Take my word for it: Communication, transparency and creating trust

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

This webinar was the third and final online event to explore the principles of the Locus Charter and what they mean in practice for us as practitioners and professionals who use location data, how they might change how we work, and how we, as a community of location data professionals, can learn from each other and support good practice. The … Read More

A right to be lost: bias, anonymity, privacy

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

This webinar was the second of three designed to explore the principles of the Locus Charter and what they mean in practice for us as practitioners and professionals who use location data, how they might change how we work, and how as a community of location data professionals we can learn from each other and support good practice. The webinar … Read More

Where’s the Harm? Geospatial data ethics in practice

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

This webinar was the first of three designed to explore the principles of the Locus Charter and what they mean in practice for practitioners and professionals who use location data; how they might change how we work; and how as a community of location data professionals we can learn from each other and support good practice. The webinar looked at … Read More

AGI Scotland Annual Conference – SAVE THE DATE

AGI Scotland

We are pleased to announce that this year’s AGI-Scotland annual conference will take place during the mornings of Wednesday, 23rd and Thursday, 24th February 2022. The theme for this year’s event is “Global to Local; What Scotland can offer the world and what the world can offer Scotland”. We are facing some truly imminent global challenges! Join us to hear … Read More

AGI GeoCymru 2021 – The Green Recovery – Reflections and Highlights

AGI Cymru

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the successful GeoCymru event this year.  I really enjoyed the event, the range of speakers and perspectives, the increased female speakers from our industry, and a showcase of what’s happening to support the Welsh Green Recovery. It’s easy to take this for granted when you’re close to it, but it’s clear that … Read More

A new generation of location data ethics with the Locus Charter

The Association for Geographical Information

Launched in the UK on 24 March 2021, the Locus Charter sets out 10 foundation principles to promote the ethical and responsible use of location data around the world. The Association for Geographic Information (AGI) and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) believe the introduction of the Charter provides an inflection point on the growing importance of location data in … Read More

Early Careers Network Vacancies

AGI Early Careers Network

Call for committee members ECN is on the look out for new committee members to help deliver its mission of providing a platform for communication and collaboration of early career professionals within the geospatial industry. We are looking for early career professionals to fill the below roles. The roles are a great opportunity to acquire transferable skills and collaborate with … Read More

AGI Cymru 2021 ‘Green Recovery’ – Registrations Open!

AGI Cymru

AGI Cymru are pleased to announce that registration is now open for their forthcoming annual event, taking place on Friday 24 September 2021 the theme for this year’s conference is ‘Green Recovery’ and will take place as a morning webinar and an afternoon of interactive deep-dive subject matter sessions. Register Here Our focus this year is understanding how green recovery will make … Read More

AGI is seeking nominations to fill vacancies on Council

The Association for Geographical Information

Being a member of the AGI’s Council is both enjoyable and rewarding. You have access to opportunities and experience that may not be available during your normal employment, and the satisfaction of knowing that you’re making a significant difference to our industry. About the AGI Council The AGI is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Its mission is to maximise the … Read More

AGI signs up as Locus Charter supporting organisation

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

The Association for Geographic Information (AGI) has pledged to promote the ethical use of location data by signing up as a Locus Charter supporting organisation. Together with its members, the AGI will contribute to the Charter’s on-going evolution by providing input and thought-leadership, applying case studies, and incorporating best practices to strengthen its Founding Principles. Denise McKenzie, AGI Chair and … Read More