GeoSocial 2023

On the 13th of November, the 1st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Geocomputational Analysis of Socio-Economic Data (GeoSocial 2023 in short) took place in Hamburg, Germany. Organized in part by Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf, the CEO of HeiGIT and the … Read More

Unleashing the Power of AI-Assisted Mapping in OpenStreetMap? – a webinar with HOT and Masaryk University

The ever-increasing volume and speed of corporate or machine learning-assisted mapping present unique challenges for individual volunteer mappers, particularly in terms of monitoring and validation. While the global impact and evolution of AI-assisted mapping in OpenStreetMap (OSM) remain largely unknown, … Read More

Training on digitalization of participatory mapping in Kuala Lumpur

Last week, HeiGIT team member Anne Schauß held a workshop session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, during a training of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). The international training focused on community resilience and how to … Read More

HeiGIT to hold hands-on workshop about OSM data quality at FOSSGIS Berlin 15.-18.03.2023

HeiGIT will present its software “ohsome quality analyst” (OQT) at the FOSSGIS Conference in Berlin this week. In the demo session, Benjamin Herfort will show the numerous possibilities of the tool and how everyone can use OQT to evaluate completeness, … Read More

HeiGIT, DLR & GRC’s Cooperation Workshop February 27-28 in Berlin

The German Red Cross (GRC) has been working with the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT gGmbH) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for several years to bridge the gap between research and practice by identifying needs and developing technological … Read More

HeiGIT at AGIT conference 2019 in Salzburg- The spatial view

This week, the annual AGIT conference is again organised in Salzburg. The conference has since more than 30 years successfully gathered representatives of academia, applied research and economy to present latest projects, to share ideas and to develop new approaches. … Read More