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GIScience got the mayor

On last Thursday (17.12.), the GIScience group participated in a discussion about open data in Heidelberg within the city’s #getthemayor series. The discussion was initiated by the Open Data Rhein Neckar activists (thanks to Oliver Rack). Melanie Eckle, student assistent in the CAP4Access project, contributed by articulating our needs for open data from the perspective [...]

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Tomorrow on Dezember 3rd 2015 the “10th Modelling Day” will take place in the “Print Media Academy” in Heidelberg. Start is at 14:00pm.
This years overarching topic is “Open Data”.
There will be three contributions related to GIScience Heidelberg:
- Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf will talk about “Challenges and Potential of Open Geodata for Geographic Modelling”
- [...]

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On Dezember 3rd 2015 the “10th Modelling Day” will take place in the “Print Media Academy” in Heidelberg. Start is at 14:00pm .
From GIScience Heidelberg there will be two contributions:
Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf will talk about “Herausforderungen und Potenziale offener Geodaten für räumliche Modellierungen in Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft”
and Benjamin Herfort gives a presentation about “Maps [...]

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The disastermappers Heidelberg invite to a talk by Oliver Rack within the ‘disastermappers Heidelberg’ colloquium series at the Institute of Geography Heidelberg University. Oliver Rack is the founder of the Open Data Initiative Rhein-Neckar and will report about the situation of the Open Data Movement in the region and discuss recent projects.
The presentation will [...]

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CAP4Access e-Newsletter No. 2, 2015 (Part 1)
First tools released + + + “Mapping parties” raise awareness for disability issues
Dear Readers,
The CAP4Access project has kick-started its second year by publishing first versions of a range of tools. They are intended to raise awareness about accessibility of the built environment and for providing concrete support to [...]

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On friday 3/13, Melanie Eckle, Steffen John and Stefan Hahmann of the GIScience group Heidelberg were invited to a special event at Mannheim town hall. The city of Mannheim showed appreciation to the engagement of the GIScience group during the Open Data Day in Mannheim.
Melanie Eckle (distaster mappers Heidelberg) gave [...]

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Last Saturday (21/2) the GIScience group Heidelberg was part of the International Open Data Day. Open data enthusiasts all over the world teamed up to create new applications derived from open (not only governmental) data. The local open data day in Mannheim has seen 7 finished projects including Wikipedia edit wars analyses, public transport visualisations, [...]

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