WALIS Forum 2013 Wrap Up
Li Cunxin reminded us that you only get a few big opportunities and that its important to make brave decisions.
Mia Davies talked about how initiatives like LOCATE are bringing what we have achieved as a community to a whole new audience and challenged us to better communicate more about what we can do for the community and business; and Dylan Lorimer shared Google's experience is taking this challenge to the world.
Gary Nairn, on behalf of Alan Smart, reminded us of the importance of, and helped show how we can plug economics into Locationomics.
Richard Simpson explored LoLa's ancestors - taking us back to the 1500's, through to a virtual 1915, and out to 2100; and in addition to this 4th dimension, he reminded us how spatial brings together the other 3 dimensions.
Pierre Goovaerts scared a few people with his tales of his geostatistical detective work on cancer clusters and poisionings around the world.
Peter Woodgate reflected on the unique experience of the CRC - SI, and reminded us that we have something special in the water here in WA - and it's not just the sharks.
Nathan Quardros demonstrated the power of using location to help friends in need.