Jan 302019
 

We are very pleased to share our provisional programme for this year’s GeoForum event on Thursday 28th February 2019 at Lancaster House, Lancaster University, LA1 4GJ.

GeoForum is a free all day event aimed at lecturers, researchers and support staff who promote and support the use of geospatial data and services at their institution. Throughout the day we there will be talks and demonstrations to showcase recent geospatial developments at EDINA and opportunity to offer your feedback on the services we provide and discuss geospatial issues with the EDINA team.

10:30 Registration and coffee
10:55 Welcome – EDINA
11:00 CEH Land Cover© Plus: Crops – Highly accurate satellite-based crop maps, production and use – Dan Morton and John Redhead, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
11:30 Landmark and Higher Education –  Rick Crowhurst, Public Sector Manager, Landmark Information Group
11:45 Coffee
12:00 OpenStreetMap: what is it and how did it get there?  – Steve Chilton, Chair of Society of Cartographers and OSM Advocate and Contributor
12:40 EDINA Update  – EDINA
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Mapping from Collins Bartholomew – Kenneth Gibson
14:15 Ordnance Survey and Higher Education – Nick Groome, External Research Manager, Ordnance Survey
14:30 Intelligent Marine and Coastal Mapping data –  Katie Eades, Marketing Coordinator, OceanWise Ltd
14:45 More than just rocks: smart ways to use geological data – British Geological Survey
15:00 Tea
15:15 Solutions to GeoSpatial Challenges – Jake Lauder, Business Development Manager, Getmapping plc
15:30 Q&A – Ask EDINA anything!
16:00 Close

If you would like to attend, please register online. If you are unsure whether this event is for you or not, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

 January 30, 2019  Posted by at 1:43 pm Digimap News

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