Conference Programme

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Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 August 2022

Pre-conference workshop on Geovisual Analytics with ArcGIS Insights (in association with the GeoCart’2022) (additional registration cost)

Monday 29 August 2022

9:00 – 9:30 AM Conference Registration
9:30 -10:25 AM Welcome and Morning TeaSponsored by Eagle Technology
10:25 – 11:15 AMKeynote Speech: David O’SullivanSponsored by Survey and Spatial NZ
11:15 – 12:05 PMSession 1:

Representation of
Geography in Indigenous Languages

Mā Te Kupu Te Whenua E Ora Ai: The Challenges of Geospatial Natural Language Processing With New Zealand Māori

Spatial Navigation In Western Arnhem Land – A Novel Approach To Contextualize Geospatial And Language Data
12:05 – 1:00 PM Lunch Sponsored by Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand
1:00 -5:00 PM Workshops (In parallel)Workshops:

He Hīkonga Tangata, He Ara Mātauranga: Māori Place Names and Geographical Terms around Te Whanganui-a-Tara / Wellington 
Sponsored by Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand

Reality Capture in AEC and GIS 
Please note that this workshop has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances

Digital Twin Foundations
(2.5 hours)
Creating ICSM Compliant ISO19115-3 Metadata 
5:30-7:30 PMNetworking Drinks
Sponsored by FrontierSI

Snack Dinner

Poster Session


Spatial-temporal road-user flood risk assessment using GIS and system dynamic modelling
Assessing Optimal Flight and Capture Parameters for Post-Thinning Quality Control in Radiata Pine Forest Stands Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Virtual Reality: Vector GIS for the 21st Century
Biowhere – Georeferencing New Zealand’s Biota from Texts
Spatial and Temporal Segmentation for Modelling Cyclists’ Pollution Exposure
Crowdsourcing Tsunami and Sound Observations in Aotearoa following the January 2022 Hunga Eruption, Tonga

Tuesday 30 August 2022

9:00 – 9:45 AMKeynote Speech: Jasmin Callosa-TarrSponsored by Remote Sensing (Journal, MDPI)
9:45 -10:35 AMSession 2:

Hazards and their Impact on Society 

Post-disaster recovery from HIWeather events in Auckland Communities: Kumeu-Huapai and Henderson Valley’s exposure to High-Impact Weather (HIWeather) events

The Matariki Project: 3-D Change Detection with Satellite Photogrammetric Mapping
Modelling the effect of Climate Change-Related Flooding Hazards (CCRFH) on coastal residential property values

Complementing air quality research with simple location data collection

QuakeText: Mapping Earthquake Impacts from Text
10:35 – 10:55 AM Morning TeaSponsored by Eagle Technology
10:55 – 11:50 AMSession 3:

Privacy and Confidentiality of Geographic Data 

Movement Data: Privacy Over Utility?

Analysis of Confidentiality Methods for Gridded Population Data

Linking individuals to areas in the UK: protecting confidentiality while preserving research utility

Geographic profiling: how using police data on suspects’ activity locations might help solve crime
11:50 – 1:40 PM Postgraduate Lunch 


Geospatial Education in Aotearoa New Zealand
Sponsored by Survey and Spatial NZ

1:40 – 2:40 PM Session 4A:


The changing face of tourism in New Zealand: Using mobile phone data to analyse the impacts of COVID-19

The Spatial Characteristics of Modelling Risk and Exposure of the Carcinogenic Fibrous Mineral Erionite
Applying Geographically Weighted Logistic Regression (GWLR) to find spatially varying relationships between Active Transport to School (ATS) and ATS Factors

Present and future distribution of bat hosts of sarbecoviruses: implications for conservation and public health
2:40 – 3:15 PMSession 4B:

Language and Text

Comparing Measures of Linguistic Diversity across Social Media Language Data and Census Data at Subnational Geographic Areas

Fijian Language GIS Project

Location reference extraction from unstructured web text
3:15 – 3:35pm Afternoon TeaSponsored by Eagle Technology
3:35 – 4:50pm Session 5:

Applications and Education

Current Status of Geospatial Education in New Zealand

Geolocated Social Media for Understanding Hazards: Using Twitter to Visualise Exposure to Urban Fire Smoke

Interpolation of Financial Time Series Data in a Three-Dimensional Spatialisation
Geospatial mixed-method survey data to analyse stated preferences for and satisfaction with local green spaces in Wellington

Dairy sector productivity: What is the value of geospatial analysis?

Machine Learning Methods for Detection of Fur Seals using High Spatial Resolution Imagery
4:50 – 5:00 PM Best Paper and Poster Announcement 
Conference Closing