[ISHMap-List] Fwd: Geospatial Thinking: Research, educational and societal aspects - Invitation & Call for short papers

Estefanía Aguilar Moreno eaguilar at uji.es
Tue Apr 28 09:34:26 CEST 2015

*apologies for cross-posting*

*Workshop: **Geospatial Thinking: Research, educational and societal
aspects*, inside AGILE Conference 2015

Workshop Date: *09/06/2015 *Time: 14:00 - 18:00

Venue: SANA Metropolitan Hotel,* Lisbon, Portugal*

More information about the call:* http://bit.ly/187zdty

Submission deadline:* 04/05/2015*


The Association of Geographic Laboratories in Europe
<http://www.agile-online.org> (AGILE), its Special Interest Group in
Geospatial Thinking, and the European GEOTHNK project* (www.geothnk.eu) invite
you to participate in the Workshop "Geospatial Thinking: Research,
educational and societal aspects" to be developed into AGILE Conference 2015
next June in Lisbon (Portugal).

The development of geospatial thinking skills is the key to the increase of
highly skilled citizens not only regarding geospatial disciplines (such as
Geography, Environment, Geology, Cartography, etc.) but also in social
sciences and humanities. The objectives of the workshop are to present the
main aspects of geospatial thinking towards building a geospatially
thinking society.

Contributors are invited to submit short papers which topics include, but
are not limited to:


   spatial thinking

   geospatial education

   geospatial semantics in education

   ICT platforms for spatial teaching and learning

   open resources for geospatial education

   digital agenda for Europe


We look forward to see you in Lisbon!


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The workshop is open to all interested. There is no fee for the
participants. Its cost will be covered by AGILE's GEOTHNK project. A
certificate of attendance will be issued at the end of the workshop.

*GEOTHNK is a funded project by the Lifelong Learning Programme of the
European Union Pr. no 543451-LLP-1-2013-1-GR-KA3-KA3MP

Estefania Aguilar Moreno (on behalf of AGILE)
Institute of New Imaging Technologies (INIT) www.init.uji.es
Geospatial Technologies Research Group www.geotec.uji.es
Espaitec 2, 5th floor
Office UB-1518
Universitat Jaume I, E-12006, Castellón de la Plana, Spain
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