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    • Early Careers Network Update – July 2021
      Chair role change We are pleased to announce that current committee members Matt Webster and Tom Perks are jointly stepping up into the roles of ECN Co-Chairs. Rebecca Taylor has done a fantastic job leading ECN as both co-chair and chair for the past 18 months and will continue to support ECN within an advisory […]
    • Precisely announces Subscription Licensing for MapInfo Pro
      Precisely announces Subscription Licensing for MapInfo Pro Like many software vendors, Precisely has moved to Subscription Pricing and Licensing for all new licences purchased from 1st July 2021. This is great news for new customers who would have been looking to purchase MapInfo Pro for £1,660 + VAT – as the new pricing is only […]
    • Why a Rules Based Plus a Machine Learning Hybrid Approach
      Before we look at the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to manage data, lets first touch on what we mean by AI and take a look at some of the techniques being used today. In its simplest definition AI is the computerised ability to perform tasks commonly associated with human intelligence for example reasoning, discovering patterns, generalising knowledge and learning from experience. AI can be a misleading phrase though […]
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    • MapAction supports Suriname and Guyana flood responses
      Thousands of people are at risk of deadly floods in Suriname and Guyana so MapAction is responding to a request to provide rapid mapping support led by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA). Both countries have seen months of extreme rainfall, leading to flooding of up to 14 feet in some areas which is […]
    • Training Caribbean disaster managers
      We are proud to be supporting the delivery of an online course in crisis mapping in the Caribbean this month. The training course will involve around 50 disaster management professionals from across the Caribbean and is in partnership with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), with input from the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT).  This […]
    • Strengthening urban resilience with GNDR
      MapAction’s strategy to 2023 aims to use geospatial technology and insight to bridge the gap between humanitarian need and available resources. We are doing this by, among other things, helping local, regional and global civil society networks to conduct their own geospatial analysis, and bolstering the resilience of urban communities to different types of crises. […]
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    • Fw: The White/Wiphala Paper on Indigenous Peoples’ food systems: Collective evidence gathered by Indigenous Peoples to contribute to the UN Food Systems Summit.
      ---------- Forwarded message ---------From: Karyn Tabor Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 at 20:09Subject: The White/Wiphala Paper on Indigenous Peoples’ food systems: Collective evidence gathered by Indigenous Peoples to contribute to the UN Food Systems Summit.To: Version française ci-dessous – Por favor revise más abajo la versión en español.[cid:17acd6411e54ce8e91]UN Food Systems Pre-Summit FAO Pre-Summit Affiliated Session […]
    • Lecturer in Geographical Information Science
      Dear all,Please see below a great opportunity for a fixed term GIS lectureship. The details are here:https://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/details/?jobId=238974&jobTitle=Lecturer%20in%20Geographical%20Information%20ScienceFor any questions, please get in touch directly with David Manley D.Manley@bristol.ac.uk.Best,EmmanouilDr Emmanouil TranosReader in Quantitative Human Geography | Fellow at the Alan Turing InstituteDirector of MRes in Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM)School of Geographical SciencesUniversity of Bristol, UK […]
    • [ECTQG 2021 Manchester CfP] Call for Extended Abstracts; NEW DATES
      Dear AllECTQG 2021 Manchester has opened now its call for papers.Due to a series of unexpected events and constraints related to the current academic year and the disruptions due to the ongoing pandemic, the ECTQG 2021 has been postponed to 3 to 5 November 2021.Initially scheduled to take place in Manchester, UK, ECTQG 2021 is […]

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