Welcome to GITA 2012

The Geospatial Information & Technology Association Australia & New Zealand takes great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the 17th Annual Geospatial Solutions Conference (GITA 2012) being held from 6 – 8 August 2012 at the Sofitel, Victoria, Australia.

GITA 2012 is the premier geospatial technologies conference in Australia and New Zealand. This year’s conference has the theme From Fundamentals to the Future – Managing Assets Spatially and the program will particularly focus on Asset Systems, Smart Metering / Smart Grid, SCADA and Loss Detection systems, Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE), Integration of Geospatial with major business systems, Mobility devices and applications, Data Management, CAD to GIS, Remote Sensing applications, Research and Development in geospatial technologies.

The GITA 2012 program will bring together over 300 industry specialist and offers a great opportunity for sponsors and exhibitors to promote products and services to their market over three days in both a professional and social context.

As well as providing a top class program, GITA 2012 will showcase the beauty and delights of cosmopolitan Melbourne with a host of social events. These events will provide an ideal opportunity to network with colleagues and industry associates in a relaxed and unique environment.

On behalf of the GITA 2012 organising committee, I look forward to welcoming your attendance at this important event.

Business Coaching Helps Infuse Enthusiasm and Productivity

Business Coaching Helps Infuse Enthusiasm and Productivity

A work environment has to be productive in all its departments. Everyone from the entry level employees to the upper level managers all have to be performing at their best. Not everyone knows what to do in order to maximize peak performance. This is where business coaching proves to very helpful. With effective business coaching, those working in an office learn how to overcome plateaus and maintain maximized effective performance.

Even employees and managers who want to do their best run the risk of going through the motions when nothing is done to shake things up. Calling in a business coaching expert helps shed a light on how a routine approach to handling daily tasks undermines productivity. A coach could visit and office and point out simple time management steps that are often overlooked.

For example, many like to start their day off by easing into things. They start off with the easy tasks and then building up to more difficult duties. This could be a mistake because a person may start slow and remain at a slow pace. A better strategy would be to tackle the hardest tasks first thing in the morning while already up, alert, and awake. Business coach Melbourne experts could point a simple tactic such as maximizing morning efficiency out.

The business coach could then take things to the next level. The coach could suggest structuring tough work so the “burst of energy” strategy is repeated. Trying it again after lunch or an hour before the end of the day might be effective.

There are various other insights and strategies to be found in effective business coaching sessions. The one thing to realize is those working in an office may not be able to see things from different angles. That is one reason why office fall into the “autopilot trap”. Business coaches are able to infuse new approaches and opinions which, in turn, help motivate employees and managers alike. For this reason and more, calling in business coaching professionals is a good idea for those companies wishing to maintain high productivity.

Services Offered by Accountants Geelong

Services Offered by Accountants Geelong

Looking for the best accounting, investment and advisory services? You need an accountant who is well experienced in the accounting profession. Accountants Geelong do not discriminate among clients but rather satisfy every need of all their customers, from individuals, couples or families and any business whether large or small. Some of the major Accountants Geelong groups include;
– H&R Block of accountants and editors
– Patrick Rowan and Associates
– The HRKAC Group
– Crowe Horwath
– ID Accounting & Wealth Solutions
– WMC Accounting
– Bell Group Accounting among many more
Paying taxes is an obligation of anyone earning. Next Level Accountants Geelong offer their clients with a comprehensive and detailed information on the amount they are supposed and the reason for the tax amount. Accountants Geelong provide any form of tax minimization techniques applicable to your business.
A good accountant firm knows how to grow their client’s business; this is no exception with Accountants Geelong. They offer marketing and promoting advice and help run your marketing campaign. Accountants provide you with the necessary insurances you need for either your business or home belongings. They also provide you with income protection insurance for you and your family provision in case of illness or injuries.
Contact an accountants’ firm for all financial services that help you grow and protect your wealth and assets. An accountant helps you with an easy formulation of PAYG, Payroll, and Work cover for all your employees. They also explain and analyze all your financial statements which can be done by visiting your workplace or through phone or email communication. Ensure you get the best accountants’ firm for all business assistance you may need and advice for your business growth.

Youth Insearch: Bringing Hope

Youth Insearch: Bringing Hope to the Next Generation.

One of the most ignored issues in society is problems that many young people face. Some people feel that because children don’t have all the responsibilities of a grown-up that they shouldn’t have many worries. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Many times issues can lead to poor behavior or a young person acting out. But thanks to an organization called Youth Insearch, something has been done to help resolve issues that these young people may face.

Young Insearch is an award-winning intervention program for youth ages 14 to 20 years old. It was started in 1985, by a counselor at a youth detention center who felt that individual counseling did not get to the root of the problem, and it was ineffective. To help at-risk individuals, Youth Insearch uses a peer to peer approach to get to the root of many issues that young people face but have no one to engage with and communicate. The purpose of Youth Insearch is to bring together a group of peers that can express their problems with each other while understanding that they are not alone in their struggle. Trust is critical when dealing with young people, and Youth Insearch does an excellent job in making these young people feel safe by providing resources when they need help.

For those who may be wondering if Youth Insearch can make a difference in the young community, the proof has been in the numbers. Since the project opened in 1985, Youth Insearch has helped 29,000 children. In an interview with the local police station, conducted by Andrew Olle, officers stated that they had cut back on personnel because the juvenile crime rate had dropped drastically since the program has been around. Hopefully, Youth Insearch can lead the way for similar organizations.