GeoMundus Conference


Our programme is constantly evolving as we get closer to the event. You can keep up to date with all new announcements on our twitter stream @GeoMundus. If you haven't already registered you should do so now and avail of our early bird rate for the conference where it is entirely free. Read up on all our speakers bio's.

Thursday, 6th


Welcome to Muenster

Informal get together in Muenster to sample some of Muenster’s finest beer or other beverages of your choice. Location for meetup is outside the church with the three cages

Friday, 7th | Saturday, 8th

08:45 Registration Opens

Victor Olaya (Boundless Geo)

"The open source style approach to building your GIS career".

Victor will discuss his experience with open source (and also open data, open documentation, etc),and how it can be beneficial for anyone involved in GIS. His presentation will not discuss open source in itself, but how to use the good ideas of open source to develop yourself as a GIS professional, even if working with software or data that may not be open.


Paper Session 1

Irina Cristal - Information Visualization and Decision Support: Developing Web-GIS Applications for Spatial Decision Support Systems

Roya Olyazadeh - Decision Analysis Module for a Spatial Decision Support System

Stephen Diarmuid Walsh - Deficiencies in Residential Energy Data Availability in Urban Environments: The Dublin Case Study

11:00 Coffee Break & Networking

Paper Session 1 (continued)

Calia Andrea - Geo Data and the IT ecosystem.

Sachin Kumar - Technique of AOA and Sidelobe Cancellation in Smart Antenna

13:00 Lunch (Mensa)

Jorge Arévalo (CartoDB)

CartoDB: Your data tell stories

Jorge will detail some of the work completed by CartoDB on projects such as Global Forest Watch alongside some applications for storytelling with maps using CartoDB.


Poster / Lighting Talks

This session will be composed of a combined session where posters from students and others will be available to view in the foyer. Authors will be on hand to take questions on their work. The lightning talks will comprise 3 minute presentations by anyone who signs up on topics related to the theme of the conference. This is your chance to show off the best work such an application or study you are currently working on. Spread your ideas.

15:45 Coffee Break

Paper Session 2

Manyazewal A.L - Advanced Information System for Planning and Maintenance of Rural Road using GIS

Bhavya Kausika - A Big Data approach to the solar PV market: design and results of a pilot in The Netherlands

Eias Hausen - Linked Multimedia Data Approach for Building 'Social' Information Systems

17:15 Closing for Day 1

Conference dinner

Dinner will be served at Uferlos Restaurant.

Am Aasee in Münster
Bismarckallee 11
48151 Münster

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