The GISRUK conference series is the UK's national GIS research conference, established in 1993. GISRUK conferences are primarily aimed at the academic community, but welcomes delegates from government, commercial and other sectors. The conferences attract those interested in Geographical Information Science (GIS) and its applications from all parts of the UK, together with the European Union and beyond. The disciplinary range is broad including Geography, Computer Science, Planning, Archaeology, Geology, Geomatics and Engineering.
The GISRUK conferences have the following aims:
Brian Barrett University of Glasgow Joana Barros Birkbeck College, London Nick Bearman University of Liverpool Stefano De Sabbata University of Leicester Christine Dunn Durham University Claire Ellul University College London David Fairbairn Newcastle University Bruce Gittings (Chair) University of Edinburgh Nick Groome Ordnance Survey Jonathan Huck University of Manchester Nick Malleson University of Leeds Paul Norman University of Leeds Addy Pope ESRI-UK Angharad Stone Association for Geographic Information Duncan Whyatt Lancaster University Adam Winstanley National University of Ireland Maynooth Zena Wood University of GreenwichWithin the Steering Committee, individuals take a lead as the local organiser of current and future conferences, but in addition there are the following roles:
Chair: Bruce Gittings Treasurer: David Fairbairn Early Careers Researchers: Nick Bearmain Publications: Paul Norman Sponsor Relationship Management: Duncan Wyatt Prize Coordination: Claire Ellul Workshop Co-ordination: Addy Pope AGI Liaison: Angharad Stone
The GISRUK Steering Committtee are grateful to the Association for Geographic Information, the Ordnance Survey, Edina and ESRI (UK) for their continued and generous sponsorship of the conference series. The Association for Geographic Information represents all interests which make up the UK geographic information community. The Ordnance Survey is the British national mapping agency. ESRI (UK) is a supplier of GIS software and services. Edina delivers online services and tools to UK education.
This page is: gis.geos.ed.ac.uk/gisruk/