On 17th June 2020 the OSGeo:UK committee (of which I am part) hosted the FOSS4GUKOnline one day conference. We were helped on the day by a brilliant group of volunteers. The conference comprised of three streams, names Nightingale (a reference to Covid!), Sentinel (a reference to Earth observation) and Mercator (a reference to mapping and … Continue reading FOSS4GUKOnline 2020
Wow! The European Space Agency's Living Planet Symposium 2019 is creating a huge positive feeling towards Earth observation this week - and I'm not even there! One of the nicest things for those of us who have been unable to get there has been the social media wall (created using walls.io). I'd not come across … Continue reading Living Planet Symposium (from afar)
I hope that this doesn't come across as a moan, because it isn't meant to. It's more of a query. Why is it that some conferences are so expensive? I'd really like to have attended the three events listed below, but their registration costs are prohibitive for independents and micro businesses (and probably many other … Continue reading Conference costs
Between 19th and 21st February 2019, Munich played host to the Big Data from Space 2019 (#BiDS19) conference. The conference was jointly organised by ESA, SatCen and the JRC and hosted by DLR (the German Space Agency). It's remit was to cover all spatio-temporal Earth and space observation data collected by a variety of sensors, … Continue reading BiDS19 Munich
Yesterday was a very busy day, but very rewarding. I travelled down to London to attend the Envirocon event which was being hosted by Ambisense at the Crystal in London's docklands. After a very surreal experience at Canning Town DLR station where about 1000 people were all trying to get on a single train to … Continue reading A busy day in London town!
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 pic.twitter.com/ZFjrxHKJdF — 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. … Continue reading Amazing openness
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 … Continue reading EO: the next generation
On 8th March I gave a workshop on satellite data processing at FOSS4G:UK in London. This post details that you'll need to know before attending the workshop, and post-workshop if you want the instruction sheet 🙂 For this workshop you need to have downloaded the datasets provided online. This is really important, because there is … Continue reading FOSS4G:UK workshop details
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, … Continue reading Would like to meet….
I am delighted to announce that bookings are now open for Rasters Revealed 2018. Please use the following link to purchase your place at the conference and make sure that you attend this engaging event. BOOK HERE: https://bookwhen.com/geoger/e/ev-scsq-20180411094500 The 2017 conference was a sell-out event, and based on the feedback I’ve had, it looks as […] … Continue reading Rasters Rev 2018: Bookings open!