We are eager to announce that the 26th annual GIS Research UK conference will be held at the University of Leicester on 17-20 April 2018 (TBC). A first call for papers will be published in the forthcoming months. The conference will welcome papers covering all aspects of theoretical and applied Geographic Information Science, including (but not limited to) the following themes:

  • GISRUK 400.jpgApplications of GIS (e.g. archaeology, criminology, health, retail, sustainability)
  • Big data and data science
  • Cartography and map design
  • Critical GIS
  • Digital geographies
  • Environmental GIS
  • GeoComputation
  • GeoVisualisation
  • GeoDemographics
  • Geographic information retrieval
  • GIScience pedagogy
  • Information geographies
  • Location-Based Services
  • Open-source GIS
  • Participatory GIS and citizen science
  • Photogrammetry
  • Qualitative GIS
  • Remote sensing
  • Spatial statistics
  • Transport systems
  • Urban GIS
  • Uncertainty and error in GIS
  • Volunteered geographic information
  • Web GIS

The closing date for the submission will be announced in the forthcoming call for papers, but it is expected to be in early December 2017 (TBC). Submissions to this conference are usually in the format of a 1,500-word extended abstract. All submitted abstracts will be subject to peer review, and the accepted submissions will be allocated for oral presentation or poster sessions.


Sources: images contain data from OpenStreetMap, and National Statistics and Ordnance Survey © Crown copyright & database right 2016. Map tiles by Stamen Design, CC BY 3.0

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