Scottish Marine Data Workshop - "Change is coming"
25th April 2019

Speakers & Topics


Bringing you talks from:

  • Mark Simmonds, The British Ports Association: "Smart Ports and Port Optimisation"
  • Magdalena Low & Jim Hansom, Ordnance Survey & The University of Glasgow: "Scotlands Dynamic Coast"
  • Martyn Cox & Liam Mason, Marine Scotland: Marine Scotland's Open Data Network & Data visualisation and a zoom stack of sea features
  • John Pepper: 'How to implement successful change' training session
  • Emma Diffley, EDINA: "Digimap: Marine Mapping for future specialists"
  • Alan Moore, thinkWhere: "Are we there yet?"
  • Includes a (closed) discussion session for members of the Scottish Data Framework


Emma Diffley


John Pepper


Liam Mason


Mark Simmonds


Magdalena Low


Alan Moore

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Why attend?

  • Hear from industry experts on key developments in Marine Data, Geospatial Data and GIS
  • Discuss the latest developments surrounding the Scottish Data Framework
  • Learn how GIS technologies can successfully deliver savings in time, effort and money for you and your organisation
  • Discuss your own data management challenges during our "Surgery Session" (New to this year's program!)
  • Understand why data is not only a tool for transparency, it is an engine of efficiency and growth
  • Network and share experiences with peers, academic experts, practitioners and management from the marine industry

The event also provides a great opportunity to network and share experiences with peers, academic experts, practitioners and management from within the industry and from other sectors.

Excellent day and variety of talks

Location, date and timings

Thursday 25thApril 2019

The Royal Society of Edinburgh
22-26 George Street,

09:30 - 15:30

Scottish Data Framework members closed session 16:00 - 17:00

It was particularly informative and an enjoyable day
All talks were very informative, great variety of speakers and attendees

Registration is now closed


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