UNIGIS Connect 2019: Celebrating 40 Years of GI Science & Technologies

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Locatie:
Main Building VU Amsterdam, Lecture Hall KC-07, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam
Datum:
dinsdag, 11 juni, 2019
Organisatie:
UNIGIS
Link:
https://unigis.labs.vu.nl/blog-post/blog-over-unigis-connect/

UNIGIS Connect 2019: Celebrating 40 Years of GI Science & Technologies

During this UNIGIS event we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Prof. Henk Scholten at the VU. This annual event, for current students, alumni, staff and for anyone interested in UNIGIS will provide an opportunity for networking, for gaining new knowledge and for obtaining inside information about the study programme.

Please register here!

Keynotes

  Evert Meijer
Co-founder & CEO of Geodan
Evert Meijer will speak about Henk Scholten’s first years at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the establishment of Geodan, the appointment of Henk as professor of Spatial Informatics and the close relationship that Geodan and VU have had in recent decades.
  Josef Strobl
Professor and Head of Department of Geoinformatics, University of Salzburg
Josef Strobl his talk will be dedicated to innovation in GIS education. He will discuss his collaboration with Henk in establishing the UNIGIS International network of GIScience MSc programmes in the 1990s, its impact and his expectations for education innovation in the years to come.
  Antonio Camara
Professor at Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Antonio Camara worked with Henk Scholten at the ever changing frontiers in GIS, covering multimedia GIS, spatial data infrastructures, virtual reality and now ‘digital twinning’ and will shed light on the projects they collaborated in, such as INSPIRE and the Lisbon’s Expo 98.

 

Date: Tuesday June 11th 2019
Time: 12:45-17:15
Location: Main Building VU Amsterdam, Lecture Hall KC-07, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam, route.

Do send us an email when you have questions about this event.

Kind regards,

Loes Derikx
UNIGIS Administrator
unigis.sbe@vu.nl