Better Mapping with QGIS


Never before has the understanding of good map design been more important. Join us for this one day seminar as we learn the cartographic fundamentals from expert presenters. We will also cover open data, open software, map critique and a hands-on workshop based on QGIS. Discover how much this free software has to offer and learn how to make beautiful maps! We will even throw in lunch!

Garsdale Design in conjunction with the British Cartographic Society and Ordnance Survey are hosting a ‘Better Mapping with QGIS’ workshop at the Ordnance Survey offices in Southampton on Wednesday the 2nd of November 2016.

Our Principal Geospatial Specialist Nicholas Duggan will be doing a hands-on session ‘using data in QGIS’.

You can register by visiting this site:



Garsdale Design will be at the Geovation hub in London on the 17th of November 2016 to support Esri UK and their ‘#ThisMapCan’ event for Comic Relief!

We aim to solve the world’s biggest problems using geography. Putting our heads together, we believe that creative maps can make all the difference. This one day event is designed to infuse geography with creative minds. The aim is to produce stunning content to help Comic Relief on their mission to be a just world, free from poverty.

Comic relief has a couple content challenges that you could help solve. When you register to attend you can choose which challenge you would most like to work on. We will do our best to put you in a group to work on your selected challenge. As well as solving a real life challenge you will have the chance to work with different people from the UK’s top creative agencies, make new connections and learn new skills…and all for a great cause.

You can visit this site to register:

An Esri Forum: GIS and BIM


Garsdale Design will be in London on the 30th of November 2016 at the Geovation Hub helping host with EsriUK a GIS and BIM forum.

Discover how adopting GIS as part of your BIM strategy will drive efficiency and support the digital handover. Hear from planners, designers, architects and engineers about the innovative approach they are taking to support the BIM lifecycle and drive success for their business. Connect with your peers and make new industry contacts at this exclusive networking and forum event.

We’ll be on hand to talk to you about 3D GIS and Geodesign and how we can help you with your projects!

Follow this link for details on registration and the agenda: