AGI Cymru On-Line Pub Quiz

AGI Cymru

July saw AGI Cymru host their first on-line pub quiz open to members and non-members. Hosted by Quiz Master Kev, the early leaders Helena, Tom and Cats held their position throughout the Welsh and geography related quiz rounds to take first place. Well done to them and to everyone who took part. A fun Friday night in lockdown. Look out … Read More

Top Tips for Using Continuing Professional Development to Boost your Career

AGI Early Careers Network

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a structured and self-driven form of learning that helps professionals maintain and improve the knowledge, skills and personal qualities required for career development. In July, the AGI’s Early Careers Network teamed up with the Royal Geographic Society (with Institute of British Geographers) to deliver a webinar focused on how CPD can drive career development and … Read More

Scotland was a pioneer in the geospatial industry, but how can we take the next step and make geospatial an important contributor to the Scottish Economy today and tomorrow?

AGI Scotland

By the early 1960s the University of Glasgow had become a world-class centre for cartography, and university courses in the use of computers in geography were beginning to appear by the end of that decade, ahead of much of the world.  Researchers at the University of Edinburgh were using computer methods to analyse agricultural census data by 1970 and soon … Read More

Introducing the AGI’s New Mission Statement

AGI Mission Statement

AGI starts 2020 with a new mission that puts geospatial at the heart of a sustainable future Applying geospatial to the global challenge of achieving sustainability is the aim of a new mission unveiled today by the UK’s largest membership organisation for the geospatial sector. The move comes as the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) marks 30 years at the heart … Read More