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Thursday 6th of September

16.00-19.00 Registration
19.00 Opening session
20.00  Welcome reception

Friday 7th of September

09.00 Session 1A: GI S&T Curriculum Design & Implementation
  • Frans Rip: EduMapping the evolution of an academic Geomatics curriculum
  • Ann Johnson: Tools and Methods for defining an Industry-Validated Model GI S&T program curriculum.
  • Fred Toppen: 6 universities, using the best for one nation-wide    
10.30 Coffee break
11.00  Session 1B: GI S&T Curriculum Design & Implementation
  • Imram Hossain: Design and implementation of a BoK extension using a software tool.
  • Xavier Pons: Education in Geographic information science and technology in Catalonia (2006-2009): A quantitative overview.
  • Christophe Brox: Structured or non-structured doctoral programmes? A bottom-up approach for third-cycle Bologna implementation
  • Ernesto Marcheggiani: The Italian landscape of Geomatics for the faculties of Agriculture: novelties from those who used to play second fiddle.
12.30 Lunch
14.00 Session 2: GI S&T versus Geo-ICT: an artificial boundary?
16.00 Coffee break
16.30 Session 2: GI S&T versus Geo-ICT: an artificial boundary?
19.30 Dinner

Saturday 8th of September

09.30 Session 3A: GI S&T-education & SDI
  • Giedré Beconyte: National SDI portal and SDI education.
  • Els Verfaillie: A questionnaire to evaluate the GI-job market in Flanders: first findings.
10.30 Coffee break
11.00 Session 3B: life-long learning of GI S&T
  • Luc Zwartjes: Creating a learning line in GIS in primary and secondary education.
  • Morishige Ota: Software tool for development for higher education in geospatial technology.
  • Wouter Hantson: GIS-training in spatial epidemiology: the race between long-term distance learning and the short-term release of (open source) GIS packages.
12.30 Lunch

Session 4: GI S&T-education without boundaries

    • Ivette Serral: Providing easy access to GIS-students in north-south cooperation. A case study in Paraguay.
    • Pablo Fdez-Arroyabe: GIS educational cooperation: helping from the North and learning from the South.
    • KOI-position paper
16.00 Coffee break
16.30 Session 4: GI S&T-education without boundaries
19.30 Dinner

Sunday 9th of September

09.30 Session 5: Effectiveness and quality of GI S&T-education
  • Marianne Hubeau: Software-independent tutorials and their effectiveness for distance learning of GI S&T.
  • Sarah Salvini-Brugger Measuring learning effectiveness of GIS repetition units – The GRAPE project.
  • Aneta Szablowska-Midor: Personal learning styles of students in GIS distance education as a success factor.
10.45 Coffee break
11.00 Session 6: Closing Discussion
12.00 Closing reception