Call for Presentations: Special GIScience Research Sessions, 2016 Esri User Conference

Transactions in GISEsri invites you to present a peer-reviewed paper in a series of special joint GIScience Research Sessions for the 2016 Esri International User Conference. Papers in this special track must focus on cutting-edge research in GIScience. Full papers will be included in a special issue of Transactions in GIS to be available online before the conference. Abstracts (≤ 500 words) must be submitted to Dr. John Wilson, University of Southern California, by 15th November, 2015.

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 1st December, 2015. 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 9th January, 2016. Reviewed papers will be returned to authors by 12th February, 2016 and final manuscripts must be returned by 11th March, 2016, to be included in the special issue of Transactions in GIS.

For questions or additional guidelines on this special GIScience Research Track, contact Michael Gould at

Abstracts should be submitted via e-mail with a subject line “Esri GIScience Abstract, Authors Last Name” no later than 15th November, 2015 to Dr. John Wilson,