Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Keynote Announcement: Michael F. Goodchild @ GIScience Symposium, October 25, 2018

Keynote: ‘GISCIENCE AND GEOGRAPHY: AN EVOLVING RELATIONSHIP’
Michael F. Goodchild, Member National Academy of Sciences US

Please >>register<< and Save the Date: October 25, 2018

GIScience SYMPOSIUM 

In cooperation with the Austrian Academy of Sciences - Commission for Geographic Information Science and the University of Salzburg Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS this scientific colloquium features plenary presentations by leading Geographic Information Scientists.
We are honoured to announce Michael F. Goodchild, Member National Academy of Sciences US and Professor Emeritus of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara and Affiliate Professor of Geography, University of Washington. His keynote lecture on ‘GISCIENCE AND GEOGRAPHY: AN EVOLVING RELATIONSHIP’ will be followed by distinguished shorter contributions from his scholars and colleagues, showcasing highlights of the advancement of fundamental guiding principles, impacts of Geographic Information Science, and recent and future trends impacting society.

Date: October 25, 2018, 13:00 – 17:30
Venue: Edmundsburg, Europasaal, Salzburg
Organizers & Sponsorship: University of Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Preliminary schedule
13:00 – 13:30   Welcome addresses
13:30 – 14:30   Keynote: Michael F. Goodchild, Member National Academy of Sciences US
14:30 – 15:00   GIS – Geoinformatics: a journey through time
15:00 – 15:30   Coffee break & networking
15:30 – 17:30   Recent and future trends in GIScience & Geoinformatics

> ÖAW GIScience Commission contact: Prof. Dr. Thomas Blaschke

Kommission Geographic Information Science | Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften 
c/o Universität Salzburg | Fachbereich Geoinformatik – Z_GIS
Hellbrunner Strasse 34 | 5020 Salzburg

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