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Monday July 23rd

AHeSSC e-Science Theme lecture: Aspects of space and time in Humanities e-Science

10.30 - 11.00: Finding your way on the map: the challenges of delivering geospatial data for archaeologists. Dr Stuart Jeffrey (AHDS Archaeology) abstract

11.00 - 11.30: An infrastructure view on space and place. James Reid/Chris Higgins (EDINA) abstract

11.30 - 12.00: Aliens and Spatio-temporal things: A GIScience perspective. Dr Femke Reitsma (University of Edinburgh) abstract

12.00 - 12.30: Discussion (Chair: Stuart Dunn)

AHRC ICT Methods Network Workshop: Space and Time: Methods in Geospatial Computing for Mapping the Past

12.30 - 13.30: Lunch

Session 1: Scale

13.30 - 13.40: Workshop welcome and introductions: Stuart Dunn, Leif Isaksen and Torsten Reimer

13.40 - 14.10: Keynote 1: Scale: a meagre product of reality. Professor Vince Gaffney (University of Birmingham) positioning paper

14.10 - 14.30: The MASS project. Professor Tony Wilkinson (Durham) abstract

14.30 - 14.50: Title TBA. Dr Mark Lake, UCL

14.50 - 15.10: Break

15.10 - 16.10: Discussion of Scale Chair: Leif Isaksen

16.10 - 16.45: Rapporteur’s summing up and closing discussion: Professor Gary Lock, University of Oxford

19.30: Dinner at the Tempus Bar, George Hotel

Tuesday July 24th

Session 2: Heterogeneity

09.00 - 09.30: Keynote 2: Dr Tom Elliott (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) positioning paper

09.30 - 09.50: The challenges of delivering geospatial data for archaeologists. Dr Stuart Jeffrey, AHDS archaeology abstract

09.50 - 10.10: Ptolemy's Error: Truths and falsehoods in heterogeneous spatial data. Leif Isaksen, Oxford Archaeology abstract

10.10 - 10.30: Break

10.30 - 11.30: Discussion of heterogeneity Chair: Stuart Dunn

11.30 - 12.05: Rapporteur’s summing up and closing discussion: Dr. David Wheatley, University of Southampton

12.05 - 13.05: Lunch

Session 3: Standards and Metadata

13.05 - 13.35: Keyonte 3: Standards and Metadata in geospatial data: solutions for other people's problems?. Dr William Kilbride (Glasgow Museums) positioning paper

13.35 - 13.55: Experiences at EDINA: the role of standards and metadata in Spatial Data Infrastructures. Dr. Guy McGarva, EDINA.

13.55 - 14.15: Break

14.15 - 15.15: Discussion of Standards and Metadata Chair: Leif Isaksen

15.15 - 15.50: Rapporteur's summing up and closing discussion: Mr. Stephen Stead, Paveprime Ltd.

15.50 - 16.00: Short Break

16.00 - 16.30: Wrapping up

16.30: Close

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