Astun User Group

Introducing the highlight of our calendar… the Astun User Group

Each year, we welcome clients to a free User Group. Here’s what the ‘average’ User Group looks like: 

LATEST TECHNOLOGIES

We’ll demo some of the latest open source innovations.

CLIENT PRESENTATIONS

You’ll find out how others are using GIS to achieve their objectives.

NETWORK WITH PEERS

You’ll have the chance to talk shop during coffee breaks and over a free lunch.

2023 User Group review
MEET OUR TEAM

You can say hello to familiar faces and meet some of our best-kept secrets!

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ASTUN PRESENTATIONS

We’ll reveal our roadmap and demonstrate some of the latest open source innovations.

CLIENT PRESENTATIONS

Discover how GIS teams are using Astun technologies and data to achieve their objectives.

NETWORKING LUNCH

Share insights and challenges with your peers and our team over a free lunch and during table discussions. 

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Benefits

Three good reasons to leave your desk for the day!

1

GAIN IDEAS

User groups are packed full of learning opportunities. These can include presentations, workshops and round table discussions.

2

MAKE FRIENDS FOR LIFE

Network with, learn from and
share ideas with GIS experts from other organisations.

3

ASK QUESTIONS

We’ll have our account managers and
techies on hand to answer
your questions.

What delegates have to say

“I’d like you to know that your efforts have been noticed and appreciated throughout 2023. We may not see each other face to face very often to show our gratitude, but we really appreciate all that you do. We would especially like to thank you for the invite to the user event last week. We thoroughly enjoyed the day, (maybe not the origami bit quite so much, hee hee) and came away with lots of ideas and knowledge to be used in the new year.”

Tracy Lister, Walsall Council

2023 HIGHLIGHTS

The Leonardo Hotel, Birmingham

It was back to Brum for a day devoted to data and collaboration. 

THE TWO AMYS

Amy P and Amy J talked about DataVia and GIS Day

ASTUN PRESENTATIONS

We talked about Astun Data Services and iShare Insights with Power BI

ROUND TABLES

Everyone had their say on a variety of topics under the guidance of our ex-local authority GIS specialists.

PRIZES

There were chocolatey rewards for those who excelled in quizzes and map origami. 

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More testimonials from the 2023 User Group

Delegates share their thoughts

My key takeaway is… it was useful to hear how authorities use streets and other data and to get a good understanding of Astun’s technologies. Great networking opportunities supported by a great team at Astun. Thank you.


I’d like to tell the team…great job by all involved. Taking a look at my malfunctioning laptop was well and truly above and beyond 🙂

My key takeaway is… it was interesting to see how others were using iShare and the data/tools available.


I’d like to tell the team…great event – well done 🙂

My key takeaway is… there are still software developers who care about their products.


I’d like to tell the team…well done, hopefully see you next year!

2022 HIGHLIGHTS

Aston University, Birmingham

Our first post-COVID user group was a lively affair! 

WALSALL COUNCIL

Tracy and Matt (pictured) shared insights into their digital transformation.

ASTUN PRESENTATIONS

We talked about Spotlight, Logger, custom developments and mobile GIS. 

THIRD PARTY PRESENTATIONS

The Ordnance Survey joined us to talk about PSGA data. 

Read about the 2022 User Group in our ESG newsletter
PRIZES

Our hotly-contested Lego trophies went down a storm. 

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