CaGIS AutoCarto and UCGIS Symposium

Preliminary Program

 Monday May 21, 2018 

 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

TRELIS Workshop underway

 6:00 – 9:00 pm

 UCGIS Board of Directors, Officers & Committee Chairs:  Dinner and Board Meeting

 Evening

 Symposium & AutoCarto Attendees:  Dinners on your own

Tuesday May 22, 2018

7:30 am

 Registration Desk Open

8:30 am

 Opening Session with Program Committee

  • Welcome greetings and introductions
  • Overview of the conference theme: Frontiers in Geospatial Data Science

9:00 am

 Panel: Data Science in Higher Education

10:15 am

 Break

10:45 am

 Group Discussions: Key Themes & White Paper Comments

12:00 pm

 Working Lunch

  • Taylor & Francis, the CaGIS Journal
  • Introduction of candidates for UCGIS Elections

1:30 pm

 Paper Presentations: Waldo Tobler Memorial Session #1

2:30 pm

 Break

3:00 pm

Paper Presentations: Waldo Tobler Memorial Session #2

4:45 pm

Daily Wrap Up and & Final Thoughts by the Program Committee

5:00 pm

 Free Time

5:30 - 8:30 pm

 Reception and Poster Presentations

  • Introduction of new UCGIS Fellow
  • Voting on Student Posters for Awards
Wednesday May 23, 2018

7:30 am

Registration Desk Open

7:30 am

CaGIS Editorial Board Meeting & Breakfast

8:30 am

Morning Greetings & Review of Action Items & Opportunities

8:45 am

Paper Presentations: Session on Deep Learning

10:00 am

Break

10:30 am

Keynote Presentation and TRELIS Session

12:00 pm

 Working Lunch

  • UCGIS Council Meeting
  • Elections for UCGIS President-Elect and Board Directors

1:45 pm

Lightning Talks

2:45 pm

Break

3:15 pm

Paper Presentations: Session on Transportation and Movement

4:15 pm

 Award Presentations:

  • Jochen Albrecht, 2018 UCGIS Education Award
  • Helen Couclelis, 2018 UCGIS Research Award
  • Keith Clarke, 2018 UCGIS Carolyn Merry Mentoring Award
5:00 pm

 Free Time, and Dinner on Your Own

5:30 pm - on

 Optional Field Trips:

  • Exploring the UW-Madison Campus
  • TBD
Thursday May 24, 2018

8:30 am

 Morning Greetings & Review of Action Items & Opportunities

8:45 am

 Paper Presentations: Session description forthcoming

10:00 am

 Break

10:30 am

 Paper Presentations: Session on Visualization

12:00 pm

 Lunch

  • Presentation by NSF about current and forthcoming program opportunities
  • Announcements of Awards for Student Posters

1:30 pm

 Closing Session: Wrap up and Next Steps, with comments by CaGIS President Dan Cole (Smithsonian Institution) and incoming UCGIS President Alberto Giordano (Texas A&M University)
2:45 pm

 Optional: Working Sessions

  • Collaborative Proposal Development Discussions
  • Data Science White Papers
5:00 - 7:00 pm

 Optional: Informal No-Host Gathering at Local Venue