Role of Volunteered Geographic Information in Advancing Science

Workshop Agenda (PDF version)


Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Time Subject/Speaker

8:30am - 9:30am


9:30am - 10:30am

Introduction and Opening Remarks

10:00am - 11:00am

Geographical Citizen Science - Clash of Cultures and New Opportunities
Muki Haklay (University College London)

Mapping the Unmappable: Is it possible, ethical, or even desirable to incorporate volunteered geographic information into scientific projects?
Barbara Poore (U.S. Geological Survey)

11:00am - 11:30am

Coffee Break

11:30am - 1:00pm

Open Discussion

1:00pm - 2:00pm


2:00pm - 3:00pm

Capturing the Long Trail of Sensor Web, Steve Liang (University of Calgary)

The Global Energy Observatory: A collaborative website for one-stop information on energy systems, Rajan Gupta (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

3:00pm - 3:30pm


3:30pm - 4:00pm

Coffee Break

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Continued Discussion

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Closing Remarks