Program Overview

The main program of GSDI 12 World Conference will start on Tuesday, 19 October 2010. Monday is reserved for the PCGIAP opening plenary sessions and GSDI Association business meetings. See details in Business Meetings.

The GSDI 12 conference program starting on Tuesday will include 5 ninety-minute plenary sessions and 8 ninety-minute parallel technical sessions. The plenary sessions feature invited speakers. The conference parallel sessions will be conducted in 5 rooms concurrently. Thus there will be a total of 40 sessions with a maximum of 5 presentations per session allowing for up to 200 oral presentations. Posters will be displayed in a digital show in the exhibit hall throughout the conference and featured on paper posters during the Wednesday Poster Forum and Reception. Conference workshops on Tuesday morning are open to all participants at no additional charge.

Keynote and featured speakers list will be updated as and when the speaker confirmed his or her participation. The title and abstract for each presentation may be found in the detailed program.

NOTICE: The following program overview is tentative.

OVERVIEW FOR THE WEEK

Day / Time Morning Afternoon Evening
Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4
Monday 18 October Day 0
GSDI Council Meeting International Geospatial Society Meeting

PCGIAP Plenary
Tuesday 19 October Day 1 PCGIAP Working Group Meetings GSDI 12 World Conference Opening & Exhibit Opening Conference Plenary 2 Welcome Reception
Workshops Workshops
Setting up of Exhibition Exhibition Open
Wednesday 20 October Day 2 Conference Plenary 3 Conference Parallel Session 1 Conference Parallel Session 2 Conference Parallel Session 3 Poster Forum & Reception
PCGIAP Meeting PCGIAP Exec Board Mtg
Exhibition Open
Thursday 21 October Day 3 Conference Plenary 4 Conference Parallel Session 4 Conference Parallel Session 5 Conference Parallel Session 6 Conference Dinner
Exhibition Open
Friday 22 October Day 4 Conference Parallel Session 7 Conference Parallel Session 8 GSDI 12 World Conference Closinging GSDI Board Meeting
Exhibition Open Exhibition Takedown


DAILY OVERVIEWS

PCGIAP MEETING OPENING and GSDI BUSINESS MEETINGS

Monday 18 October 2010
8:00 GSDI 12 Conference Registration Opens
8:30 -10:00
10:00 - 10:30 Tea / Coffee Break (Foyer at Rooms 304 and 305)
10:30 - 12:00 PCGIAP Plenary
(Room 305)
GSDI Council Meeting
(Room 304)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
(Level 3, Concourse)
1:00 - 2:30 PCGIAP Plenary
(Room 305)
GSDI Council Meeting
(Room 304)
2:30 - 3:00 Tea / Coffee Break (Foyer at Rooms 304 and 305)
3:00 - 4:30 PCGIAP Plenary
(Room 305)
International Geospatial Society Inaugural Meeting
(Room 304)
5:00 - 7:30 Evening Activities


GSDI 12 WORLD CONFERENCE OPENING

Tuesday 19 October 2010
8:00
Registration Open
8:30 -10:00 Workshop 1
(Room 304)
Workshop 2
(Room 311)
Workshop 3
Room 306
Workshop 4
(Room 309)
Workshop 5
(Room 305)
PCGIAP Working Group 1
(Room 312)
PCGIAP Working Group 3
(Room 311)
10:00 - 10:30 Tea / Coffee Break (pre-function area)
10:30 - 12:00 Workshop 6
(Room 304)
Workshop 7
(Room 309)
Workshop 8
(Room 305)
Workshop 9
(Room 306)
PCGIAP Working Group 2
(Rm 312)
12:00 - 2:00 Lunch
(Level 3, Concourse)
2:00 - 2:45 Plenary Session 1
GSDI 12 World Conference Opening
(Theater, Level 3)
2:45 - 3:30 Tea/Coffee Break
Opening of Exhibition
(Exhibition Hall: Gallery East)
3:30 - 5:15 Plenary Session 2
Spatially Enabling Society: Global Visions
(Theater, Level 3)
5:30 - 6:30 Exhibition Featured
(Exhibition Hall: Gallery East)
6:30 - 8:00 Welcome Reception

