The GEOINFO series (Brazilian Symposium on Geoinformatics) is an annual conference for exploring ongoing research, development and innovative applications on geographic information science and related areas.

Papers should describe original research. Ongoing or recently completed works are welcome. All the submissions will be reviewed by an international scientific committee.

The GEOINFO conferences also aim to bring to Brazil leading GIScience and spatial database researchers, to present to the local community a perspective of the state-of-the-art in the area. Past speakers have included Max Egenhofer, Gary Hunter, Andrew Frank, Roger Bivand, Mike Worboys, Werner Kuhn, Stefano Spaccapietra, Ralf Guting, Shashi Shekhar, Christopher Jones, Martin Kulldorff, Andrea Rodriguez, Max Craglia, Stephen Winter, Edzer Pebesma, Fosca Giannotti, Christian Freksa, Thomas Bittner, Markus Schneider, Helen Couclelis, Randolph W. Franklin and Paul Brown.

Awards in this edition

Best Paper Award by Boeing

Spatial visualization of job inaccessibility to identify transport related social exclusion

Pedro Logiodice, Renato Arbex, Diego Tomasiello, Mariana Giannotti

The Best Lightning Talk

Affected Areas from Mining Waste Water Dams in Minas Gerais State

Laercio Namikawa

Keynote speakers

Dr. Michael Batty

University College London, UK.

Dr. Jan Verbesselt

Wageningen University, The Netherlands.

Download the presentation here

Please visit our call for papers session.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: September 7 (closed), 2015
Notification of acceptance: October 8 (closed), 2015
Camera-ready version: October 22 (closed), 2015

General Chair

Thales Sehn Körting
Image Processing Division, DPI
National Institute for Space Research, INPE, Brazil

Program Chair

Renato Fileto
Department of Informatics and Statistics, INE
Federal University of Santa Catarina, UFSC, Brazil