Tobler Lecture and Transactions in GIS Plenary Presentations (Sponsored by Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group)

Type: Virtual Paper
Sponsor Groups: Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group
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Day: 4/8/2021
Start / End Time: 4:40 PM / 5:55 PM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 48
Organizers: John Wilson, Bandana Kar
Chairs: John Wilson


This session features back-to-back plenary presentations by two leading geographic information science scholars. The first is by Elizabeth Delmelle, delivering the Eighth Transactions in GIS Plenary, which showcases the best work by geographers in advancing the fundamental guiding principles and impact of geographic information science. The second is by Robert Roth, 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.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Elizabeth Delmelle*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, GIScience and Neighborhood Dynamics: Toward an Understanding of Processes of Change 30 4:40 PM
Presenter Robert Roth*, UW-Madison, On the Intersections of Cartography, Spatial Data Science, and User Experience Design 30 5:10 PM

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