Research presentations

Oct 2015 Toward sensuous GIS and immersive geospatial representations of place, poster at Association of American Geographers, East Lakes Division, with Christabel Devadoss, Fang Fang, Aaron Ferrari, and Deborah Kirk

Jul 2015 Shedding light on GIS: Coupling Immersion, CityEngine, and LumenRT, (with Andrew Kaufman and Frank Lafone), ESRI User Conference, San Diego

Apr 2015 Deep mapping and spatial narratives in Geographic Information Science and the humanities, Association of American Geographers Annual Conference, Chicago

Apr 2014 Deep mapping the humanities, European Social Science History Association, Vienna, Austria

Nov 2013 Mapping religion: The problem of scale, Social Science History Association annual conference, Chicago

Oct 2013 Placing Virtual heritage: reconciling virtual and cultural heritage with the Spatial Turn, with Dan Bonenberger, Digital Heritage2013 International Congress, Marseilles, France

Jul 2013 Exploring City Engine in an Immersive Virtual World, with Frank Lafone, ESRI International User Conference, San Diego.

Jul 2013 Spatializing text, Digital texts and geographical technologies in the Digital Humanities, Lancaster University, England.

Mar 2013 Beyond 3D modeling: virtual GIS, immersion, and virtual experiential environments, Computer Applications in Archaeology, Perth, Australia

Nov 2012  Placing Virtual Heritage: Cultural Heritage, Serious Games, and Spatial Storytelling, with Dan Bonenberger, Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, Chicago.

Jul 2012 Mapping the Mountain State: A statewide community basemap example using ArcGIS, with F. Lafone, G. Elmes, K. Donaldson, ESRI International User Conference, San Diego.

May 2012 Geographic Information Science and immersion in a stereo-enabled 3D virtual reality CAVE, with Frank Lafone. WV GIS State Biennial Conference, Morgantown

May 2012 GIS in higher education – trends and prospects, WV GIS State Biennial Conference, Morgantown

Apr 2012 Reflections on GIS and Literature, discussant and presenter, European Social Science History conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

Apr 2012 Objectively mapping the subjective or subjectively mapping the objective: conundrums in the mapping of religion, European Social Science History conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

Feb 2012 Spatialized tag clouds: QGIS, and spatializing text, with Frank Lafone, Qualitative GIS Symposium, Association of American Geographers, annual meeting, New York City.

Nov 2011 The Spatial Humanities: Meet the authors, panel discussion, Social Science History Association annual conference, Boston, MA.

Oct 2011 Virtual wealth scanner: estimating regional capital assets using GIS and remote sensing, with Hodjat Ghadimi and Tim Warner, Rural Wealth Creation and Livelihoods National Conference, USDA Economic Research Service and Ford Foundation, Washington DC

July 2011 A flood hazard tool for the public: An Arc Server Case Study, with Frank Lafone, Greg Elmes, Kurt Donaldson, ESRI User Conference, San Diego, California

Nov 2010 Recording and exploring historic places with serious gaming engines and Geographic Information (with Dan Bonenberger) Smartdoc: Heritage recording and information  management in the digital age, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

July 2010 Spatial data clearinghouses and the WV State GIS Technical Center: insights from two decades of experience, (with Greg Elmes, Kurt Donaldson, and Frank LaFone) ESRI Annual International User Conference, San Diego, California

July 2010 The Spatial Humanities: retrospect and prospect, Special Interest Group panel session, ESRI Annual International User Conference, San Diego, California

June 2010 No data, No geography: Augmenting GIS with Volunteered Geographic Information in West Virginia, (with Frank LaFone), West Virginia Annual GIS Conference, Huntington, West Virginia

June 2010 GIS research in Higher Education, panel session, West Virginia Annual GIS Conference, Huntington, West Virginia

May 2010  Qualitative GIS for a Digital Earth, invited keynote, The Seventh Taipei International Digital Earth Symposium, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan

Apr 2010  A geography of taste: fair trade coffee and spatialized tag clouds (with Frank Lafone and Bradley Wilson), Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Washington DC

