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ALGIM Autumn Conference - GIS & IRM (Information Records Management)

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington
14 May 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 15 May 2018, 3:30 p.m.

ALGIM Autumn Conference

 Mapping our information future

The 2018 Autumn Conference will be held 14 - 15 May 2018 at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington.

2017's event joined together two of ALGIM's excellent Symposiums - GIS and Information Records Management, and the 2018 offering is set to build on this success.

Offering professional development, world class international speakers, workshops and networking, this is the premier event for anyone in these fields, and brings together practitioners and experts from across all New Zealand's councils. 

We have put together a great line-up for this year's event, including:

  • 'The Queen of Drones' Dr Catherine Ball
  • Richard Foy, Chief Archivist, Archives NZ
  • Ellen Broad, Open Data Institute
  • Ian Taylor, CEO, Animation Research
  • Keri Niven, Digital Collaboration Leader, Aurecon
  • Council case studies
  • GIS and IRM hot topics
  • A Women in Spatial breakfast (open to all attendees)
  • Two pre-conference workshops
  • Paralympian gold medalist Liam Malone

You can see the full programme here.

Book your place by registering now


We are also running two pre-conference workshops and a Women in Spatial Breakfast.

IM Toolkit Workshop - Learn the ins and outs of ALGIM's IM Toolkit, and what it can do for your organisation, plus get answers to common information management challenges. Register for this during the normal conference registration process.

droneSafe - ALGIM's popular new droneSafe workshop is coming to Autumn Conference. Run on 13 May from 10am-4pm, spots are limited. Register here.

Women in Spatial breakfast - Free for all conference attendees, this breakfast is held on Tuesday 15 May, and features guest speaker Barbara McKerrow, Chief Operating Officer, Wellington City Council. Register here.

If you're a company that is interested in reaching a local government audience, please contact Jordan Dempster, Marketing and Communications Manager on


The James Cook Grand Chancellor is offering special rates for delegates. Please bear in mind that these rates are limited and subject to availability at the time of reservation.

To book over the phone or email, please use the confirmation number 282296, and the group name ALGIM Conference.

Phone: +64 (4) 499 9500


To book online, please click on this link.

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