24th urban data management symposium
CALL FOR PAPERS
UDMS, the Urban Data Management Society, has organised
international symposia at various locations in
An important aim of UDMS has been to provide a forum for people to discuss new approaches, to consider new technologies and to share practical experiences in the field of urban data management. The focus has been on urban applications but regional and rural issues have always been well represented and have grown recently in importance.
For the next symposium in
Nature, Collection Exchange, Use
and Maintenance of Urban Data
§ Applications of high resolution remote sensing data
§ The new era of cartography and maps: their transformation to geographic/cartographic databases and the impact on many areas
§ Integration of data from multiple sources (for example public agencies/city authorities, etc.) and issues of scale, terminology/ontology structure, formats, etc.
§ Field data collection and quality control of urban data
§ Underground urban assets: the way to collect, store & visualize location, construction and condition data
§ Data availability and transparency issues - barriers to decision making
§ Data interchange
Spatial Data Infrastructures
§ Spatial Data Infrastructures, especially at the regional and local level
§ Data Infrastructures for urban Location Based Services
§ Spatially-enabled e-governance
§ GIS components of e-Government
§ Disaster and Risk Management
§ Real time GIS, especially for environmental monitoring and control
§ Location based computing and services
§ Intelligent Transportation Systems
§ Temporal GIS
§ Three dimensional urban data modelling
§ Agent-based urban models
Web-based and participatory systems
§ Community engagement: participation in gathering and using data; benefits and problems; accessibility and relevance of data at the community level
§ Public Participation GIS
Urban Systems Technology
§ Local government “enterprise” database with the capability for storing, accessing and manipulating spatial data, the exploitation of these capabilities in a web environment
§ The use of open source software in local government
All accepted papers will be published and distributed to all participants at the symposium.
Abstract submission deadline:
Notification of acceptance:
Paper delivered by:
UDMS 2004 dates:
People interested to submit a paper for the event, are asked to deliver an abstract of at least 1000 words with reference to the theme/topic and a short Curriculum Vitae via our website www.udms.net following the instruction provided or by e-mail as attached files in Word-format, to the UDMS Executive Secretary Mrs Elfriede M. Fendel, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, by April 30, 2004.
Papers should be written and presented in English.
All information concerning UDMS 2004 will be available at the UDMS web site.
For further information:
UDMS Executive Secretary
Mrs. Elfriede M. Fendel
Section GIS technology
OTB Research Institute for Housing, Urban and Mobility Studies
NL-2628 BX Delft
Sending in a paper will be considered as pre-registration.
fee 250 Euro
ü Conference fee, including conference dinner300 Euro
Josef Hojdar, člen Urban Data Management Society
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