Apr 2010  Scale, ecclesiastical emergence, and contested energy exploitation, (with Mike Ferber), Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Washington DC

Apr 2010  3D optimal siting of coal-to-liquids and carbon sequestration facilities, poster presentation, D. Grubesky and F. Lafone, Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Washington DC

Apr 2010  Historical research with GIS data, Discussant and presenter 8th European Social Science History Conference, Ghent, Belgium

Apr 2010  Crossing worlds and colonizing the humanities: Geographic Information Science, Pareto GIS, and the spatial turn in the Humanities, 8th European Social Science History Conference, Ghent, Belgium

Mar 2010  Putting things in their place: augmented reality, real-time spatially embedded media, and Enhanced Location-Based Services, Lancaster University, England.

Mar 2010  Putting trash in its place: Participatory GIS, social networking, and targeting trash sites, (with Frank Lafone), 25th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, Philadelphia.

Nov 2009  The Atlantic World, religion, and the perspective of Spatial Humanities, Social Science History Association annual meeting, Long Beach, California

Nov 2009 Journeys, travel, and Humanities GIS, presentation and discussant, Social Science History Association annual meeting, Long Beach, California

Oct 2009  Toward a Humanities GIS modeling framework, co-organizer and presenter of Workshop on the Atlantic World, Tallahassee, Florida

Oct 2009 Conceptualizing the Spatial Humanities and Humanities GIS, invited keynote, GIS in the Humanities and Social Sciences International Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

Oct 2009 Past, present, and future of the Spatial Humanities, panel discussant, GIS in the Humanities and Social Sciences International Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

Oct 2008 Humanities 2.0: surveying the present – projecting the future, Social Science History Association annual conference, Miami, Florida.

Sep 2008 Spatial thinking and spatial concepts for the Humanities and the Atlantic World, Religion and the Atlantic World Workshop, National Endowment for the Humanities, Indianapolis.

Aug 2008 Immersive and experiential GIS and the Humanities (with J, Rouse and S. Bergeron, and D. Bonenberger), Historical GIS 2008, University of Essex, England.

Aug 2008 The future of Historical GIS, Historical GIS 2008, University of Essex, England.

Apr 2008 Participatory GIS and the Geospatial semantic web, with J, Rouse and S. Bergeron, Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston

Apr 2008 Usability evaluation of a geocollaborative, immersive visualization and soil mapping environment, with P. Hodza, Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston

Nov 2007 GIS, immersive visualization, and virtual worlds: promoting a sense of ‘place’ and ‘being there’, with Rouse, J. and Bergeron, S., Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Chicago.

Nov 2007 GIS, serious gaming and Virtual heritage: ‘being there’ in the historical past, with D. Bonenberger, Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Chicago.

Nov 2007 Developing immersive virtual reconstructions for historical and cultural landscape analysis, with Rouse, J. and Bergeron, S., Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Chicago.

Nov 2007 Developing The next best thing to being there? GIS, geovisualization and virtual reconstructions in Historical Geography and Landscape Analysis, poster session, with Rouse, J. and Bergeron, S., Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Chicago.

June 2007 Humanities GIS: adding spatial story telling, spatialization, contextualization, place, and experiential virtual immersion into the Humanities (with J. Rouse and S. Bergeron), Geography and the Humanities Symposium, AAG, Charlottesville, Virginia

June 2007  Historical geography using 3D globes (with J. Rouse and S. Bergeron), poster session at Geography and the Humanities Symposium, AAG, Charlottesville, Virginia

Apr 2007 Humanities GIS and the geospatial semantic web: toward a convergence of Digital Humanities and Geospatial Technologies (with J. Rouse and S. Bergeron), Association of American Geographers annual meeting, San Francisco.

Apr 2007 Recreating a boom town: A virtual reconstruction of a nineteenth century urban landscape (with S. Bergeron and J. Rouse), Association of American Geographers annual meeting, San Francisco.

Apr 2007 Collaborative soil boundary mapping in an immersive GIS environment (with P. Hodza), Association of American Geographers annual meeting, San Francisco.

