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
The fifth episode of the Scene From Above podcast.
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!
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 … Continue reading RSPSoc 2017
Back in mid-July I was lucky enough to be asked to present at a conference event linked to the ICARES project (see http://icaresproject.eu/#about). 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 … Continue reading ICARES presentation
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 … Continue reading Rasters Revealed
On Saturday Oct 1st I attended the House of the Commons Mapathon held at Oxford Brookes University. This was designed to kick-start the House of the Commons 2016 series of events which will run throughout October 2016. The day was run by Charlie Fisher (from Transition By Design) and colleagues, and started with an introductory talk by Andy Wightman, … Continue reading House of the Commons Mapathon