Urban Futures 2020
Planning & designing sustainable, liveable and inclusive towns and cities for today & tomorrow
17 - 18 Feb 2020Crowne Plaza, Auckland
Utilising emerging technology, including GeoAI, to inform sustainable design and planningWednesday 19 February | 9:00-12:30 | Auckland CBD
With emerging technologies, new opportunities for designing and planning are made available. GeoAI, remote sensing and data visualisation are innovative tools to turn location data into insights that inform efficient use of land and surroundings. In this workshop, you will learn how you can use these technologies to increase productivity, inclusion and sustainability.
- Obtaining a clear understanding of how GeoAI works: fit-for-purpose, business model, viability, potential use cases and limitations - test the feasibility of your ideas
- Using satellite imagery and remote sensing to visualise land use change
- Making data work for you. This workshop includes a demonstration using large urban data sets. Bring your laptop.
Dr Kurt Joy
Remote Sensing Specialist
QGIS - a practical GIS tool to support urban planningWednesday 19 February | 13:30-17:00 | Auckland CBD
QGIS is a free and open-source, cross-platform desktop geographic information system application that supports viewing, editing and analysing of geospatial data. It is increasingly being used in government to create, edit, visualise, analyse and publish geospatial information on Windows, Mac, Linux and BSD.
- Understanding the basics of GIS and remote sensing in an urban planning context
- Using GIS and remote sensing techniques as a decision support tool in an urban planning context
- Bring your laptop for a practical, hands-on session.