Speakers Bio & Abstract

Dr Peter Woodgate Chief Executive Officer
CRC for Spatial Information

BiographyPeter was appointed CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) in June 2003. He is currently Co-Chair of the Australian Governments Space Community of Interest; a Board Member of AuScope Limited; Foundation Chair of the Global Spatial Network; and a Board Member of the UNESCO International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage. Peter commenced his career with the Forests Commission of Victoria, spent time in forest research and forest assessment, and managed remote sensing and GIS operations for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. As CEO of the Geospatial Science Initiative at RMIT University he helped create Spatial Vision Innovations Pty Ltd. Peter has a Doctorate in Business Administration from RMIT University, a Masters of Applied Science from the University of New South Wales, a Degree in Forest Science from the University of Melbourne and is a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.