[OSGeo-Discuss] Invitation for expressions of interest for Ordnance Survey Think Tank Session on Data Capture, modelling, and visualisation for ubiquitous LBS - 17 March 2009

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Wed Feb 11 02:06:33 PST 2009

Dear Colleagues,

I am happy to invite expressions of interest for Ordnance Survey Think
Tank Session on "Data Capture, modelling, and visualisation for
ubiquitous LBS" to be held on 17 March 2009 (Tuesday) at The University
of Nottingham. 

The Ordnance Survey has awarded a research contract to the Centre of
Geospatial Science (CGS) to investigate future data and data management
developments that might impact on Ordnance Survey's operations and

Please see http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cgs/projects_os.html  for more

In part fulfilment of this contract we are organising a series of Think
Tank events to explore relevant technology developments and to better
understand how these developments might influence and impact on spatial
data capture and usage in the future.

The first of the proposed Think Tank events is to be held on Tuesday
17th March at Nottingham and will cover the topics of "Data Capture,
modelling, and visualisation for ubiquitous LBS."  

The Think Tank Meeting will a one-day event with 10 experts drawn from a
mix of academic, commercial and industry backgrounds. Selected experts
may be invited to give brief presentations but in each case significant
time will be allocated for discussion and open exploration of likely
developments and potential consequences.  The meeting will operate
according to Chatham House rules.

Interested participants are invited to submit short position paper (max
2 A4 pages) detailing their potential think tank contribution,
expectations, vision and research interest, before 28 Feb 2009 to
Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk

Travel and accommodation costs of all the selected participants will be
reimbursed. Selection of invited experts will be made by the Ordnance

OS Think Tank Outcomes

*	Identify key research trends in this theme
*	Identify mid-term (2-3 years) and long-term (5 year) research
challenges in ubiquitous LBS
*	Produce report on the Think Tank findings. 

We look forward to receiving your expressions of interest for the OS
Think Tank Session on ubiquitous LBS. Please contact me for any

Best wishes,


Dr Suchith Anand
Centre for Geospatial Science
Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
Tel: (0)115 846 8408
url: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cgs/cgs_suchith_anand.html

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