Best industry showcase CDT: Team wins award at the Innovation Geospatial Festival

The team from Slingshot Simulations attended Nottingham’s Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) event this May and were awarded the winners of the best industry showcase CDT.

The best industry showcase Slingshot team at the CDT event.
The Slingshot team at the event: left to right, Megan Johnson, Anna Goldson, Alex Trout.

What is the CDT and what do they do?

The CDT is a collaborative partnership between Newcastle University and the University of Nottingham. Overall, its aim is to train the next generation of world-leading geospatial engineers and scientists. 

Event attendees were primarily geospatial PhD researchers and students, alongside the industry showcases.

Representatives from industry, as well as the Slingshot Team, included:

🛰️British Geological Survey
🛰️European Space Agency – ESA
🛰️Ordnance Survey
🛰️Leica Geo Systems
🛰️Hexagon Geosystems
🛰️Terra Motion Limited
🛰️Satellite Vu
🛰️Environment Agency
🛰️Alba Orbital
🛰️Satellite Vu

What is the best industry showcase CDT?

The best industry showcase CDT certification was awarded based on audience participation and satisfaction. 

Attending from the side of Slingshot Simulations was Alex Trout (Application Engineer), Anna Goldson (VR/3D Designer) and Megan Johnson (Digital Marketing Lead). 

During the event, the showcase included a simulation platform demo, geospatial data set presentation and VR headset testing opportunity. 

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