CaGIS AutoCarto and UCGIS Symposium


 Monday May 21, 2018 

 8:30 am – 2 pm

TRELIS Workshop underway

 5:00 – 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

 Panelists:

  • David DiBiase, Esri
  • Michael Goodchild, UC Santa Barbara (retired)
  • Jane Read, Syracuse University
  • Anthony Robinson, Penn State University

10:15 am

 Break

10:45 am

 Group Discussions: Key Themes & White Paper Comments

12:00 pm

 Working Lunch

  • Andrew Kelly, Taylor & Francis
  • Nick Chrisman, Editor in Chief, the CaGIS Journal
  • Introduction of candidates for UCGIS Elections

1:30 pm

Session #1: Waldo Tobler Memorial Session of papers, Part 1

2:30 pm

Break

3:00 pm

Session #2: Waldo Tobler Memorial Session of papers, Part 2

4:00 pm

Daily Wrap Up and & Final Thoughts by the Program Committee

4:15 pm

 Free Time

5:30 - 8:00 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

8:45 am

Morning Greetings & Review of Action Items & Opportunities

9:00 am

Session #3: Deep Learning

10:00 am

Break

10:20 am

Keynote Presentation: Indy Hurt

11:15 am

TRELIS Session

12:00 pm

 Working Lunch

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

1:45 pm

Session #4: Lightning Talks

2:45 pm

Break

3:15 pm

Paper Session #5: 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

5:00 pm - on

 Optional Field Trips:

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

7:30 am

Registration Desk Open

8:30 am

 Morning Greetings & Review of Action Items & Opportunities

8:45 am

 Session #6Integration of Big Disparate Data

9:30 am

Presentation: Dan Sui, Division Director, National Science Foundation

10:00 am

 Break

10:30 am

 Session #7: Visualization

12:00 pm

 Working Lunch

  • Announcements of Awards for Student Posters
  • Comments by CaGIS President Dan Cole (Smithsonian Institution) and incoming UCGIS President Alberto Giordano (Texas State University)

2:00 pm

Conference ends
2:30 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