AGI Launch Awards for Geospatial Excellence

The Association for Geographic Information (AGI) has re-launched its highly popular awards for excellence within the geospatial sector. Entries for the awards are being sought from organisations and individuals, working in or with geospatial, who want to showcase innovation, achievements and best practice. The AGI 2024 Awards Categories are the ‘Chairperson’s Award for Outstanding Service to the Geospatial Community’, ‘Geospatial … Read More

AGI and GGP to Work Together to Secure Geography at the Heart of Government Decision Making

The Association for Geographic Information (AGI) and the Government Geography Profession (GGP) have agreed to work together to combine their experience, expertise and outreach to further the impact of geospatial data and technology within the public sector. By working together, they will help grow the geospatial community, and will build on recent activities such as the AGI’s Skills Roundtable. “The … Read More

‘It’s not all about the money’ for Early Careers Professionals Concludes AGI / RGS Report

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

The Association for Geographic Information (AGI) and Royal Geographical Society, with IBG, (RGS-IBG) have released the results of their survey into the values of early career professionals within the geospatial sector. Published by the AGI, the report concludes that opportunities for learning and development are particularly important to those in their early and mid-careers whilst employee wellbeing, job security and … Read More

AGI Early Careers Report 2023

AGI Early Careers Network

‘It’s not all about the money: What do early career professionals in the geospatial sector value from their employers?’ In 2022 the AGI Early Careers Network in collaboration with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) surveyed geospatial professionals to understand the relative importance of organisational values and employee terms and conditions to early career professionals and how these change as … Read More

AGI Early Careers Network 2023 Round-Up

AGI Early Careers Network

AGI GeoCom: ECN Networking Session The ECN held a successful lunchtime networking session at this year’s GeoCom providing young professionals an informal opportunity to find out more about the various paths to geospatial accreditation. Thanks to all those who attended, including the representatives from RGS-IBG, RICS and CICES who gave up their time to be on hand to answer any … Read More

Gemini 2023 Round-Up

UK Gemini

The AGI Gemini Working Group has been hard at work in 2023 modernising the way that we publish and maintain the metadata standard. Gemini was adopted as one of the first standards to be included in the UK Geospatial Data Standards Register in 2022, and since then we’ve ensured that the membership and governance of the group is as open … Read More

AGI Cymru 2023 Round-Up

AGI Cymru

This year AGI Cymru has been developing the AGI GeoCommunity in North Wales including hosting an event linked to Eryri National Park and we met members from across different sectors and industry at our annual conference in Cardiff on the 10th of October. The theme of the conference was ‘Climate Change in Wales’. Discussions were raised on what geospatial data would … Read More

AGI Northern Ireland 2023 Round-Up

AGI Northern Ireland

2023 has been an exciting year for the AGI Northern Ireland. We held our annual conference, GI and Spatial for the Future – Here and Now, at Belfast City Hall on the 28 June. Our first in-person event in three years, it was our most popular conference to date with nearly 180 delegates representing the public sector, private sector and … Read More

AGI Scotland Annual Conference 2024 Registration Open!

We are pleased to announce that registration is now OPEN for the AGI Scotland Annual Conference will take place on Tuesday, 27 February 2024, at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. This year’s theme is “Valuing what we have – Maximising the Use of Data and Technology”. Geospatial insight offers significant opportunities and has the power to create lasting value. Join … Read More

AGI Celebrates ‘Amazing’ Conference with GeoCom Success

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

The Association for Geographic Information (AGI), is celebrating following a successful annual conference. The largest independent event in the UK GI calendar, organised for geospatial professionals by geospatial professionals, GeoCom 23 attracted more than 250 registered delegates with a challenging agenda featuring topics such as ethics and governance, skills shortages and the environmental impact of earth observation. Feedback from attendees … Read More