We invite submissions of 500 word abstracts describing current research on any topic within GI Science.
Submissions on any topic are welcomed. However, ones that reflect the central theme in Pete’s research
- Representation - are particularly encouraged. Pete was concerned with the disconnect between the feature
(object, behaviour) and its representation (Geoslavery, whose voice matters? Uncertainty, Fuzzy sets
what are the characteristics of the feature? Pixel, Helvellyn, what additional constraints do we put ourselves
under by the way we represent the feature?) Pete posed some big questions and his papers are frequently
cited. But have we made any progress towards answering them? Selected contributions will form a
special issue in IJGIS.
The programme includes a keynote talk from Prof Mike Batty 'Reflecting on 28 years of GI Science'
and other confirmed speakers include:
Jason Dykes (City University)
Giles Foody (University of Nottingham)
David Martin (University of Southampton)
Chris Brunsdon (NUI Maynooth)
Peter Atkinson (University of Southampton)
Francis Harvey (University of Minnesota)
Ola Ahlqvist (Ohio State University)
Brian Lees (University of New South Wales)
David Maguire (University of Greenwich)
Chris Jones (Cardiff University)
Location: College Court, Knighton Road, Leicester, LE2 3UF https://www.collegecourt.co.uk
Cost: £135 includes lunch & dinner on 14th, breakfast & lunch on the 15th, with one night's accommodation,
tea/coffee breaks (unlimited). Accommodation is ensuite. Free parking.
Day Rate: £35 (lunch & tea/coffees).
Junior researchers: bursaries are available (details below).
• Extended date for abstract submission: 20th April 2015 http://goo.gl/NhR87p
• Notification of acceptance: 27th April 2015
• Receipt of full papers for Special Issue in IJGIS: 31st August 2015
• Registration will open in April 2015
• Junior researcher bursary application: before 30th April 2015 http://goo.gl/AkC0Hm
Local organising committee:
Claire Smith (email@example.com)
Claire Jarvis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Heiko Balzter (email@example.com)
Kirsten Barrett (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Nick Tate (email@example.com)
Kevin Tansey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Lex Comber (email@example.com)
The event will be supported by Taylor & Francis, Royal Geographical Society, Clark Labs, Ordnance Survey and ESRI.
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