Call for Presentations: Special GIScience Research Track ESRI International Users Conference

ESRI invites you to present a peer-reviewed paper presentation in a special joint GIScience Research Track for the 2011 ESRI International Users Conference and Educational Users Conference. Papers in this special tract must focus on cutting-edge research in GIScience. Full papers will be included in a special issue of Transactions in GIS to be distributed at the 2011 International Users and Education Users Conferences. Abstracts (500 words) must be submitted to Dr. John Wilson, University of Southern California, by 1st December, 2010.

The Transactions in GIS editorial team will review abstracts based on their GIScience content and select nine abstracts to become full papers. Notice of acceptance will occur by 8th December, 2010. Full papers (maximum 6,000 words plus figures, tables, and references in appropriate format for publication) must be submitted to Dr. Wilson for independent review by 1st February, 2011. Reviewed papers will be returned to authors by 1st March, 2011 and final manuscripts must be returned by 15th March, 2011, to be included in the special issue of Transactions in GIS.

For questions or guidelines on this special GIScience Research Track, please see: or contact Michael Gould at

Abstracts should be submitted via e-mail with a subject line “ESRI GIScience Abstract, Authors Last Name” no later than 1st December, 2010 to:

Dr. John Wilson,

[Source: GIS Education Community blog]