Recent Activity: Quality of Urban Life IG

24 Jun 2019

Plenary 14 Session Submission Deadline Is Thursday!

With Plenary 14 (P14) scheduled to occur from October 23-25, the deadline for session submission is this Thursday, 27 June at 16:00 UTC.

Submissions for meeting sessions are open to working groups, interest groups, joint groups and birds of feather (BoF) meetings.

Please note, however, submissions are accepted from group chairs only. If you submit a session request for a group, please notify the other chairs of that group.

16 May 2019

Plenary 14: Call for Sessions, Collocated Events, Posters and Registration Now Open!

Taking place from 23-25 October 2019, the 14th RDA Plenary will take place in Dipoli, the nature-immersed building of Aalto University, Helsinki, in Finland, “one of the happiest countries in the world”, states Per Öster, CSC-IT Center For Science Director and Co-Chair of the P14 Programme Committee.

 

10 Jul 2018

Survey on a European Transport Research Cloud

Hi all,

 

The European Commission has established an Expert Group to investigate the main needs, obstacles and opportunities for open data sharing in the area of transport research. The Group will make recommendations about the potential for a Transport Research Cloud as a thematic pillar of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).

 

21 Nov 2017

New Master of City Analytics

Hi All,

I am pleased to announce the enrolment for the first intake into UNSW's Masters of City Analytics  (MCA) is now open. Core courses include Programmable Cities, GIS and Urban Informatics, Digital Cities, Geodesign, Geocomputation and Urban Data Visualisation. A lot of courses and content will be based on open source technologies including our recently launch CityData platform which has been implemented on Geonode.

https://citydata.be.unsw.edu.au/

21 Nov 2017

New Master of City Analytics

Hi All,

I am pleased to announce the enrolment for the first intake into UNSW's Masters of City Analytics  (MCA) is now open. Core courses include Programmable Cities, GIS and Urban Informatics, Digital Cities, Geodesign, Geocomputation and Urban Data Visualisation. A lot of courses and content will be based on open source technologies including our recently launch CityData platform which has been developed on Geonode.

https://citydata.be.unsw.edu.au/

08 Dec 2016

CUPUM Conference 2017 in South Australia.

Hi All,
Hope to see you at CUPUM 2017.
Regards
Chris
Apologies for cross postings
15th International Conference on
Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management
(CUPUM 2017)
Planning Support Systems for Resilient and Smart Urban Futures
Adelaide – Australia
July 11-14, 2017
REMINDER: ABSTRACT FOR CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS PAPER EXTENDED TO 23RD DECEMBER 2016
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07 Nov 2016

An Upper Level Ontology for Global City Indicators  talk by Mark Fox

Members of this WG may be interested in the first online session an upcoming (Th, Nov 10th) mini-series on "Domain Vocabularies, Ontologies and Semantics" - a Domain Vocabulary-Ontology Dialog

 

Call in information etc. is at http://ontologforum.org/index.php/DomainVocabularies#Domain_Vocabularies...

 

17 Sep 2016

Proposed project to create an urban indicator foundation ontology

The ultimate goal of publishing a city’s indicators is to enable the performance of longitudinal analysis (i.e., how and why a city's indicators change over time) and transversal analysis (i.e., how and why cities differ from each other at the same time). In other words, to discover the root causes of differences and act on them. However before we can focus on analysis, we have to solve the indicator representation problem. The representation problem can be divided into four parts:

28 Aug 2016

CUPUM 2017 15th International Conference in Adelaide, Australia.....Invitation to submit an abstract for a book chapter, conference paper or poster

Hi All,
Another posting....
The computers in urban planning urban management conference (CUPUM) is coming to Australia next year. Hope to see you there too.
Regards,
Chris Pettit
15th International Conference on
Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management
(CUPUM 2017)
Adelaide - Australia
July 11-14, 2017
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28 Aug 2016

Quality of Urban Life Session - Denver 8th RDA Plenary Friday 16th of Sept.

Hi All,
We have a revised program for our interest group.
Hope to see many of you in Denver. Feel free to circulate this to others who might be interested in participating.
https://rd-alliance.org/ig-quality-urban-life-indicators-rda-8th-plenary....
11:00-12:30pm
Meeting agenda
Introductions
* Urban Analytics Data Infrastructure (Australia) - Chris Pettit (UNSW Australia) and Jane Hunter (Uni of Qld, Australia)

23 Aug 2016

Heads up on Domain Vocabulary BoF at P8

Will someone from RDA Quality of Urban Life be wlling to attend and summarize your effort and interest at the Domain Vocabulary Development, Standardization, Registration, Harmonization and Support Breakout  - Saturday17 Sept 11:00 - 12:30?

Since this meeting occurs at the end of P8 it is likly that there will be enough context to have a good exchange of interests and plans.

The idea is that each domain group will provide a brief summary of their work and as available:

20 Jul 2016

RDA Quality of Urban Life Interest Group meeting - 17th of sept - 8th Plenary

Dear All,
The QuoL interest group has been fairly quite of late. However, we thought it would be good to run a session at the next RDA Plenary. We have a IG session schedule Plenary scheduled on Friday 17th September 11:00 - 12:30
Have put together a draft agenda - if anyone else has further suggestions or would like to present please let us know.
https://rd-alliance.org/ig-quality-urban-life-indicators-rda-8th-plenary...

27 Sep 2015

Papers posted on web site

The following papers have been posted at the IG Urban Quality of Life (https://rd-alliance.org/groups/urban-quality-life-indicators.html):
Wang, Y., and Fox, M.S., (2015), “A Shelter Ontology for Global City Indicators (ISO 37120)”, Working Paper, Enterprise Integration Laboratory, University of Toronto.
Forde, A., and Fox, M.S., (2015), “A Telecommunications and Innovation Ontology for Global City Indicators (ISO 37120)”, Working Paper, Enterprise Integration Laboratory, University of Toronto.

28 Aug 2015

Open Cities - Open Data workshop

Hi All,
Thought this might be of interest if anyone would like to visit us in Sydney.
https://www.be.unsw.edu.au/research-clusters/smart-cities/events
Regards
Chris
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Chris Pettit
Professor of Urban Science
Associate Director, City Futures Research Centre
Built Environment, UNSW AUSTRALIA
UNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 (2) 9385 4826
M: +61 422 301 832

23 Jul 2015

RDA P6 meeting WG Brokering Governance

Dear Stefano,
Thank you for applying to hold a meeting at RDA Plenary 6, your meeting
has been scheduled for*24 September 2015- BREAKOUT 4 - 11:00 - ***12:30*
*
You are invited to update the group meeting page with a session
description, objectives & agenda by 14 August at the very latest. Please
bear in mind the "Getting the most from your meeting" courtesy of the
RDA Technical Advisory Board when preparing the meeting*:

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