The conference schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.


The pre-conference Early Career Researchers (ECR) and Early Career Network (ECN) workshops will run before the main conference, on the afternoon of Tuesday 17th and the morning of Wednesday 18th of April. The main conference events are scheduled to start at midday on Wednesday April 18th, 2018.


The conference welcomes papers covering all aspects of theoretical and applied Geographic Information Science, including (but not limited to) the following themes:

  • Applications of GIS (e.g. archaeology, criminology, health, retail, sustainability)
  • Big data and data science
  • Cartography and map design
  • Critical GIS
  • Digital geographies
  • Environmental GIS
  • GeoComputation
  • GeoVisualisation
  • GeoDemographics
  • Geographic information retrieval
  • GIScience pedagogy
  • Information geographies
  • Location-Based Services
  • Open-source GIS
  • Participatory GIS and citizen science
  • Photogrammetry
  • Qualitative GIS
  • Remote sensing
  • Spatial statistics
  • Transport systems
  • Urban GIS
  • Uncertainty and error in GIS
  • Volunteered geographic information
  • Web GIS