Friday, February 12, 2010

Advances in Spatial Analysis & e-Social Science

CASA at UCL are running a one day conference on 13th April which will feature the work of their group on projects associated with their research funded by various UK research councils. The conference is free but you have to register. It is also the day before the UK’s annual conference on GIS called GISRUK which is on the 14-16th April. This conference is chargeable and details can be got from the CASA conference site.

If you want to go to the one day CASA meeting “Advances in Spatial Analysis & e-Social Science”, then please go to the registration site at: and register.
You can get to the GISRUK site from here at

If you need any more information about this meeting email The programme for the CASA meeting is listed below

Session One (AM)
  • Online exploration of cultural regions, migration and ethnicity using the geography of personal names - Paul Longley & Pablo Mateos
  • Spatial Interaction Models for Higher Education - Alex Singleton & Ollie O’Brien
  • The Dynamics of Skyscrapers: Scaling, Allometry, and Sustainability - Michael Batty
  • Development of an urban growth model using high-resolution historical data - Kiril Stanilov

Session Two (PM)
  • The research frontier in urban modelling: the agenda and the challenges - Alan Wilson
  • On-line Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Network Data and Road Developments - Tao Cheng
  • Twitter Tags and Real-Time Visualisation of Complex Geographic Data with MapTube - Richard Milton
  • Tales of Things and Electronic Memory – Creating and Mapping The Geography of Everything - Andrew Hudson-Smith

Panel Discussion with Mike Goodchild, Keith Clarke, David Maguire, Carl Steinitz

Coffee at convenient points, find you own lunch, then Reception in the Wilkins Building, main quad