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Workshop Program

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Thursday, January 8, 2009


8:30 – 9:00 am:     Registration & Continental Breakfast


9:00 – 9:15 am:     Opening Remarks, Peggy Agouris, George Mason University & Maria Zemankova, NSF


9:15 – 9:45 am:     Keynote Address, Michael Jones, Google


9:45 – 10:35 am:   Short Presentations

                             Hanan Samet, University of Maryland

                             Cyrus Shahabi, University of Southern California

                             Shashi Shekhar, University of Minnesota

                             Wei Ding, University of Massachusetts at Boston

                             Randolph Franklin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


10:35 – 10:50 am: Break


10:50 – 12:10 pm: Short Presentations (continued)

                              Max Egenhofer, University of Maine

                              Alan MacEachren, Penn State University

                              Stephen Hirtle, University of Pittsburgh

                              Lynn Usery, US Geological Survey

                              Monika Sester, University of Hannover, Germany

                              Anthony Stefanidis, George Mason University

                              Mubarak Shah, University of Central Florida

                              Phil Davis, Del Mar College


12:10 – 1:00 pm:   Lunch Break


1:00 – 2:30 pm:     Birds of a Feather Sessions (in parallel)

                             Session 1: Geovisualization and Multimedia

                             Coordinator: Alan MacEachren

                             Session 2: From Long-Term Monitoring to Persistent Surveillance and GeoSensor Networks

                             Coordinator: Cyrus Shahabi

                             Session 3: The Effect of Google Earth and Similar Technologies

                             Coordinator: Max Egenhofer

                             Session 4: Context Areas Beyond the Traditional CS and GIS

                             Coordinator: James Pustejovsky & Arie Croitoru


2:30 – 2:50 pm:     Coffee Break


2:50 – 3:30 pm:     Birds of a Feather Sessions (same sessions continued)


3:30 – 5:00 pm:     Panel: Academic Research in View of Latest Industry Developments and Actual Government and Society Needs

                             Panelists: Beth Driver, Mike Gould, Hanan Samet, Monika Sester


Friday, January 9, 2009


8:30 – 9:00 am:     Continental Breakfast


9:00 – 10:30 am:   Short Presentations

                             Matt Duckham, University of Melbourne, Australia

                             Arie Croitoru, University of Alberta, Canada

                             Pete Doucette, ITT

                             Chris McGlone, SAIC

                             Raju Vatsavai, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

                             Isabel Cruz, University of Illinois at Chicago

                             James Pustejovsky, Brandeis University

                             Angelos Stavrou, George Mason University

                             Mohamed Mokbel, University of Minnesota


10:30 – 11:00 am: Break


11:00 – 12:00 pm: Short Presentations (continued)

                              May Yuan, University of Oklahoma

                              Pasquale Franzese, George Mason University

                              John Schnase, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

                              Chris Bunin, Northern Virginia Geographic Alliance

                              Jans Aasman, Franz, Inc.

                              Mike Gould, ESRI


12:00 – 1:00 pm:   Lunch Break


1:00 – 2:20 pm:     Birds of a Feather Sessions

                             Session 1: Summary Presentation by Session Coordinator

                             Session 2: Summary Presentation by Session Coordinator

                             Session 3: Summary Presentation by Session Coordinator

                             Session 4: Summary Presentation by Session Coordinators


2:20 – 2:40 pm:     Coffee Break


2:40 – 4:00 pm:     Panel: Emerging and Anticipated Future Trends and Needs: How Research Can Respond to Society Needs

                             Panelists: Matt Duckham, Chris McGlone, John Schnase, May Yuan


4:00 pm:               End of Workshop


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