Conference Programme

Timeframes and Discussion Times:

Full Papers: 30 minutes total (20 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)

Vision Papers: 30 minutes total time (15 minutes presentation, 15 minutes discussion)

Short Papers: 20 minutes total time (10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)


Please note that the exact times may still be subject to change



Monday, September 9th 2019: Doctoral Colloquium (click to expand)
08:00 Registration Desk Open

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee



Tuesday, September 10th 2019: Workshop Day (click to expand)
08:00 Registration Desk Open

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee

From 19:00 Welcome Reception and Brewery Tour at Spitalgarten Regensburg



Wednesday, September 11th 2019: Main Conference (click to expand)
08:00 Registration Desk Open

08:45 - 09:00 Welcome and Introductory Remarks

09:00 - 10:30 Keynote: Ruth Rosenholtz. Human Vision at a Glance

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee

11:00 - 12:20 Modeling and Interaction
  • David Amores, Maria Vasardani and Egemen Tanin. Smartphone Usability for Emergency Evacuation Applications (Short Paper)
  • Heinrich Löwen, Jakub Krukar and Angela Schwering. Functional Scales in Assisted Wayfinding (Short Paper)
  • Laura Pinson, Pierrick Tranouez and Géraldine Del Mondo. Representation of interdependencies between urban networks by a multi-layer graph (Short Paper)
  • Gabriele Filomena, Ed Manley and Judith A. Verstegen. Route Choice Through Regions by Pedestrian Agents (Short Paper)

12:20 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Reasoning and Reproducibility
  • José Moreira, José Duarte and Paulo Dias. Modeling and representing real-world spatio-temporal data in databases (Vision Paper)
  • Tosue Momo and Kazuko Takahashi. Towards a Qualitative Reasoning on Shape Change and Object Division (Full Paper) 
  • Christian Kray, Edzer Pebesma, Markus Konkol and Daniel Nüst. Reproducible Research in Geoinformatics: Concepts, Challenges and Benefits (Vision Paper)

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee

16:00 - 17:20 Spatial Language
  • Ekaterina Egorova, Niloofar Aflaki, Cristiane Fagundes and Kristin Stock. Cross-corpora Analysis of Spatial Language: The Case of Fictive Motion (Short Paper)
  • Sara Lafia and Jingyi Xiao. Talk of the Town: Discovering Government Data via Conversational Voice Assistants (Short Paper)
  • Mansi Radke, Prarthana Das, Christopher Jones and Kristin Stock. Detecting the geospatialness of prepositions from natural language text (Short Paper)
  • Ehsan Hamzei, Stephan Winter and Martin Tomko. Initial analysis of simple where-questions and human-generated answers (Short Paper)

From 17:30 Poster Session

From 19:00 Poster Reception at conference site



Thursday, September 12th, 2019: Main Conference (click to expand)
08:00 Registration Desk Open

09:00 - 10:30 Keynote: Sarah Creem-Regehr. Perception of Space in Augmented and Virtual Reality

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee

11:00 - 12:30 Ontological Modeling
  • Brandon Plewe. A Case for Geographic Masses (Full Paper)
  • Shirly Stephen and Torsten Hahmann. Formal qualitative spatial augmentation of the Simple Feature Access model (Full Paper)
  • Thomas Bittner.  Why classificatory information of geographic regions is quantum information (Vision Paper)

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Diagrams and Visualization
  • Thora Tenbrink, Ruth Conroy Dalton and Anwen Jago Williams. The language of architectural diagrams (Full Paper)
  • Sara Lafia, Werner Kuhn and Christina Last. Enabling the Discovery of Thematically Related Research Objects with Systematic Spatializations (Full Paper)
  • Tyler Thrash, Sara Lanini-Maggi, Sara I. Fabrikant, Annina Bruegger, Sascha Crede, Kai-Florian Richter, Cao Tri Do, Haosheng Huang, Stefan Muenzer, Georg Gartner and Sven Bertel. The future of geographic information displays from GIScience, cartographic, and cognitive science perspectives (Vision Paper)

From 15:30 Excursion

Evening Conference Dinner with Keynote by Daniel R. Montello



Friday, September 13th, 2019: Main Conference (click to expand)
08:00 Registration Desk Open

09:00 - 10:30 Keynote: André Borrmann. Spatial reasoning for model-based design of buildings and infrastructure assets

10:30 - 12:00 Bavarian Breakfast

12:00 - 13:30 Cognitive Models of Wayfinding
  • Susan Epstein and Raj Korpan. Planning and Explanations with a Learned Spatial Model (Full Paper)
  • Christina Bauer and Bernd Ludwig. Schematic Maps and Indoor Wayfinding (Full Paper)
  • Crystal Bae and Daniel Montello. Dyadic Route Planning and Navigation in Collaborative Wayfinding (Full Paper)

13:30 - 14:00 Coffee

14:00 - 15:20 Spatial Knowledge and Learning
  • Vinicius M. Netto, Edgardo Brigatti, Caio Cacholas and Vinicius Gomes Aleixo. Assessing Spatial Information in Physical Environments (Short Paper)
  • Beidi Li, Carl Schultz and Mehul Bhatt. Lambda-Prolog(QS): Functional spatial reasoning in higher order logic programming (Short Paper)
  • David Jonietz and Michael Kopp. Towards Modeling Geographical Processes with Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) (Short Paper)
  • Reinhard Moratz, Leif Sabellek and Thomas Schneider. Granular Spatial Calculi of Relative Directions or Movements with Parallelism: Consistent Account (Short Paper)

15:20 - 15:30 Farewell