IG Geospatial - RDA 11th Plenary meeting

Meeting title

Geospatial Interest Group Plenary Meeting (Remote Access Instructions)

Collaborative session notes: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1R2qFE3pmzBEqdWsE-09GxkhW4F0Rp_j0c6s5...

Short introduction describing the scope of the group and if any previous activities

The Geospatial Interest Group is a domain oriented interest group to coordinate and build synergies on topics related to geospatial data. Though there has been lot of developments and advances in geo data collection through mobile communications, sensor platforms, spatial search, and pervasive computing but still, the inter-disciplinary research needed to transform raw data into useful intelligence, to improve the planet's environmental, economic and societal well being, remains constrained by a range of barriers - disciplinary, organisational, historical, and a non-existent or non-rigorous approach to quantifying uncertainty in collected datasets.

Additional links to informative material related to the group

https://rd-alliance.org/group/geospatial-ig/case-statement/charter-geosp...

Meeting objectives

The meeting objectives are to :
* Discussions on Geospatial Data Science - Vision 2030
* Updates from OpenCitySmart and UrbanGeoBigData 
* Ideas for Training programs for Geospatial Data Science
* Ideas for new WGs

Meeting agenda

This meeting aims to build upon our previous meetings and draft agenda below
* Updates on Geospatial IG
* Discussions on new WG in Transport Data that is in progress and other WG ideas.
* Discussions on Geospatial Data Science - Vision 2030
* Datacubes updates
* Updates from NASA Europa Challenge and OpenCitySmart
* 2- 3 short presentations to be finalised on Geo Big Data
* Ideas/updates on Training programs for Geospatial Data Science
* Ideas for specific actions in Geospatial IG

Target audience:

Colleagues from all disciplines who have interest in location aspects of data are welcome to join the meeting. Those interested can look at our website to an idea of the current activities of the IG and propose ideas for contributing. We welcome all interested to join us.

Co-chairs: Suchith Anand

Type of meeting: Working meeting

Group maturity: more than 18 months


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