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AGI GeoCommunity 2020: Sustainable (R)Evolution - Plenary Sessions

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GeoCommunity 2020: Sustainable (R)Evolution

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GeoCommunity is the flagship event of the Association of Geographic Information (AGI). Organised by geospatial professionals for geospatial professionals, it connects the UK GeoCommunity with specialist senior-level speakers to help shape the latest thinking on a host of topics relevant to the UK geospatial sector.

Geospatial and its role in providing a new vision of sustainability at a time of rapid (r)evolution is the focus of GeoCom20, which takes place online from 17 to 19 November and is completely free to attend.

The agenda for 2020 covers three interactive sessions featuring speakers from government, industry and business to build on last year’s conversation on geospatial’s contribution to achieving net zero. With the adoption of technology happening at pace, changing perceptions about data’s role, increasing internationalism and societal calls for change, we’ll be asking are we at the cusp of a revolution or simply continued rapid evolution?

From how we plan our urban spaces and critical infrastructure, to managing new approaches to the workforce and the accelerating urgency of net zero - the challenges we face continue to impact us locally and unite us globally. It's time for geospatial to embrace the Sustainable (R)evolution by providing a provide a new vision of sustainability.

Each of the three plenary sessions will have a unique programme of speakers and interactive discussion opportunities:

Tuesday 17 November: Changing Cityscapes

Wednesday 18 November: Changing Global Perspectives

Thursday 19 November: Changing Experiences of Location Data

Please check back here as we provide further updates on speaker announcements for each of the plenary sessions.


With thanks to our event supporters, and in light of exceptional circumstances in 2020, we have made this event free of charge and accessible to all to bring our GeoCommunity together.

You may register for as many of the sessions as you would like to attend.

If you would like to recognise the value of this event, or the savings you are making in transport or accommodation this year, please select a donation ticket. All donations are provided directly to MapAction, our charity partner (a small platform fee is added by EventBrite to enable this). Thank you, on behalf of MapAction, for all donations - large or small.

If you are an AGI Member, please register with the same email address as you use for your membership.

Should we reach capacity for the main event platform, priority to interactive networking & discussion tools will be in the following order of priority -

- AGI Member tickets

- Donation tickets

- Free registration tickets - in order of registration date

We will ensure feeds from the presentations are available to all registered delegates.

**Our plenary sessions are live events, not a webinar, please save the dates in your calendar and attend at the time scheduled. If you can no longer attend, please CANCEL your place to allow us to maximise attendance.**

Post event recordings and materials will only be made available to AGI Members.


With thanks to our event supporters who make the event possible. If you would like to support the event, please contact

Platinum Supporter - Ordnance Survey

Charity Partner - MapAction

MapAction is a registered charity: 1126727.

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