OceanWise’s Shane Djokey awarded apprenticeship distinction!

OceanWise’s Shane Djokey, who started with the team in September 2020 (slap bang in the middle of the covid-19 pandemic!) has been awarded a distinction in his apprenticeship as ‘Software Development Technician’. Shane, has been working with our Technical team under the guidance and support of Managing Director Caroline Levey and line manager Steve Bourne, as an Information Systems apprentice. … Read More

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) honours top geographers

2022 medal and award recipients announced today The scientific expedition leader, Sir David Hempleman-Adams, and the Director of British Antarctic Survey (BAS), Professor Dame Jane Francis, have been awarded the Society’s two prestigious Royal Medals. These are part of a series of awards that recognise extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork, teaching, policy, and public engagement. The Royal Medals, which … Read More

Association for Geographic Information Celebrates Return to In Person Events

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London, 27 April 2022 – The UK membership organisation for companies and individuals working in the geospatial sector is excited to celebrate a return to in person events. After a two-year break, the Association for Geographic Information has announced the return of its flagship event GeoCom. The one-day conference, which is open to members and non-members alike, will be held … Read More

Europa Technologies launches v2022.1 of global map data suite

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Europa Technologies has announced the latest version of its market-leading family of global map data products. The v2022.1 includes a number of innovative improvements: Increase to almost 1.7 million places Supporting 21+ languages, an increase to over 3.1 million place names New administrative classification field (capital, 1st/2nd/3rd/4th-level seat) Population estimates update Updated international and 1st/2nd level administrative boundaries Coastline improvements … Read More

RICS/AGI How Geospatial Data is Helping us Understand the Climate Emergency – Registrations Open!

We are delighted to confirm that registrations for ‘How Geospatial Data is Helping us Understand the Climate Emergency’ are now open. This webinar will focus on cutting edge uses of GIS and geospatial information in the ongoing fight against climate change. Geospatial technology has quickly become a key weapon in understanding climate change, how policy changes impact the environment and … Read More

Esri UK’s annual conference returns to London’s QEII Centre after two virtual years

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Esri UK today announced the full programme for its upcoming annual conference on 17 May 2022, including speakers from The Met Office, Centre for Digital Built Britain, National Highways, National Trust and NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit. After two years as a virtual event, the conference returns this year to London’s QEII Centre, showcasing innovative customer examples of GIS in … Read More

AGI Early Careers Network – ‘Our experiences climbing the geospatial career ladder’

AGI Early Careers Network

Are you an Early Career professional who is planning on attending Geo Business 2022? Don’t miss AGI Early Careers Network Co-Chairs Matthew Webster and Tom Perk who will be presenting on the 19 May 11:30-12:00. Matthew and Tom Perks will be presenting ‘Our experiences climbing the geospatial career ladder’     Read more and register your place today!

GeoCymru 2022 – Save the Date

AGI Cymru are pleased to announce that our popular GeoCymru event will be taking place in person on the Friday 9th September 2022. The theme of our event is ‘Wales Outdoors – supporting health and well-being”.  This event is open to both AGI members and non-members via registration and we look forward to welcoming you. Please save ‘9th September’ in … Read More

New Localisation Options in Improved 1Data Gateway

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Cambridge, UK, 6th April 2022, (www.1spatial.com) 1Spatial, the global software and solutions leader, is improving their platform, adding a new language option and UI/UX enhancements to its data submission portal, 1Data Gateway. 1Data Gateway 2.5 is packed full of new features making it easier for data contributors to submit their data. A new Optional Data Submission feature allows contributors to … Read More

UPRNs are now ‘baked in’ to help streamline conveyancing

On 31st March 2022, trade and representative bodies representing the legal, surveying, estate agency and property management sectors launched a new version of the BASPI – the Buying and Selling Property Information form. This initiative is part of a wider process to digitise the home buying process so that information can be shared electronically between all parties involved in the conveyancing … Read More