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Digital Twin Victoria: helping to plan for a liveable and sustainable future
Members Dinner with Melissa Harris PSM
August 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm$85.00 – $95.00
Victoria is embracing a new digital and data-driven future with the Digital Twin Victoria program. Using spatial data, digital innovation and artificial intelligence to recreate the physical environment online, Digital Twin Victoria is helping to set the digital foundations and skills needed to support a liveable and sustainable Victoria.
As Land Use Victoria Chief Executive, Melissa Harris oversees a team of around 500 staff that contribute to building successful, safe and inclusive communities for all Victorians through the better use of government land, the delivery of major infrastructure projects and the transition to new digital ways of working for a future-ready Victoria. In this role, Melissa manages the $2.7 billion concession deed for the operation of the Victorian Land Registry, as well as leading flagship digital transformation programs including the $37 million Digital Twin Victoria. Melissa is also Registrar of Titles and Registrar of Water in Victoria.
More than 500 cities world-wide are expected to deploy digital twins by 2025, like Victoria, they are using data and technology to answer new questions, make better data-led decisions and help leave behind manual, labour-intensive and paper-based ways of doing things.
Victoria’s ground-breaking program includes the Digital Twin Victoria (DTV) platform, the most comprehensive digital model ever assembled for the state. Launched in August 2022, the DTV platform is online and open for everyone to use.
Digital twins are like virtual building blocks. They help to integrate and visualise data in one virtual place, creating a 3D, digital version of the world. They bring together 2D, 3D and live data, building models and sensor data, to support advanced visualisation, analytics, modelling and simulation.
With vast applications for projects large and small across industries, the DTV platform gives government, industry and the community more power than ever to make better data-led decisions, deliver faster and more efficiently.
Planners, engineers, developers and builders can use the DTV platform to visualise data, investigate the feasibility of proposals, troubleshoot issues and share complex information across workplaces and with decision-makers.
Hear from Melissa Harris, CEO at Land Use Victoria about how DTV can help model infrastructure, engage with communities and optimise outcomes before investments hit the ground.
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