Oct 2006 The environmental impact analysis process for AEP Wyoming-Jacksons-Ferry 765kV transmission line (with A. Buikema, David Hill, Benjamin Johnson, Len Simutis) Electrical Transmission Conference on Electrical Transmission Line and Sub-station Structures in a changing world, Structural Engineering Institute, Birmingham, Alabama

Apr 2006 Higuchi viewsheds, phenomenology, and the systematic experience of landscapes (with L. J. Rouse and S. Bergeron), Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Apr 2006 Global Archaeology, GIS and Virtual Reality (with L. J. Rouse and S. Bergeron), Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Apr 2006 GIS and historical landscape reconstruction (with L. J. Rouse and S. Bergeron), Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Mar 2006 Humanities GIS: progress and prospects, Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Chicago.

Mar 2006 Humanities GIS – session organizer and chair, Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Chicago.

Mar 2006 Geo-visualization approaches to soil data representation and simulation, (with D.V. Baker, L. J. Rouse, and J. Drvar), Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Chicago.

Mar 2006 Humanities GIS and a new look at transatlantic migration (with B. K. Turley and S. J. Bergeron), Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Chicago.

Mar 2006 The role of Higuchi indexes in Landscape Archaeology; linking experience and GIS for the humanities (with L. J. Rouse), Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Chicago.

Mar 2006 (Re)conceptualizing Participatory GIS (with D. Weiner), Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Chicago.

Mar 2006 Cartographic representation and scale in the mapping of religion (with M. Ferber), Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Chicago.

Mar 2006 Geovisualization and digital soil mapping (with P. Hodza), Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Chicago.

Nov 2005 Introducing the National Geospatial Development Center (with Jon Hempel, Sharon Waltman, Henry Ferguson, Amanda Moore), Mapping Our New Horizons, Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

May 2005 Virtual GIS and embedded web and map services for soil survey data retrieval and 3D display (with Vic Baker), National Cooperative Soil Survey Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Apr 2005 A leap of faith: scale in the geography of religions and belief systems (with M. Ferber) Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Denver, Colorado

Apr 2005 Multimedia GIS and Geovisualization in historical and cultural landscape analysis (with S. Bergeron, J. Rouse, B. Turley) Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Denver, Colorado

Apr 2005 Foundations and prospects for Participatory GIScience, Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Denver, Colorado

Apr 2005 The Higuchi approach to GIS viewshed analysis (with L. LaKose and J, Rouse) Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Denver, Colorado

Dec 2004 A leap of faith: critical GIS perspectives on the geography of religion, International Study of Religion in Eastern and Central Europe Association, Budapest, Hungary.

Nov 2004 GIS and the spatial analysis of religion, Social Science History Association annual meeting, Chicago

April 2004 GIS and Society perspectives on GIScience in archaeology, Society for American Archaeology annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada

Apr 2004 Exploring Lidar and laser scanning technologies in archaeology, Society for American Archaeology annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada

Mar 2004 Toward a sensuous and reflexive GIS for historical and cultural analysis, Assessing the geospatial turn in historical scholarship, The Newberry Library, Chicago.

June 2003 Reflected and refracted landscapes: exploring the virtual landscapes of the Ohio Valley Adena culture (with S. Bergeron and L. J. Rouse), Fifth World Archaeological Congress, Washington DC.

May 2003 Enhancing GIS and Lidar data through Virtual Reality (with D. V. Baker, L. J. Rouse, and A. Horne) Appalachian Remote Sensing Conference, Morgantown, West Virginia

May 2003 Exploring the linkage between water chemistry and land cover change in Deckers Creek, 1974-1999 (with Qingyun Sun) Appalachian Remote Sensing Conference, Morgantown, West Virginia

Apr 2003 GIS and geo-visualization approaches to the analysis of sacred sites: the case of the Adena Mounds of the Ohio Valley (with Susan Bergeron and Jesse Rouse) Annual meeting of the Society of American Archaeologists, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Mar 2003 Enhancing GIS and LIDAR data through Virtual Reality, (with L. J. Rouse and D. V. Baker) Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New Orleans.

