House of the Commons Mapathon

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

Conference week

Last week Geoger attended two very interesting, but also very different, conferences. The first was FOSS4GUK 2016 (see http://uk.osgeo.org/foss4guk2016) 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 … Continue reading Conference week

Not just an EO company

Tomorrow (17th June 2016) I will be attending the 'From satellite to soil: connecting environmental observation to agri-tech innovations' event at the Royal Institution. Details on the event are provided here: https://royalsociety.org/events/2016/06/observation-and-agritech/ and for me, one of the key phrases in the event description is "in the middle of this value chain are intermediary companies … Continue reading Not just an EO company

Satellites for Agri-Food

The other week I went to a great event held in London at the Trade Union Congress building and hosted by Innovate UK. As stated on the event page: This event brings together leading Agriculture, Food and Space companies to understand the challenges in the agriculture and food sector and what satellites can do to help. Innovate … Continue reading Satellites for Agri-Food

RSPSoc TOPSIG session

I'm happy to confirm that there will be a TOPSIG (Technical and Operational Procedures Special Interest Group) session at the RSPSoc Annual Conference again this year. The session will be on Wednesday 3rd September at 11:00 and will include the following presentations: Alastair Graham: Openness in Remote Sensing Peter Bunting: Atmospheric Radiometric Correction of Satellite Imagery (ARCSI) - … Continue reading RSPSoc TOPSIG session