Unrealised Billions: Deposits Hidden in Legacy Data

Last days to register for the FREE AGIA Workshop Unrealised Billions: Deposits Hidden in Legacy Data, to be held following Australian Geoscience Council 2018 Convention in Adelaide.

Geoscience Information professionals from around Australia, representing government, industry and academia, will be presenting on topics to help you uncover the hidden billions in legacy data.

When: 9.00am – 4.30pm, Friday 19 October 2018
Where: South Australia Drill Core Facility, 5 Tonsley Blvd, Clovelly Park, SA
Registration: Closes 5th October https://ccm.eventsair.com/agcc2018/wsftnd


9.00am Registration and morning tea
9.30am Session 1
Presenter 1: Cathy Brown, Geoscience Australia
Topic: Projects making Geoscience Australia’s legacy data more accessible
Presenter 2: Grant Jacquier
Topic: Manipulating the state-of-the-art legacy data portals, from not-the-usual vendors, showing the effectiveness of the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol, familiar to many as the prefix to a URL as “http://” or “https://” in your favourite Internet browser
Presenter 3: Tony Knight, Chief Government Geologist, Geological Survey of Queensland
Topic: Data driven exploration: A model to improve discovery success in the Queensland Northwest Minerals Province
Presenter 4: Julie Roberts, SANTOS
Topic: The role of the Librarian in meeting the challenges of managing the information in legacy formats
Presenter 5: Angela Riganti – Content Manager, Geological Survey of Western Australia
Topic: The role of government in data upcycling — examples and case studies from Western Australia
12.00pm Lunch
12.45pm Session 2
Presenter 6: Wayne Cowley, Geological Survey of South Australia
Topic: Unearthing GSSA history – legacy documents
Presenter 7: Kellie Ashley, Dorothy Hill Library, University Queensland
Topic: Extracting value from legacy collections –Dorothy Hill Archives at the University of Queensland Library
Presenter 8: Ralph Bottrill, Senior Geologist, Mineralogist and Petrologist, Metallic Minerals & Geochemistry Mineral Resources Tasmania
Topic: Rock and drill core collections as legacy data
Presenter 9: Jess Kozman, Woodside Petroleum
Topic: Digitalizing legacy reports and other unstructured data stores
Presenter 10: Christie Gerrard, Manager SARIG and Online Resource Information, Department for Energy and Mining
Topic: South Australian Drill Core Library: 130 years of core, now digitally catalogued and analysed using new non-destructive sampling techniques for future exploration technologies.
4.00pm Tour drill core facility
4.30pm Conclusion