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ECN MapAction Webinar and Q&A

Early Careers Network

ECN MapAction Webinar and Q&A

12th July 2017

On 4th July 2017 the AGI Early Careers Network (ECN) held the first webinar of its upcoming series. Matt Pennells, a member of the AGI council and digital consultant at ConsultingWhere, discussed his work volunteering for the charity MapAction, who provide vital disaster relief through GIS technology. 

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Out and about with the Early Careers Network

Early Careers Network

31st May 2017

Out and about with the Early Careers Network

Here's an update as to what the Early Careers Network has been up to lately, as well as forthcoming plans.

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Calling all Early Careers Network professionals!

Early Careers Network

18th April 2017

Calling all Early Careers Network professionals!

As you know, the AGI Early Careers Network aims to provide great support, resources and development opportunities to Early Career Professionals in the geospatial industry. With this in mind, we would like to offer a few people the opportunity to shadow an already awesome team (The Action Working Group) to deliver an even better AGI annual conference event than last year!

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Successful ECN event held at OS provided insights into the future!

Early Careers Network

11th October 2016

Successful ECN event held at OS provided insights into the future!

In mid-September, a successful Early Careers Network event for the South Region was held at Ordnance Survey in Southampton. Combining a behind-the-scenes look at Ordnance Survey with networking opportunities, the event attracted a mix of professionals and students from as far as Birmingham.

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Report on Early Careers Network Bristol Event

Early Careers Network 3D

2nd August 2016

Report on Early Careers Network Bristol Event

In mid July, an AGI Early Careers Network event for the South West region was held in Bristol. Attendees travelled from as far as Cardiff and Reading to hear guest speaker Charlton Bland, Geomatics Consultant at Atkins, give an informative and engaging presentation on UAV technologies and their use in engineering and design projects.

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Early Careers Network webinar link available

Early Careers Network

8th June 2016

Early Careers Network webinar link available

Hosted by Tim Newman, the second part of the Cartographic webinar has just taken place today. Charley Glynn and Paul Naylor from Ordnance Survey have again provided lots of useful tips and hints about working in the world of cartography.  If you missed it, see below for the link.

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The Early Careers Network making advances in Scotland

AGI Scotland Early Careers Network

1st June 2016

The Early Careers Network making advances in Scotland

The AGI Scotland annual conference was a first for ECN, and our presence there furthers our commitment to engaging with members across the UK.  Since the launch of ECN we are going from strength to strength and have received huge support from industry, academia and many active volunteer members who devote their time to organising events.

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Early Careers Network webinar link to Steven Feldman's wisdom!

Early Careers Network

12th April 2016

Early Careers Network webinar link to Steven Feldman's wisdom!

The AGI Early Careers Network Webinar was held earlier today, and if you were unable to connect to it, you'll find the link below.There were lots of useful tips and pointers about careers using GI from Steven Feldman, which you can still access.

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Next AGI ECN webinar on 12th April 2016

Early Careers Network

5th April 2016

Next AGI ECN webinar on 12th April 2016

We’re delighted that Steven Feldman will be our speaker for the next AGI Early Careers Network Webinar at 13:00 on 12th April, 2016. Steven is a GI industry thought leader, strategic consultant, investor, advisor and mentor to technology startups.

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Early Careers Network

2nd February 2016

MOOCs – Starting 2nd February


MOOCs – Starting 2nd February

MOOCs – or Massive Open Online Courses – are a great way of learning new skills and broadening your horizons. The first of ESRI’s 2016 MOOCs, ‘Do it yourself GeoApps’, starts on February 2nd and offers the chance to learn how to build a geo-enabled app with little or no coding using ESRI’s SDKs and APIs. Learn more and sign up at http://communityhub.esriuk.com/gis4he/2016/1/12/2016-mooc-schedule

If you know about any MOOCs that would be of interest to other ECN members then please let us know! Drop us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Early Careers Network

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.

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Early Careers Network

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.

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The results of AGI's Early Careers Network survey are in!

Early Careers Network

20th October 2015

The results of AGI's Early Careers Network survey are in!

Earlier this year we conducted an Early Careers Network Survey and are delighted to report that we had an impressive response. We’ve seen some really interesting results, so if you want to learn more then do please read on..

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Calling all Early Careers Network people! Enter this competition quickly..

Early Careers Network

25th June 2015

Calling all Early Careers Network people! Enter this competition quickly..

Are you a member of the AGI Early Careers Network? We are offering one lucky member a free place at our next Geo Big 5 event in London on 9th July to report on your perspectives of the event.

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How can we help you develop your career in GI? Tell us by Friday, 19th June!

Early Careers Network

16th June 2015

How can we help you develop your career in GI? Tell us by Friday, 19th June!

If you have 10 years or less experience in the geospatial industry, we want to hear from you! The more ideas, the merrier! Just follow this link to take part in our AGI Early Careers Network survey and thank you in advance for your help.

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