EMSINA's Workplan - 2020

Emergency Management Spatial Information Network Australia (EMSINA) chooses to publish its annual workplan in an open and transparent manner. The project descriptions below are items relating to the Group's core work.

 

In line with EMSINA's mission and values the Group also work on a range of other emergency management and technical initiatives. Where appropriate these projects will be widely publicised through EMSINA's outward facing communication channels.

Standing Projects

National Meetings x 3

1

Committee

Project Lead:

Local Jurisdictions

Assistants:

Organise and hold three National meetings in Perth (April), TBC (July), Adelaide (Dec)

Description:

Ongong

Project Status:

AFAC 2020 Particiation

3

Steve Forbes

Project Lead:

Local Jurisdiction (Vic)

Assistants:

Participate i nthe AFAC 2020 Conference Booth and PDP Session

Description

Conference Cancelled

Project Status:

All Hazards Symbology

5

Naomi Withers

Project Lead:

Anthony Carlton, Ryan Lawery

Assistants:

Management of the 'All Hazards Symbology Set'

Description

Ongoing

Project Status:

Avenza Licenses

7

Brenton Marchant

Project Lead:

-

Assistants:

Coordination and Management of the Groups Avenza licensing

Description

Ongoing

Project Status:

Website Updates

2

Kane Orr

Project Lead:

Simon Webster

Assistants:

Improve the EMSINA website with focus on improved content delivery to mobile devices

Description

Ongoing

Project Status:

Useful Apps for EM

4

Brenton Marchant

Project Lead:

Kane Orr

Assistants:

Management of the 'Useful Apps for EM' product

Description

Ongoing

Project Status:

Field Data Collection Apps

6

Aaron Cashion

Project Lead:

Kane Orr

Assistants:

Management of the ''Field Data Collection App' product

Description

Ongoing

Project Status:

AGOL Accounts

8

Steve Forbes

Project Lead:

-

Assistants:

Management of the Group's AGOL User Accounts 

Description

Ongoing

Project Status:

2020 Projects

Please note: Due to Covid-19 some of the projects outlined below have not progressed as planned.

EM-LINK Review and Audit

1

Brian Foo

Project Lead:

Kane Orr

Assistants:

Started

Project Status:

Review current version of EM-LINK including an audit of all content.  Begin scoping work for EM-LINK v3.

Description:

Developers Workshop

3

Naomi Withers

Project Lead:

Nick Severin

Assistants:

Not Started

Project Status:

Organise the 2020 EMSINA Developers workshop.  Report back to National Group.

Description

AGOL Projects

5

Chairs

Project Lead:

All Members

Assistants:

Ongoing

Project Status:

Identify opportunities to utilise the Esri AGOL account

Description

CAP-AU Assistance

2

Kathleen Hirst

Project Lead:

Kane Orr

Assistants:

Started

Project Status:

Where applicable assist the custodians of CAP-AU with collecting and/or distributing information about the Project. 

Description

EM Metadata Standards

4

Kane Orr

Project Lead:

Teena Speirs

Assistants:

Started

Project Status:

Continue to work with GA in building and communicating a metadata profile for EM webservices. By December 2020 we will deliver example(s) of a metadata compliant webservices that others can follow.  

Description

Major Incidents Review

6

Teena Speirs

Project Lead:

All EMSINA Members

Assistants:

Started

Project Status:

Lead a National project that identifies and documents Lessons Learnt from major incidents that members were involved in throughout 2019/20. 

Description

The EMSINA group reviews their annual workplan by undertaking the following steps. 

  • September to October:

    • The Chair(s) and the Secretariat begin gathering projects to be considered by the Group in the December Meeting.

  • December:

    • The gathered Project are presented to the Group at EMSINA's December meeting

    • The Group vote on the Projects where they are discussed and either accepted or declined.

    • The EMSINA website (this page) is updated following the release of the December Meeting Minutes. ​

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