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AGI Scotland Annual Event 2016

AGI Scotland Annual Event 2016

28th January 2016

Save the date! The AGI Scotland Annual Event will be held on the 16th March 2016 in the COSLA Conference Centre in Edinburgh. Read on for more details...and email Claire if you'd like to be advised by email when the tickets are available.

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27th January 2016

UCL-AGI Geographical Information Science Careers Event - 7th March

Are you an undergraduate student in:

Interested in maps and mapping, and want to know more about the power of location – how knowing where and when things happen can solve problems and change the world?

Why not sign up for the free UCL/AGI Geographical Information Science Careers Event on the 7th March from 3pm – 7pm.

  • Hear from industry speakers about the fantastic careers that are on offer when you have GIS training
  • Learn about the wide range of GIS-related MSc courses at UCL
  • Chat with current students and recent graduates over Pizza

More details can be found here:  http://tinyurl.com/uclagi2016

The flyer with full information can be found here.

27th January 2016

AGI Early Careers Network Webinar - 10th February

This webinar is the first of two parts looking at Cartography and Cartographic Design, and will cover the Design Principles and map critique, amongst other topics. Please feel free to submit any questions in advance of the webinar and we will try to get through as many as possible on the day.

Speaker info:

Charley Glynn and Paul Naylor are Cartographic Design Consultants at Ordnance Survey. They specialise in the design of new products and services and the promotion of good map design. You can find out more about them here.

Webinar content:

  •          Why good cartography is important
  •          Cartographic Design Principles
  •          Sources of map inspiration
  •          Cartographic technologies
  •          Open source and open data: what does it mean for cartography?
  •          Map critique
  •          Tips and tricks
  •          Plus time for questions from the audience

Please register to receive the link to the webinar.

In memory of Chris Corbin

26th January 2016

In memory of Chris Corbin

We were all very sad to learn recently that Chris Corbin, former Chair of the AGI in 2002, passed away on 20th December 2015. Our good friend Gayle Gander has very kindly sent us a moving tribute to him.

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Cadcorp celebrates its 25th anniversary

21st January 2016

Cadcorp celebrates its 25th anniversary

STEVENAGE, United Kingdom, 14 January, 2016 - Last month specialist British GIS software company, Cadcorp, celebrated 25 years of successful business  by inviting all staff to an anniversary lunch at the Institute of Directors, London. The event was attended by Mike O’Neil and Adam Gawne-Cain, Cadcorp’s founders, along with former shareholders and investors in the company.

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