Young Professionals Day

SEASC 2019 will be hosting Young Professionals Day on Thursday 15 August 2019. A program specifically designed for the future leaders of the Surveying and Geospatial industry.

The program will provide delegates the opportunity to communicate, collaborate and build capacity, featuring sessions on career development, mentoring from key industry professionals and hands on activities. 

The day will then conclude with a Icebreaker open to all SEASC 2019 delegates at the Darwin Convention Centre, marking the opening of the Conference Exhibition. 

Date: Thursday 15 August 2019 
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Darwin Convention Centre

YP Day program

Click below to see the full YP Day program

Career Pathways Competition

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Win a trip to Darwin

Sponsored by
The Surveyors Trust

YP Day Speakers

Amy Hetherington


Owner, Amiable Communications


Professional Development Facilitator

Amiable Communications workshops are centred around providing a fun, engaging and highly interactive learning environment tailored to suit any professional or personal development context. Amy is passionate about facilitating entertaining opportunities to reflect, grow and develop individuals and businesses.

Workshop List:

Workplace and Soft Skills: Team Building and Comradery, Networking Skills, Public Speaking and Presenting, Workplace Wellbeing, Healthy and Effective Email Use & Playfulness for Workplaces.

Self Promotion: Developing an Online Portfolio, Creating Your Elevator Pitch, Pitching Yourself and Your Skills & Updating your Resume and LinkedIn.

Social Media: Social Media Skills and Trends, Creating an Online Community, Using Smartphones as a Resource & Social Media Audits and Creative Content Development.

Narelle Underwood


NSW Surveyor General & Director Survey Operations


Narelle Underwood was appointed the 25th Surveyor-General of NSW in 2016 – the youngest person in 200 years and the first female to hold the position. A major role within state government responsible for the leadership and regulation of the land and mining surveying profession. She is the President of the Board of Surveying and Spatial Information (BOSSI), Chair of the Geographical Names Board (GNB) and the Surveying and Mapping Industry Council.

Mrs Underwood is a strong advocate within the surveying and spatial information field, particularly for its future development as it intersects with innovation and emerging technologies. She is also an energetic mentor for young men and women entering the profession.

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