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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.

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.

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

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.)

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).

Spatial urban analytics: big data, methodologies, and behavioural implications

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Speakers:

René Westerholt, Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University
Guibo Sun, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong

Location:  Room S354, CGIS South building.

ArcGIS Pro and Platform Introduction

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00am to 1:00pm

By Mark Scott and Tom Schwartzman from the Esri. Friday, 3/31/2017 at Noon in Room K450, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA.

Billion Object Platform (BOP)- an Open Source, Real-Time, Billion Object Spatio-Temporal Search Platform

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Devika Kakkar and David Smiley.

Room K401, CGIS Knafel building, 1737 Cambridge St.

Slides PDF   Audio MP3

A Framework of Social Media Analytics for wildfire hazards

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

Presentation by Dr. Xinyue Ye, Founding Director of Computational Social Science Lab at Kent State University.

Slides | Presentation recording

Noon - 1:30, Room S354, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St.

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