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UNIGIS Professional Intro Workshop

A new group of UNIGIS Professional students gathered for getting to know each other and the local UNIGIS team in Salzburg last weekend. Again, it was a great opportunity to witness the integrative power and relevance of GIS. The new students have such diverse backgrounds, which range from forestry over crime scene forensics to the real estate business. However, all students are convinced that their career can be boosted by spatializing their respective expertise. We are glad to support this goal at UNIGIS. In the next months these students will not only work through learning materials. Neither will they simply learn …

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u_Lecture webinars fall/winter semester 2017/18

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!   Jan 31, 5pm CET >Register for recording >Richard …

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UNIGIS @ Geospatial World Forum 2018, Hyderabad

The UNIGIS International Association was invited to contribute to the Geospatial World Forum 2018 (GWF’18) conference held in Hyderabad, India from 15th to 19th January 2018. GWF is the largest conference in India focussed on geospatial themes in this country as well as around the globe. GWF is being annually organised in India or at venues in Europe. UNIGIS has been entrusted with a prominent role contributing as knowledge partner to multiple activities over several years. Prof. Josef Strobl (Chair, UNIGIS International Association) had the honour of delivering the prestigious Dr. Roger Tomlinson Memorial Lecture on January 17, attracting an …

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UNIGIS Fernstudium – Info-Webinar für die Jahrgänge 2018

Sie sind beruflich und/oder familiär engagiert und wollen trotzdem an der Universität studieren? Sie arbeiten vielleicht sogar schon mit GIS Werkzeugen und wollen die ‘Konzepte dahinter’ besser verstehen? Sie wollen ihre Karriere fördern, oder sind einfach nur neugierig auf neue Herausforderungen? UNIGIS MSc startet am 1. März 2018 – Anmeldung ab sofort möglich (bis 15. Februar 2018) UNIGIS Professional startet am 2. Februar 2018 – Anmeldung ab sofort möglich (bis 15. Jänner 2018) Informationen rund um die UNIGIS Fernstudien an der Universität Salzburg erhalten sie im Zuge eines online Webinars. Wir freuen uns auf ihre Fragen! Wann: Dienstag, 5. Dezember 2017, …

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Master Thesis workshop – UNIGIS MSc 2016

“The Jadeit Connection: Modelling sea-routes in the Neolithic Aegean” and “Applying GI-Methods on localized IoT-devices and systems for interactive steering of Businesses processes” are only two Master Thesis topics showing the wide range of GIS. The UNIGIS Master Thesis workshop was held on 28 and 29 September 2017 in Salzburg, where 30 students from Germany, Austria and Switzerland presented the current status of their Master Theses, based on very diverse educational and professional backgrounds. The UNIGIS MSc team is wishing all the best and sucess with the tasks ahead.

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UNIGIS Winter School ‘Spatial Simulation Modelling’

UNIGIS Salzburg is offering a Winter School from February 15 – 24, 2018 in Salzburg, which addresses students and early career researchers interested in spatially explicit simulation of natural and/or social systems by the means of agent-based modelling. Individuals from domains such as Geoinformatics, Geography, Ecology, Social Science, Spatial Planning, or Forestry are welcome. Interest in computational methods is a prerequisite, but no prior knowledge in modelling or programming is needed. Organising lecturers: Prof. Andreas Koch (Social Geography, University of Salzburg), Ass. Prof. Gudrun Wallentin (Geoinformatics and Ecology, University of Salzburg) Location: University of Salzburg, Unipark Nonntal Description: Simulation models …

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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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June 13 | u_Lecture ‘Compelling Map Apps through UI/UX Design’

Registration now open for the u_Lecture webinar presentation by Michael Gaigg, on June 13 at 5pm CEST.  Register here >>> This session will cover design principles specific to mapping applications. Real-world examples serve as a guide to creating solutions that are more useful, compelling, and easy to use. You will receive first-hand insights into our design methodologies, techniques and processes and learn tips and tricks on how improving the cartography of your map will make your application truly stand out. Michael Gaigg is Lead UI Enginee at Esri Professional Services.

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May 10 | u_Lecture ‘Open and Reproducible Spatial Data Analysis for Spatial Data – Ideas and Examples’

May 10 | u_Lecture: ‘Open and Reproducible Spatial Data Analysis for Spatial Data – Ideas and Examples’ Registration now open for the u_Lecture webinar presentation by Professor Chris Brunsdon, on May 10 at 5pm CEST.  Register here >>> The idea of reproducible research has gained much recent attention. This is an approach to publishing reports, documents and web sites relating to data analysis in which complete information regarding the data used and the programming scripts used to perform the analysis are encapsulated in a single object. The idea is that third parties can not only read the report but they …

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April 28-29 | Workshop: Geo-Entrepreneurship – Register now!

Using Location to Enhance Your Competitive Advantage. Build up your skills to bring your Geo-idea to the market! In this 1.5 day workshop you will be introduced to a range of techniques used by ‘startups’ to help develop your own geo-enabled business idea. You will learn the steps you need to take to identify and develop your idea, secure customers, and find market opportunities. The participants of this workshop will be GI professionals, UNIGIS/Geo- students and alumni who want to bring their own GI-project to life, or get a new business idea off the ground. These are not only skills …

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