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UNIGIS Talks #1 / GIS Day 2023 event

UNIGIS Talks #1 / GIS Day 2023 event Welcome to the UNIGIS Talks Series, where we talk about GIS-related topics from all around the globe. Starting with ‘globe’ … Dive into the world of maps and data on GIS Day 2023, with UNIGIS Salzburg! Join us for an insightful UNIGIS Talk on “Projections and Coordinate Systems in GIS”. Mark your calendars for November 15th, 4-4:30pm CET and join our free online tutorial. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to expand your knowledge and register now: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2686645001996127321?source=uia-news  Description: Have you ever experienced that your GIS data is erroneously located somewhere in the …

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Jornadas de SIG Libre conference in Girona

  Jornadas de SIG Libre conference in Girona The Jornadas de SIG Libre, organized by the GIS and Remote Sensing Service of the University of Girona, is an annual event that brings together professionals in the geotech sector to discuss and learn about geotech and spatial data science. This year’s conference, held on June 14th and 15th, was a huge success, with over 200 professionals in attendance.   The conference program featured a wide range of presentations and workshops on various topics related to geotech and spatial data science. Some of the key topics covered included data visualization, spatial analysis, …

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Winners of the UNIGIS Academic Excellence Prize 2022

Every year, since 2008, the UNIGIS International Association (UIA) awards the Academic Excellence Prize to students having submitted the best MSc theses (or paper) during the previous academic year, accepted for graduation at one of the UNIGIS partner universities worldwide. In this year’s competition six excellent, high-quality MSc theses were considered by the UNIGIS International Association Review Board. The panel decided to make three awards, including one winner, one runner-up and one third place of the Academic Excellence Prize for 2022: The Winner of the Academic Excellence Prize 2022 is Artur Jorge Abreu Varanda, from NOVA Information School – Universidade …

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UNIGIS Salzburg Webinars

UNIGIS Salzburg Webinars in May 2023 UNIGIS Salzburg is hosting two free upcoming webinars regarding UNIGIS courses, namely: UNIGIS Opcional Modules Day – registration here Info Webinar – Studying Geoinformatics online – registration here You decide to study UNIGIS? Then, you know what you want and what awaits you: a university degree in Geoinformatics. Eventually, all this has to be reconciled with your social environment and comes on top of an often busy working life. We at UNIGIS know that and, as a result, the UNIGIS programs are designed to be compact and to support efficient studying. The curriculum lists the …

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14th GeoMundus Conference 2022 in Lisbon (Portugal)

14th GeoMundus Conference 2022 in Lisbon (Portugal) The 14th GeoMundus Conference, was held at NOVA IMS Information Management School, in Lisbon on the last October 21st and 22nd. With more than 75 attendees on site, and around 100 online, this year’s edition was called: “GI & AI: It’s a match!”. Nevertheless, the conference won’t focus exclusively on AI-related themes, but it will also include more broad discussion and presentations on other relevant topics on GIS.   The conference focused primarily on discussing main GIS concepts and the importance of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence algorithms for Big Data processing and …

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Jornades de SIG Libre 2022 in Girona (Spain)

Under the motto “where free culture meets geospatial technologies”, the Jornadas de SIG Libre – or Spanish FOSS4GSIG Conference- brought together nearly 200 professionals from all over Spain to share the most outstanding technological solutions in the geospatial sector. The conference, organized by Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing Service (SIGTE) of the University of Girona, was held on June 8-9 in Girona. This 15th edition, the topic of the plenary sessions was Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.  Karina Gibert, director of the Intelligent Data science and Artificial intelligence Research Center of the UPC opened the conference with a more …

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Student group at Virtual Intro orkshop

UNIGIS Professionals Introductory Workshop goes Online… again

Two years ago, as a result of the pandemic, we changed the format of the UNIGIS Professional introductory workshop from on-site to online. That was a big change for us as well; after all, there’s no substitute for that cozy after-work beer in a rustic guest garden on Friday evenings. But over time, we got used to it and eventually realized that not everything about an online workshop is bad. Especially the fact that it saves a lot of (travel) time and the associated costs while on the same time preventing the ecological footprint from growing was reason enough to …

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GI_Week 2021 in Salzburg

Last week, the Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS at the University of Salzburg was hosting a week full of knowledge exchange, networking and inspiration. The GI_Week in Salzburg has been a unique opportunity to meet experts in the field, to discuss the latest research in and outside many different sessions, or start a new project over a cup of coffee or during a walk on the premises of the University of Salzburg’s Faculty of Natural Sciences. While the organizers decided to hold the GI_Forum2021 once again as a virtual conference, the German-language AGIT was realized as a hybrid-event. Additionally, the …

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Winners of the UNIGIS Academic Excellence Prize 2020

The annual UNIGIS International Academic Excellence Prize, initiated in 2008, is awarded to UNIGIS students having submitted the best MSc theses (or paper) during the previous academic year, accepted for graduation at one of the UNIGIS partner universities worldwide. This year the competition was very tight with excellent high quality MSc theses being considered by the UNIGIS International Association Review Board.  In the end, the panel and board decided to make five awards: The winner of the Academic Excellence Prize 2020 is Lindsay Hennes from University of Southern California. Her outstanding Master Thesis “Increase in Surface Temperature and Deep Layer Nitrate …

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UNIGIS International Association @EsriUC 2021

Like in the past year, the Esri User Conference 2021 (Esri UC) is again a fully virtual experience, enabling users and students from allover the world an interactive online experience with Esri and the GIS community. Also UNIGIS International Association will be part of the Esri UC as exhibitor. So take the chance and visit UNIGIS International Association and our UNIGIS Institutions at our virtual booth during one of the leading GIS events of the year. We are looking forward to meet current UNIGIS students, alumni and all of you interested in Geoinformatics and distance learning. Our team will be …

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