GRI’s Envision Scenario Planner is NZSEA finalist

Finalists for the 2018 New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards have been announced today.

[blockquote text=”“This year’s entrants have continued to deliver world class examples of how using geospatial technology is delivering tangible benefits and increasing productivity for a diverse range of businesses, communities, local and central governments.””]Included in the list of finalists is the exciting Envision Scenario Planner (ESP),  a geospatial tool for socio-economic and environmental assessment & modelling for urban regeneration of neighbourhoods. This has been nominated in the Environment & Sustainability Category.  Also nominated are the GRI’s own Simon Kingham, Kat Salm and intern Will Jones. All finalists were announced at a Breakfast held at the Wellington Club this morning. The event provided a forum for industry professionals and suppliers to network and play a leading role in the fast-growing spatial industry. The full list of finalists can be found here

In 2016, University of Canterbury’s College of Science Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Wendy Lawson won the Professional of the Year Award at the New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards and followed up in 2017 with the Asia-Pacific Professional of the Year Award.

The GRI has been proud to be a sponsor of the NZSEA for the past 3 years.

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