Call for Abstracts. Extended deadline until August 1. 2017

LISA and GI Norden conference 2017

Applications for abstracts are still open. The deadline for submission has been extended to August 1, 2017.

Call for abstracts Environmental risk assessment; Climate changes; Environmental policy; Security and public safety

LISA organisation of GI in Iceland and GI Norden are organising a conference in Iceland 12th of October 2017.

The objective of the conference is knowledge sharing/best practices on emergencies and to encourage the exchange of experience and information on successful examples of management and assessment of hazard, risk and climate changes.

The main focus of the conference will be Environmental Risk Assessment; Flooding, monitoring and analysis; Climate Change; Environmental policy; Security and Public Safety; Spatial Data Infrastructure; New devises in mapping and monitoring: Smart mapping.

The Conference Committee welcome users and researchers in the GI Sector to send in Proposals for Papers for the Conference.

Conference main topics can be within these subjects:

Land Use, Environmental risk assessment and management  Artic Climate changes assessment and monitoring  Hazard prevention, management and control  Security and public safety  Policy, planning and management   Spatial data infrastructure and Network systems  Geomorphological risk  Risk perception   Early warning systems and Estimation of risk  Education and awareness  New devises in mapping and monitoring: Smart mapping  Geostatistics

The Conference will take place in Reykjavik on the 12th of October at Grand Hotel Reykjavik.

Preliminary program October  11th  20:00   Ice breaker  October 12th  8:30   Registration 9:00 -16:30  Opening and Conference sessions 17:30   Dinner

Call for abstracts – before August 1. 2017

Abstracts should be comprised of: Title of the presentation Name of presenter and author The abstract itself approximately should be about 150 words The language of the conference is English  Deadline for submission of abstracts is June  1st 2017

Please send abstract to: Þorbjörg Kr. Kjartansdóttir;

Conference group and contact persons: The Board members of GI Norden:  Sverre Røed-Bottenvann, Geoforum Norway Susanne Nellemann Ek, Geoforum Sweden Thomas Kristian Kristensen, Geoforum Denmark Teemu Saloriutta, ProGIS, Finland Tonu Oja , EstGIS, Estonia Þorbjörg Kr. Kjartansdóttir, LISA organisation, Iceland

Participation fee The fee is  26.000 which includes participation in the conference, lunch and coffee breaks.

Participants, not covered by a membership of one of the Nordic national GI associations (LISA Organisation, Geoforum, ULI Geoforum, GeoForum or ProGIS), will be charged an additional fee of  8.000 ISK

The fee for speakers is 12.000 ISK

The fee is 15.000 ISK for participation in Ice breaker on the 11th October and  dinner on the 12th of October