Category: conference


Platial at the Annual AAG Meeting in D.C.

Another American Association of Geographers (AAG) meeting has come to a close, this time in Washington, D.C. By all accounts the meeting was a success and it is always great to catch up with spatial scientists in their natural habitat... the conference center. The Platial Analysis Lab was well represented with presentations by Zheng Liu presenting our work on identifying urban neighborhood names through user-contributed online property listings during the "Urban Data Science II: Methods & Models for our Changing Cities" session.

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Spatial Knowledge and Information Canada Conference 2019

The 7th Conference on Spatial Knowledge and Information Canada (SKI-Canada) just wrapped up in beautiful Banff, Alberta. The conference brought together GIScience researchers who live and work in Canada and this year Grant McKenzie served as one two program chairs for the conference. Held over four days from February 21-24th, the single track conference included 30 presentations, three panels on a range of topics, and a series of networking and social events.

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GIScience Conference 2018

The Tenth International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience ‘18) came to a close last week in Melbourne, Australia. By all accounts the conference was a success and it was great to catch up with colleagues and researchers I maybe only get to see once a year. The Location Privacy and Security Workshop (LoPaS '18) held on the first day of the conference went well with an excellent keynote, three thought provoking paper presentations, and plenty of discussion.

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GIScience 2016 in Montreal

Grant is currently at the Ninth International Conference on Geographic Information Science in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. If you are interested in the PTAL group, the Center for Geospatial Information Science or the University of Maryland, Department of Geographical Sciences, make sure to stop him... or just say 'hi.'

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