Events

  • Breakfast with IRLOGI!

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 30th May 2012

    Three members of our GIS team recently attended an IRLOGI breakfast briefing......here is Eoin's account of the morning: On Thursday 17th of May, myself, Aisling East and William McCann attended an Irlogi breakfast briefing about OpenStreetMap (OSM). It was held in Chartered Accountant’s House, in Dublin. The event was hosted by Richard Cantwell, a committee member of IRLOGI and member of the OpenStreetMap Foundation, and Dermot McNally

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  • Chief Fire Officers Conference 2012

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 28th May 2012

    Chief Fire Officers Conference 2012 At the beginning of May (9th and 10th) Anthony and Declan took to the road again, this time heading for the Ballymascanlon House Hotel in Dundalk where this year’s Chief Fire Officer’s conference was taking place. The theme was ‘New Horizons for the Fire and Rescue Service of the Future’. This was the perfect theme for showcasing our state of the art range of fire service products including D

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  • GeoScience 2012 Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 21st May 2012

    Dublin has been declared the City of Science 2012. The Dublin City of Science 2012 festival is a year long celebration of science with over 160 events (see www.dublinscience2012.ie). As part of this, The Geological Survey of Ireland, The Geological Survey of Northern Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy hosted the GeoScience 2012 Conference on 18th and 19th April 2012. The general themes of the conference were water (both surface and groun

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  • GeoData 2012 - Dublin

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 11th May 2012

    The annual GeoDATA 2012 event was held on 1st May in Croke Park. Attended by Mallon Technology’s Marion Murphy and Niamh O’Keeffe, the event brings together leading geospatial professionals to share invaluable advice on how to think smarter and do more with geographic information. The seminar explored innovative, new ideas to increase business efficiencies and allowed for networking with counterparts in other organisations. Prese

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  • Annual GeoDirectory User Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 2nd Apr 2012

    Last week Justin Kidd and Niamh O'Keeffe were lucky enough to get to the Annual GeoDirectory User's Conference. This is Niamh's account of the day: I attended the Annual GeoDirectory user’s conference in The Gresham Hotel in Dublin on Thursday March 29th along with Justin Kidd. I had been expecting a very technical set of talks regarding the GeoDirectory products but while I gained some insight into forthcoming releases there was

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  • AGINI Soapbox event

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 26th Mar 2012

    Last Thursday (22nd March) we attended AGINI’s latest event ‘Soapbox’ in South Eastern Regional College (SERC), Lisburn. Our expectations were high after the success of their last event, GeoBeers back in February- and it didn’t disappoint! The composition of the event was informal five-minute open presentations by people involved or interested in GIS to share their knowledge. Some topics of interest were Jennifer McKinley of QUB

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  • Mallon Technology Attends Survey Ireland Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 21st Mar 2012

    The Survey Ireland conference returned to DIT this year after a brief hiatus and was attended by Mallon Technology staff from the Dublin and Portlaoise offices. Speakers at the conference came from a number of academic and industrial backgrounds including: DIT, OSI, Tullow Oil, DPS Engineering, and Coastway. The conference was kicked off with an engaging talk about the importance of Geomatics in the modern world, while the proceeding spea

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  • GeoBeers

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 27th Jan 2012

    We’re looking forward to attending the next AGINI event, an informal gathering aptly named GeoBeers. Taking place on Thursday 2nd Feb in a Belfast bar, the social networking event is intended to encourage networking and knowledge transfer across the spatial disciplines. The focus will be on the use of GIS in new technologies such as smart phone apps, geo-coded 'Tweets', crowed-sourced mapping and easy-to-use web maps which are widely

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  • Emergency Services Show 2011

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 2nd Dec 2011

    Taking place at Stoneleigh Park in Coventry, The Emergency Services Show and Conference 2011 was the key event for anyone involved in emergency planning, response or recovery, both in the UK and abroad. This year the show boasted 400 exhibitors and well over 4000 visitors - it really was the biggest and best yet! Mallon Technology, located in Hall 1, used the opportunity to show off their range of market leading products to Fire and Rescu

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