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IASSIST 2015 41st Annual Conference

  Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2 to 5 June 2015 Host institution: Minnesota Population Center at the University of Minnesota http://iassist2015.pop.umn.edu/home The theme of the 2015 conference was Bridging the Data Divide: Data in the International Context with many of the … Continue reading

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ESRI UK Annual Conference

GoGeo attended the ESRI UK held annual conference in London on 19th May. The event was well attended with around 2500 delegates, making it the biggest GIS event in the UK. The morning plenary was kicked off by Stuart Bonthrone, ESRI … Continue reading

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EDINA Geo Services at GeoDATA London Showcase 2014

Early this month, EDINA Geodata Services held an exhibit at the GeoDATA Showcase 2014 event in London. This was our second time to exhibit at this event which is aimed primarily at the commercial end of the GI industry covering … Continue reading

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Big Data discussions

On Tuesday, Conor Smyth, Head of Research and Geodata Services at EDINA attended the fourth Geo: The Big 5 event on Big Data hosted at IBM HQ, London. The objective of the event was to provide a forum for knowledge … Continue reading

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Why attending commercial events?

I have already written a review of GeoBusiness 2014.  But I thought it was worth writing something about the nature of the event and the interaction between different sectors. What is GeoBusiness and why was it different? GeoBusiness is a … Continue reading

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EDINA GeoForum 2014

EDINA hosts an annual gathering for it’s GeoServices with an aim to connect with users from institutions from around the country.  This years event was held in Edinburgh on the 19th June.  The event went well and there was a … Continue reading

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GeoBusiness 2014 – review

A couple of weeks back I attended the first GeoBusiness conference in London.  It was an interesting event and I have been meaning to write up my thoughts on it but keep getting snowed under with last minute jobs.  I … Continue reading

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GeoBusiness 2014 – a preview

GeoBusiness 2014 is less than a week away.  This is a new event and I am looking forward to seeing what it will be like.  The organisers have certainly pushed the event, with short magazine inserts listing who is exhibiting … Continue reading

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GISRUK 2014

Jane Drummond opened the 22nd conference and explained that Pink was the colour of the conference, hence the helpers were wearing Pink T-shirts. This also might explain the pink umbrellas last time GISRUK visited Glasgow. Wednesday Mike Worboys keynote gave … Continue reading

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COBWEB Meets the Commissioner at GEO-X

Last week members of the COBWEB Project team attended the GEO-X Plenary and Geneva Ministerial Summit event in Geneva, Switzerland. GEO, the Group on Earth Observation, who have held annual plenary meetings since the organisation was established in 2005. GEO-X marked a … Continue reading

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