HeiGIT/ GIScience at ISCRAM conference in Valencia

19th-22nd of May, the 16th Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) conference is taking place in Valencia.

Likewise to previous years, the GIScience Research Group/HeiGIT are taking part and supporting with several contributions.

Martin Hilljegerdes will present a paper, based on his Master Thesis, focusing on “Evaluating the effects of consecutive hurricane hits on evacuation patterns in Dominica” in the first “Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management” session Monday afternoon. This session is chaired by Carolin Klonner.

Carolin Klonner and Melanie Eckle will furthermore present during the poster session on Monday evening. Carolin will herein share current work of the Waterproofing Data project, about “Gathering Local Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction: The Use of Sketch Maps in Group Discussions“.

Melanie will likewise present current work that she conducted in the scope of her Master Thesis, around “Towards Bridging the Gap between Demand and Supply in Humanitarian Geodata Use“.

Apart from that, already tomorrow Melanie will present Missing Maps and a small “poster teaser” in the “Workshop on Encouraging Productive Interaction between Practitioners and Researchers“. See the full program here.

We are looking forward to great exchanges and to meeting many of you there!

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