Geographic Information Knowledge Workshop
The South-East European Workshop took place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 1st of September 2016. The workshop was organised in close collaboration between two partners of the project, AGISEE, the Association for Geospatial Information in South-East Europe, Sofia, Bulgaria, and the Geo-SEE Institute, the South-East European Research Institute on Geo Sciences, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
Frans Rip of the Wageningen University presented some thoughts on the possible benefits of using VirLaBoK for GI teaching design and GI course finding at the GI-Forum Symposium in Salzburg (5-8 July 2016). Continue Reading
The Spanish GI-N2K plugfest was held at the Universisty of Girona (Faculty of Arts) on the 23 May of 2016 as part of the 10th Spanish FOSS4G (Jornadas de SIG Libre) and the 2nd International Qgis conference. The Workshop was structured in two parts: a first one in which the GI-N2K project was introduced form different perspectives, and a second one focused on the virtual platform (VirLaBoK) available to interact with the new version of the GIS&T Body of Knowledge.
The Eastern-European GI-N2K plugfest was held in Debrecen (26 May 2016) in the frame of the Seventh Geoinformatics Conference and Exhibition. At the opening ceremony Prof. Bela Markus introduced briefly the history and perspectives of Core Curriculum / Body of Knowledge development projects as stepping stones of GI-N2K project. After the present status and results of GI-N2K, the concepts, structure and tools of VirLaBoK were detailed.
The time has come to extensively explore and test the new GI S&T BoK and the associated tools to use and explore the BoK. Continue Reading
The European giCASES project is investigating how higher education institutions are working together with private companies and public administrations in the design and delivery of GIS&T education in Europe. Continue Reading
AMFM GIS Italia and the University of Salerno are organizing the national GI-N2K workshop in Italy on the new GIS&T Body of Knowledge and its use in practice. The workshop will take place on 10 June 2016 in Salerno. Continue Reading