GIScience 2008 is the follow-up meeting to the highly successful, pan-global conference series that began in 2000 with over 300 researchers attending each time. GIScience brings together scientists from academia, industry, and government to explore emerging topics and basic research findings across all sectors of geographic information science.

The conference program aims to attract leading GIScience researchers from all fields to reflect the interdisciplinary breadth of the field including cognitive science, computer science, engineering, geography, information science, mathematics, philosophy, psychology, social science, and statistics.

Featured Speakers




American Association of Geographers

The Univeristy of Utah

National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis

Taylor and Francis


Oak Ridge National Laboratory