Human mobility, cognition and GISc – University of Copenhagen

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Human mobility, cognition and GISc

This conference has been held

Conference and PhD course

Conference date: November 9, 2015.
PhD course: November 9 – 13, 2015


Human mobility, cognition and GISc

In GIS and related sciences (GISc) registration and analysis of human behavior and development of technologies to back us up during our daily activities has a long history behind. Such activities include navigation and wayfinding. At the same time a vast amount of effort has been spend to investigate and conceptualize the psychological/cognitive and neurophysiological background of our spatial behavior - including our abilities to perceive, memorize, apply and communicate spatial knowledge.

It is the aim of the conference to bring together professionals from cognitive, analytical and geo-technical sciences (including psychologists, anthropologists, geographers, engineers, and computer scientists) for the mutual development of future concepts for experimenting with, recording, analyzing, simulating, visualizing, and communicating data and information regarding humans’ spatial behaviour.

Important dates

Call for abstracts June 1, 2015
Dead-line for abstract submission September 1, 2015
Notification of accept of abstracts October 1, 2015
Conference November 9, 2015
PhD course (continued) November 10-13, 2015


One conference day including coffee/the/refreshments and lunch (sandwich) 150 EURO
Students (M.Sc. and Ba) Free
IGN employees Free
Conference dinner, November 9 60 EURO
PhD course (incl. Conference, but excl. travel and accomodation) for students at University of Copenhagen and associated universities. See details. Free
PhD course (incl. Conference, but excl. travel and accomodation) for student at other universities. 600 EURO

Register for the conference