2019 November IAB Meeting at GMU (tentative schedule)

The I/UCRC for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing and Applications (a.k.a. NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center) holds its 12th semi-annual Industrial Advisory Board meeting November 7-8, 2019 at George Mason University (located in Farifax). This meeting reviews the center’s innovative research and identifies new projects to be supported through collaborations among academia, industry, and agencies. All center research results are freely shared among members to boost their products, services, and businesses. All companies or agencies (with interest in geospatial and spatiotemporal research themes) are welcome to participate. This is a prime time to become familiar with cutting-edge research results, leverage the innovative outcome for your future products and services, increase your efficiency, improve your competitiveness, and boost your business.

WebEx link: https://www.stcenter.net/?page_id=1365

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Day 1 : Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019
Begin
End
Duration
Agenda
Speakers
Moderator
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
0:30
Registration, breakfast
Chaowei Yang
9:00 AM
9:05 AM
0:05
Welcome address
Chair Dieter Pfoser, Dean Ali Andalibi
9:05 AM
9:20 AM
0:20
Welcome and NSF I/UCRC Program Introduction / IAB Meeting Protocol
David Meyer
9:20 AM
9:40 AM
0:20
STC-19-00 STC Center Introduction and Progress Report | Abstract 
Phil Yang, 
Wendy Guan
9:40 AM
10:40 AM
1:00
Project Reports or New Proposals 
Wendy Guan
9:40 AM
10:00 AM
0:20
STC-15-02 Dynamic Mapping of Secondary Cities | Abstract Carter Christopher
10:00 AM
10:20 AM
0:20
   GMU-19-01 Cloud Classification| Abstract Qian Liu
10:20 AM
10:40 AM
0:20
Harvard-19-01 CDL: Developing an online spatial data sharing and management platform  | Abstract | Tao Hu
10:40 AM
11:00 PM
0:20
Coffee Break
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
1:00
Project Reports or New Proposals 
Liang Zhao
11:00AM 11:20AM 0:20 GMU-17-04 Automatic Near-Real-Time Flood Detection using Suomi-NPP/VIIRS Data | Abstract Donglian Sun
11:20 AM
11:40 AM
0:20
GMU-19-03 Planetary Defense | Abstract Yun Li
11:40 AM
12:00 PM
0:20
GMU-19-04 Micro-scale Urban Heat Island Spatiotemporal Analytics and Prediction Framework Abstract  

Jingchao Yang

12:00 PM
1:00 PM
1:00
Lunch
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
1:00
Project Reports or New Proposals 
Matt Rice
1:00 PM
1:20 PM
0:20
GMU-18-02 Climate Indicators Downscaling Abstract Dexuan Sha
1:20 PM
1:40 PM
0:20
Harvard-17-01 Evaluating OmniSci, Open Source GPU-powered SQL Database | Abstract Ben Lewis
1:40 PM
2:00 PM
0:20
GMU-19-05 Why is my training data never good enough? Quantifying training data representativeness for scaling up Convolutional Neural Networks to large geographic areas  | Abstract Konrad Wessels
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
1:00
Project Reports or New Proposals 
Carter Christopher
2:00 PM
2:20 PM
0:20
Harvard-19-06 Elevating Research Excellence with Data Repository and AI Ecosystem | Abstract | Danny Brooke (remote)
2:20 PM
2:40 PM
0:20
STC-19-01 Innovating a Computing Infrastructure for Spatiotemporal Studies  | Abstract | Liang Zhao
2:40 PM
3:00 PM
0:20
STC-19-02 Spatiotemporal Innovation Testbed | Abstract
Phil Yang, Matt Rice
3:00 PM 3:30 PM 0:30 Complete LIFE form/ Break
3:30 PM
4:15 PM
0:45 Board member meeting Myra Bambacus
4:15 PM
5:00 PM
0:45
Review LIFE form comments
David Meyer
5:00 PM
8:00 PM
3:00
Poster Session / Reception
Day 2 : Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
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End
Duration
Agenda
Note
Facilitator
9:00 AM
9:45 PM
0:45
Collaborations among all sites;
Phase II directions
Michael Frank Goodchild
9:45 AM
10:30 PM
0:45
I/UCRC program discussion
David Meyer
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
0:20
Coffee Break
10:50 AM
11:30 PM
0:50
Research idea discussions
Daniel Duffy
11:30 AM
Lunchbox to go

—— Meeting Location ————————————————————————————————————————————————————

November 7 – November 8: showcase room, GMU Observatory, Fairfax, VA 22030

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Parking Location: Shenandoah Parking Deck, Fairfax, VA 22030
Parking validation could be required from resgistration table24-hour and 4-hour are provided.
Direction to Global Center (Reception)

 

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Suggested hotel for the November 7 – 8 IAB meeting: Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks, located at 11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA, 22033.

Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks Hotel Link here: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/iadmc-fairfax-marriott-at-fair-oaks/

GMU Code: G57

 

—— Meals —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

A dinner reception is hosted on November 7 night, and the breakfast, full-day coffee/beverage table and lunch will be served on November 7 and 8.