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Fell Running for Flood Defences

28th October 2011

On 19th November Graham will mark the second anniversary of the Cockermouth floods with a 35 mile fell run to raise money for new flood defences. Please support this cause by donating online at JustGiving or by texting HOOP55 and the amount to 70070 e.g. HOOP55 £15.
The run will form a loop around the skyline of the River Cocker, starting and ending in the heart of Cockermouth where the river joins the River Derwent. It will cover 24 named summits including Melbreak, Red Pike, Dale Head, Grasmoor and Ladyside Pike and will involve over 13,000 ft of ascent.
More information at Cockerhoop-Fell-Run-For-Flood-Defences.

Britain's Energy Coast Presentation

7th July 2011

Graham Morgan provided a presentation to Britain's Energy Coast Business Cluster at the Energus facility yesterday. His talk described the role of location in integrating and visualising information to understand complex situations and inform decision makers.
Graham's presentation is available on SlideShare.

SPATIALinfo Conference Presentation

17th June 2011

Graham Morgan travelled to Denver, Colorado to present a paper on 'The Dark Art of Data Migration' at the SPATIALinfo user conference. Graham's paper provided a proven approach for the automated migration of telecommunications fiber data into the SpatialNet system. The company is currently involved in migrating data between an ESRI/SQL Server system and SPATIALinfo's AutoCAD/Oracle Spatial system. Graham's paper is available online at the SPATIALinfo website and on SlideShare.

Spatial Consultants in Britains Energy Coast article

20th May 2011

Spatial Consultants Ltd has recently been featured in an article on the Energy Opportunities Supply Chain Project website and in the Times and Star newspaper.

Think Spatial

10th November 2010

Graham Morgan presented 'Where Next?', a look at the potential of geospatial technologies to support the Big Society vision through mass collaboration and internet communication. Graham provided two presentations at Newcastle University's 'Think Spatial - Think Business Solutions' event which was held on 9th November. This was second event in recent times that focussed on the business value of the spatial industry; last week the AGI held an event in London on the subject of 'Location Economics'

Some of the presenters also met with third year geomatic students to discuss careers and using spatial technologies to address a wide range of needs.

Welsh Tourism Alliance Presentation

25th October 2010

Graham Morgan was invited to present to the Welsh Tourism Alliance (WTA) annual conference on Friday 22nd October. Graham's presentation "Geospatial Technology and how it is changing the way we use the Web" looked at recent developments in mobile devices, location aware browsers, the governemnt's Open Data initiative, Open Source software and Crowd Sourcing to make geography an increasingly used context to search for and present information.

The WTA annual awards dinner and conference was held at the Vale Resort near Cardiff. Congratulations to all award winners and nominees.

The Welsh Tourism Alliance informs and convey the views and needs of the tourism community to the Welsh Assembly Government, the Minister for Heritage (whose portfolio includes tourism) and to Westminster (on non devolved issues).