Regina Hatheier-Stampfl

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UNIGIS – a lively network

UNIGIS, as a worldwide network of universities, is cooperating since almost 30 years in the design and delivery of distance learning programs in Geographical Information Systems and Science. Once a year all UNIGIS Institutions meet for their General Assembly, which is organized annually by a different member institution. This year the meeting was held from November 8-9, 2019 and hosted by NOVA-IMS in Lisbon. The main purpose of this annual meeting is to coordinate, further develop and sustain the quality of the study programs offered through the different UNIGIS Institutions around the globe. They are cooperating and working together to …

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Kick-off for our new GIS-professionals

Weatherise, Salzburg was presenting itself from its finest side when we welcomed our new highly enthusiastic UNIGIS Salzburg  Professional students to our introductory workshop. Yet again, the interdisciplinary nature of Geoinformatics is shown in the quite diversified fields our new students come from. It is reaching from piloting aircrafts, logistics, development assistance, robotic programming right up to archelogy. In one year, our students will learn about spatial concepts and methods, which will consequently privilege them to get most out of spatial data. Considering the heterogeneity of the student’s professional background, the learning experience will be even more interesting and insightful …

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u_Lecture webinars winter semester 2019

Starting from October, we are looking forward to an exciting roster of outstanding speakers on a range of topics covering themes of current interest for UNIGIS alumni, students, and everyone else. The open u_Lecture webinar series offers a LifeLongLearning opportunity to graduates and everyone keen to follow developments across the exciting field of Geoinformatics. See below for details on upcoming talks, and preview further speakers we keenly anticipate this term: >> Make sure you mark your calendars not to miss these unique opportunities to learn from and interact with these outstanding individuals! >> You can watch the recording of past …

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u_Lecture webinars summer semester 2019

Starting from May, we are looking forward to an exciting roster of outstanding speakers on a range of topics covering themes of current interest for UNIGIS alumni, students, and everyone else. The open u_Lecture webinar series offers a LifeLongLearning opportunity to graduates and everyone keen to follow developments across the exciting field of Geoinformatics. See below for details on upcoming talks, and preview further speakers we keenly anticipate this term: >> Make sure you mark your calendars not to miss these unique opportunities to learn from and interact with these outstanding individuals! >> You can watch the recording of past …

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Starting in Salzburg, a group of future GI-professionals will make their way!

Last weekend was a perfect start. A start not just into a year of demanding coursework, but also a start to advance careers by acquiring a comprehensive set of skills and competences in applied Geoinformatics.  After finishing their UNIGIS professional studies, our new group of 8 committed people with backgrounds in Archeology, Biology, Geology, Ecology, Forestry, Informatics, and Surveying will be able to make out more of their spatial data. They all will know how to use of GIS and related technologies to acquire, model, distribute and analyze geolocated data, how to derive meaningful information from it and how to …

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UNIGIS Connect 2019

Celebrating 40 Years of GI Science & Technologies @ Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam This annual event at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is connecting UNIGIS students (current and eternal), alumni, staff and anyone interested in UNIGIS. It will provide an excellent opportunity for networking within the Geospatial community, gaining new knowledge and obtaining inside information about the various study programmes offered through UNIGIS Amsterdam. During this year´s UNIGIS Connect event we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Prof. Henk Scholten at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Date: Tuesday June 11th 2019, 12:45-17:15 Location: Main Building VU Amsterdam, Lecture Hall KC-07, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV …

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The QGIS Users and Developers Conference 2019

Last week, from 4th to 10th March, the QGIS International User and Developers Conference was held in A Coruña, Spain. QGIS is one of the most important free and open source software for GIS. It offers a wide range of tools and functionalities for viewing, editing and analyzing geospatial data. Organized by the QGIS Spanish Association, the conference gathered more than 140 demanding and enthusiastic users and developers. For the first time UNIGIS Internation Association was acting as Silver sponsor of this conference. Thanks to the organizers for offering this opportunity! Furthermore Josep Sitjar (@JosepSitjar) and Lluís Vicens (@lluisvicens) from …

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UNIGIS @GeoSmart India 2019, New Delhi

The UNIGIS International Association was invited to contribute to the GeoSmart India 2019 (GSI’19)  conference held in New Delhi, India from 11th to 13th February 2019. GSI is the largest conference focussed on geospatial themes in the region. UNIGIS has been entrusted with a prominent role contributing as a knowledge partner to multiple activities over several years. Dr. Shahnawaz (Director, UNIGIS S/E Asia) coordinated and moderated a half day long ‘Geospatial Capacity Building Forum’ on 13th February, 2019. The forum attracted more than 60 delegates including students and academicians as well as industry and representatives of various organisations. The panel …

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u_Lecture webinars fall/winter semester 2018/19

Starting from September, we are looking forward to an exciting roster of outstanding speakers on a range of topics covering themes of current interest for UNIGIS alumni, students, and everyone else. The open u_Lecture webinar series offers a LifeLongLearning opportunity to graduates and everyone keen to follow developments across the exciting field of Geoinformatics. See below for details on upcoming talks, and preview further speakers we keenly anticipate this term: >> Make sure you mark your calendars not to miss these unique opportunities to learn from and interact with these outstanding individuals! >> You can watch the recording of past …

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UNIGIS Salzburg: specialisation “GIS for the Environment”

UNIGIS Salzburg offers a new specialisation on GIS for the Environment. It is targeted at working professionals in the environmental or ecological domain, who want to acquire or deepen their GIS competences. A minimum of 12 ECTS is dedicated to the specialisation, which can be extended to 54 ECTS (including the Master Thesis). Students will gain competency in the following fields: Environmental monitoring – conceptualise environmental systems, identify adequate indicators, design a monitoring workflow, analyse and visualise system state changes. Spatial simulation of complex ecological systems – design, implement, analyse and validate spatially explicit simulation models to solve applied problems and …

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