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Chris McAlister

Principal Project Officer, eSurvey Unit at the Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines Chris McAlister is passionate about her job and industry. She is currently the project lead for the Queensland ePlan project, where surveyors are able to exchange survey data and information with the government for the creation of plans and titles. She...

Eva-Maria Unger

Surveying Engineer at the Austrian Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying During her tenure as chair of the Young Surveyors Network (YSN) of the International Federation of Surveyors, Eva-Maria Unger  became, in the eyes of many in surveying, the international ambassador to the future of the profession. In addition to her involvement and promotion of...

Elena Kruzhkova

Engineering Manager at Topcon Positioning Systems  “What is the latest firmware?” is a refrain many in the high-precision positioning community are quite familiar with. For GNSS equipment, firmware is what keeps your equipment current with changes in constellations and orbit and clock resources, but more often it’s new developments and algorithms (you may be benefitting...

Charley Glynn

Cartographic Design Consultant at Ordnance Survey The art of cartography continues into the digital age. Dedicated practitioners of the art of map-making have bridged the transition from ink and paper to commercial and open-source mapping software. Certainly, maps need to convey data, but this needs to happen on multiple levels, and, despite the sometimes-cold digital...

Antonio Abellan

Associate Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Risk Analysis Group, Faculty of Geosciences and Environmenta at the University of Lausanne Switzerland is home to several of the world’s premier geospatial research and development institutions; some call it the Silicon Valley of the geospatial world. Many of the top minds in the related disciplines have been...

James R. Nicolau, IV

Project Manager for Land Surveying and 3D Scanning at Psomas Surveying’s “ambassadors” to related professions and industries help elevate the stature of the profession; James R. Nicolau serves in such a role. As the son of a business owner and professional land surveyor, James was introduced to the profession at a young age. With every...