Ian holds an Honours Degree in Geomatics from Dublin Institute of Technology. Ian has spent the last nine years working in the Geospatial industry across Australia. Most recently, Ian worked for Melbourne Water where he led the Digital Engineering & BIM Program. As part of this program, Ian led the development of a prototype Digital Twin at a Wastewater Treatment Facility. Ian was recently a finalist for the 2020 Young Digital Leader award at the Australian Digital Utilities awards. Ian has now returned to Ireland after nine years away and has joined Murphy Geospatial (formerly Murphy Surveys) as a Geospatial Consultant. Ian outlines that COVID-19 has seen organisations reimagine the value of Geospatial data.
Ian will discuss the topic “A Digital Twin: Data at its core” and outline his past experiences and the challenges facing organisation into the future.