1st floor 5 Southampton St Covent Garden
London, England WC2E 7HA

Mark Bishop and Chris McCartney of Pitney Bowes MapInfo will be speaking about Geospatial Applications In Government.

Mark won the best paper award by popular vote at the recent AGI conference for his controversial paper "The Hype of Web 2.0" - for some discussion see Ed Parson's blog The Paleotards Have Spoken

This will be a fascinating evening with free food (!) and a chance to network with colleagues across the industry - don't miss it!

NB This event is free and open to members and non-members alike, but registration is required. If you would like to attend this event please register by sending an email to [email protected]. As usual there will be opportunities for networking and refreshments will provided before and after the event.

Mark Bishop, Product Manager, Pitney Bowes MapInfo.

Mark has an EMEA responsibility at Pitney Bowes MapInfo for a set of spatial web applications. He has a GIS degree from Kingston University and over 5 years experience in the geo-spatial industry. He has acquired a well rounded knowledge on how technology can help solve business problems using location and mapping. Initially working in the public sector for Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, where he was a member of an award winning team delivering the Mobile Data Project, Mark then moved into the private sector to work within a small consultancy business on GIS project work for many high profile retail and telco clients. In a Product Management capacity Mark has successfully launched a number of new spatial products and services. Mark has a strong personal interest in all things spatial and web. He enjoys cutting below the surface of overly complex technology terms, acronyms and buzzwords to establish true benefits and strives to be a conduit between the technology and business worlds.

Official Website: http://geospatial.bcs.org/web/?q=geospatial_government

Added by alarcombe on October 31, 2008

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