CfP: Computational human geography in the digital world – new data, methods, challenges and opportunities

Call for Papers, 19th European Colloquium on Theoretical and Quantitative Geography (ECTQG2015), Bari (Italy), 3-7/9/2015 Computational human geography in the digital world: new data, methods, challenges and opportunities In an age where all manner of personal data are emerging from the digitisation of natural social interactions, geographers’ reliance on traditional data collection methods diminishes. However, […]

Second Call for Papers: GIS Research UK (GISRUK2015)

We’re hosting the next GISRUK conference (#GISRUK2015) in Leeds and have just published the call for papers. For more info see the GISRUK2015 website or follow @GISRUK on Twitter. Follow @gisruk Location School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK 15-17 April, 2015 http://leeds.gisruk.org/ Important Dates Abstract submission deadline:  Friday 7th November 2014. Notification of acceptance: […]

Call for Papers: New Directions in GeoSpatial Simulations

First Call for Papers:  AAG Chicago, April 21 – 25 2015 NEW DIRECTIONS IN GEOSPATIAL SIMULATION The geospatial simulation community has enjoyed steady growth over the past decade as novel and advanced forms of agent-based and cellular automata modeling continue to facilitate the exploration of complex geographic problems facing the world today. It is now […]

Call for Papers: GIS Research UK (GISRUK2015)

We’re hosting the next GISRUK conference (#GISRUK2015) in Leeds and have just published the call for papers. For more info see the GISRUK2015 website or follow @GISRUK on Twitter. Follow @gisruk Aims We welcome colleagues to the 23rd GIS Research UK (GISRUK) conference. The GISRUK conference series is the UK’s national GIS research conference, established […]

BigData Presentation at Stanford

I have recently presented a paper entitled “New Insights into Individual Activity Spaces using Crowd-Sourced Big Data” at the 2014 BigData conference – Stanford, CA, USA, 27-31 May. The paper is available here and slides (html) are here. UPDATE: papers from the conference are now available on the ase360 page.

GISRUK2014 presentation: Using Social Media Data to Assess Spatial Crime Hotspots

I have recently presented some work at the GISRUK 2014 conference in Glasgow. The work is a collaboration with Martin Andresen (SFU, Canada) and looks at the differences in crime hotspot locations using two population-at-risk measures: the residential population (traditional) and the ‘ambient’ population (estimated using social media). The slides are available here and the […]

Modelling for Policy sessions at RGS-IBG AC 2013

Myself and colleagues (Dianna Smith, Adam Dennett and Alison Heppenstall) are organising two sessions at this year’s RGS-IBG conference called “Modelling for Policy”. Both sessions will take place on Friday 30th in the afternoon at 14:40-16:20 and 16:50-18:30. Information about the sessions and abstracts can be found here (session a) and here (session b). Talks […]

Second Call for Papers: Agent-Based Models of Geographical Systems

Conference Details IGU Leeds (UK), Applied GIS and Spatial Modelling: 29 May – 2 June 2013. Important Dates Abstract submission: 250 – 300 words before 18th January 2013 Notification: before Feb 01 2013 Conference dates: May 29th – 2nd June 2013, Leeds, UK. Please send abstracts (250 words approx.) to Nick Malleson (n.malleson06@leeds.ac.uk) Session Details: […]