[Talk-GB] Fwd: Event reminder - ON LOCATION: Organizing and using geospatial information

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Fri Mar 9 08:27:39 GMT 2012


Andy Mabbett
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From: "Bob Bater" <bbater at knowplexity.com>
Date: Mar 8, 2012 7:36 PM
Subject: Event reminder - ON LOCATION: Organizing and using geospatial
To: <DC-ARCHITECTURE at jiscmail.ac.uk>

 Places are filling up fast for this afternoon event in London at the end
of March. Don't miss out!* *****

*ISKO UK **and the BCS Location Information Specialist Group (LISG)* ****

*Thursday 29th March (14.00-18.00)*****

*Wilkes Room - British Computer Society London Office*

At this half-day event in Central London, we will hear from experts about
the current geospatial information landscape and its challenges, some of
the standards and frameworks that have been put into place to ensure
interoperability and the potential for linking data. We will also hear how
some users of GIS systems have applied them in their own organizations.****

The event is *free* to ISKO and BCS members and to full-time students. The
fee for non-members is just *£40, payable in advance*. Registration opens
at *1.45*, immediately following the ISKO UK AGM, and we shall start
promptly at 2 p.m. The programme will be followed by a chance to network,
with wine and nibbles. The topics and speakers are: ****

- The landscape and challenges of geospatial information in 2012* - **Mike
Sanderson**, 1Spatial*

* *- INSPIRE and the work of UK Location - *Alex Coley**, Chair of the UK
Location Programme Architecture & Interoperability Board

- Linking geographic data for research - *Jo Walsh*, *EDINA*

** **-  The development and application of GIS in health protection - *Matt
Bull**, Health Protection Agency*****

** **-  Organising and using location data in the Environment Agency - *Stefan
Carlyle**, Environment Agency** *

* *-  AddressBase – developing a unique national address gazetteer - *Carsten
Rönsdorf and Nick Turner**,* *Ordnance Survey*****

You will find the full programme and booking details via the ISKO UK
Please pass this invitation on to any colleagues who may be interested. We
hope to see you there.

Apologies for cross-posting.

ISKO is a not-for-profit scientific/professional association with the
objective of promoting research and communication in the domain of
knowledge organization, within the broad field of information science and
related disciplines. Our UK emphasis is to build bridges between the
research and practitioner communities, with the UK Chapter attracting
lively and steadily growing audiences to its afternoon meetings. You can
see past and future events at http://www.iskouk.org/events.htm , most with
MP3 recordings.****

****BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, champions the global IT profession
and the interests of individuals engaged in that profession for the benefit
of all. Among its many specialist groups is the Location Information SG
enabling BCS members to be well informed and understand the issues and best
practices associated with geospatial technology, which is becoming
increasingly visible to business and the public. ****

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