SIBA keeps abreast of the developments of relevant government, academic and industry forum and committees.  The executive committee and other members actively participate in targeted committees to champion the benefits of spatial technology and to expand business opportunities for our industry. The following is a list of the current representations.

Committee SIBA Members Committee Description Chair/Key Contact Duration Start Duration End
Geospatial Executive Group (GEG) Scott Campbell The Geospatial Executives Group (GEG) LINZ CEO – Peter M Ongoing
GSOG Capability Subcommittee Bryan Clarke Object is to provide a joint approach between Government/industry and academia to address capability issues holistically. Geoff O’Malley 27/05/2014 Ongoing
Geospatial Senior Officials Group (GSOG) Manu King To provide a voice and advice to LINZ Geospatial Office on implementation and delivery of the work programme that supports the NZ geospatial strategy. Rob Deakin 30/04/14 Ongoing
ISO Standards Committee Peter Smith To provide expertise and advice on how ISO standards can impact on the spatial industry Richard Muncott – LINZ 2012 Ongoing
LINZ Spatial Forum for Procurement Jeremy Gulson Jointly organise a Spatial Procurement Forum ? 2014 Ongoing
SIBA/LINZ Bimonthly Operational Meeting The objective of the SIBA/LINZ Joint Operational Committee is to provide a joint government/industry perspective on LINZ operational matters through engagement and consultation between LINZ and the private sector to the benefit of NZ as a whole. Jan Pierce (alternative Russell Turner) Ongoing
Smart Cities Governance Group Scott Campbell To enhance awareness of the capabilities of the spatial industries in this space and to foster ongoing opportunities for members’ involvement. Hayden Read Feb 2016 Ongoing
LGGA Scott Campbell, 
Alma Hong
To identify and align common goals and share initiatives with local government. Dave Withington (BOPRC) Feb 2016 Ongoing
LINZ Topography and Addressing Industry Briefing Alma Hong LINZ Topography and Addressing Industry Briefing, 30 May Roger Carman Manager Location Data 30 May 2016 6 monthly