Welcome address

Rachinger, Johanna

Keynote speeches

Ridge, Mia
Thompson, Bill

Plenary Talks

Cousins, Jill
Kaiser, Max
Marsella, Marco

Session Chairs

Bergheim, Runar
has 15 years of experience as an expert in GIS, database and spatial web applications in Europe, the Middle East and Norway within areas such as: digitization, presentation and publishing of cultural heritage establishment of regional, national and trans-national spatial data infrastructures (SDIs), spatial and societal planning; natural resource management; and; e-learning.

Bergheim's key areas of interest are Spatial, Semantic and Social Web technologies including: system architecture; data modelling; technical- and functional user requirements specifications; metadata and semantic interoperability; open, standard-based web services; spatial database technologies; decentralised information infrastructures and business process analysis.

Bergheim is active in a range of international information technology related policy, implementation and R&D activities. He has been a lecturer in data modelling, spatial databases, GIS and remote sensing at the Sogn og Fjordane University College and has been guest lecturing in GIS at the University of Tromsø. Bergheim was co-founder of Asplan Viak Internet in 2001 and managing director from 2002 - 2008.

Gradmann, Stefan
Oomen, Johan
Siebinga, Sjoerd
Tzouvaras, Vassilis

Master of Ceremonies

Dallas, Costis


Atsidis, Dimitra
Bamkin, Roger
Bubestinger, Peter
Coar, Ken
de Jong, Franciska
de Jong, Gerald
Drosopoulos, Athanasios (Nasos)
Edwards, Alun
Eloy, Sarah
Engels, Robert
Freire, Nuno
Gäde, Maria
Geipel, Markus M.
Gradmann, Stefan
Haskiya, David
Hall, Mark M.
Hermans, Paul
Hesselmann, Tobias
Hildebrand, Michiel
Isaac, Antoine
Jentzsch, Anja
Fernie, Kate
Keller, Paul
Lewin, Börje
Marx, Maura
Miksch, Silvia
Molendijk, Jan
Morselli, Francesca
Nicholas, David
Jeanna Nikolov-Ramírez Gaviria, M.A.
Petz, Georg
Schreiber, Guus
Simon, Rainer
Smith, Arfon
Stockmann, Ralf
Stott, Andrew
Swartz, Aaron - via Skype
Urtegaard, Gunnar