National Seminar on Challenges in Digital Mapping of Socio-Economic Resources

Venue: Dept of Geography

Location: Chennai/ Madars, Tamil Nadu, India

Event Date/Time: Mar 28, 2003 End Date/Time: Mar 29, 2003
Registration Date: Mar 15, 2003
Early Registration Date: Feb 28, 2003
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 22, 2003
Paper Submission Date: Mar 15, 2003
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Some of the themes being addressed are:
· GIS Paradigms for Socio-economic Mapping
· Human Resource Modelling
· Database Issues in Socio-economic Mapping
· Household Information Management
· Facilities Management in Rural / Urban areas
· Census and Population Mapping
· Disease and Health Delivery systems
· Crime Mapping and Justice Management
· Large and Small Scale Mapping

Call for Papers

Scholars interested in attending the seminar and present papers in any of the above themes are invited to submit an abstract (within 300 words) complete with the title of the paper, authours name (s), and address (es) to the Professor and Head, Department of Geography, University of Madras not later than 22.02.2003. The Participants will be informed of the acceptance of the abstract after reviewing.


All the participants are requested to register by sending duly filled Registration form along with the Registration fee by mode of Demand Draft drawn infavour of the Professor and Head, Department of Geography, payable at State Bank of India, Madras University Branch (Code 2234), Chennai 600 005 on or before 15.03.2003 along with the full paper.


University of Madras, Chepauk
Tamil Nadu

Additional Information

The University and the Department University of Madras is one of the oldest universities in India and has been adorned with Five Star Status and Potential for Excellence for its merits by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council of UGC. The Department of Geography is a National Centre for Advanced studies in GIS, Digital Image Processing and Spatial Data Management. It is supported by the Special Assistance Programme (SAP) of UGC and FIST Grant of the Department of Science and Technology. The Department has active collaboration with various National / International Organisations and NGO. The Department offers Postgraduate courses in Spatial Information Technology and Applied Geography and an industry oriented Postgraduate Diploma course in GIS Management as an evening programmme. Financial Support Limited financial support is available from the Seminar Organisers towards travel that would be awarded to selected participants based on the merits of their paper. Others are requested to make their own arrangements for funds for Travel and Accommodation.