International Society for Environmental Information Sciences

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inquiry@env.uregina.ca

Submissions

eia@iseis.org

Registration

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Programme

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(306) 337-2306


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ISEIS'2009

International Symposium on Urban Environmental Informatics

 

July 30-31, 2009

Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

 

 

All accepted papers will be published in Environmental Informatics Archives (EIA).

Further selected papers will be considered for publication in Journal of Environmental Informatics (JEI).


Latest Reminders:

- Please contact register@env.uregina.ca, if you do not receive a prompt response to your registration by fax.

- The preliminary programme is available now.


Topics

Decision and risk analysis for urban environmental management
Urban environmental policy analysis
Mathematical methods for systems optimization
Urban environmental statistics
Urban environmental data and information management
Urban environmental modeling and assessment
Simulation, optimization, and control of urban waste treatment and pollution reduction processes
Environmental, resources, and energy management in urban areas
GIS/RS and other spatial information technologies
Geographical analysis for urban and regional development
Monitoring and analytical techniques of urban environmental quality
Artificial intelligence and expert systems for urban environmental applications
Computer graphics and vision for urban environmental decision support
Other areas of urban environmental systems science and information technology


Abstract Submission and Acceptance

Prospective presenters are invited to electronically submit an abstract in 200-300 words. The abstract can be sent as email attachment (Word or RTF format), or simply in email text. The abstract must include paper title, author name(s) and full mailing address(es), as well as email address of the corresponding author. Abstracts should be sent to: eia@iseis.org.


Full-length Papers    

The authors of accepted abstracts are requested to submit their full-length papers not later than May 15, 2009. Authors are required to prepare their papers based on the guidelines for publication in the Environmental Informatics Archives (EIA), a series of volumes of ISEIS conference proceedings. The format requirements are simple and the guidelines are easy to follow with the use of the sample paper.

Full paper guidelines


Publications

The 2009 volume of Environmental Informatics Archive containing your paper will be available at the registration desk of the conference. Selected papers will be further peer-reviewed after the conference for publication in the Journal of Environmental Informatics (JEI).


Guidelines for Oral Presentation

PRESENTER’S PREPARATION
- Submit the completed Speaker Information Form for each presentation to (programme@env.uregina.ca) before
June 31, 2009.
- Authors will not be permitted to use their own laptops for presentations.
- It is necessary to meet your session chair in the room designated for your session before the session begins. Any last minute information will be provided there. At that time, please verify that the session chair has a copy of your “Speaker Information Form” and your presentation file on the computer.

PREPARATION OF PRESENTATION MEDIA
- Only MS PowerPoint for Windows is available for PC projector presentation.
- Only Windows operating systems are available.
- It is suggested to save your files for the presentation to a CD-ROM. It must be submitted to the registration desk at the time of on-site registration.
- Please label both the disk and its case with sufficient information to uniquely identify the presentation, including paper number, title, or authors.
- Use your paper number and your last name for the PowerPoint file name: for example, 04-321-Smith.ppt.
- To avoid problems with incompatibility, use common font types (such as Arial or Times New Roman) and avoid excessive animation.
- An assistant will be on-site with the equipments to get your file ready for presentation.

PRESENTATION
- A presentation must not exceed 15 minutes in length, and will be followed immediately by a 5 minute question period.
- Session chairs will be instructed to adhere rigidly to the presentation schedule. Presentations that go over the allotted time period will not be permitted.
- The presentation schedule will be sent to you with final programme as soon as it is available.

 


Poster Presentation

A poster session is open throughout the conference. Poster boards in common area of the meeting will be provided to registered participants to present the highlights of a subject. Please contact the programme committee (programme@env.uregina.ca) as soon as possible if you are interested in showing your work with posters. In case the space is not adequate to accommodate all the needs, priority will be first given to those will not present orally, and then corporation/industry participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

The requirements for poster presentations are available here.

Registered participants can feel free to bring along any brochures and pamphlets to the conference. Tables are available for distribution during the conference. Please hand them over to conference staff at registration desk.


Preliminary Programme

July 29, 2009

08:00 - 22:00  Registration
09:00             Poster setup starts
13:00             Poster session starts
19:00 - 22:00  Reception

July 30, 2009

08:00 - 22:00  Registration
08:30 - 10:00  Opening ceremony and keynote speeches
10:00 - 10:20  Break
10:20 - 12:00  Technical sessions
12:00 - 13:00  Lunch
13:00 - 15:20  Technical sessions
15:20 - 15:40  Break
15:40 - 18:00  Technical sessions
19:00 - 21:00  Banquet

July 31, 2009

08:00 - 10:00  Registration
08:00 - 10:00  Technical sessions
10:00 - 10:20  Break
10:20 - 12:00  Technical sessions
12:00 - 13:00  Lunch
13:00 - 15:20  Technical sessions
15:20 - 15:40  Break
15:40 - 18:00  Technical sessions
 

Please email programme@env.uregina.ca for any inquires about the conference programme.


Official Invitations

An official letter of invitation may be sent to you by postal mail upon request. For non-authors, the conference registration must be made before the letter can be offered. Please send your request to inquiry@env.uregina.ca with following details:

Full name. (Exactly same as it appears on your passport if this is for visa purpose.)

Title (Dr./Mr./Ms./Mrs.), Affiliation and its mailing address.

Paper number and Paper Title (for authors only).

 


Meeting Venue

The conference will be held at University of Regina.


Accommodation

Delta Regina Hotel

You will enjoy the convenience of staying at the conference site.

Special favorite rates for ISEIS'2009 participants:

$95.00 CAN per night, plus 14% tax.

Single/Double occupancy: Delta Queen, Premier Queen, or Premier King.

$15.00 per additional person.

Children under 17 stay free in parents room.

The summer of 2009 features lots of festive activities with many guests coming to the city. We suggest you book your room as early as possible.


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