Michael Batty, University College London, “More Than One Digital Twin”
Urška Demšar, University of St Andrews, “Studying migratory bird navigation with spatial data science”
Matt Duckham, RMIT University, “LBS and Indigenous Data Sovereignty”
Anita Graser, Austrian Institute of Technology, “Open LBS Research: Why (not)?”
Ross Purves, University of Zurich, “Location, place and language”
The conference also featured a “Best paper session” on the 2nd conference day and five oral sessions on “Wayfinding and Navigation Systems”, “Positioning”, “Location tracking and systems”, “Mobility and Activity Analytics”, and “Visualization, Perception and Analysis”.
The best full paper award at LBS2021 went to Jerome Dreyer, Sven Heitmann, Felix Erdmann, Gernot Bauer and Christian Kray from Germany for their full paper on ” ‘Informed’ consent in popular location based services and digital sovereignty”.
The winner of the best short paper award at LBS2021 is “Would citizens contribute their personal location data to an open database? Preliminary results from a survey”, authored by Vilma Jokinen, Ville Mäkinen, Anna Brauer and Juha Oksanen from Finland.
Our first preliminary program is online. It features five keynotes by Prof. Mike Batty (UCL), Dr. Urška Demšar (University of St Andrews), Prof. Matt Duckham (RMIT University), Dr. Anita Graser (Austrian Institute of Technology), and Prof. Ross Purves (University of Zurich) respectively, as well as one “Best papers session” and five oral sessions. Presentation guidelines regarding oral presentations will be available with the next days.
Please note that registration is free, but required. If you have not registered, please do that as soon as possible.
The deadline for work-in-progress submissions (up to 1200 words) of the LBS 2021 conference has been extended to September 15September 22. If accepted, you are invited to give an oral presentation at the conference and an abstract or full paper (your choice) will be published in the online proceedings of the conference (with a DOI). High-quality work-in-progress submission will be invited to submit the extended version to be considered for Journal of Location Based Services, or Journal of Navigation.
Due to multiple requests, we decided to extend the deadline for submission of full papers to 05 September 2021 to give you another 2.5 weeks for finalizing your full papers! See all important dates here. We are looking forward to your contributions!