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AGI Workshop on Open Geo Standards

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AGI Workshop: Do we need an Open Standards Forum for geographic information in the UK?


  • Do you or your organisation use standards for geographic information?
  • Are you aware what standards exist?
  • Are you sure of how and when to apply standards?
  • Do you need to know more?
  • Are you confused by all the standards that exist?
  • Have you identified gaps in standards?

If the answer to any of the above is “Yes” then here is a chance to be in at the beginning of the creation of a forum to enable the GI community to share information, promote the use of the standards, influence their development, etc…

When: Monday, 12th May, 10:00 to 13:00

Where: At AGI, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR

Who: Confirmed speakers:

  • British Standards Committee for Geographic Information (IST/36): Les Rackham
  • Open Geospatial Consortium: Denise McKenzie
  • The Worldwide Web Consortium: Phil Archer
  • INSPIRE National Contact Point, Defra: Alex Coley
  • UN Group on Geographic Information Management: Clare Hadley
  • UK government Open Standards Board: Linda Humphries

Intended audience: technical strategists and leaders from organisations that create, serve, or use location information. The event is open to all, not just AGI members.

Why: be in at the start of a new way of encouraging usability and consistency across our diverse communities.

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