Congratulations to Dr Azadeh Izadi: PhD Success

Congratulations to Azadeh Izadi for passing her PhD without emendations. Azadeh’s thesis was on Modelling of Topological Relations in Multidimensional Space. Research Description My research examines spatial knowledge representation and reasoning with applications in multi-dimensional Geographic Information System ‎‎(GIS). The development and widespread application of GIS have increased demand for a more accurate analysis andContinue reading “Congratulations to Dr Azadeh Izadi: PhD Success”

NZGIS4EM Special Interest Group meeting for 2021

The NZ GIS for Emergency Management will meet on 10th November from 10:00 – 11.45am. Presentations include: NEMA Geospatial Snapshot – Anna Mason, National Emergency Management Agency Manaaki: Tirohanga Mōrearea – Chris Kumeroa, Global Risk Consulting Group  Facilitating Farmers to get back Farming after the Canterbury Floods – Louise Gibson, Federated Farmers How Geospatial SolutionsContinue reading “NZGIS4EM Special Interest Group meeting for 2021”

COSIT Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for the 15TH CONFERENCE ON SPATIAL INFORMATION THEORY has been released. See details below. Kobe, Japan, September 5-9, 2022 THE CONFERENCE We are very pleased to announce that the 15th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory, COSIT 2022, will be held in Kobe, Japan, September 5-9, 2022. Established in 1993, theContinue reading “COSIT Call for Papers”

World Data System Data Prize 2021

the WDS International Technology Office is currently running a global open data prize. The inaugural WDS ITO data prize is designed to highlight innovative use, analysis, or visualization of WDS Regular or Network Member data in Virtual Research Environments or computational notebooks. 2 cash prizes of CAD$1,000 each will be awarded in the winners local currency. In additionContinue reading “World Data System Data Prize 2021”

Conference on Spatial information Theory (COSIT) 2022 in Kobe, Japan

After a COVID induced break, COSIT will be back in 2022. See web site here. THE CONFERENCE ON SPATIAL INFORMATION THEORY IS BACK! Kobe, Japan, September 5-9, 2022 With Kobe, Japan, as the host city, the 15th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2022) will be located for the first time in Asia, continuingContinue reading “Conference on Spatial information Theory (COSIT) 2022 in Kobe, Japan”

PhD Scholarship in Geographic Information Retrieval/Machine Learning for Disaster Applications

We invite applications for a PhD scholarship addressing the topic of extraction of disaster impacts from text-based social media sources; integrating the text data with sensor data and conventional geographic data sets using multi-modal data fusion and explore the use of this data in a question-answering system to support earthquake response. Click here for moreContinue reading “PhD Scholarship in Geographic Information Retrieval/Machine Learning for Disaster Applications”

NZ Marine Geospatial Information Working Group Annual Meeting – Rescheduled to 11 Nov

Due to uncertain changes to alert levels and COVID spread across the country, the MGI Steering Group has decided to host our next week annual MGI meeting online exclusively (please follow the Zoom link below). The meeting will take place between 1-4pm on Thursday 28th October 11 November. We are excited to be presenting achievementsContinue reading “NZ Marine Geospatial Information Working Group Annual Meeting – Rescheduled to 11 Nov”

Webinars on Integrated Marine Geospatial Information Management, 26 – 29 Oct 2021

The UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) is running a webinar series. Click here for details and see summary below. There are some NZ talks in Session 3. Date & Time Programme 26 October10:00 UTC – 11:45 UTC Joint IHO-Singapore Innovation and Technology Laboratory Launch Session 01: Technology and Innovation forContinue reading “Webinars on Integrated Marine Geospatial Information Management, 26 – 29 Oct 2021”

Indigenous Mapping Conference – Free, starts tomorrow!

The third biennial Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography will focus on the theme of Indigenous mapping. The conference, to be held digitally, is hosted by the David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford Libraries, which sits on the ancestral land of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe. Registration is ongoing! The online conference is entirely free andContinue reading “Indigenous Mapping Conference – Free, starts tomorrow!”

Deadline Extended to 24 October: PLATIAL’21: International Symposium on Platial Information Science

The PLATIAL’21 Symposium will be held online this year, so a chance for everyone to participate. See below for the topics covered, and click here for details on submission. People “live” and constitute places every day through recurrent practices and experience. Both agency and experience are rooted in cultural embeddings that vary across different worldContinue reading “Deadline Extended to 24 October: PLATIAL’21: International Symposium on Platial Information Science”