[R-sig-Geo] GISRUK Call for papers

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Mon Jul 11 18:43:20 CEST 2011

Dear R-spatialists in the UK and environs, you may be interested in this:

Call for Papers, GISRUK2012, Lancaster University - 11th to 13th April 2012

 We are pleased to invite you to submit short (~1500 word) papers for
the 20th annual GIS Research UK conference (GISRUK) which will be held
at Lancaster University between Wednesday 11th and Friday 13th April

We welcome papers covering all aspects of theoretical and applied GIS
research, particularly those within the following themes:

• Environmental Geoinformatics
• Open-Source GI
• Web2.0
• Qualitative GIS
• Spatial Ecology
• Health
• Emergency Response
• Landscape Visualisation
• Geospatial Semantics
• Location-Based Services
• Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry

 The closing date for submissions is 25th November 2011. All papers
will be subject to peer review with accepted papers allocated to oral
and poster sessions accordingly. Conference proceedings including all
papers accepted for oral and poster presentation will be made
available as a free e-book (with ISBN) and as hardcopy for purchase
via http://www.lulu.com.

 The conference will be proceeded by a Open Source GeoSpatial software
workshop and a Young Researchers Forum commencing on Tuesday 10th
April 2012.

 We are pleased to confirm that the keynote speakers for this year’s
conference will be:

 Pete Atkinson, University of Southampton, UK
 Mei-Po Kwan, Ohio State University, USA
 Tyler Mitchell, Executive Director, OSGeo, USA

 For more information and submission details please visit the
conference website: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/gisruk2012 or contact
members of the local organising committee via gisruk2012 at lancs.ac.uk.
We look forward to receiving your submissions and welcoming you to
Lancaster in 2012.

 The Local Organizing Committee: Duncan Whyatt, Gemma Davies, Ian
Gregory, Barry Rowlingson, Mike James, Pragya Agarwal, Alan Blackburn
and John Watkins.

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