New Environmental Planning and Development Legislation Workshop #3

16 March 2010

This is the third in a series of workshops on new environmental planning and development in NSW.

Geographical Information Systems, Planning and Legislation - interrelation

This event, hosted by the Planning Research Centre in conjunction with A Group of Concerned Planners, will be held on Tuesday 16 March 2010 and will focus on the interrelation between geographical information systems, planning and legislation.

Successful land use planning depends fundamentally upon accurate physical and environmental information that can be expressed in geographically accurate terms.

Developing a system of geographically specific information that is both accessible and accurate will involve data derived from a range of sources of varying quality and reliability. A useful information system involves human skills just as much as technical skills relating to Geographical Information Systems. Fortunately, New South Wales has a person acknowledged as a leader in spatial information management and data access who has been charged with this responsibility: This is Mr Warwick Watkins.

About the speaker:
Mr Warwick Watkins, was appointed as the Director-General of the NSW Department of Lands in 2003 and is now the Chief Executive of the Land and Property Management Authority which absorbed the Departments of the Surveyor-General and Registrar-General ofNSW. Warwick also holds the position of Commissioner, Soil Conservation Service of NSW.

Time: 4.00 to 5.30pm

Location: Room 481, Level 4, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney

Cost: This is a free event

Contact: Sue Lalor

Phone: 9114 0941

Email: 262f1c645c0624581f761e0f0c3f002e4b2d153843272c

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