August 21st (Friday), 2015

  08:30-09:30 Welcome Coffee & Registration

  09:30-09:40 Opening Session

  09:40-12:00 Session (A)              

   [A1] Prof. Takashi Morita (Hosei Univ., Japan) 
        "Mapping diversity and the quality issues"

   [A2] Prof. Qingyun Du (Wuhan Univ., China) (Canceled)
        "Spatial Pattern Analysis of Epidemic Diseases based on Urban Geo-coding"

   [A3] Prof. Masatoshi Arikawa (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan) 
        "Semantics in the evolution of mapping - cooperative representation process design between human and machine -"

   [A4] Dr. Shen Ying (Wuhan Univ., China) 
        "POI Generalization on Multi-scale Electronic Map"

   [A5] Prof. Jianhua He (Wuhan Univ., China) 
        "Social network analysis with its application in urban agglomeration expansion simulation"

  12:00-13:00 Lunch

  13:00-15:00 Session (B)

   [B1] Prof. Limin Jiao (Wuhan Univ., China) 
        "Inverse S-shape function: a new tool to analyze urban expansion"

   [B2] Dr. Min Yang (Wuhan Univ., China) 
        "A new polyline Simplification Method developed from Perkal’s proposal"

   [B3] Xi Kuai (Wuhan Univ., China) 
        "Constructing Geographic Information Ontology for Geo-Spatial Database in China"

   [B4] Ruochen Si (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan) 
        "An ongoing work of map signboards collecting and spatial distributions analyzing in Tokyo Area"

   [B5] Dr. Min Lu (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan) 
        "Higher education for university students to create location-based audio tour content"

  15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

  15:30-16:30 Round Table Discussion on the Evolution of Maps, Mapping and Cartography

  16:30-17:00 Closing Session