European GeoInformatics Workshop

In Association with eSI Thematic Programme: Spatial Semantics for Automating Geographic Information Processes

07 March, 07 09:00 AM - 09 March, 07 04:30 PM

e-Science Institute, 15 South College Street, Edinburgh

Organiser: John Laxton
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Any slides or other material generated as a result of this event can be found at:

The workshop aims

  • To bring together:
    • Geoinformatics researchers
    • Geoscience data providers
    • Semantic web researchers
  • To cover the topics of:
    • geoscience ontologies and language
    • shared geoscience data models
    • developments in the semantic web and GRID technology relevant to geoscience
    • geoscience web services
  • With the objective of:
  • extending knowledge of geoinformatics in Europe
  • developing partnerships for geoinformatics collaboration

Target Audience

This event is mainly intended for geoscientists involved in geoinformation and also for researchers in geospatial semantics and geoinformatics more generally.


This event is provisionally scheduled to start at 09:00 Wednesday 07 March 2007 and close at 16:30 on Friday 09 March 2007.

A programme is available at:

The Workshop will not be publishing papers but contributors may be interested in the 'Call for Papers' for a special issue of Computers & Geosciences covering closely related topics.

A dinner is being held in The George Hotel on the 08 March at 19:30. There will be a small charge to attend the dinner of £30.00. If you would like to attend the dinner please make payment.

To make a payment please go to and select "Click here to make a payment". You should then register with the system by entering an e-mail address and password. Enter 'Your Details' then click "Proceed". To find the product required, select

    College/School/Dept = National e-Science Centre
    Product = GeoInformatics Workshop
    Category = Conference
You should then select a tick in the BUY box next to the product and then click "Proceed", you will then be asked for your card details.


Registration for this event is now closed. To enquire about an application or to cancel a previous application please contact NeSC Administration.

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Important Dates

14 Dec - Registration Opens
28 Feb - Registration Deadline
28 Feb - Date we will respond to your application by (Please note this is the latest date we will respond to your application. It is normal policy for us to respond within 5 working days where possible.)
07 Mar - Event Starts at 09:00hrs


Enquiries should be made directly to our Conference Administrator.


This event is hosted by eSI in association with the following organisations:
  National Institute for Environmental eScience (NIEeS)     Geological Society of America     British Geological Survey  
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