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 AM||Coffee and Registration - Room 1040, NCSA|
|8:40 AM||Welcome - Shaowen Wang (Founding Director, CyberGIS Center)|
|8:50 AM||Opening remarks - Peter Schiffer (Vice Chancellor for Research, UIUC)|
|9:00 AM||CyberGIS Training Workshop: Handling Big Spatial Data|
|10:30 AM||Coffee Break|
|10:45 AM||CyberGIS Training Workshop: Visualizing Data on ROGER, The CyberGIS Supercomputer|
|12:30 PM||Lunch - Free boxed lunch for registered attendees - NCSA Atrium|
|1:30 PM||Welcome to the afternoon session - Shaowen Wang - NCSA Auditorium|
|2:00 PM||Keynote Address - Dr. Susan Cutter: Geospatial Analytics for Disaster Resilience and Recovery|
|3:15 PM||Invited 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
|4:45 PM||First bus leaves NCSA for NPCF|
|5:00 PM||Reception and Tour of CyberGIS ROGER at NPCF|
|6:30 PM||Last bus leaves NPCF for NCSA|