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  • Tue 29th Oct 9:30am
    This two day course covers basic GIS concepts and the application of simple techniques and processes to analyse and interpret spatial data in QGIS. The course is most suited to delegates who are new t... more
  • Tue 5th Nov 6:30pm
    November's data meet-up.

    Pizza, beer and networking 6.30pm

    Talk 1 (19:00) - Jens Rasmussen - "Fish and Chips: The data journey of fish from the ocean to our plates."

    Talk 2 (19:45) - Dr Eyad Elyan,... more
  • Wed 6th Nov 6:30pm
    The group meets over pizza and beer or soft drinks, ranging and rambling chat, in addition to interesting and informative talks.

    More details on plans for this month's meetup coming soon.

    The group is diverse, welcoming, sociable, relaxed, irreverent, informative and fun.
  • Wed 13th Nov 6:00pm
    Monthly python meetup.

    18:00 Pizza and Beer
    18:30 Speaker(s)
    19:00 Practical projects in small teams

    All welcome!
  • Tue 19th Nov 9:30am
    This one day course explores advanced techniques and processes for analysing and interpreting spatial data in QGIS. The course is most suited to delegates who already have a good working understanding... more


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  • Full fibre networks will offer connection speeds of 1Gbps The post Aberdeenshire chosen as one of six areas to pilot UK’s fastest broadband appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Sun 3rd Sep by Future Scot
  • Visitors to Offshore Europe in September will be able to transport themselves to a virtual reality drilling rig, thanks to the latest technology being offered at Robert Gordon University (RGU). The university, which is exhibiting as part of the Aberdeen City and Shire Exhibition Stand (2C20), will have its newest addition to its suite of simulation facilities available for guests to try out. The technology forms part of RGU’s Dynamic Advanced Responsive Training (DART) centre, a joint-venture between KCA Deutag Ltd (KCAD) and the university, which provides realistic real-time training within a virtual drilling environment. RGU, in collaboration with partners KCAD and The post Robert Gordon University brings VR to energy conference appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 30th Aug by Future Scot
  • EventScotland is piloting local learning networks as part of the EventIt regional roadshows, which kick off on Thursday, August 24 in the Borders. The national agency says it wants to “make it easier” to engage with events professionals around the country and will trial the approach at three of the upcoming Eventit regional events, taking place at: Abbotsford House, Melrose – Scottish Borders – Thursday, August 24 Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness – Highlands and Islands – Thursday, September 7 Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre – Aberdeenshire – Wednesday, October 18 Led by Torquil MacLeod, Development Manager – Events Industry, the sessions, from 3 till 5pm, are designed The post Drones on the menu as EventScotland partners with EventIt for local learning networks appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 14th Aug by Future Scot
  • Two of Royal Deeside’s most famous inhabitants will take up new roles this week as tour guides in two villages with the launch of a new, free app. The Discover Deeside app, which has been funded by Aberdeenshire Council, takes users on interactive historical journeys around the villages of Ballater and Lumphanan with Queen Victoria and Macbeth, King of Scotland as guides. The free app uses augmented reality technology to give users the chance to discover more about the area’s royal links and was launched this week to coincide with Ballater’s Victoria Week. Royal links to Deeside Deeside’s links with The post Royals become tour guides in new Discover Deeside app appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 10th Aug by Future Scot
  • A new UK Tech Innovation Index published today by the Open Data Institute and the Digital Catapult shows the most active innovation communities in the UK by industry sector, captured in an online interactive map. The rankings show Edinburgh as having the most active tech innovation community outside of London, closely followed by Glasgow in fourth place.  Of the 36 UK cities included in the Index, the top four cities ranked are London, Edinburgh, Manchester and Glasgow.  Aberdeen features in 20th place, with Dundee following in 22nd place. Looking at specific tech sectors, Edinburgh has some of the most active innovation communities outside of London: 2nd for Internet of The post Edinburgh and Glasgow excel in UK Tech Innovation Index appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 1st Aug by Future Scot