8th Beijing International Workshop on Geographical Information Systems
BJ-IWGIS 2011 is the eighth forum of this successful series and will take place for the first time outside Beijing. Its main goal is to become a prestigious and high quality international conference that brings together researchers, scientists, engineers, and practitioners to share experiences and research results, and to exchange ideas about all aspects of geo-information science and technology.The workshop series have provided invaluable opportunities for scientists, GIS developers and users to share their new findings, ideas, and knowledge through presentations and discussions, and has become a considerably well known international forum in the field of geo-information science and technology in China.
Authors are invited to submit unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conferences or journals at the time of submission, on the topics (but not limit to) described under the Theme & Topics. Accepted papers will be presented at the conference and archived in both IEEE eXplore and Library of Congress and will be indexed by EI Compendex database. Selected papers will be published in special issues of SCI indexed journals. As part of the main technical program, the conference will host invited sessions on new research directions and cutting-edge topics.