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Tony Sleigh


Adjunct Associate Professor

H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia



Tony Sleigh is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Discipline of Business Information Systems. He is a founding member of the Interoperability in Extreme Events Research Group (IEERG) and is working with Professor Deborah Bunker on a number of critical projects associated with this group. He established and built the Emergency Information Co-ordination Unit (EICU) facility in NSW government, where he was: Director, EICU; Principal Architect, Emergency Services Spatial Information Library (ESSIL); Project Director, Spatial Information and Mapping System (SIMS); and Director, Relationship Management to NSW Police; NSW and Federal Government Agencies, Local Governments and Emergency Services Organisations. Tony was also the primary sponsor for an ARC Linkage Grant with Prof. R Goodwin and Dr R Lowe, UNSW, who co-jointly developed 3-D Porosity models of Sydney CBD, including advanced game animation capabilities in model of the City of Sydney, for use in emergency exercises and demonstrations. He was a member of the NSW Natural Resources Working Group (2002-11), the SEMC Climate Change Working Group, the National Research for a Secure Australia (NRSA) Group (2005-2010) and National Spatial and Information Management (NSIM) Working Group (2006-2011).

Publications

Bunker D, Sleigh T, Levine L and Ehnis C 2015 'Disaster Management: Building Resilient Systems to Aid Recovery', 2015 Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC & AFAC Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 3rd September 2015