(rev.11, 11-22-16)

Locational Analytics, Spatial Decision Making
and Big Data: Research And Teaching

Shannon Room, Marker HotelGrand Canal Square, DocklandsDublin, IrelandSunday, December 11, 2016, 8:30am – 2:30pm

This workshop focuses on locational analytics, spatial decision-making, and big data, starting with fundamentals and emphasizing emerging technology topics including locational big data, 3-D modeling, space-time trend analysis, geo-enabled smart phones, LIDAR, visualization, geo-design, and applications. The keynote talk by a leader in GIS in Europe highlights the emerging area of spatial analysis and decision-making in the European context.In the afternoon part of the workshop, contributed papers will be presented on a variety of topics in GIS in business and government.
Sponsored by AIS’s Special Interest Group in Geographic Information Systems.

Organizers and Presenters.Brian Hilton, Claremont Graduate UniversityPeter Keenan, University College DublinNamchul Shin, Pace UniversityDan Farkas, Pace University James Pick, University of Redlands
Keynote Speaker:Professor Zorica Nedović-Budić, University College Dublin,
on topic of Locational Analytics and GIS to Enhance Planning by European Governments

INDUSTY KEYNOTE TALK: Dr. Michael Gould, Global Education Manager, Esri on topic of GIS and Location Analytics in Universities: Growth and Opportunities.

Workshop Refereed Proceedings to be Available

Contact for Workshop information:James Pick, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, USAjames_pick@redlands.edu949 697-7381
Program of Pre-ICIS Workshop

Introductions, Introduction to Workshop, Acknowledgments
James Pick
Overview of Spatial Big Data and Analytics
James Pick
Spatial Data and Decision Making
Peter Keenan
Coffee/Tea Break

Research Opportunities in Location Analytics, Spatial Decision Making, and GIS for IS/IT Researchers.Includes findings from a new AIS-based survey on current state of research
Namchul Shin and James Pick
Breakout into Discussion Groups

Professor Zorica Nedović-Budić, University College Dublin
Locational Analytics and GIS to Enhance Planning by European Governments

Lunch in the Shannon Room

Contributed Peer-Reviewed Research Papers Session
  • Intelligent Decision Support Capabilities for a Law Enforcement GIS, Bel Raggad, Pace University
  • Pulsating Market Boundaries in Supply Chain Network of Nitrogenous Fertilizers, Sumadhur Shakya, California State University Monterrey Bay; William Wilson, North Dakota State University;Bruce Dahl, North Dakota State University
  • Multinational and Indigenous IT Companies in Ireland: Exploring the Spatial Relationships between the Two Tiers, Gianluca Miscione, Paula Carroll, Sabrina Dekker, Zorica Nedovic-Budic, and Harutyun Shahumyan, University College Dublin
Dan Farkas
Chair of Session
Industry Keynote.Michael Gould, Global Education Manager, Esri
GIS and Location Analytics in Universities: Growth and Opportunities

Workshop Summary