Invited Speakers

Professor Paul Longley, University College London

Geocomputation and Socioeconomic Data Infrastructures

Biography: Paul Longley is Professor of Geographic Information Science at University College London, a post that he has held since July 2000. Before that he worked at the universities of Bristol, Cardiff and Reading in the UK and Karlsruhe in Germany. Much of his recent work has focused upon geo-temporal demographics – which the analysis of people by where and when they live – at geographical scales from the local to the global, and across time intervals from the inter-generational to the diurnal. The work has been supported through 44 research grants and supervision of 42 Ph.D. students. His publications including sixteen books, over 140 refereed journal articles and contributions to edited collections. He is an editor of the journal Environment and Planning B and a membersof six other journal editorial boards, including the Journal of Geospatial Information Science