Events

  • Mallon Technology to Attend CFO Association Annual Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 2nd Apr 2014

    Mallon Technology is pleased to announce that we will have a significant presence at the upcoming Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) Conference taking place on 8 th/9th May at the Killashee House Hotel, Naas, County Kildare. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Leading the Fire Service of the Future’ and over the two days features a number of speakers from the Fire Service and from industries throughout the world with a co

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  • Programmable City Launch

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 27th Mar 2014

    This week Justin Kidd attended the launch of the Programmable City Project at NUI Maynooth, headed by Prof Rob Kitchin, director of the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis, and funded by a European Research Council award. This research project aims to explore the concept of the smart city, and how software makes a difference to our urban lives - socially, spatially and economically. The project was officially launched

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  • Military Pensions Collection Launch

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 28th Jan 2014

    The Irish Military Service Pensions Collection, the first release of which was launched last week by An Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny T.D., is a cornerstone project of the Irish Government Decade of Centenaries 2012-2022. Mallon Technology were an integral part of the project having won the tender to digitise the paper documents into digital format. The project was awarded in 2010 and we supplied a team of 4 archive scanning personnel to the

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  • Smart Ocean Forum 2013

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 11th Nov 2013

    Last week Ciara McQuillan and Paul Farrell attended the SmartOcean Forum 2013 which took place at Titanic Belfast on 5 th & 6th of November. The purpose of this all-island event was to highlight the potential of our ocean resources to support shared opportunities in delivering hi-tech products and services to global marine markets. The forum was extremely interesting and showcased an array of industry speakers as well as an industry

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  • IRLOGI African Volunteer Sponsorship Programme 2013

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 23rd Oct 2013

    Congratulations to Orla McManus who has sadly left us, but has been selected onto the IRLOGI Africa Geographical Information Volunteer Scheme to take up a position as a Geographical Information Volunteer. Orla took up her 12 week placement on 30 th September and will be based out of Nairobi, Kenya, working for the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD). The RCMRD is an intergovernmental organisation made up of

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  • IRLOGI - GIS Ireland 2013

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 18th Oct 2013

    The 18 th Annual GIS Ireland Conference, hosted by IRLOGI, this year took place in Chartered Accountants House, Dublin, on 17th October. At the event we showcased our range of products, services, GIS skills and expertise to the wider GI community on our stand at which Andrew is pictured. There were a wide range of topics discussed throughout the day providing a great opportunity to learn about upcoming trends and technologies and meet

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  • AGI-NI 2013 Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 11th Oct 2013

    On 10th October Andrew Bennett, Brendan Sheehy, Claire Breslin and Eric Hardiman attended the AGI-NI Conference in Riddel Hall, Belfast. The theme of the conference was ‘Future NI: Enhancing Business Intelligence for Effective and Efficient Decision Making’. AGI-NI provides a local focus for GI businesses and provides them with an opportunity to share their knowledge, data and experiences with other likeminded businesses. Featured, w

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  • AGI GeoCommunity 2013 Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 26th Sep 2013

    On 18th September Sean Cleary attended the AGI GeoCommunity 2013 conference in Nottingham. AGI GeoCommunity is the largest independent conference in the UK digital mapping and data calendar. The conference provides tangible insight and leadership in current geographic information and location based issues via a range of keynote addresses and conference papers, a showcase exhibition, as well as by hands on training and face to face dele

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  • LIDAR workshops

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 25th Sep 2013

    We recently completed some very interesting workshops on LIDAR with Brian Clifford. Brian is currently completing his PhD in University College Dublin where he has been evaluating LIDAR in studies of Irish forestry. LIDAR (light detection and ranging) is a remote-sensing technology (usually from an aeroplane) commonly used to survey forests. We used FUSION software in the workshops that was developed by the United States Forest Service. P

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