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CyberGIS Center Kick-Off

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies
Location
Auditorium, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, IL
Date
Mar 19, 2014   1:00 - 6:30 pm  
Views
600

1:00 – 1:15

Opening Remarks

Peter Schiffer, Vice Chancellor for Research
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

1:15 – 2:00

Keynote Address: The Need for CyberGIS

E. Lynn Usery, Research Geographer and Director
Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science, U.S. Geological Survey

 

2:00 – 2:30

Plenary Talk: CyberGIS Center Vision

Shaowen Wang
Founding Director, CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies
Associate Director for CyberGIS and Senior Research Scientist, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Professor and Centennial Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

2:30 – 3:00

Break

 

3:00 – 4:00

External Panel: Synergistic Advances of CyberGIS and Integrated Digital and Spatial Studies 

  • Shaowen Wang, chair, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Budhendra Bhaduri, Oak Ridge National Lab
  • Peter Bol, Harvard University
  • Xin Chen, HERE, a Nokia business
  • Rob McMaster, University of Minnesota
  • E. Lynn Usery, U.S. Geological Survey
 

4:00 – 5:00

Campus Panel: Impact of the CyberGIS Center on Research and Education Excellence @ Illinois

  • Edward Seidel, chair, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
  • Alison Anders, Department of Geology
  • Ximing Cai, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Wendy K Tam Cho, Political Science
  • Jana Diesner, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
  • Gary Miller, Prairie Research Institute
  • Luis Rodríguez, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • John Towns, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
 

5:00 – 6:30

Poster Session and Reception 

 

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