Celebrating 25 years of UNIGIS UK


Join UNIGIS UK for an afternoon of activities to celebrate 25 years of online and distance learning in Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

The occasion will include:

  • A discussion panel with guest speakers from academia and industry, including Professor Bob Barr (OBE), Dr Richard Armitage (University of Salford), and Rob Sharpe (ESRI UK).
  • A poster session showcasing the work of UNIGIS students and staff.
  • A networking event offering attendees the opportunity to connect with people working in the GIS sector and discuss the key issues for those wishing to become GIS professionals.

If you are interested in what GIS can do for your place and would like to find out more then come along to this free event, where you can meet industry and university researchers who will be showcasing the kind of work that they do.

Celebrating 25 years of UNIGIS UK
Friday 24th June 2016
1pm (for a 1.30pm start) – 5pm
University of Salford, Digital Performance Lab, Salford Quays, M50 2HE

Attendance at the event is free but please reserve your ticket online.

For further information contact the UNIGIS UK Office (+44 161 247 6199; unigis@mmu.ac.uk)

UNIGIS is a worldwide network of universities cooperating since 1992 in the design, development and delivery in Geographical Information Systems. Over 1,000 professionals from all over the world are following the UNIGIS programme. UNIGIS UK is a partnership between University of Salford and Manchester Metropolitan University.