The Pivotal2015 Summit will reveal the power of location analytics as an enabler for low cost decision making for businesses and community support.


  • Dr Yola Georgiadou, Professor in Geo-Information for Governance, University of Twente
  • Dr Guo Huadong, Director General and Professor, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Rebecca Mills, Chief Strategist for Sir Richard Branson’s Plan B
  • Dr Lee Schwartz, Director of the State Department’s Office of the Geographer and Global Issues, USA
  • Dr Jonathan Trent, Director of NASA OMEGA Global Initiative

The full program is now available on the website. For more information please visit

Pivotal was officially launched on April 22 this year by Brisbane Lord Mayor, Graham Quirk. Read about it here.

Register now to secure your seat amongst the brightest and best the world has to offer. REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN.