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EDINA GeoForum March 2020

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Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh

10 Crichton Street

Edinburgh

EH8 9AB

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GeoForum is a free all day event aimed at lecturers, researchers and support staff who promote and support the use of geospatial data and services at their institution. Throughout the day we there will be talks to showcase uses of geospatial data provided through EDINA's services and opportunity to discuss geospatial issues with the EDINA team.

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Is this event suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students?

The GeoForum is primarily aimed at staff who teach and support the use of geospatial data and as such is not appropriate for students.


What are my transport options for getting to and from the event?

The Informatics Forum is part of the central area campus of the University of Edinburgh. We would strongly advise travel by public transport, given the city centre location.

Train: Edinburgh Waverley Station is on the main East Coast rail line. Trains from the West Coast main line also serve Edinburgh, via Haymarket Station.

Walking: Informatics is 15 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Waverley station (take the Market Street exit from the station)

Bus: Buses are operated by Lothian Buses and a journey planner can be found on their website: https://www.lothianbuses.com/live-travel-info/journey-planner/ Take the Princes Street exit from the station. Ticket information is also online: https://www.lothianbuses.com/tickets/

A map of the station concourse here will help you find your way out of the station: https://cdn.networkrail.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Edinburgh-station-map.pdf

Taxis are also available from the station concourse or from Waverley Bridge, just outside the station.

Air: flights to Edinburgh are available from most major airports in the UK. Travel from Edinburgh Airport to the city centre is easy by bus: https://www.lothianbuses.com/our-services/airport-buses/ or by tram: https://edinburghtrams.com/

Can I cancel or transfer my booking for the event?

If you find you are no longer able to attend the GeoForum you can either cancel your registration entirely or transfer it to a colleague who would like to attend in your place. Places are limited and demand is high so we would appreciate if it you could let us know at least 10 days in advance if you are unable to attend. You can contact us on edina@ed.ac.uk or 0131 650 3302 to provide details of a colleague who wishes to attend in your place or to cancel your place.


Will lunch be provided?

Yes lunch will be provided. If you have any food allergies or intolerances, please contact us on edina@ed.ac.uk so that we can cater for these.

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Information about you: how we use it and with whom we share it

EDINA will use your personal data to allow us to process your registration, communicate with you and obtain your feedback about the event. We are processing the information about you for these purposes because by registering for the event, you give your consent for us to do so. We will also contact you about future events you might be interested in if you have given your consent to this. You may opt out of this at any time.

We will share your name, affiliation and contact details with the other participants at this event in the delegate list. We will not share information about you with any other third party. You may opt out of this at any time before the event.

We will hold the personal data you provide to us for 12 months. If you have agreed to be contacted about future events, we will hold your personal data for as long as you subscribe to these updates.

If you have any questions, please contact EDINA on edina@ed.ac.uk or 0131 650 3302.

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EH8 9AB

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