URISA, National Center for Transit Research, accepting abstracts for conference
The Park Ridge, Ill.-based Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla., are soliciting abstracts for presentations at the Fifth National GIS in Transit Conference, scheduled for St. Petersburg, Fla., Nov. 10-12, 2009. The conference will focus on the growing use of geographic information systems in supporting planning, service delivery and decision making in public transit.
Categories for abstracts include Applications, including asset management, transit operations, security and safety, planning and public information; Tools, including software and data collection; Data, including data modeling and standards; and Management and Policy, including enterprise architecture, GIS and IT management and New Starts programs.
All abstracts must be received by Feb. 27. Find submission guidelines and more information at www.urisa.org/gis_transit.