This two-day conference, to be held on March 29-30, 2012, brings together scholars on GIS and Africa to share their knowledge and experiences; to explore the potential of geospatial methods in the social sciences, further humanities scholarship by critically engaging GIS methods, and promote interdisciplinary collaborative research in health and humanities in the continent of Africa. WorldMap training and demo are offered on March 29. Keynote address by Patrick Vinck “Putting Peace on the Map,” lightning talks, and panel discussion will be on March 30. To view details and register: http://gis.harvard.edu/conference
Two competitions for excellence in GIS are held in conjunction with this conference.
Posters and videos will be considered from Harvard students for:
- Fisher Prize for Excellence in GIS http://hvrd.me/wBZ4Nq
- Davis Center Prize in Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies http://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/news_events/2012gis.html
Submission deadline for both prizes is 11:59 PM on Tuesday, March 27th.