CyberGIS Day 2015

Join us on Thursday, August 27th to learn about all the latest developments in CyberGIS. The morning session is dedicated to live demos and hands-on experience, and the afternoon features speakers from diverse fields discussing progress in CyberGIS. Then, join us at the National Petascale Computing Facility for a reception and tour of Blue Waters and the new cyberGIS supercomputer: ROGER!

Morning sessions are scheduled for room 1040, NCSA. Lunch is in the atrium, and afternoon sessions are in the NCSA Auditorium.

Please register here by Friday the 21st, so we can make sure there are enough lunches.

8:30 AMCoffee and Registration - Room 1040, NCSA
8:40 AMWelcome - Shaowen Wang (Founding Director, CyberGIS Center)
8:50 AMOpening remarks - Peter Schiffer (Vice Chancellor for Research, UIUC)
9:00 AMCyberGIS Training Workshop: Handling Big Spatial Data
10:30 AMCoffee Break
10:45 AMCyberGIS Training Workshop: Visualizing Data on ROGER, The CyberGIS Supercomputer
12:30 PMLunch - Free boxed lunch for registered attendees - NCSA Atrium
1:30 PMWelcome to the afternoon session - Shaowen Wang - NCSA Auditorium
2:00 PMKeynote Address - Dr. Susan Cutter: Geospatial Analytics for Disaster Resilience and Recovery
3:00 PMBreak
3:15 PMInvited Speakers:
Johnathan Rush and Jeff Terstriep: CyberGIS Education and Training
Phong Le & Praveen Kumar: Extreme-scale Modeling: Understanding Ecohydrologic Dynamics under Climate Change
Don Keefer and Tim Prescott: Tools and Solutions for Scalable High-Resolution Landscape Analysis
Liujun Li: CyberGIS-based Agricultural Big Data Analytics: Drone from the Farm to Cloud
Jonathan Greenberg: Big Data and GIS/Remote Sensing
4:30 PMWrap-up
4:45 PMFirst bus leaves NCSA for NPCF
5:00 PMReception and Tour of CyberGIS ROGER at NPCF
6:30 PMLast bus leaves NPCF for NCSA

  • 08/13/2015