digital city and virtual worlds

20.4.09

Digital Cities

Half-day Seminar, Monday 27 April 2 - 6pm
Enriching Digital Mapping for City Planning


Virtual city maps and 3D models are cost-effective resources for designers and planners made possible by the advances in digital mapping technology. London probably has more than a dozen virtual models in development in commercial, academic, government and freeware environments and there are many others throughout the UK. This intensive half-day seminar explores how designers and planners can use the data and software resources effectively, who should own the models and maps and the data within them and how this impacts on the democratic processes such as planning and consultation.

Programme


2.00pm : Registration & coffee
2.30pm : Keynote Presentation: Digital Cities: Data and Democracy, Sir Terry Farrell, Principal, Terry Farrell & Partners
2.55pm : New Developments in Digital Resources, Dr. Andy Hudson Smith, Research Manager, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, UCL
3.20pm : Virtual Earth Applications for enabling planning decisions, James Bamford, Business Development Director, Microsoft Virtual Earth
Justin Saunders, Technical Director, eMapSite
3.45pm : Case study: Applied 3D Mapping, Didier Madoc Jones, Managing Director, GMJ Design
4.05pm : Tea Break
4.20pm : Mapping People and Places, Professor Alan Brimicombe, Head, Centre for Geo-Information Studies, UEL
4.45pm : Recent geospatial mapping developments, Ed Parsons of Google London
5.05pm : Case study: Digital Approaches to Community Engagement, Giles Lane, Director, Proboscis
5.30pm : Q&A
6.00pm : Close

£95 + VAT
Bookings can be made at www.buildingcentre.co.uk
The Building Centre, Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

source : http://www.buildingcentre.co.uk/MappingMovementPlanningProgramme.pdf

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