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The IGU Applied Geography Commission Meeting, Bangkok, May 11-13 2015

The IGU Applied Geography Commission Meeting was held on 11-13 May 2015 at Royal Orchid Sheraton in Bangkok, Thailand. Many papers were presented with interesting discussions afterwards. The conference was excellently organized and it was a warm and friendly atmosphere. Eli Stern put together some impressions of the conference in …

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GISRUK 2015 conference in Leeds

After the IGU conference in 2013, Bernhard Kosar and Melanie Tomintz are back in Leeds but this time to attend the GISRUK conference. The conference took place on the 15th – 17th April, 2015 and was hosted by the University of Leeds‘ esteemed School of Geography in the Faculty of …

Dr. Beate Drobesch-Binter

Invited Speaker @ Brennpunkt Tabak, Pörtschach, Austria

In Austria, smoking is a major concern, as Austria is at bottom according to the Tabacco Control Scale. Therefore, an annual meeting takes place that is hosted by one of the provinces in Austria. This year, Carinthia hosted the congress from 3. – 5. November 2014 in Pörtschach. For this …

European Meeting of the International Microsimulation Association

European Meeting of the International Microsimulation Association, Maastricht, Netherlands

UNU-MERIT’s School of Governance hosted this year’s European Meeting of International Microsimulation Association on 23-24 October. The two-day conference gathered more than 80 researchers and practitioners specialised in a wide range of microsimulation techniques, including static, behavioural and spatial microsimulation, coming from a majority of European countries and beyond (http://www.merit.unu.edu/international-microsimulation-meeting-23-24-october/). …