Shaping the future of Geographic Information (GI) Science in Europe

20th to 22nd April 2006

What was the event?

9th Association of Geographic Information Laboratories of Europe (AGILE) International Conference on Geographic Information Science.

Topics included:

  • Data capturing and harmonisation 
  • Decision support systems (DSS) and spatial planning 
  • Earth observation
  • Environmental modelling
  • GI education and training 
  • GI policy and society, e-Government 
  • Interoperability 
  • Location based services (LBS) and web applications 
  • Modelling of social processes 
  • Natural resource management and monitoring 
  • Water management
  • Spatial aspects of disaster/risk management 
  • Spatial data infrastructures (SDI) 
  • GI usability and quality
  • Geo-visualisation 
  • Semantics and cognition.

For full details see the event website at

Who was the event suitable for?

Scientists with an interest in the research on geographic information science and remote sensing.

Where did the event take place?

Thermal Hotel Visegrád


Juan Suárez (chair)
Scientific Programme Organising Committee
Forest Research
Northern Research Station
Roslin, Midlothian
EH25 9SY
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 131 445 2176
Fax: +44 131 445 5124

Prof. Béla Márkus (chair)
Local Organising Committee
The University of West Hungary
College of Geoinformatics
Pirosalma u. 1-3. 8000 Székesfehérvár

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