Mar 2003 GIS and Society: past, present, and future. Co-organizer and panel discussant, annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New Orleans

Mar 2003 A critique of cartographic approaches to mapping religion in North America, (poster presentation with Michael Ferber) Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New Orleans.

Mar 2003 Community identity and historical persistency: the development of South Park, Morgantown, West Virginia (poster presentation with Susan Bergeron, Sophia Harris, and Jesse Rouse) Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New Orleans.

Sep 2002 Reflections on Participatory Geographic Information Systems, with Daniel Weiner, GIScience2002, Boulder Colorado

July 2002 Geo-visualization approaches to Participatory EIA decision-making, URISA, Rutgers University, with Jesse Rouse and Ram Alagan

July 2002 Reflections on Participatory Geographic Information Systems, with Dan Weiner, IGU, Durban

May 2002 Interoperability for digital cultural heritage, Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

May 2002 Scientific visualization for cultural heritage, Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Mar 2002 The immersive geography of archaeology, with Jesse Rouse and Sue Bergeron, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles.

Mar 2002 Visualization approaches to community participatory 3-dimensional modeling, with Ram Alagan and Jesse Rouse, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles.

Mar 2002 Perspectives on Public Participation Geographic Information Systems, with Daniel Weiner, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles.

Mar 2002 The Wharf District, Morgantown, West Virginia: Boom, Bust and Gentrification, with Sue Bergeron and Jesse Rouse, Poster presented at Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles.

Feb 2002 The rebirth of Morgantown’s Wharf District, with Sue Bergeron, Joint Conference of the West Virginia Council of Social Studies and the biennial meeting of the Appalachian Geography Education.

Feb 2002 A cultural landscape approach to archaeological predictive modeling, with Jesse Rouse, Joint Conference of the West Virginia Council of Social Studies and the biennial meeting of the Appalachian Geography Education.

Jan 2002 Exploring cultural landscapes of the early woodland Adena culture using Internet-based GIS and spatial multimedia.

Dec 2001 Interoperability, information communities and ECAI, Interim meeting of the Pacific Neighborhood Consortium, Guadalajara, Mexico

Oct 2001 Spatial representation and the visualization of cultural heritage: The Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative, Virtual Systems and Multimedia and ECAI Conference, University of California at Berkeley.

Oct 2001 The Visual Imperative: The mapping of cultural heritage in ECAI (keynote address), Virtual Systems and Multimedia Conference, University of California at Berkeley.

Oct 2001 ROAMing Digital Elevation Models: Addressing level of detail issues in multi-resolution GIS terrain data (with Vic Baker and Hasan Mohammed), Virtual Systems and Multimedia Conference, University of California at Berkeley.

Oct 2001 Integrating spatial multimedia and GIS through Internet Mapping Systems for archaeological data delivery and analysis (with Jesse Rouse), Eastern Woodland American Indian Conference, West Virginia University

Jun 2001 Toward Virtual GIS: exploring dynamic and interactive visualizations of historical and cultural landscapes through Internet GIS, Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative, Sydney, Australia

Apr 2001 Integrating GIS and Virtual Reality for archaeological analysis, (with Jesse Rouse) Annual meeting of the Society of American Archaeologists, New Orleans

Apr 2001 Archaeological predictive modeling: GIS data points or cultural entities, (with Jesse Rouse) Annual meeting of the Society of American Archaeologists, New Orleans

Mar 2001 Predictive modeling: location, environment and culture, (with Gary Lock), GIS and Archaeological Predictive Modeling, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago.

Feb 2001 Constructing place, identity, and meaning: critical perspectives on community mapping, Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, New York City

Feb 2001 Integrating the humanities and geospatial science: exploring cultural landscapes through Internet GIS. Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, New York City

Feb 2001 Data points or cultural entities: incorporating cultural data in GIS-based archaeological research (with L. J. Rouse), Poster presented at Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, New York City

Feb 2001 Integrating GIS and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for spatial decision making (with R. Alagan), Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, New York City

Feb 2001 Community Participation and Geographic Information Systems, (with D. Weiner and W. Craig), GIS and Critical Geography Research Conference, New York City.

