Free/Libre and Open Source Software for Geoinformatics: GIS-GRASS Users Conference
Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule
September 12 - 14, 2004

Conference Locations
Building Short Form
Faculty of Engineering FE

Sunday, September 12, 2004
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM in FE Registration
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM in FE InstallFEST
Chair: Phisan Santitamnont and Venkatesh Raghavan
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM in FE Lunch Break
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM in FE Opening Ceremony
Chair: Prof. Direk Lawansiri and Dr Suvit Vibulsresth
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM in FE Keynote Session
Chair: Markus Neteler and Mamoru Shibayama
David Hastings, UN ESCAP
"Personal to Global Capacity-Building via Free-Libre Open-Source Software"
Jeff McKenna, DM Solutions Inc., Canada
"Partnerships between Industry and Communities through Open Source"
Hideo Nakano, Osaka City University, Japan
"Open Source Software in Japan"
Jim Westervelt, CERL, Champaign, Illinois, USA
"GRASS Roots"
Speakers: James Westervelt, David A Hastings, Jeff Mckenna, Hideo Nakano
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM in FE Welcome Party
Monday, September 13, 2004
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM in FE GRASS GIS-New Features and Algorithms
Chair: Marco Colli and David A. Hastings
Radim Blazek,
"Introducing the Linear Reference System in GRASS"
Kun Lu, UNL
"A GRASS-based High Performance Spatial Interpolation Component for Spatial Decision Support"
Onil Nazra Persada, Curtin University of Technology, Sarawak Campus, Malaysia
"Accelerating raster processing with fine and coarse grain parallelism in GRASS"
Markus Neteler, ITC-irst, Trento, Italy
"New image processing tools for GRASS"
John Preston, ICENS, University of the West Indies
"JGrass, a multi-platform, multi-session GRASS - the framework and features"
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM in FE Mathematical methods and techniques
Chair: James Westervelt and Chaowalit Silapathong
Marco Bezzi, Dept. of Civil and Env. Eng., Univ. of Trento, Italy
"An integrated procedure for the production of solar radiation maps coupling GIS and geostatistical techniques"
Peter Loewe, Geography Department, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
"Applications of Artificial Intelligence Methods in GRASS GIS for Radarmeteorology and Soil Erosion Research "
Sirivilai Teerarojanarat, Univ. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Paolo Zatelli, Dept. of Civil and Environ Eng., Univ. of Trento, Italy
"3D vector approach to local thermally driven slope winds modeling"
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM in FE Lunch Break
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM in FE Natural hazards prediction and management
Chair: Paolo Zatelli and Kiyoshi Honda
Javier Alvarez, Hydrology-Centre for Hydrographic Studies of CEDEX
"SIMPA, a GRASS based tool for Hydrological Studies"
Massimiliano Cannata, Istituto Scienze della Terra, Switzerland
"An hydrological hazard prevention model for the Alpine region: the case of the Lake Maggiore"
Sayedur R Chowdhury, Asian Institute of Technology
"Processing of SRTM3 DEM for delineation of Hydrographic Features using GRASS"
Thongchai Phothonga, Civil Engg. Dept., King Mongkut's Univ. of Technology, BKK
"Using the Open GIS AGNPS-GRASS Module"
Mohammad Firuz Ramli, Dept. of Environmental Science,Universiti Putra Malaysia
"Assessment of Erosion Hazard using Open Source Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS) for Langkawi Island"
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM in FE Poster Session
Chair: Masumoto Shinji and Nitin Tripathi
Marco Ciolli, Dep Civil Environmental Engineering Trento University Italy
"A new English GRASS tutorial for GRASS GIS learning."
Bianca Federici, DIAM - University of Genova, Italy
"DTM of a braided river: how to reproduce it?"
C. Isorna, Center for Technology in Medicine. ULPGC
"GRASSlicer: A Medical Image Analysis and Visualization Tool"
Koki IWAO, Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
"Internet GIS for ASIA Flux Database"
Atsushi Kajiyama, Department of Geoscience, Osaka city university
"Three-dimensional Geological Modeling by FOSS GRASS GIS; Using Some Field Survey data"
Andreas Kneip, Computer Science, Universidade Federal do Tocantins
"The people of the lagoon: modelling and simulation in the archaeological area of the Camacho"
Peter Loewe, Geography Department, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
"GISIX - a live Linux platform for FOSS GIS"
Shinji Masumoto, Dept. of Geosciences, Fac. of Science, Osaka City Univ.
"Present Status of GRASS Internationalization Project"
Dariusz Mrozek, Dep.of Comp.Sc.,Silesian University of Technology
"Architecture of the Open Format Converter"
Tatsuya Nemoto, Department of Geosciences, Osaka City University
"Characterization of a Point on Surface - Proposal of Neighbourhood Function -"
Susumu Nonogaki, Department of Geosciences, Osaka City University
"Implementing Vietnamese language localization using I18N GRASS GIS"
mahdi reyahi khoram, environmental management I.A UNIVERSITY
" GIS application for land evaluation and planning of agricultural activities for Hamadan province"
Abdalla Sharief, Immunology, Tropical Medicine Research Institute
"Rapid epidemiological mapping L.donovani infection in eastern Sudan: preliminary report"
Clara Tattoni, Dep. Biology University of Insubria Italy
"Using GRASS and Spatial Explicit Population dynamics Modelling as a conservation tool to manage grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) in northern Italy"
Angelito Turda, University of Tsukuba, Japan
"Analysis of spatial and temporal changes of forest cover in the Mount Pulag National Park, Philippines"
yizhi wu, IT Institute,Donghua University,China
"Constructing open GIS component system by refactorying GRASS"
Xueming Wu, Department of CSE of Nebraska-Lincoln
"Development of a Component-based GIS Using GRASS"
Go YONEZAWA, Department of Geoscience, Osaka City University
"Development of Multimedia-GIS Application"
Tuesday, September 14, 2004
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM in FE Online spatial databases and their applications
Radim Blazek,
"The GRASS Server"
surat lertlum, Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy
"Geo-informatics Applications for GMS e-Culture Utilizing Open Source Software"
Sarawut Ninsawat, RS&GIS/SAT/AIT
Xianfeng SONG, CSEAS, Kyoto university
"An Open Source GIS Solution for Discovering Cambodia through Maps and Facts"
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM in FE Educational tools
Yann Chemin, AIT-STAR
"STARCD: a GIS/RS livecd for educational purposes "
Venkatesh Raghavan, Osaka City University, Japan
"Implementation of Web Map Server Test-bed and Development of Training Material for Advancing FOSS4G Solutions"
Kei SAITO, Shibaura Institute of Technology
"Development of the GIS Educational Tools for Urban Planning"
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM in FE Lunch Break
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM in FE Landcover analysis and change Detection
Yann Chemin, AIT-STAR
"Genetic algorithm for assimilating remotely sensed evapotransiration data using a soil-water-atmosphere-plant model. Implementation issues."
Mikhail Gromyko, Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve
"Classification Analysis of LANDSAT Images of Mixed Coniferous and Deciduous Riparian Forest in Nature Conservation Zone Using GRASS/PostGIS Link."
Dr. Ramachandra T.V., Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science
"Geographic Resources Decision Support System for land use, land cover dynamics analysis"
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM in FE Closing Session
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM in FE Farewell Party