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WHO CALLS THEMSELVES A GEOGRAPHER? UNIVERSITY TO WORKPLACE | Dr Kithsiri Perera, Mr. Alistair Byrom, Mr. Sam Hudson | Royal Geographical Society of Queensland

Monday, 24 July 2023




Level 1 / 28 Fortescue St. Spring Hill, 4000

Guest Speakers: Dr Kithsiri Perera, lecturer in geospatial systems and surveying at the University of Southern Qld, Toowoomba.Mr.Alistair Byrom, Deputy President, Geospatial Council of Australia.Mr. Sam Hudson, representing students from the University of Queensland. Geography and Environment Management Society (UQ GEMS) Moderator: Dr Keith Treschman.

Our Society’s first President was Sir Augustus Gregory, the first Surveyor General of Queensland. Surveyors and cartographers were perhaps the first to consider themselves Geographers. But who are the professionals who call themselves Geographers today? We no longer even have a Surveyor General in Queensland!

The panel of speakers that we have organized for this discussion includes a tertiary lecturer, a student undertaking tertiary studies and a surveyor.

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