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The ALGIM year ahead

Tuesday 9 January 2018

Welcome to 2018.

Last year was an exciting one, with our new combined conferences kicking off, and a lot of great work being done throughout local government.

We wanted to give you a look at what we have in store for you this year, so check out our list below of the exciting work we'll be doing for local government over the next 12 months.


Yes, ALGIM's droneSafe training is kicking off in February. Giving you the fundamentals of what you need to know to comply with regulations and health and safety laws when flying a drone.

Autumn Conference

14-15 May 2018 | James Cook Grand Chancellor | Wellington

GIS and Information & Records Management are coming together again for our second Autumn Conference. Packed with fantastic speakers from home and abroad, it's going to be a great one. Registrations open soon.

Spring Conference

This popular conference for customer service and web & digital professionals is off to Auckland in September, with the final venue and date being locked down. With more incredible speakers, and site visits to New Zealand's biggest council, and some of our largest and most dynamic companies, the Spring Conference is not to be missed.

Annual Conference

Our premier event, with a wide range of speakers, networking events, and exhibitors, this will again be in November. Keep an eye out for more details.


Last year saw a webinar schedule that covered cybersecurity, the Public Records Act, retention and disposal and more. This year our webinar calendar will offer more topics across a variety of disciplines.


Whether run before or after a conference, or as separate one-day events, we'll be providing plenty of professional development opportunities.

A new website

Yes, our website is getting a modern overhaul. Keep an eye out for that in the coming months.

and much more

With continued development of our IM and Customer Service Toolkits, our work on Linked Data, and advocacy to central government, we're in for a busy year.