Call for Presentations: Special GIScience Research Session

Call for Presentations:

Special GIScience Research Session
Esri International Users Conference
8-12 July, 2013
San Diego, California

Esri invites you to present a peer-reviewed paper in a special joint GIScience Research Session of the 2013 Esri International User and Educational User Conferences. Papers in this special tract must focus on cutting-edge research in GIScience. Full papers will be included in a special issue of Transactions in GIS to be distributed at the 2013 International User and Education User Conferences. Abstracts (500 words) must be submitted to Dr. John Wilson, University of Southern California, by 9th November, 2012.

The Transactions in GIS editorial team will review abstracts based on their GIScience content and select 9-12 abstracts to become full papers. Notice of acceptance will occur by 16th November, 2012. Full papers (maximum 6,000 words plus figures, tables, and references in appropriate format for publication) must be submitted to Dr. Wilson so that we can start the peer review process no later than 21st December, 2012. Reviewed papers will be returned to authors by 15th February, 2013 and final manuscripts (if appropriate) must be returned by 1st March, 2013 to be included in the special issue of Transactions in GIS.

For questions or guidelines on this special GIScience Research Track, contact Michael Gould at

Abstracts should be submitted via e-mail with a subject line “Esri GIScience Abstract, Authors Last Name” no later than 9th November, 2012 to John Wilson at

Tom Baker

About Tom Baker

Tom Baker is an Esri Education Manager, specializing in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education, teacher education, and educational research. He regularly publishes and presents on geospatial technologies across education.
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