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Event GI_Forum Salzburg 2009

The Geoinformatics Forum Salzburg 2009 focuses on an international GIScience audience, communicating in English and sharing an interest in translating new methods and techniques into a broad range of application domains in geoinformatics.


GI_Forum focuses on an international audience that shares an interest in Applied Geoinformatics. This Call for Participation aims at researchers who design, develop and apply advanced methods and techniques of Geoinformatics to a broad range of application domains.

Themes & Application Fields

We solicit papers on emerging and established topics and research outcomes related to Geoinformatics methodology. By no means exhaustive, the list of symposium topics includes advanced geospatial data acquisition; advanced spatial analysis and knowledge extraction; advanced visualisation and cartography, geo-ontologies; distributed and mobile services; and dynamic modelling and simulation.

GI_Forum 2009 would also like to attract contributions pertaining to these specific topics:

Digital Cities
are meant to provide collaborative environments built upon a fine resolution 3D digital city and its infrastructure in presence and future. We welcome contributions about conceptual and computational solutions in this application area.

Sustainable Environments
Developing and managing our natural, societal and technical environments in a sustainable way is one of today's major challenges. This includes the generation of renewable energy as well as integrated approaches to mobility and regional development and the use of geoinformatics as an indispensable set of tools.

Global Monitoring - Observing, Understanding and Visualizing Planet Earth
Global initiatives such as Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) and the EU-ESA joint programme Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) provide the open stage for creating, developing and implementing a range of EO-based information services. They build on cutting-edge technology in data integration and processing, spatio-temporal analysis, information extraction and visualization while clearly oriented towards users' needs.

Learning with Geoinformation
We encourage contributions discussing various issues related to geoinformation in education. The bilingual conference on Learning with Geoinformation will host such contributions in sessions shared with GI_Forum and in cooperation with the Herodot network. These contributions will be published in separate proceedings.

Abstract Submission

Submissions are expected in English language according to the formatting guidelines published on the conference website.

Deadline for submission of full papers for oral presentation and publication in the conference proceedings; and extended abstracts for discussion sessions: now closed.

Deadline for submission of extended abstracts for poster presentation: June 5, 2009.

We accept online abstract submissions only at


We accept online registration only at (SYMPOSIUM - registration contribution).
Early registration deadline: May 25, 2009


Contact information GI_Forum Team: Petra Jenewein/ Z_GIS - Centre for Geoinformatics, GI_Forum Office, Salzburg University, Hellbrunnerstr. 34, 5020 Salzburg, Österreich / Milva Carbonaro, GISIG- Geographical Information Systems International Group, Via Piacenza, 54 16138 - Genova, Italy (email: ;
Phone: +43 662 8044 5278 ; Fax:+43 662 8044 5260 / +39-010-8355588 ; Fax +39-010-8357190
Event type Conference
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Geographical coverage Austria
Address at Salzburg University, Salzburg, Austria
Organizer Z_GIS - Centre for Geoinformatics, Salzburg University
Target audience International
Period [07/07/2009 - 10/07/2009]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH