Early Careers Network Update – July 2021

AGI Early Careers Network

Chair role change We are pleased to announce that current committee members Matt Webster and Tom Perks are jointly stepping up into the roles of ECN Co-Chairs. Rebecca Taylor has done a fantastic job leading ECN as both co-chair and chair for the past 18 months and will continue to support ECN within an advisory role. Call for committee members … Read More

AGI Cymru Walk and Talk 13 July 2021

AGI Cymru

A few members met this week for AGI Cymru’s Walk and Talk at Garwnant Visitor Centre, just outside Merthyr Tydfil. We were lucky to have a warm sunny day and took a leisurely stroll whilst catching up on news from our public and private sector colleagues. It was fantastic to meet up under the government guidelines, take in the beautiful … Read More

AGI and RGS-IBG Public Webinars Responsible Use of Location Data in the UK

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In response to the increasing global dialogue regarding the ethical and responsible use of location data, the teams at EthicalGeo (USA) and Benchmark Initiative (UK) have developed and published the Locus Charter. A set of 10 foundation principles promoting the ethical and responsible use of location data around the world. It is important to recognise that ethics is a subject … Read More

Environment Systems is pleased to be able to support QGIS

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Whilst performing some vector work, a staff member at Environment Systems noticed that features had become misplaced after upgrading to QGIS Long-term Release v3.10. Senior GIS Analyst, Matt Yandell-Thomas confirmed the problem and opened a bug with QGIS (https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/issues/34993). The developers quickly concluded that QGIS itself was probably not the actual cause, but rather some underlying library, and closed the … Read More

Edinburgh Earth Observatory Seminars

A seminar series presenting topics in the broad areas of geographical information and remote sensing. This prestigious series combines research seminars with talks of professional interest and is open to students and staff across the University and beyond, together with professionals in the field. We are pleased to host these seminar events, organised by the Edinburgh Earth Observatory and supported … Read More

Calling Associate Members: Are you interested in helping shape GeoCom21?

The Association for Geographical Information

GeoCom is the flagship event of the AGI, organised  by geospatial professional for geospatial professionals. To help organise this event we are looking for two Associate Members to volunteer their time to join the event sub-group that is focused on developing the event programme and content for this year.  If this would be of interest please reach out to AGI. … Read More

AGI Northern Ireland Annual Conference – ‘Geographic Information: Supporting a Sustainable Future’

AGINi Conf 2021

AGI Northern Ireland are delighted to announce the date of their Annual Conference ‘Geographic Information: Supporting a Sustainable Future’. Register now for our annual conference, which is not only critical to our mission to serve and nurture a thriving geospatial community, but also reflects the current needs and realities of out society. Our conference speakers will touch on topics including … Read More

Remembering Professor Ian Masser

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

A geospatial pioneer with a passion for collaboration We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Professor Ian Masser whose leadership, enthusiasm and generosity in sharing his expertise will be sorely missed by all in the geocommunity. Many AGI members will remember his great support and active participation in developing the Association, and he was a familiar face … Read More

UK Gemini Metadata Standard moves to GitHub

UK Gemini

Since the release of Version 2.3 of Gemini in 2018, the Gemini Working Group has been reviewing a set of changes for the next update. We are also improving the visibility of the process of maintaining the standard by moving various elements to GitHub. The schematron files have been located there for a while, but that’s just one small part … Read More