Call for papers GISRUK 2016


We welcome submissions on all aspects of methodological, applied or theoretical GIS that is related to any aspect of Geographical Information Science. Submissions may come from a wide range of disciplines including, but not limited to:

  • Geography
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Psychology
  • Mathematics

If you are unsure about the relevance of your paper, please contact Prof. Mike Worboys or Dr. Zena Wood.


We invite submission of extended abstracts (up to 1500 words). All abstracts will be reviewed by the Programme Committee and all accepted abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings. A decision by the Programme Committee will also be made as to whether the submission should be presented orally or as a poster. Posters will be displayed during the conference and there will be a special poster session for authors to present their poster.

Papers and posters must be submitted through EasyChairSubmissions must be pdf files and follow the GISRUK style guidelines (given on the conference webpage). Please use one of the following templates to produce your paper:

Please include with your submission between three and five keywords entered when you submit your paper through EasyChair.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: 23rd December 2015 (extended to 8th January 2016)

  • Notification of acceptance: 5th February 2016
  • Camera-Ready: 14th March 2016

GISRUK 2016 Ordnance Survey Data Challenge

In addition to the abstract submissions outlined above, the Ordnance Survey Data Challenge will take place at GISRUK 2016. This challenge will allow you to apply some of your methods and ideas to a sample dataset provided by Ordnance Survey and present the results at the conference. More details about the challenge will be announced shortly via the conference website.

GISRUK 2016 is hosted by the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Greenwich.