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Locate24 will once again offer support for young professionals, students and early career researchers.

Our YEP Grants provide great opportunities for the next generation of empowered minds. We encourage you to continue monitoring this page, as shortly we will provide information on the submission process and how you can utilise this great opportunity. 

Being awarded the Locate23 Grant was fantastic. It gave me an opportunity to attend the conference without worrying about my financial situation while being there and allowed me to focus on getting the most out of attending the conference. It was a great chance to broaden my views on how geospatial interacts with the real world from applying LiDAR technology to vineyards, using location data in an immersive environment like Virtual reality and collaborating with the space industry. It also was a chance to connect and chat with a wide range of people in our industry in different application areas of geospatial, geographic areas and other young emerging professionals as well. I recommend any young emerging professional to apply for this grant as attending conference is a worthwhile experience and being able to reduce the personal burden to attend it is great.

Oscar So

GIS Analyst, Australia Post

The Locate conference had so many distinguished guests and speakers. It was an opportunity to speak with colleagues, peers and leaders in the spatial field. What I took away most of all was the positive sense of cooperation everyone held. So many solutions, technologies and partnerships were shared and proposed providing me with an invaluable resource of information I could take with me and implement. Without attending conferences like Locate you can easily be unaware of what possibilities there are, what other companies and teams are doing and how to interact with your spatial community.

Huon Wilson

Geospatial Engineer, Water NSW


Our previous YEP Grant Recipients and award winners are detailed in full on our YEP History Page. We encourage you to have a look at the page to keep an eye on those that serve as inspiration for future young professionals in their respective fields.