2018-06-18 05:26:19

GEO Business and Class of Your Own Launch GEO Careers

It would seem there is little understanding of professions within the built environment and few young people aspire to a career in this important sector of the British and global economy. It is with this serious skills shortage in mind that the organisers of GEO Business 2017 are delighted to announce the launch of a brand new educational element to the show – GEO Careers. Working alongside Alison Watson from Class of Your Own (COYO), they have together developed a full day of enticing activities and presentations for students aged 14-19, with the aim of demonstrating just how exciting the... (read more)
2017-02-14 05:44:30

Buzz and Balance - GEO Business 2018

This year’s GEO Business conference, held on 22-23 May in London’s Islington, was, according to Geomatics World editors Ian Dowman and Richard Groom, the biggest and best yet. The following is a summary of their report on the event which hosted 203 exhibitors from 25 countries, 100 exhibitor workshops, as well as many high profile speakers and seminars. It should provide a taste of the type of topics which were discussed during this excellent annual event. Digital Transformation Mark Enzer, Chief Technical Officer of Mott MacDonald, presented on the topic of digital transformation in economic infrastructure, with a particular focus... (read more)
2018-08-20 11:44:13

United We Stand - GEO Business 2014

Over 1600 attended the UK’s first GEO Business show and conference in London in May. With a definite buzz, in the view of one observer, ‘it marked the dawn of a new era for the geospatial community’. GeoBusiness 2014 was generally hailed as a great success – for the organisers; for the 118 exhibitors; for the 1600 punters; and, we would argue, for the whole geospatial industry in the UK. Some of us remember the AGI conference and show held at the same venue – Islington’s Business Design Centre – a few years ago and will agree that this was... (read more)
2017-04-26 05:57:53

GEO Business 2015 Launches Calls for Papers

A Call for Papers has been announced for the GEO Business 2015 Conference, taking place at the Business Design Centre in London, UK, from 27-28 May 2015. For GEO Business 2015, the committee welcomes papers which will address the key commercial and technical issues facing the industry. Abstracts should be submitted online at the event’s website before 17 December 2014. This could include reporting on recent cutting-edge geospatial projects; approaches to unlock the potential of Big Data for geospatial professionals; smart GIS; data processing, presentation and applications; survey operations and systems integration; international and local specifications and standards; a focus... (read more)
2014-09-22 11:08:49

Bringing Geomatics and Geospatial Professionals Closer - GEO Business 2017

Event chair, Steven Eglinton, director of GeoEnable and vice-chair of AGI, urges geospatial professionals to come together for two days of conferences, workshops and exhibitions to learn, network, share and collaborate. While GEO Business’ roots are in survey and geomatics, the event has broadened into ‘geospatial’. It covers not only data capture, but data processing, management, use, re-use, maintenance and how to add value to business. It looks at the whole spectrum of what ‘geospatial’ can mean. Organisations represented include: Association for Geographic Information (AGI) Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Royal Institution of... (read more)
2017-04-04 04:14:58

Something for Everyone in the Industry - GEO Business 2016

GeoBusiness returned to the Islington Business Design Centre for its third year with a larger exhibition, more visitors and, if anything, an even buzzier atmosphere. The industry’s biggest players seemed to have bigger stands and more new suppliers were displaying their wares, reports Richard Groom. Inevitably, delegates had to make choices between concurrent conference sessions and workshops, whilst also catching up with friends and colleagues. This year it was made a little easier as the conference was concentrated into a single stream and the workshops became five streams. Robots and ‘Us’ The first session of the first day started with... (read more)
2016-12-23 12:30:01

Attendance up at Busy Bustling Show - GEO Business 2015

A busy two days found your reporters struggling to cover everything at the industry’s annual show. A conference with two streams is always a challenge but we think that below we have covered the most relevant aspect for GIS professionals. We’ve published the session titles in full so you should be able to track them down. With visitors queuing in droves to get in on the first day and attendance up 25%, the second GEO Business event attracted over 2,000 people from 47 countries. With an improved layout and over 180 companies represented the organisers were clearly delighted. Event director... (read more)
2017-04-25 11:56:23

Geo Momentum

Geospatial. Commission. These two words are sending shivers of eager anticipation and, perhaps, just a little trepidation down many of our spines. But are we likely to feel the impact anytime soon? The government is pulling the UK’s land resources into sharp focus. It’s making reference to new housing, in particular, and we know the pressure is on to rapidly develop services that can improve vital infrastructure. I’d like to think the UK’s new Geospatial Commission will adopt ‘geo momentum’ as its motto (wouldn’t that be good). We also know that the new Commission’s remit will be that of strategic... (read more)
2017-12-20 11:25:49

All you need to know about the Record Breaking GEO Business 2018

GEO Business 2018, taking place in London from 22-23 May, is fast approaching and the 5th instalment of the largest geospatial show in the UK is getting ready to break some records. Firstly, with registrations currently tracking 27% ahead of this time last year, as many as 3,000 visitors from across the world are expected to attend this free event. Sold out Exhibition The exhibition is also breaking boundaries with stands selling out not once, or twice but three times. This expanded area helps to house over 200 exhibitors who have all chosen GEO Business as the place to do... (read more)
2018-05-16 10:21:52
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