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2021 AAG-GISSG Student Honors Paper Competition Result

Please join me in congratulating all the following students who got our Honors Student Paper Competition Awards this year at the AAG2021 Virtual Conference!

Undergraduate Group:
Kexin Chen (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Visualizing the partisan difference of mobility pattern during Covid-19 lockdown, 1st place
Scarlett Rakowska (University of Toronto Mississauga), Green Space Accessibility at Ontario Elementary Schools and School Performance, runner-up

Graduate Group: Bing Zhou (Texas A&M University), VictimFinder: Harvesting Rescue Requests in Disaster Response from Social Media with BERT, 1st place
Zhen Liu (Clark University), Stratified random sampling generates the Total Operating Characteristic to compare flood index maps, runner-up 
Wataru Morioka (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Exact Statistical Method for Analyzing Co-location on a Street Network and Its Computational Implementation, finalist
Jinwoo Park (Texas A&M University), Examining 24-hour fluctuation of spatial accessibility from temporal dynamics in supply, demand, and mobility: a case study of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in southeast Seoul, the Republic of Korea, finalist

Thanks to the GISS review committee members’ efforts and all people who have participated in our online presentation session.  Hope we can meet in person next year.

GISSG Board Committee

Call for Abstracts: 2020 AAG Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group Annual Student Paper Competition

The Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group (GISS-SG) of the Association of American Geographers is pleased to announce the 2020 Honors Competition for Student Papers on Geographic Information Science topics to be presented at the annual meeting. The purpose of this competition is to promote scholarship and written and oral presentation by students in the field of GIS. Papers are invited from current graduate and undergraduate students on any topic in geographical information systems and geographic information science.

Please see detailed information under the menu Awards –> Student Paper Competition link.