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Event Summary: Better Mapping Wales

AGI Cymru

Event Summary: Better Mapping Wales

4th July 2018

On 28th June 2018, Cardiff hosted the first Better Mapping seminar series in Wales, a joint venture between the British Cartographic Society, Royal Geographical Society (With IBG), supported and hosted by AGI Cymru.   In a first tri branded event of its sort AGI Cymru worked with BCS and RGS to bring the popular the event to Wales.

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Geographic innovation discussed at AGI Cymru's recent event

AGI Cymru

13th June 2017

Geographic innovation discussed at AGI Cymru's recent event

As part of several planned AGI Cymru events, Chris Parker, Geovation Co-Founder and Challenge Manager at Ordnance Survey, gave a great talk to members on geographic innovation.

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Report on recent AGI Cymru event

AGI Cymru

28th March 2017

Report on recent AGI Cymru event

Environment Systems kindly hosted AGI Cymru talks under the theme of 'Easy access to Satellite Data' on 15 March 2017. The talks highlighted the increasing availability of free satellite data and the growth in services to support these data in Wales.

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AGI Cymru presents: Easy Access to Satellite Data, 15th March

AGI Cymru

2nd March 2017

AGI Cymru presents: Easy Access to Satellite Data, 15th March

Find out about the first event of 2017 which AGI Cymru have organised, with a view to holding more this year. Join them for an evening of talks relating to accessing free satellite data, including processed Landsat and Sentinel 1 images, at the Environment Systems office in Aberystwyth. Following the talks, everyone will be heading to the Glengower for some GeoBeers!

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AGI Cymru

30th July 2014

AGI Cymru

AGI Cymru is a national sub-group of the Association for Geographic Information (AGI). Representing a wide diversity of interest and experience. We aim to promote the development of the use of Geographic Information in Wales by encouraging improvements in standards and providing training and networking opportunities through events, seminars and conferences.

The Steering group gives us the chance to:

  • Give Wales a voice within the AGI
  • Address Wales specific issues such as: Language, Rurality, Economic development
  • Develop, monitor and 'own' the GI Strategy for Wales
  • Develop an annual programme of events in Wales culminating in the Annual Conference
  • Pick up and respond to Welsh issues e.g. consultations

Our strength is bringing together a diversity of interest and experience for the benefit of GI in Wales. We act as a focus for the GI Community in Wales and as a resource upon which the GI community can call. 

Please come and talk to us as we welcome contact from others, so that we can take your ideas and aspirations forward. We want AGI Cymru to be truly representative. 

We are an active group of like-minded people who want to see GI go mainstream in Wales.

We do welcome new members (participating or corresponding) who are committed to sharing our vision and to move GI forward in Wales. For information please email AGI Cymru's current chair Adam Burke: 

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You can also keep up to date with AGI Cymru via: 

Twitter: @AGI_Cymru 


Recent Events & Activities: 

5th October 2018 - GeoCymru 2018 - Navigating the sea of open data 

An event Summary and Highlights is available for download below {phocadownload view=file|id=358|target=s}

    

   GeoCymru 2018's Event Committee - a huge thanks to you all!

Check out photos from the day on our Flickr page here!


OS MasterMap Highways Workshops Wales - September 2018:

Ordnance Survey are running 3 workshops with aim to provide you with the necessary tools and support to leave OS legacy ITN product and move to using OS MasterMap Highways network products. A team of experts will be sharing their knowledge while going through the migration steps with you. For more information and to book your place, follow the links below. 


28th June 2018 - Better Mapping Wales 

On 28th June 2018, Cardiff hosted the first Better Mapping seminar series in Wales, a joint venture between the British Cartographic Society, Royal Geographical Society (With IBG), supported and hosted by AGI Cymru.   In a first tri branded event of its sort AGI Cymru worked with BCS and RGS to bring the popular the event to Wales.

Read the full event summary here. 


2 October 2017 - GeoCymru: Opportunities and Challenges around Free and Open Source Geospatial and Open Data 

Hosted by AGI, with support from OSGeo:UK, AGI Cymru's 2017 event brought Wales' geocommunity together to examine different perspectives and case studies of using free and Open Source Geospatial and Open Data. 

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