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Monthly Archive for September, 2019

We cordially invite everybody interested to our next open GIScience colloquium talk!
The speaker is Prof. Dr. Stephan Winter from Melbourne University, Australia.

When: Monday 30.09.2019, 2:00 pm
Where: INF 348, room 015 (Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University)

Title: Conversing about place
‘Place’ is used here as antithesis to traditional, geometry-based geographic information systems’ capture, modelling, analysis and [...]

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From 23 to 25 September 2019, the 2nd International Conference “Our Climate - Our Future: Regional Perspectives on a Global Challenge” of the Helmholtz Climate Initiative “Regional Climate Change” (REKLIM) took place in Berlin, Germany. The conference programme included keynote speeches, oral presentations, poster presentations, networking opportunities and a number of additional discussion platforms.
Six different [...]

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Over the last few days, Heidelberg has been host to the annual HOT Summit and State of the Map conference with a combined attendance of over 800 people.
The HOT summit ran from the 19th-20th September and had over 200 attendees from more than 40 different countries. The SotM conference, running from the 21st to the [...]

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„Klimakommunikation in Zeiten gesellschaftlicher Transformation“ lautete das Motto des „K3 Kongress zu Klimawandel, Kommunikation und Gesellschaft“ am 24. und 25. September 2019 am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT). Im Rahmen von Keynotes, Foren, Workshops und anderen Formaten bot die Tagung die Gelegenheit zum intensiven Austausch zwischen Wissenschaft und Kommunikationspraxis zu den drei Themenschwerpunkten „Klimakommunikation“, „Klimahandeln“ [...]

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Within the BMBF-funded project ER3DS (Emission Reduction in Smart Cities Using 3D Spatial Sensing and Analysis) a second workshop and exchange visit was organized and hosted by the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, Taiwan, from 16 September to 19 September 2019.
The first day included two lectures at the Dept. of Geomatics (Prof. Wang), [...]

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CALL FOR PAPERS for the GIS track at:
17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2020)
May 24-27, 2020, Virginia, USA
https://www.drrm.fralin.vt.edu/iscram2020/
Track:
Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS)
https://www.drrm.fralin.vt.edu/iscram2020/files/CFP/ISCRAM2020-Geospatial_Technologies_and_GIS.pdf
Deadline for paper submissions: December 6, 2019

Track Description
With disasters and disaster management being an “inherently spatial” problem, geospatial information and technologies have been [...]

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Über 500 Mitgestalter des ehrenamtlich erstellten Kartenwerks treffen 
sich in Heidelberg. Ihr Motto: „Freie Projekte benötigen freie Daten“
Verkehrsminister Winfried Hermann: „Nachhaltige Mobilität und frei verfügbare Daten passen sehr gut zusammen“
Ein besonderes Beispiel der digitalen Mitgestaltung ist die OpenStreetMap (abgekürzt: OSM). Am Wochenende ist Heidelberg das Zentrum der OSM-Community. Vom 21. bis zum 23. September kommen [...]

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Presseeinladung 18.09.2019 (PDF Link hier)

Weltkonferenz für eine Freie Karte
Die Macher von OpenStreetMap treffen sich in Heidelberg
Universität Heidelberg und Verkehrsministerium Baden-Württemberg
unterstützen Initiative
Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,
hochwertiges digitales Kartenmaterial muss nicht kommerziell sein. Seit mittlerweile
15 Jahren zeigen die die Macher der OpenStreetMap (OSM), dass eine [...]

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Dr. Nicole Aeschbach (TdLab Geography) conceives and leads the “Students’ Workshop” within the framework of the “7th German-Japanese University Presidents’ Conference” of the HeKKSaGOn network on September 12 and 13, 2019 in Heidelberg. In this university consortium, Heidelberg University, the University of Göttingen and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have joined forces with three of [...]

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We would like to invite you to contribute actively to the DGPF Annual Conference 2020 (Jahrestagung) in Stuttgart. Deadline for abstract submissions (500-1500 words) is 31 October 2019.
Our Working Group for Geoinformatics is looking forward to recent research and workbench insights covering the full range of methods in geoinformatics. Go for it and submit your [...]

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