A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 496
18 January 2015
Main Topic: Early-in-the-year news roundup
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A couple of podcasts that I just came across on SoundCloud…
A new podcast series is just around the corner entitled Placing Culture by Shaun Huston of Western Oregon University, here is the “teaser”.
At the same time, here is an older interview with Anne Kelly Knowles from a year ago on the Geography:Digital Humanities connection.
This is not a post about Hexagon Geospatial’s Power Portfolio 2015 (we hope to have an interview about this year’s update in the coming weeks). Instead it is a post about their new video ads.
They have taken our love of infographics and created something great. But it isn’t just the graphics, it is also the quick, approachable story that utilizes the approach that good infographics do so well. So far there are two video ads available (Power Portfolio and Producer Suite), but I hope there are more coming next week.
If anyone from Hexagon Geospatial is reading, it would be great if you redo the narration after the ad campaign and release them as general geospatial technology videos that could be used in classrooms and informal ed outlets…just a thought.
Every year at the AAG conference many specialty groups host student paper/poster competitions. I strongly encourage you to check these out if you are student, or let a student know about them if you are not. Below is the call for submissions for this year’s competition for the Geography Education Specialty Group.
The Geography Education Specialty Group (GESG) encourages students to participate in the GESG Gail Hobbs Student Paper Competition at the AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, April 21-25, 2015. Students at all academic levels are encouraged to present their recent geography education research in specifically organized GESG Gail Hobbs Student Paper Competition sessions. Students that present papers in the competition sessions will have their meeting registration fees (student member rate) refunded by the GESG. Additionally, up to two $100 prizes will be awarded to the best papers. In order to be considered, students should contact Dr. Herschel Stern by Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Submission and registration reimbursement details will be provided following initial contact. The final abstract submission deadline for the AAG 2015 conference is November 5, 2014. For any questions or for paper submission information, contact Dr. Herschel Stern at MiraCosta College, One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056, firstname.lastname@example.org, (760) 757-2121 x6247.