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

AGI Skills Discussion Challenges Geospatial Community to Stand Up and Be Heard!

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

London, 7 December 2023 – The Association for Geographic Information (AGI), the membership group for organisations and individuals working in the geospatial sector, has encouraged the UK geospatial community to act now to prevent future skills shortages. Following a meeting of stakeholders from government, industry, academia and professional competency bodies, the AGI urged the sector to engage with educators in … Read More

Top tips for attending GeoCom 2023

AGI Early Careers Network

GeoCom, the AGI’s flagship event and largest independent event in the UK GI calendar, is returning to the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) (RGS-IBG) in London on 5 December 2023. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Intelligent Geospatial for a Sustainable Future’ focusing on the increasing use of automation in geo whilst considering its sustainability, such as its digital … Read More

Association for Geographic Information Celebrates Membership Milestone

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

The Association for Geographic Information (AGI) has reached a new milestone in its remit to represent the UK geospatial sector. For the first time since new membership options were introduced, membership has exceeded 2,000. AGI membership is structured to ensure maximum benefit and opportunity across the profession and includes levels for individuals, starting at Network and rising to Professional, for … Read More

AGI Releases Exciting Line-Up for GeoCom 23

The Association for Geographic Information (AGI), has announced an exciting line-up of speakers and content for GeoCom 23, its flagship event. GeoCom is the largest independent event in the UK GI calendar which is organised for geospatial professionals by geospatial professionals. Under the theme ‘Intelligent Geospatial for a Sustainable Future’, this year’s event will feature a keynote presentation from Google’s … Read More

Reminder – AGI is seeking nominations to fill vacancies on Council

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

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. The closing date for the receipt of completed Nomination Forms is 12:00pm on Friday 27 October 2023 About … Read More