The Western Australia Spatial Excellence Awards (WASEA) celebrates the achievements of top spatial information enterprises and individuals and showcases the finest projects that the Western Australia Spatial Industry has to offer. Projects and individuals attaining recognition at this premier event are deemed to be truly outstanding achievers and pre-eminent in their field.

The 2017 WA Spatial Excellence Awards are now open for individual and industry nominations.  Please refer to the APSEA information kit for more information and nominate using the APSEA WebsiteNominations close on 15 September 2017.

Previous years have seen an excellent standard of entries, with a diverse range of individuals nominated.  Here are details of last year’s winners plus a list of previous winners.

The 2017 WA Spatial Excellence Awards will be presented at the Gala Dinner hosted by the Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) in collaboration with the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) at the University Club, Hackett Drive Crawley on Friday 13 October 2017.  The Dinner follows the 2017 WA Surveying and Spatial Sciences Conference – Grow Local, Think Global also at the University Club.

The SSSI Individual Professional Awards categories are:

  • WA Professional of the Year Award (Regional & National)
  • WA Young Professional of the Year Award (Regional & National)
  • WA Women’s Leadership Award (Regional and National)
  • WA Education Development Award (Regional & National)
  • WA Postgraduate Student Award (Regional & National)
  • WA Undergraduate Student Award (Regional & National)
  • WA Special Achievement Award (Regional Only)

The SIBA Industry Awards Categories are:

  • WA Spatial Enablement Award
  • WA Innovation and Commercialisation Award
  • WA Technical Excellence Award
  • WA People and Community Award
  • WA Environment and Sustainability Award
  • WA Export Award

WASEA provides a stepping stone for individuals to be nominated in the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (to be presented at the gala dinner of the Locate 18 Conference in Adelaide, April 2018) – the only awards for the Asia Pacific region that recognise the excellent achievements of both individuals and organisations engaged in the spatial information industry in this region at a single event.