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Geograph Announcements

Bristol Meet and AGM 2017 programme

We've agreed the programme for the day, Monday 26 June. Note that the start time is more or less as announced previously but we've put the formal AGM last instead of first.

Venue: Holiday Inn Bristol City Centre, Bond Street, Bristol BS1 3LE. We are on the first floor in 'Academy 1 & 2'. Free parking on the day but Bristol has three Park & Ride sites, is easy to get to by rail, and has buses.

09:30 - 10:00 Assemble in Academy lounge. Free tea or coffee & pastries. Available at all times.
10:00 - 10:05 Welcome from Sebastian Ballard, chairman.
10:05 - 10:30 Christine Johnstone will talk about surveys and the results of the User Survey.
10:30 - 10:55 Robin Stott will present results of the Contributor Survey. Discussion.
10:55 - 11:05 short break.
11:05 - 11:30 Sebastian will report on progress with a new Geograph website for schools.
11:30 - 12:00 Elaine Owen from Ordnance Survey will present Digimap for Schools and her Timepix project.
12:00 - 12:40 Annual General Meeting 2017; questions; any other topics.
12:40 - 12:50 Chairman's closing remarks; thanks; announcements.
13:00 Find some lunch. Bristol prides itself on the variety of food and drink on offer in the city.

14:30 - 16:30 Guided walk around the Floating Harbour, starting from M Shed with Ed Hall, former Bristol Ferries Boat Captain, as our guide. 3 each will be collected for donation to M Shed.

18:00 A meal together. We're looking for a venue.

Comments and suggestions are welcome over in the 2017 AGM forum thread
Posted by Geograph Trustees on Mon, 22 May (0 comments)

Newsletter 9

Here's the news from the trustees from mid-March: Trustees Newsletter 9

Earlier newsletters may be found on the Media server. Comments and suggestions are welcomed at trustees@geograph.org.uk
Posted by Geograph Trustees on Mon, 8 May (0 comments)

Contributor Survey

We recently emailed out a survey form to all site members who have uploaded a photo in the last three years. It was on Sunday 23 April at 16:33, subject: Contributor Survey. If you didn't see it, please check your spam and junk folders as well as your regular inbox. The email contains a link to a Google Form.

Thank you to everyone who has completed the survey to date. We're starting to peruse the interim results. Your responses will help us in several areas, not least our bids for funding.

If you change your email address for Geograph communications, please record the new address on your profile page.

Many thanks from the trustees.
Posted by Geograph Trustees on Mon, 1 May (7 comments)

2017 Geograph Meet & AGM, Bristol sign up

Monday 26 June only two months away! Please register your interest on this short Google form. It's open to all. Details have been posted on the Events page as well. There is a continuing forum discussion starting here. Company members will receive papers towards the end of May.

The venue (also on the form) is the Holiday Inn Bristol City Centre, Bond Street, Bristol BS1 3LE. We're waiting for confirmation of the B&B rate and parking arrangements on the day and for those staying over.

Bristol is an exciting city to visit and easy to get to. It is rich in history, especially social, mercantile and transport history; it has a varied local geography formed from a complex geology.

The trustees look forward to another enjoyable occasion and a good attendance. Open to all.
Posted by Geograph Trustees on Sat, 29 Apr (0 comments)

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