Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Upcoming SlideShare
What to Upload to SlideShare
Next
Download to read offline and view in fullscreen.

Share

AGI Scotland 2020 - Chairs Update

Download to read offline

Opening presentation for the AGI Scotland event in 2020

Related Books

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all
  • Be the first to like this

AGI Scotland 2020 - Chairs Update

  1. 1. AGI Scotland – Chairs Update Edinburgh Denise McKenzie 25th February 2020
  2. 2. Denise McKenzie @spatialred denise-mckenzie.com
  3. 3. What I will talk about • New Mission • 30th Anniversary • Annual Review • GeoCom • Membership & Volunteering
  4. 4. AGI Mission 2020 To be a thriving UK Geospatial Community, actively supporting a sustainable future
  5. 5. AGI turns 30
  6. 6. 1989 – the year AGI was founded • Berlin Wall came down • UK’s Number 1 hit was Ride on Time by Black Box (Australia’s was Love Shack by the B-52’s) • The Dalai Lama won the Nobel Peace Prize • Taylor Swift & Daniel Radcliffe were born • Both the Simpsons and Seinfeld debuted • Nintendo released the first game boy • World Wide Web was invented • TV cameras were allowed into the House of Commons • Navstar’s first operational GPS satellite (Block-II type) was launched into space • Galileo Space probe was launched
  7. 7. • Pioneers – Michael Goodchild, Roger Tomlinson, David Schell, Jack Dangermond • Built, Coded & Operated Only specialist skills could handle geospatial data • Email just beginning • WWW just starting • No mobile phones (called each other on a landline phone) • Non-web GIS was really the only tool for geospatial for the next 15 years…..
  8. 8. Today in the World • Climate Crisis – too much carbon released • More national borders than any point in history – but fewer wars • Over population? 7 Billion and still increasing • Species extinction • Expected Global Economic downturn • Challenges to Capitalist & Political structures • Just over 50% world population has access to the web • Work has become global and 24/7 • People are more connected than ever before • People have access to more information than ever before
  9. 9. Today in Geo • General public still don’t understand the word Geospatial – but they do understand Maps, Places & Location • Only 7 of the Top 100 Geospatial Companies listed in 2018 were founded prior to 2000 • Every company uses Location data for business • Multiple generations to work with – Baby Boomer, X-Gen, Millennial.. • Geospatial is now a specialism in the global profession of Data • Fears of misuse of data – GDPR, Ethics…. • Skills shortage in Location Data • No longer need to be a coder, builder and operator – you can be one of these and still be successful
  10. 10. AGI Mission 2020 To be a thriving UK Geospatial Community, actively supporting a sustainable future
  11. 11. • Partnerships • Membership & Volunteering • Standards • Early Careers Network • GeoCom 2019 – Achieving NetZero
  12. 12. Thank you chair@agi.org.uk

Opening presentation for the AGI Scotland event in 2020

Views

Total views

4

On Slideshare

0

From embeds

0

Number of embeds

0

Actions

Downloads

0

Shares

0

Comments

0

Likes

0

×