Be informed, be inspired, be connected. Join the extended Geo Community at GeoNext – a conference on location-based technology & business. GeoNext is aimed at all practitioners of location-based technology. The audience will comprise experts from the fields of GIS, mapping, mobility, software development and business – anyone with an interest in the next evolution of geo and the opportunities it brings. Join the conversation with leading developers, businesses and entrepreneurs, and learn about the future of location technology, data sharing, the latest location start-ups and much more. The aim of the workshop was twofold: •Discuss the concept of spatial databases, outlining the issues and solutions these provide. •Provide participants with practical, hands-on exposure to spatial databases. Participants leaved with data and example queries to fuel their interest in spatial even further. This workshop took on the form of informal discussions with practical hands-on exercises in “INSTALLFEST” fashion, and was designed for those with little or no experience with a spatial database. Who Should Attend: Representatives from Commonwealth, State and Local Government; engineering and spatial professionals, private consulting companies.