[OSGeo-Discuss] Beta Launch of New Geospatial Technology Tools - London, Monday 28th November 2011 - Book Now!

Razy Kased kasedr at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 11:56:38 PST 2011

I live in New York, how can I benefit from such rich information without
have the luxury of traveling to London?

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 11:06 AM, Nicola Osborne <nicola.osborne at ed.ac.uk>wrote:

> "Because everyone will eventually have 'an App' in their pocket that uses
> GPS!"
> JISC is pleased to announce the launch of several new BETA products and
> tools centred around geospatial technology and aimed at Universities,
> Colleges and Schools. Come along and experiment with these
> soon-to-be-released products at a special one day event on Monday November
> 28th at Ravensborough College (next door to the Milennium Dome) in London.
> We encourage students, researchers and teaching staff from all disciplines
> to attend and sample these fantastic new tools so that we can further their
> usefulness to everyone in Academia. Come along and discover how Geo really
> is part of everyday work and play :)
> So, what can you expect?
> Well, we have a fantastic set of geospatial tools and projects including
> these highlights:
> Are you a student? You'll want to see the #Gemma project (University
> College London) and their cool new Android and iPhone apps that help
> collect data for research projects and assignments and then present your
> data as colourful maps. Want to impress your teachers and get a better
> grade on your next assignment? Want to use your smartphone for data
> collection? Then you need to check this event out.
> Are you a researcher? You'll want to see how the Halogen2 (University of
> Leicester) project have build cross-disciplinary geo links between DNA data
> and other scholarly datasets: archaeology, genealogy, history.... Welcome
> to the future of cross-disciplinary research!
> Are you a teacher? You'll want to see the new handbook that GeoSciTeach?
> (Institute of Education) is producing on how to integrate geospatial tools
> into class activities. See how they used mobile phones to conduct a lesson
> at Kew Gardens, making the great outdoors into an interactive teaching and
> learning space. In short, you're not cool unless you've got geospatial in
> school!
> Best of all the day is finished up with an evening Awards party (in the
> Millenium Dome!) for the projects and all their hard work. Come shake hands
> with these projects, toast their success and find out who will win
> Geospatial project of the Year!
> For a Draft Agenda for the event please see: http://code.google.com/p/**
> jiscgeo/wiki/**ProgrammeMeetingAgenda<http://code.google.com/p/jiscgeo/wiki/ProgrammeMeetingAgenda>
> Please use the hashtag "#jiscGEO" to talk about this event on your
> favourite social network.
> To register for this event please use the following link (Day 1 is the
> 'Show and Tell' Day described above for these projects - though you are
> welcome to stay on and learn more about geo on the other event days):
> https://www.eventsforce.net/**jisc/147/home<https://www.eventsforce.net/jisc/147/home>
> See you there!
> Nicola Osborne
> JISC GECO Project Team
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