Time table

  • 15th September


  • 9:30-11:30 Convention hall
  • Spatial thinking [Chair: David O'sullivan]
  • "Spatial thinking in geographic information science: a review of past studies and prospects for the future" Yoshiki Wakabayashi, Toru Ishikawa*
  • "Assessing College Students' Spatial Concept Knowledge in Complexity Levels" Katsuhiko Oda
  • "The components of spatial thinking: empirical evidence" Robert S. Bednarz*, Jongwon Lee
  • "The Use of Geospatial Information and Spatial Cognition of Taxi Drivers in Tokyo" Yoshiki Wakabayashi*, Shuichi Itoh, Yota Nagami
  • "Beyond geo-spatial technologies: promoting spatial thinking through local disaster risk management planning" Kristoffer B. Berse*, Fouad Bendimerad, Yasushi Asami

  • 9:30-11:30 Meeting room
  • Spatial analysis (1) [Chair: Harvey Miller]
  • "Site Suitability Evaluation for Ecotourism Using GIS & AHP: A Case Study of Surat Thani Province, Thailand" Khwanruthai Bunruamkaew*, Yuji Murayama
  • "Intraregional Flow Problem in Spatial Econometric Model for Origin-destination Flows" Morito Tsutsumi, Kazuki Tamesue*
  • "Addressing Structural Instability in Housing Market Segmentation of the Used Houses of Tokyo, Japan" Kazi Saiful Islam*, Yasushi Asami
  • "A New Areal Interpolation Method Based on Spatial Statistics" Daisuke Murakami*, Morito Tsutsumi

  • 15:00-17:00 Convention hall
  • Education [Chair: Toru Ishikawa]
  • "About the International Master’s Program in Cartography" Jukka Krisp*, Stefen Petersa, Liqiu Menga
  • "Geographic Information Science: Building a Doctoral Programme Integrating Interdisciplinary Concepts and Methods" Thomas Blaschke*, Josef Strobla, Karl Donert
  • "Enable Spatial Thinking Using GIS and Satellite Remote Sensing – A Teacher-Friendly Approach" Yick Cheung, Matthew PANG*, Hui LINa, Chi Kin John LEE
  • "Spatial Literacy and the Postgraduate GIS Curriculum" Claire H. Jarvis
  • "Effectiveness of Digital Educational Materials for Developing Spatial Thinking of Elementary School Students" Minori Yuda
  • "Using video case studies to assess the impact of the use of GIS on secondary students' spatial thinking skills" Robert A. Kolvoord*, David H. Uttal, Nathaniel G. Meadow

  • 15:00-16:40 Meeting room
  • Image, space and time [Chair: Arzu Çöltekin]
  • Mini-talk "Power of images in exploring space and time" Arzu Çöltekin
  • "An Approach to Modeling Spatial Perception for Geovisualization" Kenan Bektaş*, Arzu Çöltekin
  • "MeAdian robust spatial filtering on satellite images" Didier Josselin*, Julio Rojas-Mora, Alexandre Ulmer
  • "Spatio-Temporal Urban Land Use/Cover Change Analysis in a Hill Station: The Case of Baguio City, Philippines" Ronald C. Estoque*, Yuji Murayama
  • "Spatiotemporal Types of HFMD and Climate" JF Wang *, G Christakos, YS Guo, WZ Yang, YL Liao, XZ Wang