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UCSB 2008 July 13-July 18, 2008: Santa Barbara, CA

Workshop Agenda

Reading Library

The Library for reading material is at
http://www.csiss.org/GISPopSci/workshops/2008/UCSB/Library/.

Review the list of Participant's Presentations

Note: All Library materials, PDF documents, and participant presentations are password protected for access by workshop personnel and participants.

Sunday, July 13

Arrival Day

Meal Plan

Breakfast (July 14-19) in Carrillo Dining Commons

7:00 - 8:15 am, Monday
7:15 - 8:30 am, Tuesday and Friday
8:00 - 9:00 am, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Lunch (July 13-19) in De La Guerra Dining Commons (DLG)

12:00 - 1:15 pm

12:15 - 1:30 pm, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Dinner (July 13-18) in Carrillo Dining Commons

5:30 - 6:30 pm, except

5:00 - 6:00 pm, Monday, Thursday

Monday, July 14

Morning: 8:30 - 10:00 am (2620 Ellison Hall)

Welcome, Workshop Objectives, Staff Introductions, Participant Introductions - Jared Aldstadt, Arthur Getis, Don Janelle, Stephen Matthews, John Weeks

Morning: 10:00 - 11:15 am (2620 Ellison Hall)

Introduction to Pattern Analysis: Context and Problems - Arthur Getis

Morning: 11:15 am - 12:00pm

The Nature of Participant Projects - Arthur Getis, John Weeks
Note: Computer lab logistics and laptop software/data checks to occur on an individual basis throughout the day.

Lunch: 12:00 - 1:15pm

Lunch Discussion with Workshop Instructors - De La Guerra Dining Commons (DLG)

Afternoon: 1:15 - 2:00pm

GeoDa: Functionality - Jared Aldstadt

Afternoon: 2:00 - 3:00pm

Exercise 1: Pattern Characteristics - Jared Aldstadt

Download the sample files (ZIP format)

Afternoon: 3:00 - 4:30pm

Location: Star Lab (Ellison 2610)

Evening: 5:00 - 6:00pm

Working Dinner Discussion (Carrillo Dining Commons)

Evening: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Open Discussion
IHC McCune Conference Room (6020), Humanities and Social Sciences (Bldg #515)

Tuesday, July 15

Morning: 9:00 - 10:30am

Measures of Spatial Pattern (Spatial Autocorrelation and Clustering) - Arthur Getis

Morning: 10:45 - 12:00pm

Spatial Patterns of Birth Data - John Weeks

Lunch: 12:00 - 1:15pm

Lunch Discussion with Workshop Instructors - De La Guerra Dining Commons (DLG)

Afternoon: 1:15 - 2:00pm

GeoDa: Functionality - Jared Aldstadt

Afternoon: 2:00 - 3:00pm

Exercise 2: Pattern Characteristics - Jared Aldstadt

Download the sample files (ZIP format)

Afternoon: 3:00 - 5:00pm

Project Development - staff

Evening: 7:00 - 8:30pm

GI Science: Current Technology - Michael Goodchild

Wednesday, July 16

Morning: 6:00 - 8:00am

Hike into the Santa Ynez foothills (optional) - Don Janelle

Morning: 9:00am - 9:30am

Participant Discussion of Projects

Morning: 9:30am - 11:00am

Spatial Modeling: GWR and Filtering - Arthur Getis

Morning: 11:00am - 12:15pm

Spatial Patterns of Fertility in Egypt - John Weeks

Lunch: 12:15 - 1:30pm

Lunch Discussion with Workshop Instructors - De La Guerra Dining Commons (DLG)

Afternoon: 1:30 - 2:15pm

Demo: Spatial Filtering and/or GWR - Jared Aldstadt

Afternoon: 2:15 - 3:45pm

Free Time in Santa Barbara

Evening

Tour of Santa Barbara (optional) - Don Janelle

Thursday, July 17

Morning: 9:00am - 10:15am

Spatial Modeling: Spatial Autoregressive Models and Multilevel Modeling - Arthur Getis

Morning: 10:15am - 11:15am

AMOEBA: The Weights Matrix and Clustering - Jared Aldstadt

Morning: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Guest Presentation - Gerard Rushton
"The Importance and Challenges of Spatial Analysis in Public Health Practice and Research"

Lunch: 12:30 - 1:30pm

Lunch Discussion with Workshop Instructors - De La Guerra Dining Commons (DLG)

Afternoon: 1:45 - 3:00pm

Exercise 4: AMOEBA - Jared Aldstadt

Download the sample files (ZIP format)

Download the demos, software and preparation for the exercises (ZIP format)

Afternoon: 3:00 - 5:00pm

Project Development

Evening: 6:00pm

Workshop Debriefing and Dinner with Instructors (Location to be arranged)

Friday, July 18

Morning: 8:30 - 9:15am

Closing Workshop Procedures - Don Janelle

Morning: 9:15 - 10:30am

Geostatistics: The Semivariogram and Kriging - Arthur Getis

Morning: 10:30 - 11:30am

The Accra Project - John Weeks

Morning: 11:30am - 12:00pm

Project Discussion

Lunch: 12:15 - 1:30pm

Lunch Discussion with Workshop Instructors - De La Guerra Dining Commons (DLG)

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:15pm

Distribution of Reports, presentations, summing up - Workshop Participants

Note:< All participant presentations are password protected for access by workshop personnel and participants.

Saturday, July 19

Morning

Departure Day