GeoCymru 2022 – Save the Date

AGI Cymru are pleased to announce that our popular GeoCymru event will be taking place in person on the Friday 9th September 2022. The theme of our event is ‘Wales Outdoors – supporting health and well-being”.  This event is open to both AGI members and non-members via registration and we look forward to welcoming you. Please save ‘9th September’ in … Read More

New Localisation Options in Improved 1Data Gateway

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Cambridge, UK, 6th April 2022, ( 1Spatial, the global software and solutions leader, is improving their platform, adding a new language option and UI/UX enhancements to its data submission portal, 1Data Gateway. 1Data Gateway 2.5 is packed full of new features making it easier for data contributors to submit their data. A new Optional Data Submission feature allows contributors to … Read More

UPRNs are now ‘baked in’ to help streamline conveyancing

On 31st March 2022, trade and representative bodies representing the legal, surveying, estate agency and property management sectors launched a new version of the BASPI – the Buying and Selling Property Information form. This initiative is part of a wider process to digitise the home buying process so that information can be shared electronically between all parties involved in the conveyancing … Read More

GeoPlace 2022: Connecting People with Places

GeoPlace’s annual conference will take place on 10th and 11th May 2022, with the theme of ‘Connecting People to Places’. The event is online, reflecting appreciation shown in 2021 for opportunities to interact with speakers and peers, and to review a far wider range of extra materials while attending the event. With 877 registrations to last year’s conference, interest is … Read More

Local planning authority projects explore how best to digitise planning process

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Esri UK today announced the winners of a competition to find local planning authorities with innovative ideas, for how best to use geospatial technology to help modernise the planning process. Attracting almost 50 entries, the three winning councils were Nottingham City, Dacorum Borough Council and South Ayrshire who will work with Esri UK to make their pilot projects a reality, … Read More

Thousands of teachers and pupils are set to benefit from Ordnance Survey support to access University of Edinburgh education resources in 2022

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For decades OS paper and digital maps have become a regular feature in classrooms across the country. To support schools and the education curriculum OS has continually worked with teachers and academic professionals to change the way that mapping is both accessed and used. Today thousands of teachers and pupils’ access and use the latest OS mapping through the popular … Read More

Idox new AGI Associate Member

Idox is a leading supplier of specialist information management software and solutions to the public and asset intensive sectors. Our enterprise software covers the natural and built environment, community assets and transportation. Recognising the fundamental importance of geospatial data to customer workflows and with a focus on digital transformation, Idox acquired three geospatial businesses in 2021: thinkWhere – a leading … Read More

Help to support the GeoCommunity – get involved in #GeoCom 2022!

The AGI are busy making plans to bring this years’ annual conference, GeoCom 2022, and are excited to host the event at the Royal Geographic Society in London on the 11 October 2022. Leading the team for this event will be new AGI Council member Fergus Craig. We would like to encourage a variety of AGI members to volunteer to … Read More

Cadcorp cloud hosted web mapping service supports Councils’ ICT Partner Strategy

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Press Release, Hertfordshire, UK, 14th March 2022 Stevenage Borough Council and East Herts District Council ICT Partnership move to Cadcorp corporate GIS in the cloud Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) and East Herts District Council (EHDC) ICT Partnership has appointed Geographic Information System (GIS) software and services company, Cadcorp, to provide cloud hosted GIS and web mapping. Procurement was undertaken using … Read More

Geospatial Scholarship Fund helps Black and mixed Black heritage students studying geography at university

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14 March 2022 – Esri UK and Black Geographers today announced that this year’s Geospatial Scholarship Fund is now open to applicants. Two awards will be made this academic year, consisting of an Undergraduate Award of £30,000 and a Masters Award of £20,000, to study within the disciplines of geography or geoscience. Supporting Black and mixed Black heritage students to achieve their full potential at … Read More