The Finnish University Network for Geoinformatics (Fiuginet) organizes the annual Geoinformatics Research Days on Monday, May 9th and Tuesday, May 10th on Kumpula campus, Helsinki. The event will be divided into seminar day on Monday, where the focus is on delivering high quality talks related to geoinformatics research and societal impact. On Tuesday, the focus will be on workshops and the days will culminate in a panel discussion on future needs for geoinformatics experts. More detailed program can be found below.

The conference is free of charge.

Time: Monday, May 9th at 9:00-15:30 and Tuesday, May 10th at 9:00-15:00.

Location:  Physicum building, Kumpula campus, University of Helsinki

Registration by Tuesday, May 3rd. Register to the event using this form: https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/116926/lomake.html 

Monday, May 9th

Klo 9.00 – 9.10: Welcome

Klo 9.15 – 10.15: Opening session 

  • Juha Saarentaus, Geoforum: National spatial data strategy
  • Mika Hyytiäinen: Information advance in the open GI word: analysis, timeliness and integrity vs. confidentiality and availability

Klo 10.15 – 10.45: Coffee break

Klo 10.45 – 11.45: session 1 

  • Arto Viinikka, SYKE: Associations of neighborhood-level socio-economic status, accessibility and quality of green spaces in Finnish urban regions
  • Pyry Kettunen and Merve Keskin: Recent User-Oriented Cartographic Studies via Web Experimention and Eye Tracking
  • Marko Kallio, Aalto: Towards more useful water information – methods for fine-scale spatial estimation

Klo 11.45 – 13.00 Lunch

Klo 13.00 – 14.00 session 2 

  • Antti Hiltunen, UEF: location-based analysis of electricity use
  • Carloz Gonzales Inca, UTU: GeoAI in public health studies: Data mining of healthy neighborhoods
  • Riikka Jantunen, ESRI: GIS software in teaching: move to modern GIS – Utilization of Web GIS and Transition to ArcGIS Pro

Klo 14.00 – 14.30 Coffee break

Klo 14.30 – 15.30 Session 3 

  • Tuuli Toivonen, HY: Geoinformatics in environmental and health exposure research
  • Juha Oksanen: What’s new in Geoportti RI
  • Closing words for Monday

Tuesday, May 10th

Klo 9.00 – 9.05 Welcome

Klo 9.05 – 10.30 sessio 1 

  • HY: Teaching and learning map and GI skills in various age groups and education levels
    • Three presentations, 9:05-10:30

Klo 10.30 – 11.00 kahvitauko

Klo 11.00 – 12.30 Sessio 2 

  • CSC: Geoportti computing services for geospatial research at CSC – potential and challenges

Työpaja jatko-opiskelijoille 2: julkaiseminen

Klo 12.30 – 13.30 Ruokatauko

Klo 13.30 – 15.00 Sessio 3

  • Panel discussion: educating future geoinformatics professionals
  • Closing of the research days