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IGU Conference 2013: Applied GIS and Spatial Modelling, The Hilton Hotel, Leeds, 29 May - 02 June 2013

Hosted by the Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy, School of Geography, University of Leeds

Hilton Hotel, Leeds
Leeds

IGU commissions taking part

  1. Applied geography
  2. Dynamics of economic spaces
  3. GIScience
  4. Modelling geographical systems

Call for papers

Papers on applied research welcome on the following themes:

  • Labour market & employment change
  • Retail & financial services
  • Health, wealth, well-being & happiness
  • Crime & deprivation
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Population change & migration
  • Environment & sustainability
  • Housing markets
  • Transport
  • Community & Regional Development
  • Regional Development Policy
  • Economic Impact Analysis
  • Emergency planning
  • Land-use planning
  • Agent-based models of geographical systems
  • Urban analyses for ancient-modern comparisons
  • Spatial modelling in historical geography

We are currently welcoming abstracts (half A4 page max), which should be sent to: c.carson(at)leeds.ac.uk

Registration

Registration is now open: please find a booking form here, and if you wish to pay online please click here. Please return all conference booking forms to Calum Carson at c.carson(at)leeds.ac.uk (please also note that a booking form is needed regardless of whether you have paid online or not.

Local convenor

Professor Graham Clarke
School of Geography,
University of Leeds
Email: g.p.clarke(at)leeds.ac.uk

Conference officer

Calum Carson
School of Geography,
University of Leeds

Keynote speakers

Professor Sir Alan Wilson
Professor Stewart Fotheringham
Professor Mark Birkin

Social programme

Wednesday................. Dinner and quiz night at Hilton Hotel
Thursday..................... Free to explore Leeds Bars & Restaurants
Friday.......................... Afternoon excursions and dinner
Saturday..................... Conference dinner

Fees

£695 ........................ Includes four nights accommodation at the Hilton hotel, lunches/coffees and all social events/dinners;
£295 ........................ As above without accommodation;

*A limited number of bursaries will be available to cover postgraduate student fees. Please email c.carson(at)leeds.ac.uk to express initial interest.