1st Conference - Summary

Published: 25 February 2010


Introductory talk by Paul Dixon

Talks 1

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AndyF - Photography and the law
Anne Burgess - The Hazards of Geographing
Sally McGuire - Access, how is it working on the ground
Christopher Parker (Ordnance Survey / Loughborough University) - Volunteered Geographic Information - slidesExternal link (on Christopher's blog via Slideshare)
Oliver Dixon - Putting the geography back into Geograph
Bill Nicholls - Disappearing history

Group Photo

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Breakout Sessions 1

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Breakout Sessions 2

Talks 2

Graham Horn - Five a day? Getting your Irish greens
Jenny Harding (Ordnance Survey) - research projects on auto-captioning and local names for features
David Hawgood - Abbreviations and descriptive words on OS maps - Geograph ArticleExternal link
Stephen McKay - Geographing in Islington
Katy Walters - Geograph and GIS - slidesExternal link (PDF)
Robin Stott - Thank you, 'Uncle Sid'

Round Up Session


Further Links

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Creative Commons License Text by Barry Hunter, February 2010 ; This work is dedicated to the Public Domain.
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