Forthcoming Event

WAG:  Wales’s relationship with the Olympic & Paralympic Games is being showcased in a new exhibition - Following the Flame - which will be at the National Library in Aberystwyth and the Riverfront Arts Centre in Newport until 16 June 2012, providing a fascinating account of the history of Welsh athletes since the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 and the very first Paralympic Games in 1948 - the last time the Games were in London.

Press release & links ~ Following the Flame

OS:  IT & business-people looking to grow their businesses have been challenged to bring their imagination to Location 2012 - Profit from location data & mapping.  Based on the idea that everything happens somewhere, the conference will look at how business can profit from location information from selling services to customers to making more cost-efficient & effective business decisions.

Co-ordinated by Ordnance Survey, the one-day conference (Tuesday 8 May 2012) will bring together a wide range of location data service providers and others in the IT & GIS (Geographical Information System) world to show how businesses can make profitable business decisions using geographic information.  Registration & attendance by delegates is FREE. The event will run from 9.00am – 5.00pm

Press release & links

NEF:  With the economic system in crisis and global political movements pressing for change, the political priority is to challenge the economic order that generates an increasing gap between rich & poor and major environmental damage’

On the 9 May 2012, the New Economics Foundation is organising an event at the LSE on ‘The Wisdom of Prevention’. This social justice rationale - to prevent the worst social and economic effects of free market capitalism through a fair distribution of resources - is being reversed by the government’s priority of preventing something else: dependency.
Press release & links 

NE:  A Farming More Precisely’ event is being held for farmers on the Isles of Scilly on 26 April 2012 at the Mermaid Inn on St Mary’s, hosted by the Soils for Profit Project. 

The FREE event is an opportunity for farmers & land managers to find out about new techniques that can improve the management of their soils, manures & nutrients, while making savings on expensive inputs, improving productivity and helping to enhance the local natural environment.

Press release & links

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