Building trust in your geospatial data

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How can you achieve value from OS’s Data Hub authoritative data? We would like to invite you to join OS and 1Spatial’s webinar on 18th March where we will focus on how you can build trust and data quality for decision making, using OS’s Data Hub APIs and the 1Spatial Platform. OS and 1Spatial will present how you can use … Read More

UK Gemini Metadata Standard moves to GitHub

UK Gemini

Since the release of Version 2.3 of Gemini in 2018, the Gemini Working Group has been reviewing a set of changes for the next update. We are also improving the visibility of the process of maintaining the standard by moving various elements to GitHub. The schematron files have been located there for a while, but that’s just one small part … Read More

Location, location, location – AGI Interview

The Association for Geographical Information

AGI Chair Denise McKenzie and past Chair Matthew Leaver were invited to talk to CES about the dangers and the power of location data. We share that location data willingly with the GNSS signal for a satnav, but often it is taken and shared without any knowledge at all. In the age of Big Brother what do we really know … Read More

The Intersection of GI and COVID-19 in Northern Ireland

AGI Northern Ireland

Just like the rest of the world, Northern Ireland (NI) is facing unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic. During the last few months, GI professionals across the country have been stepping up and helping organisations and local communities alike. These efforts to leverage spatial data and information can be seen in the work of various individuals and teams throughout the … Read More

Building a Geospatial Career

AGI Early Careers Network

Earlier this year, the AGI’s Early Careers Network joined forces with Geovation to discuss geospatial careers with an expert panel from across the industry, exploring the evolution of the geospatial industry and jobs, skills requirements of the industry and sharing some insights from their own unique experiences. Watch a recording of this event. As always, we would love to hear … Read More

AGI Cymru On-Line Pub Quiz

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July saw AGI Cymru host their first on-line pub quiz open to members and non-members. Hosted by Quiz Master Kev, the early leaders Helena, Tom and Cats held their position throughout the Welsh and geography related quiz rounds to take first place. Well done to them and to everyone who took part. A fun Friday night in lockdown. Look out … Read More

Top Tips for Using Continuing Professional Development to Boost your Career

AGI Early Careers Network

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a structured and self-driven form of learning that helps professionals maintain and improve the knowledge, skills and personal qualities required for career development. In July, the AGI’s Early Careers Network teamed up with the Royal Geographic Society (with Institute of British Geographers) to deliver a webinar focused on how CPD can drive career development and … Read More

Scotland was a pioneer in the geospatial industry, but how can we take the next step and make geospatial an important contributor to the Scottish Economy today and tomorrow?

AGI Scotland

By the early 1960s the University of Glasgow had become a world-class centre for cartography, and university courses in the use of computers in geography were beginning to appear by the end of that decade, ahead of much of the world.  Researchers at the University of Edinburgh were using computer methods to analyse agricultural census data by 1970 and soon … Read More

Introducing the AGI’s New Mission Statement

AGI Mission Statement

AGI starts 2020 with a new mission that puts geospatial at the heart of a sustainable future Applying geospatial to the global challenge of achieving sustainability is the aim of a new mission unveiled today by the UK’s largest membership organisation for the geospatial sector. The move comes as the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) marks 30 years at the heart … Read More