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

1

National Meetings x 3

Project Lead:

Committee

Assistants:

Local Jurisdictions

Description:

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

Project Status:

Ongong

3

AFAC 2020 Particiation

Project Lead:

Steve Forbes

Assistants:

Local Jurisdiction (Vic)

Description

Participate i nthe AFAC 2020 Conference Booth and PDP Session

Project Status:

Conference Cancelled

5

All Hazards Symbology

Project Lead:

Naomi Withers

Assistants:

Anthony Carlton, Ryan Lawery

Description

Management of the 'All Hazards Symbology Set'

Project Status:

Ongoing

7

Avenza Licenses

Project Lead:

Brenton Marchant

Assistants:

-

Description

Coordination and Management of the Groups Avenza licensing

Project Status:

Ongoing

2

Website Updates

Project Lead:

Kane Orr

Assistants:

Simon Webster

Description

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

Project Status:

Ongoing

4

Useful Apps for EM

Project Lead:

Brenton Marchant

Assistants:

Kane Orr

Description

Management of the 'Useful Apps for EM' product

Project Status:

Ongoing

6

Field Data Collection Apps

Project Lead:

Aaron Cashion

Assistants:

Kane Orr

Description

Management of the ''Field Data Collection App' product

Project Status:

Ongoing

8

AGOL Accounts

Project Lead:

Steve Forbes

Assistants:

-

Description

Management of the Group's AGOL User Accounts 

Project Status:

Ongoing

2020 Projects

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

1

EM-LINK Review and Audit

Project Lead:

Brian Foo

Assistants:

Kane Orr

Description:

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

Project Status:

Completed

3

Developers Workshop

Project Lead:

Naomi Withers

Assistants:

Nick Severin

Description

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

Project Status:

Completed

5

AGOL Projects

Project Lead:

Chairs

Assistants:

All Members

Description

Identify opportunities to utilise the Esri AGOL account

Project Status:

Ongoing

2

CAP-AU Assistance

Project Lead:

Kathleen Hirst

Assistants:

Kane Orr

Description

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

Project Status:

Ongoing

4

EM Metadata Standards

Project Lead:

Kane Orr

Assistants:

Teena Speirs

Description

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.  

Project Status:

Started

6

Major Incidents Review

Project Lead:

Teena Speirs

Assistants:

All EMSINA Members

Description

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

Project Status:

Completed

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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