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Call for papers for the 18th Colloquium of Theoretical and Quantitative Geography

18th Colloquium of Theoretical and Quantitative Geography

Paris, September 5th-9th 2013

The themes and sessions of the Colloquium, as usual since 1978, will emerge from the topics of your presentations. A few themes are listed below as a reminder of previous areas of interest and hot topics of the moment in geographical research:

– Epistemological issues and theory in geography
– Spatial interaction and networks
– Space-time processes, historical geography, geo-history, geo-archaeology
– Urban dynamics
– Economic geography, finance and globalization
– Environmental management and risk analysis
– Geographical issues in Energy and Green Economy
– Climate Change and geography
– Health geography and epidemiology
– Cellular automata, multi-agent systems and multi-level spatial modeling
– Fractals and scaling laws in complex spatial systems
– Network dynamics
– Exploratory methods for spatial big data analysis
– New Geovisualization tools
– Spatial data analysis and geostatistics in GIS
– Spatial decision support systems
– Spatially referenced heterogeneous data streams
– Innovative and inter-disciplinary methods for spatial data
– Object Tracking and RFIDs
– Volunteered Geographic Information
– Geosensor Networks


All abstracts will be printed and distributed before the colloquium. Selected papers will be published after the Colloquium in a volume of proceedings and special issues of international journals

The first call for papers is below and will be regularly updated on the site Proposals of special sessions are welcome. Please note the following important dates:

Special sessions proposal: September 15th, 2012 (please precise the expected number of presentations)
– Abstract submission (3.000 characters and spaces max*): before March 15th, 2013
– Acceptance notification: before April 15th, 2013
– Full paper submission (40.000 characters and spaces max*): before June 15th, 2013
– Conference Registration: from April 15th to July 15th 2013
– Reduced fee until May 30th 2013
– Welcome reception: Thursday September 5th, 2013
– Paper sessions: September 6th to 9th, 2013
– Conference dinner: September 7th
– Departure: September 9th afternoon

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