Wednesday 20 October 2010
8:00
Registration Open
8:30 -10:00 Plenary Session 3
Spatially Enabling Society: Expanding Visions
(Theater, Level 3)
10:00 - 10:30 Tea / Coffee Break (Exhibition Hall: Gallery East)
10:30 - 12:00 Session 1.1
SDI Strategies
(Theater)
Session 1.2
SDI Applications:
Environmental
(Room 303)
Session 1.3
SDI Legal, Policy
& Economic Issues
(Room 304)
Session 1.4
Data & Metadata
Issues
(Room 305)
Session 1.5
Technical Committee
Round Table
(Room 308)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
(Gallery West)
1:00 - 2:30 Session 2.1
SDI Experiences:
National
(Theater)
Session 2.2
SDI Applications:
Environmental
(Room 303)
Session 2.3
SDI Institnl, Admin,
& Mngmnt Issues
(Room 304)
Session 2.4
Data & Metadata
Issues
(Room 305)
Session 2.5
Legal & Socioeconomic
Com Round Table
(Room 308)
2:30 - 3:00 Tea / Coffee Break (Exhibition Hall: Gallery East)
3:00 - 4:30 Session 3.1
SDI Experiences:
National
(Theater)
Session 3.2
Spatial Enablement:
Opportunties
(Room 303)
Session 3.3
SDI Assessment
Practices
(Room 304)
Session 3.4
Metadata
Issues
(Room 305)
Session 3.5
Spatial Enablement:
JBGIS Perspectives
(Room 306)
4:30 - 6:00 Lightning Round Presentations, Poster Forum and Refreshments / Posters
Exhibition Area
(Gallery East)

Thursday 21 October 2010
8:00 Registration Open
8:30 -10:00 Plenary Session 4
Spatially Enabling Society: Corporate Sector Perspectives
(Theater, Level 3)
10:00 - 10:30 Tea / Coffee Break (Exhibition Hall: Gallery East)
10:30 - 12:00 Session 4.1
SDI for
Cities*
(Theater)
Session 4.2
SDI and GIS
Applications
(Room 303)
Session 4.3
SDI Assessment
Practices
(Room 304)
Session 4.4
Web-Based
Services
(Room 305)
Session 4.5
Internl Geospatial
Society Round Table
(Room 306)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
(Gallery West)
1:00 - 2:30 Session 5.1
SDI Experiences:
Municipalities
(Theater)
Session 5.2
SDI in
Land Admin *
(Room 303)
Session 5.3
Data Sharing:
Institutional Issues
(Room 304)
Session 5.4
Web-Based
Services
(Room 305)
Session 5.5
Societal Impacts
Round Table
(Room 306)
2:30 - 3:00 Tea / Coffee Break (Exhibition Hall: Gallery East)
3:00 - 4:30 Session 6.1
SDI Capacity
Building
(Theater)
Session 6.2
SDI in
Land Admin *
(Room 303)
Session 6.3
Data Sharing:
Institutional Issues
(Room 304)
Session 6.4
SDI Legal
Issues
(Room 305)
Session 6.5
Arctic SDIs
(Room 306)
4:30 - 6:00 Exhibition Featured
(Exhibition Hall: Gallery East)
Evening Conference Dinner

Friday 22 October 2010
8:00 Registration Open
8:30 -10:00 Session 7.1
Spatial
Enablement
(Theater)
Session 7.2
SDI Applications:
Hazards
(Room 303)
Session 7.3
Participatory
Initiatives
(Room 304)
Session 7.4
Standards &
Interoperability
(Room 305)
Session 7.5
Outreach Com
Round Table
(Room 306)
10:00 - 10:30 Tea / Coffee Break (Exhibition Hall: Gallery East)
10:30 - 12:00 Session 8.1
Spatial
Enablement
(Theater)
Session 8.2
SDI Applications:
Crisis Response
(Room 303)
Session 8.3
Participatory
Initiatives
(Room 304)
Session 8.4
Standards &
Interoperability
(Room 305)
Session 8.5
Building SDIs
w/ Open Source
(Room 306)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
(Gallery West)
1:00 - 2:30 Plenary Session 5
Closing Session of Conference
(Theater, Level 3)
2:30 - 3:00 Tea / Coffee Break (Foyer of Room 309)
3:00 - 4:30 GSDI Board Meeting
(Room 309)

* Joint GSDI and FIG Session

SECRETARIAT ROOM
Room 307 is the secretariat room where staff may be contacted and where room coordinators will be compiling slide presentations from the sessions.