Oct 2000 Integrating the humanities and geospatial science: exploring cultural landscapes and sacred place through Internet GIS, (with J. Rouse), GIS and the Study of Landscape Evolution, Annual meeting of the Social Science History Association, Pittsburgh.

Jun 2000 Exploring cultural landscape formation using GIS, multi-media and the Internet, Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative, Annual Meeting, British Library, London, UK.

Apr 2000 Conceptual and technical issues in integrating GIS and the humanities, A New Mapping of America: representing historical space and technology-assisted research on North America, Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative North American Religions Meeting, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Apr 2000 Distributed Feature Maintenance in an Object-Oriented Environment (with G. Elmes and J. Sewash), Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh

Apr 2000 Toward community-integrated GIS: linking GIS, multimedia, and the Internet (with D. Weiner), Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh

Apr 2000 Semi-automated approaches to modeling route selection in GIS (with B. Chen and K. Donaldson), Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh

Mar 2000 Integrating Immersive Visualization and Geographic Information Science for Archaeological Analysis (with J. Rouse and J. Sewash) Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Philadelphia.

Jan 2000 Integrating the humanities and geospatial science: exploring cultural resources and sacred space through Internet GIS, Electronic Global Cultural Atlas Initiative, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Oct 1999 Beyond the map: archaeology and spatial technologies, International NATO Advanced Research Workshop, European University Center for Cultural Heritage, Ravello, Italy.

Jun 1999 Community-integrated GIS for land reform in Mpumalanga, South Africa (with Dan Weiner) GISOC99, Minnesota

Apr 1999 Scale as artifact: GIS, archaeological analysis, and ecological fallacy, Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Chicago.

Apr 1999 Exploring predictive archaeological models in GIS for Cultural resource Management (with G. Gozdzik, S. Bergeron, and L. J. Rouse) Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Chicago.

Mar 1999 Community-integrated GIS for land reform in Mpumalanga, South Africa (with Dan Weiner) Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Honolulu, Hawaii

Mar 1999 Automating raster-to-vector conversion and topological structuring from remotely sensed data (with C. Desai and T. Warner), Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Honolulu, Hawaii

Nov 1998 Framework Area Integration: a practical demonstration (with J. Sewash, C. Desai, and G. Elmes), GIS/LIS’98, Fort Worth, Texas

Nov 1998 Implementation of Feature-based DLG-F data model for transportation data maintenance, (with J. Sewash, C. Desai, and G. Elmes), GIS/LIS’98, Fort Worth, Texas

Oct 1998 Community-Integrated GIS for land reform in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa (with Dan Weiner). NSF NCGIA sponsored workshop on Empowerment, Marginalization and Public Participation, UCSB

Mar 1998 A predictive model integrating GIS and archaeology in southern West Virginia (with G. Gozdzik, S. Bergeron, and L. J. Rouse) Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle

Nov 1997 Statewide initiatives for data generation, integration, and dissemination (with Desai, C., Sewash, J. and Elmes, G), GIS/LIS 97, Cincinnati.

May 1997 GIS-based archaeological site prediction for cultural resource management in the New River, West Virginia (with G. Gozdzik and S. Loftus), New River Symposium

Apr 1997 Geographic information and the multiple realities of risk assessment in the Kanawha Valley, West Virginia (with P. Burkhart and D. Weiner), AAG Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, Texas.

Apr 1997 GIS-based archaeological site prediction for cultural resource management in the New River, West Virginia (with G. Gozdzik and S. Loftus), Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeology, Nashville, Tennessee.

Nov 1996 Multiple realities and GIS production: a South Africa case study (with D. Weiner), GIS/LIS 96, Denver, Colorado

Aug 1996 Local knowledge, multiple realities, and the Geographic Information System production process: case studies from South Africa and West Virginia (with D. Weiner and P. Burkhart), 28th International Geographical Congress, The Hague, Netherlands.

