16th June 2020
The AGI was established more than 30 years ago following the Chorley Report recommendations highlighting the need for greater national coordination on the use of geospatial information. The creation of the Geospatial Commission and now the UK Geospatial Strategy demonstrate the incredible evolution that our geospatial community has journeyed through in the past three decades.
5th June 2020
This year’s World Environment Day theme is ‘Time for Nature’.
1st May 2020
Several weeks ago the biggest day in AGI Scotland’s annual calendar finally arrived.
14th April 2020
We have gathered your home-schooling resources to keep our children learning all about our wonderful geographic world.
26th March 2020
I hope that you and your loved ones are all well and now safely working from home where possible. To those of you that are out helping the essential services efforts - our thanks and gratitude for all your support in this uncertain time.
17th February 2020
An overview of how geographic information is relevant to the 2021 population census
20th January 2020
The Edinburgh Earth Observatory (EEO)-AGI and Hutton Club Seminar welcomed Dr Thierry Gregorius, a GI/Geomatic specialist with over 20 years of experience in the industry, currently working as a management consultant for Getech
20th January 2020
On Friday November 8th 2019, the Edinburgh Earth Observatory (EEO) and Hutton Club welcomed Dr. Lyn Wilson of Historic Environment Scotland (HES).
28th October 2019
Following his keynote at AGI's annual conference #GeoCom19 – Dr Christopher Tucker was invited by AGI Scotland to present to local members who were unable to travel to London.
1st August 2019
For many of you in the last stages of hectic academic life, it may feel like you are standing at a crossroads, not fully prepared for what’s in front of you.
17th May 2019
The AGI welcomes the announcement by Scotland's Digital Economy Minister, Kate Forbes, that Geovation Scotland will be established in Edinburgh as an accelerator for geospatial and property start-ups.
2nd May 2019
A round-up of the AGI Scotland Conference from a non-geospatial perspective.
18th March 2019
On 13 February 2019, members of the Association for Geographic Information were invited to visit the Edinburgh Tram depot and control room.
1st August 2018
In the challenging circumstances of unexpected and catastrophic events, the knowledge, skills and pro-active attitude of GIS volunteers can help co-ordinate resources and map hazards, as was well demonstrated in my homeland of Japan recently.
20th March 2018
Tuesday 27th Feb saw a record-breaking turnout for the AGI Scotland Annual Event in Glasgow. Despite the snow, we welcomed a remarkable 150 delegates, 18 fantastic speakers and were supported by eight excellent sponsors (Gold: thinkWhere, Ordnance Survey, Informed Solutions and Europa Technologies, and and Silver: Verisk Geoinformation, CARTO, British Geological Survey and 1Spatial).