AGI Awards 2010, EDINA scoop a Highly Commended mention

EDINA has receive a Highly Commended mention at the annual Association for Geographic Information (AGI) Awards for Innovation and Best Practice.

EDINA was entered in the Innovation and Best Practice (Charitable Status) section based on the presentation given at GeoCommunity 2010 by Tim Riley.  Tim presented a paper entitled “Digimap: 10 Years Old and yet Brand New. The migration of an established service to new GIS infrastructure” This described how the infrastructure of Digimap had been updated to significantly improved the quality of service offered by Digimap.  You can download Tim’s paper and presentation from the links below:

Paper

Presentation

The winner in this charitable status section went to MapAction for their great work in response to the Haiti and Pakistan earthquakes.  If you don’t know what MapAction do, or just want to find out more about them or how you can help then head over to the MapAction website.  By supplying GIS experts they can streamline logistiscs and get aid quickly to those that need it most.  The work that they do really does make a difference.

In the student of the year award the winner was David McIlhatton, University of Ulster.  Runner up sports were taken by Christopher Barber, University of Edinburgh and Bethel Smith, Kingston University.

For information on the other award winners, head over to the AGI website

About Addy Pope

Addy is a member of the GeoData team at EDINA and work on services such as GoGeo, ShareGeo and the FieldtripGB app. Addy has over 10 years experience as a geospatial analyst. Addy tweets as @go_geo
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