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Seminar Series

Colloquium series
The CGA hosts the monthly Harvard Geography Colloquium in which we invite leading academics to present cutting edge geographic research. The Colloquium series is co-organized by Jeff Blossom, and Lex Berman.

ABCD-GIS series
As part of the Harvard-wide ABCD technology sharing initiative, CGA sponsors monthly technical talks on GIS and spatial analysis research topics. For this brown-bag lunch series we invite speakers from across the spectrum of geography, cartography, spatial analytics, 3-D modeling and geo-visualization. The ABCD-GIS series is organized by Jeff Blossom.

Geoprivacy and Its Impact on Spatial Analysis

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Geoprivacy and Its Impact on Spatial Analysis

By Mayra A. Zurbarán

Noon - 1:30, CGIS South Building, Room S354

Integrating Urban Design and Analytics

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Andres Sevtsuk, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Noon - 1:30 on Thursday, November 2 in room S354, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St.

Abstract

Using R for Spatial Analysis, with an Example for Mapping Forest Biomass

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Download PDF SLIDES of the presentation

Speaker:  Tina Cormier,  Remote Sensing Scientist, Tellus Labs 

Location:  CGIS South S354   12pm to 1:30pm  

Watch the presentation on Youtube

Data-Driven Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Dr. Shan Jiang, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Thursday, October 5, 2017.  Noon - 1:30.  CGIS South Building, Room S354.

Youtube Live Broadcast will be available HERE

Geospatial Big Data Solutions

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

By Mansour Raad, BigData Advocate, Senior Software Architect, Esri

Noon - 1:30, Thursday September 21.  Room K401, CGIS Knafel building, 1737 Cambridge St.

Where The Animals Go: Big data and design

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location:  Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South S020
Date: Sept 18th, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Click here to watch the recorded presentation.
For thousands of years, tracking animals has meant following their physical traces – footprints, fallen feathers and nests. But cutting-edge geospatial technology is revolutionising our ability to map their movements and behaviour.

Analysing User-generated Geo-Information: New Methods, New Threats

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Bernd Resch

Thursday, Aug 24th, Noon - 1:00, Room S354, CGIS South Building (1730 Cambridge St.)

Watch a video recording of the presentation.

An Ontology for Processing Service Orchestration

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presentation by Mingda Zhang and Josh Leiberman

Thursday, July 20, Noon - 1:00, Room S354, CGIS South Building (1730 Cambridge St.)

Chinese Manufacturing Clusters Panorama

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Jie Guo, Ph.D. candidate in School of Government at Peking University

Thursday, June 15, Noon - 1:00.  Room S354, CGIS South Building.

Boston Area Research Initiative

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Drs. Robert Sampson and Dan O’Brien. 

Room S354, CGIS South Building.

Social GeoAnnotation with Recogito 2 and the Pelagios Commons

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presenter:   Dr. Leif Isaksen   Senior Lecturer in Spatial History, Lancaster University, UK

Watch the video of this seminar on Youtube (1hr 14min).

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