Irina Bastrakova

Irina Bastrakova

Director, Spatial Data Architecture
Geoscience Australia

Irina Bastrakova is currently working as a Director of Spatial Data Architecture Section, National Location Information Branch of Geoscience Australia (GA)

Irina has been actively involved with international and national geoinformatics communities for more than 17 years. She has been interested in developing and practical application of geoscientific and geospatial standards through leveraging common information models, data patterns and vocabularies across multidisciplinary High Performance Data assets to support effective ingestion of data within High Performance environments,. Her particular focus is the application of standard technologies such as NetCDF, adoption of semantic web technologies and improving online accessibility to geoscientific data through application of common metadata and data standards.

Irina has M.Sc in Structural Geology from the Moscow State University. She is a member of a number of international (e.g. ISGN Technical and Governance Committees, Research Data Alliance (RDA) Provenance Interest Group) and national committees (e.g. ANDC Metadata Advisory Board, Australian Government Linked Data Working Group, ICSM Metadata Working Group, and NCI Advisory Technical Committee).

Appearing at
FST Gov Australia
11 November 2021
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
The front face eGovernment was on full display during Australia’s ‘year of crises’, as citizens in lockdown reflexively sought out digital services for information, support, and solutions to maintain lives and livelihoods. While the Australian Government did, in large part,...
FST Gov Australia
18 November - 19 November 2020
  • Virtual Conference
Today, eGovernment is no mere afterthought; it is an expectation among Australia’s tech-savvy citizenry. This is no accident. It is testament to the states’ progressive adoption of digital infrastructure and e-services across the public sector – an ambition readily embraced...
FST Gov Australia
20 November 2019
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
The Commonwealth has been lauded globally as a trailblazer for digital innovation. With billion-dollar investments in groundbreaking technologies, including blockchain and artificial intelligence, the Federal Government has cast itself among the world’s most progressive technology innovators. Yet, despite its lofty...