Joining up Government & Public Service: Dates for Launch GeoNorth 2003
18th March 2003, New Century House, Manchester, UK

GeoNorth 2003, the one-day launch showcase and seminar programme, will feature information & advice for Geographic Information (GI) strategists, practitioners and purchasers within Government and the public service. Run by the organisers of GeoSolutions 2003, GeoNorth 2003 will be held at New Century House, Manchester on the 18th March 2003.

GeoNorth 2003 will provide delegates with the opportunity to learn about GI best practice for the public sector and public service; including GI strategy, products, implementation and results driven process, through:
 Leading industry figures presenting case study led seminar sessions & masterclasses specifically tailored for the public service and public sector communities,
 The latest products and services from leading vendors, and
 Networking opportunities with leading solutions providers.

The content led seminar programme will include topics such as:
 Using GI to deliver high quality, accessible, & responsive public services
 Sharing best practise to deliver effective joined-up government
 Boosting efficiency and sharing information using the pilot pan government agreement for central government
 Data management - why good GI is crucial

Each seminar session will run for one hour, allowing delegates the time and opportunity to also meet with their peers and the exhibitors within the showcase.

Jessica Blue, Event Manager, GeoNorth 2003 explained, “GeoNorth 2003 will be the only platform for 2003 that will solely focus on geographic information applications and solutions for Government and public services departments. Specifically, it will provide delegates with the chance to arm themselves with the tools & knowledge that will help them meet e-government targets in delivering a modernised and joined up government. GeoNorth 2003 has also been designed to compliment the UK’s premier geographic solutions event, GeoSolutions 2003.”

Blue concluded, “As well as being able to attend the seminar sessions, delegates will also have the opportunity to meet with like-minded peers to discuss and exchange experiences of implementing GI into their departments.”

For further information on GeoNorth 2003 please visit or call 020 8987 7833.

Notes to Editor
About GeoNorth 2003
GeoNorth 2003 was launched at GeoSolutions 2002 17th September 2002. GeoNorth 2003 is a one-day showcase & seminar programme that will examine the latest issues, technologies and benefits of geographic information (GI) for the public sector and public service communities. It will take place on 18th March 2003 at New Century House, Manchester. For further information, please visit

GeoSolutions 2002 took place 17-19 September 2002 at Earls Court 2, London. Attendee figures are currently being ABC Audited, and will be available soon. GeoSolutions 2003, in association with AGI will take place 16 - 18 September 2003; Earls Court, London, UK. For more information please visit

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