Tobler Lecture and Transactions in GIS Plenary Presentations

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/13/2018
Start / End Time: 5:20 PM / 7:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Grand Ballroom D, Sheraton, 5th Floor
Organizers: Zachary Christman, John Wilson, Robert Stewart
Chairs: Zachary Christman


This session features back-to-back plenary presentations by two leading geographic information science scholars. The first is the Diana Sinton, delivering the Seventh Transactions in GIS Plenary, which showcases the best work by geographers in advancing the fundamental guiding principles and impact of geographic information science. This presentation will be followed by May Yuan, delivering the Waldo Tobler Distinguished Lecture in GIScience, sponsored by the AAG's Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group (GISS SG), in honor of Waldo Tobler, who made a series of seminal contributions on analytical cartography over a career spanning more than 40 years. This session will be followed by a reception.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Diana Sinton*, UCGIS, Truths and Lies about GIS Education Today 50 5:20 PM
Presenter May Yuan*, University of Texas - Dallas, GIS is Dead; Long Live GIS: The Trilogy 50 6:10 PM

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