GISRUK 2020 Call for participants

GISRUK 2020 free and open online conference at University College London / Birkbeck -- 21-23rd July

GISRUK is the largest academic conference in Geographic Information Science in the UK. Since 1993, GISRUK has attracted international researchers and practitioners in GIS and cognate fields, including geography, computer science, data science, and urban planning to share the latest advances in spatial computing and analysis.

This year, GISRUK will take place as a fully online event over three days from Tuesday 21st to Thursday 23rd of July 2020. The whole conference will be fully open and free (£0) and is co-organised by University College London and Birkbeck, University of London.

The conference will host more than 50 research presentations by international scientists and researchers, with the following keynote speakers:

A social event will feature live interviews with:

The conference theme this year is Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Urban Analytics. In recent years, AI has re-emerged as a hot topic in science and technology and is beginning to see applications across the geospatial sciences, notably in urban analytics. In addressing this theme, GISRUK 2020 aims to bring together the best research in AI in the geospatial community and provide a forum for discussing how AI could and should be used in the future.

The conference presentations will include:

All participants are invited to register for free at this link (select GISRUK). The registration link will remain open until the 17th of July.

Conference website:

The conference programme will be posted on the website and via email to all registered participants in early July.

If you have any inquiry, please contact us at

We look forward to having you at GISRUK 2020!

GISRUK Organizing Committee

Andrea Ballatore (Birkbeck, University of London) &

James Haworth (University College London)