1st June 2016
The AGI Scotland annual conference was a first for ECN, and our presence there furthers our commitment to engaging with members across the UK. Since the launch of ECN we are going from strength to strength and have received huge support from industry, academia and many active volunteer members who devote their time to organising events.
4th February 2016
The first tickets for the AGI Scotland Annual Event have now been sold, so keep an eye out for the next batch of tickets at a great booking rate, thanks to the support of our sponsors! Book here now.
28th January 2016
30th September 2015
The waiting is over! AGI Scotland are sponsoring the Edinburgh Earth Observatory (EEO) team for another programme of exciting talks.
The first talk is THIS week - Fri 2nd Oct - with Cecilia Macintyre, Head of Census Quality and Data Exploitation at the National Registers of Scotland.
20th January 2015
The seminar given on the 5th December by Professor Mike Worboys was entitled: ‘A Fresh Look at the Object-Field Dichotomy’. In Mike’s own words, this was a ‘fairly abstract’ talk that looked at the mathematical structures lying behind geographical objects and fields, as well as introducing a fresh look at their definitions. Professor Worboys, an Honorary Professor in the School of GeoSciences here at Edinburgh, is a mathematician by trade, and throughout his career has tried to bridge the gap between GIS and the mathematical theory behind it.
30th July 2014
Hugh Barron (Chair), British Geological Survey
Iain McKay, Improvement Service
Abigail Page (AGI Council), CGI
James Reid, Edina, Edinburgh University
Alan Moore, Forth Valley GIS
Alex Ramage, Transport Scotland
Bruce Gittings (Vice Chair), University of Edinburgh
Cameron Easton, Scottish Government (formerly)
Tim Duffy, British Geological Survey
Dominic Cuthbert, Ordnance Survey
Martin Ford, GI Standards Ltd
Angus McDonald, Knowledge Mappers
Ilona Kemeling, Kemeling Consulting
Mike Bell, Edinburgh Council
Ben Fisher, RSK Group plc
Shona Nicol, Scottish Government
30th July 2014
AGI Scotland is a sub-group of AGI focused on the interests of the geographic information community in Scotland. It has its own committee which promotes the aims of the AGI within the Scottish context and co-ordinates activities with the national body.
The objectives of AGI Scotland are:
AGI Scotland (AGI-S) sit on the Scottish Government Spatial Information Board (SIB) in an advisory capacity and have a long running relationship working with the Scottish Government. In 2014, feedback from the AGI Scotland member consultation was presented to SIB and AGI-S recommendations will feed into this ongoing dialogue.
In addition to representing member views, AGI-S actively work to provide development and networking opportunities to Scottish members. This includes through the provision of an annual one day event and seminars throughout the year.
AGI-S sponsors the University of Edinburgh EEO Seminar Series. All members are welcome to attend these events, which can see audiences up to 60+. They provide an excellent opportunity to learn about different areas of geospatial, in addition to promoting networking between professionals and post-graduate students.
AGI-S supports the work of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS) and is working to build stronger links on shared areas of interest.