July 1996 The West Virginia Mineral Lands Mapping Program: Statewide GIS resource evaluation and assessment, Urban and regional Information Systems Association, Salt Lake City, Utah

Apr 1996 Integration of GIS and WWW for query, retrieval, and extraction of distributed spatial data, (with J. Sewash and G. Elmes) Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Charlotte, N. Carolina.

Apr 1996 Round Table discussion on NCGIA Initiative 19 ‘The social implications of how people, space, and environment are represented in GIS’, Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Charlotte, N. Carolina.

Apr 1996 Evaluating multi-criteria shortest-path approaches to linear facility siting in a GIS (with J. Halverson), Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Charlotte, N. Carolina.

Oct 1995 Stream Order as ecological continuum: revisiting watershed eco-system theory, (with B. Stout, K. E. Rastell, and J. Halverson), Mid-Atlantic Highlands Environment Now and Tomorrow, Davis, West Virginia.

Sep 1995 Alternative approaches to soil erosion prediction using expert systems and neural networks, International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme – Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems, NATO-Advanced Research Workshop ‘Global change: modelling soil erosion by water’, University of Oxford.

Sep 1995 An evaluation of GIS and spatial data capture technologies for supporting soil erosion modelling, International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme – Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems, NATO-Advanced Research Workshop ‘Global change: modelling soil erosion by water’, University of Oxford.

May 1995 GIS approaches to the Political Ecology of rural land reform in Kiepersol, South Africa, (with D. Weiner, R. Levin, T. Warner), International Conference on Agrarian Questions: the politics of farming anno 1995, Wageningen, Netherlands.

Apr 1995 Revisiting watershed-ecosystem theory, (with Ben Stout, and Kenneth Rastall), Western Pennsylvania Symposium of Ecologists, Evolutionary Biologists, and Systematists, Powdermill Biological Station, Rector, Pennsylvania.

April 1995 Multidimensional GIS: exploratory approaches to spatial and temporal relationships, (with Gary Lock), Computer Applications in Archaeology 95, Leiden, Netherlands

Mar 1995 Exploring the River Continuum concept using GIS and Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis, (with B. Stout, J. Halverson, and D. Carpenter), Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago

Nov 1994 Exploring the River Continuum Theory in the Wheeling Creek watershed: a GIS approach to upper-river eco-management, (with B. Stout, D. Carpenter, J. Halverson), Ohio River Consortium for Research and Education Tenth Annual Scientific Symposium, Marshall University, Huntington.

Apr 1994 Pursuing social goals through participatory GIS in rural South Africa, presentation and round table discussion on chapter contribution to Pickles, J. (ed.) Representations in an Electronic Age: GIS and Geography, (with Drs. Warner and Weiner) Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco.

Mar 1994 Improved analysis of image texture for land cover classification, (with Dr. Tim Warner) Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco.

Nov 1993 Pursuing social goals through participatory GIS?: redressing South Africa’s historical political ecology, (with Drs. Dan Weiner and Tim Warner) NCGIA sponsored conference Geographic Information and Society, Friday Harbor, Washington.

Oct 1993 GIS and archaeology: identifying trends and future directions, (with Dr. Gary Lock), The Impact of Geographic Information Systems on Archaeology: a European Perspective, European University Centre for Cultural Heritage, Ravello, Italy

Mar 1993 Archaeology, multi-dimensionality, and 3D GIS, Geographic Information Systems and the Advancement of Archaeological Method and Theory, Center for Archaeological Investigation, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

Apr 1992 Balancing energy and economic development against environmental cost: a GIS approach Association of American Geographers, Annual Conference, San Diego.

Mar 1992 4D GIS – whatever next? (with Dr. G. Lock), International conference on computer applications and quantitative methods in archaeology, University of Aarhus, Denmark.

Feb 1992 Danebury revisited: An English Iron Age hillfort in a digital landscape, (with Dr. G. Lock), NCGIA sponsored conference: The Anthropology of Human Behavior through Geographic Information and Analysis, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Jan 1992 GIS and urban and regional planning: the North American experience, (with Dr. G. Elmes), Institute of British Geographers, Annual Conference, Swansea, UK.

