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Meet UNIGIS at the Geospatial World Forum 2018

Geospatial World Forum, the premier annual global geospatial event, will take place on 17-19 January 2018 in Hyderabad, India. The conference expects participation from 3000+ participants from across the globe. Under the umbrella theme of “GEO4IR: Geo-enabling 4th Industrial Revolution”, the 10th iteration of GWF will touch upon digital disruption, which is at the heart of 4th industrial revolution. The 3-days conference will begin with inaugural and plenary sessions, followed by various thematic sessions on Smart Cities, Construction & Engineering, Location Intelligence, Defense and Public Security, Agriculture, AI and IoT, Sustainable Development Goals, Employability, Regional Cooperation, and others. The conference …

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UIA Business Meeting @VU Amsterdam

During the last week of November UNIGIS Program directors have met at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam to discuss future development of distance learning for geospatial professionals worldwide. Throughout the meeting various information and discussion sessions were held on topics of elearning, curriculum, new resources and educational materials as well as virtual exchange of students and marketing actions. Dedicated to Dissemination, the first day of this annual meeting was concluded with a joint participation at the GEO|Design+BIM 2017 conference education panel and a meeting with industry partners. The UNIGIS International Association board of directors used this opportunity to announce the designation …

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UNIGIS Geospatial Events Grant: Congratulations to new Grantees!

This year the UNIGIS International Association established the “Geospatial Events Grant” (GEG), to connect active UNIGIS students with the international geospatial community and enhance the learning experience beyond lessons and exercises. We are now pleased to announce the grantees within the second Call of this Grant! Two UNIGIS students have been awarded a grant for participating in a leading Geospatial event and presenting their work to a broad audience: Oscar Londoño, Master student at UNIGIS AmericaLatina, receives a grant for attending the Esri Health and Human Services GIS Conference 2018. Mr. Londoño  is a medical epidemiologist from Cali, Colombia and …

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Excellence Award for UNIGIS S/E Asia Director Dr. Shahnawaz

Dr. Shahnawaz has been has been honoured with the ‘Excellency Award 2017’ by the Union of Geographic Information Technologists (UGIT) established at Bangalore University, India for his contributions in enhancing geospatial education, training and research in South and Southeast Asia over last fifteen years. Dr. Shahnawaz is Director of UNIGIS S/E Asia at the Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS, University of Salzburg, Austria and has established cooperations for Geospatial education between Z_GIS and a number of leading universities in S/E Asia and implemented a range of cooperation activities. Dr. A. S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman – Indian Space Research Organisation …

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Next Call for UNIGIS Geospatial Events Grants – GEG

Geospatial Events Grants Call 2017/2  – Now open for applications September 2017 “UNIGIS Geospatial Events Grants” The UNIGIS International Association is announcing the second call of the “Geospatial Events Grants” (GEG) funded by UNIGIS International Association and industry partners. Connecting active UNIGIS students with the international geospatial community and creating added value within the UNIGIS network are the objectives of the GEG. Participating in a leading Geospatial event will enhance the learning experience beyond lessons and exercises and is of course an excellent opportunity to establish new contacts with GIS experts from all over the world. The call considers the …

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Geospatial Events Grant 2017: Stefan Mohr presenting at the GI_Forum 2017

Stefan Mohr was one of 4 UNIGIS Students receiving a grant within the first call of the UNIGIS International Association Geospatial Events Grants. The main reason for starting his MSc studies at UNIGIS Salzburg in 2015, was his interest in lifelong learning and scientific research in Geoinformatics. During his study Stefan joined also the Research Group ‘Spatial Simulation’ of Dr. Wallentin, which is giving him the possibility to discuss on a high academic level and improve his skills in Visualization of agent based models and spatial temporal relations. Based on his deep interest on scientific research, he has chosen a …

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Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Béla Márkus

On behalf of all UNIGIS Association members, we warmly congratulate Prof. Dr. Béla Márkus on his 70th birthday. We also would like to thank for all his contributions to geospatial education over the past decades.      

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September 20 | u_Lecture ‘Cloud services for geographic application development’

Registration now open for the u_Lecture webinar presentation by Jorge Sanz, on September 20, 2017 at 5pm CEST.  Register here >>> This u_Lecture will be held in Spanish language! GIS in the cloud refers to the use of Internet services for data collection, analysis and publication in the form of a map. The concept is very broad ranging from the simplest functions of visualization of thematic geographic information to advanced features of editing, publishing base maps and geoprocessing (geocoding, routing, prediction, spatial relations, etc.). GIS in the cloud has also opened the possibility of significantly improving the effectiveness of the …

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UNIGIS Academic Excellence Prize awarded to Nathan Nowak @GiForum2017

After his presentation at the AGIT / GI_Forum conference, Nathan Novak was awarded the 2nd prize of the UNIGIS International Excellent Award. He received this award for his Master Thesis on an innovative modelling approach of Sperm Whale habitats. In his research, Nathan used passive acoustic monitoring to predict the habitat distribution of Sperm Whales in the Central Gulf of Alaska. Specifically, he related the distinct occurrences of sperm whale vocalizations to environmental variables. The UNIGIS Academic Excellent Award is handed over each year to the best Master Theses within the global network of UNIGIS universities with more than 1000 …

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Irene Fellner receives UNIGIS Academic Excellence Prize @AGIT conference

When was the last time, when you lost your indoor orientation in an underground carpark or a large building? Whereas there are a lots of devices and apps that help us in the outdoor navigation, there is little digital support for wayfinding within buildings. Irene Fellners Master Thesis closes this gap: she developed algorithms that automatically identify indoor landmarks from building databases and calculates routes that are based on these landmarks. Irene Fellner was awarded the UNIGIS Academic Excellece Award after she presented her research in the Special Session on ‘Spatial Perspectives on Active Mobility’ at the AGIT / GI_Forum …

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