Tuesday, November 5, 2019


08:00 - 09:00 am: Breakfast

09:00 - 09:10 am: Welcome
Amr Magdy and Coline Dony

09:10 - 09:25 am: Introduction to RPPs in GeoComputation
Amr Magdy and Coline Dony

09:25 - 10:10 am: Keynote Talk: Spatial Computing Education: A Perspective
Shashi Shekhar (University of Minnesota)

10:10 - 10:40 am: Geo-Computational Thinking in the Third Grade
Thomas C. Hammond, Julie Oltman (Lehigh University) and Meghan Manfra (NC State University)

10:40 - 11:00 am: Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30 am: Some Observations Regarding Geocomputational Teaching through Interdisciplinary Teams (Please also check the ACM Digital Library)
Denis J. Dean (University of Texas at Dallas)

11:30 - 12:00 pm: Observations on the Gaps and Opportunities for Geocomputation
Diana Sinton (University Consortium for Geographic Information Science and Cornell University)

12:00 - 01:30 pm: Lunch Break

01:30 - 02:00 pm: On the Epistemological Aspects of Geo-Computational Thinking and Curriculum Design
Ningchuan Xiao (Ohio State University)

02:00 - 3:30 pm: Panel Discussion: Identifying Research Opportunities for Geo-computational Education Ningchuan Xiao (Ohio State University), Joon Heo (Yonsei University, South Korea), Erik Hoel (ESRI), Avipsa Roy (Arizona State University)

03:30 - 04:00 pm: Coffee Break

04:00 - 04:30 pm: Geocomputation with open-source software under Linux: Hands-on training for computational thinking and skills
Giuseppe Amatulli (Yale University) and Tushar Sethi (Spatial Ecology)

04:30 - 05:30 pm: Open, Guided Discussion