Oct 1991 Corridor delineation for high power transmission lines and environmental impact evaluation using GIS, Applied Geography Conference, Toledo.

May 1991 Towards a national archaeological computerised database for the 21st century: a marriage of Geographic Information Systems and the United Kingdom’s Sites and Monuments Records, National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Sep 1990 Visualising spatial data through Geographic Information Systems: a new perspective on traditional approaches to spatial analysis, (with Dr. G. Lock), World Archaeological Congress II, Venezuela.

Jul 1990 Climate change, wheat yield and soil erosion on the English South Downs, (with D.T Favis-Mortlock et al) CEAS seminar on Applications of Biological Growth Simulation Models, Wye College, England.

Jun 1990 Geographic Information Systems for archaeological analysis and cultural resource management, (with Dr. G. Lock) Association of County Archaeological Officers annual meeting, Birmingham University, England.

Apr 1990 Soil erosion prediction and conservation targeting using Expert Systems, Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Toronto, Canada.

Mar 1990 Integrating spatial information in computerised Sites and Monuments Registers: meeting archaeological requirements in the 1990s, (with Dr. G. Lock) Computer Applications in Archaeology, University of Southampton, England.
Dec 1989 Climatic change and soil erosion on agricultural land in England and Wales, (with Drs. Boardman, Evans et al) European Conference on Landscape Ecological Impact of Climatic Change, Lunteran, Netherlands.

Jan 1989 Evaluation of a heuristic rule based expert system for soil erosion prediction, (with Dr. J. Boardman), British Geomorphological Research Group, Annual Conference of the Institute of British Geographers, Coventry Polytechnic.

Jan 1988 Expert System approaches to soil erosion risk assessment, (with Dr. J. Boardman), Annual Conference of the Institute of British Geographers, University of Loughborough.

Mar 1987 Digital Terrain Modelling and three-dimensional surface graphics in archaeology and regional planning, Computer Applications in Archaeology, University of Leicester.

Jul 1986 Hierarchical data structures and complex regional planning optimisation, Second International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Seattle, Washington, USA

May 1986 Data capture, storage, and retrieval for ecological surveys, (with Dr. C. T. Lukehurst), Institute of Environmental Science, London.

Apr 1986 The application of Geographic Information Systems to archaeological site information retrieval, Computer Applications in Archaeology, University of Birmingham.

Jan 1986 Geographic Information Systems and land use optimisation for regional planning: the application of the quadratic assignment model, (with Dr. G. Elmes), Annual Conference of the Institute of British Geographers, University of Reading.

Nov 1985 Information system extensions to the quadratic assignment land use model, (with Dr G. Elmes), 32nd Annual North American Regional Science Association Meeting, Philadelphia, USA

May 1985 The integration of Geographic Information Systems and optimising methods for land use plan design, (with Dr. G. Elmes), Sixteenth Modelling and Simulation Conference, Pittsburgh, USA

Apr 1985 Mathematical programming, Geographic Information Systems and the potential for regional planning, (with Dr. G. Elmes), Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Detroit, USA

Mar 1985 Geographic Information System design for archaeological site information retrieval and predictive modelling, Institute of Archaeology Field Unit, University of London.

Jan 1985 Structured mobility within a nineteenth century military urban system, Annual Conference of the Institute of British Geographers, Leeds.

Aug 1984 A geographic information system employing raster spatial data for identifying and monitoring land use patterns, First International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Zurich, Switzerland.

Aug 1984 Geographic Information retrieval systems for rural planning: a British case study, 25th International Geographical Congress, Paris, France.

Aug 1984 Data analysis and model building in Geography, Discussant and Rapporteur of Themes, 17 and 18, 25th International Geographical Congress, Paris, France.

Apr 1984 A DTM land management information system as an aid to planning the rural environment, Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Washington DC, USA

Sep 1983 An experimental raster based approach to thematic mapping in computer cartography, (with Dr. C. T. Lukehurst) Natural Environment Research Council.

Oct 1980 The social geography of a nineteenth century dockyard town: towards an examination of national policy on urban social structure, School of Geography, University of Oxford.