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AGI Scotland

AGI Scotland’s Annual Event is coming to The Lighthouse, Glasgow, on Tuesday 27th February 2018 for a day of ideas, discussion and collaboration with fellow members of Scotland’s GI community. Put the date in your 2018 diary!



What’s it about?

The event will showcase the latest innovation and developments in geographic information in Scotland. In particular, the event will include the increasingly significant role of cybersecurity and data ethics in geographic information as well as more generally highlighting the latest real-world applications of GI.  Scotland’s thriving geospatial technology and data industries will be on show, with speakers and attendees from a broad range of sectors involved in GI.

This is an opportunity to catch up with fellow GI professionals, build new relationships, and learn about recent developments in the GI community, including innovative applications of GI and a closer look at security and digital ethics in the context of GI.

Who’s speaking?

We're delighted to announce the following speakers: 

  • Joann Russell (Historic Environment Scotland) PresentationPractical applications of geospatial data and digital technologies in the care and management of the HES's assets (Keynote) 
  • Don Smith (Dell SecureWorks) Presentation: GI on the Frontline? Tales from the CyberSecurity Trenches (Keynote) 
  • Layla Gordon (Ordnance Survey) Presentation: Geo-Immersive Reality 
  • David Frankland (thinkWhere) Presentation: Some Like It HOT (Humanitarian OpenStreetMap) 
  • Tim Marston (CARTO) Presentation: Powering Smarter & Cleaner Cities by Democratising Location Intelligence
  • Alex Cadzow (Cadzow Consulting) Presentation: Maintaining Security, Ethics and Privacy 
  • Jim Baird and David Grzybowski (Scottish Government) Presentation: Persons at Risk Distribution
  • Esta Clark (National Records of Scotland) Presentation: Census 2021
  • Ali Fernie (British Geological Survey) Presentation: Impact of GDPR on National Geoscience Data Centre
  • Rui Cardoso (Civtech) Presentation: Driving daring and innovation in the public sector
  • Julie Proctor (greenspace scotland) Presentation: Using OS Greenspace
  • David Lawton (Informed Solutions) Presentation: Location-enabled Digital Transformation 
  • James Crone (EDINA) Presentation: Intelligence from scanned maps 
  • Philip Taylor (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology) Presentation: New Ways to Communicate GI Data (Keynote)
  • Will Hensman and Simon Roberts (Improvement Service) Presentation: Spatial Hub 

A full agenda can be downloaded from the event page. 

Sign me up!

We're working closely with our event supporters to make this event as affordable as possible to attend. Early Bird tickets have SOLD OUT! The second tier is available here!

Based on past experience and the exceptional delegate price, we expect there to be significant demand, so make sure you grab your ticket!

If you have any questions, please do get in touch either by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 020 7591 3116. 



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