19th December 2014
The AGI Membership comprises of Individuals, Corporate Members and Partners from a wide range of industries across all sectors who share a common interest in maximising the benefits of geographic information. Your membership will connect you to this active and thriving community.
You will gain valuable insights into how others are using GI data, systems and services to solve problems, create new opportunities and generate efficiencies. Having an inside track on policy direction and future developments will provide real competitive advantage to your organisation. You will have an opportunity to showcase your work to our membership, providing excellent market exposure.
We offer a wide range of hard benefits according to your level of membership, as detailed below. However, the benefits far exceed this as you work with us to inform, influence and act as a part of a bigger voice for the geospatial industry.
If you represent an organisation and are considering membership, we would encourage you to contact David Reay, our Membership Services Manager to discuss the relationship that your organisation can have with the AGI.
The AGI is an independent body which is only funded through membership and event income. Your membership allows us to continue our mission to maximise the use of geographic information (GI) for the benefit of the citizen, good governance and commerce.
Students and unemployed members are eligible for 1 year free membership upon proof of status. Individual Members may be able to reclaim tax on their membership from HMRC.
All prices below are for a 1 year membership and are exclusive of VAT.
18th December 2014
Cadcorp, the UK based developer and supplier of GIS and web mapping software, has unveiled Web Map Layers 8.0. The web mapping application, which is widely-used for sharing geographic information with the public, has been completely redesigned. It features a simpler and responsive user interface, provides more functionality and creates a tighter binding to the data it serves.
18th December 2014
GeoPlace has achieved recertification to two industry recognised and highly respected international standards, ISO9001 for Quality Management, and ISO/IEC27001 for Information Security.
GeoPlace operates a Quality Management System (QMS) which is certified and regularly audited by BSI Management Systems (BSI) to meet the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2008. This system has been certified since 2008, and passed full recertification in November 2014, recertifying the system through to the end of 2017.
14th December 2014
ENVITIA, a world leader in geospatial information technologies has been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard, joining the top 7% of accredited organisations across the UK who believe in realising the potential of their people.
3rd December 2014
Listed below are some websites which help to demonstrate the diverse ways in which geographic information can be utilised.
The PSMA is a new, centrally funded, 10 year agreement for the provision of our geographical data to all of the public sector in England and Wales.The PSMA offers a wide range of mapping data to its members from showing a single building to a national view.
Provided by the Ordnance Survey, the GIS Files demonstrate the power of computerised mapping. An interactive learning zone, the GIS files will introduce you to the basics of GIS (geographic information systems), geographic information, real world info and some GIS case studies.
UK Location is a UK pan-government initiative to improve the sharing and re-use of public sector location information. Established following the publication of the UK Location Strategy, it incorporates the implementation of the strategy and the EC INSPIRE. It is coordinated by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs as the lead government department.
Developed by the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, the aim of the GIS Timeline is to present a visual overview of the development and growth of GIS from their conception in the 1960s to the present day.
INSPIRE (Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe) is an EU Directive that aims at making available relevant, harmonised and quality geographic information to support formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Community policies - particularly those relating to the environment.