Amazing openness

On the 8th and 9th March 2018 I attended the FOSS4G:UK conference in London. London, I am in you Now for the tube #foss4guk — Alastair @ Geoger (@ajggeoger) March 8, 2018 This is a conference for promoting the great things that can be done using free and open source software for geospatial applications. … More Amazing openness

EO: the next generation

On the 13th March I attended the RSPSoc Wavelength 2018 conference. This is a student and young professional conference, held annually in different locations around the country and hosted by the RSPSoc Student representative for a given year (along with the shadow rep, ready for the next year). This year the conference was held in … More EO: the next generation

Would like to meet….

This is a (brief) summary of an event I attended last week…. On Thursday (8th Feb 2018) I attended the UKSA (UK Space Agency) networking event in the BEIS Conference Centre in London (just off Parliament Square). It was a half day event designed to get as many players as possible from the space sector, … More Would like to meet….

RSPSoc 2017

I am currently on my way home from the RSPSoc 2017 Annual Conference, hosted this year by the Royal School of Mines at Imperial College London. I’ve only been to a single day ( Thursday) but it’s been a whirlwind of new information, technical discussions and catching up with colleagues. Some of the notable talks … More RSPSoc 2017

ICARES presentation

Back in mid-July I was lucky enough to be asked to present at a conference event linked to the ICARES project (see The conference was held in Ebbsfleet and involved a number of academics from around Europe, as well as businesses and other organisations – including Kent police. The aim of the ICARES project is … More ICARES presentation

Rasters Revealed

On Tuesday 21 Feb, Geoger hosted the inaugural Rasters Revealed one-day conference at Worcester College, Oxford. The conference was organised to try and pull together attendees from across different sectors to share and discuss their use of a common data-type, namely spatial raster grids. There were 57 attendees in total on the day which was a … More Rasters Revealed

Conference week

Last week Geoger attended two very interesting, but also very different, conferences. The first was FOSS4GUK 2016 (see held at the Ordnance Survey building in Southampton. If you are not aware of it, this is a 2-day conference on the use of free and open source software (FOSS) for geospatial (4G) processing, data handling and … More Conference week