2013 training schedule

July 8, 2013 (Monday)
Location: Meese Conference Center, Mason Hall

10:00–11:45 am Welcome and Introduction to George Mason University
David Wong, Chaowei Yang

1:30–4:00 pm Cloud Computing and The Inudstry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing and Applications, Chaowei Yang, Center Director

4:30–5:30 Welcome Reception, Atrium, Mason Hall
Hosts: มngel Cabrera, President, Peter Stearns, Provost and Anne Schiller, Vice President

July 9, 2013 (Tuesday)
Location: Research Hall 163

9:00–11:45 am Jerry Johnston, GIO of the Interior, DoI GeoInformation Management(J. Xia)

2:00–3:30 pm Geographic Information in the US federal agencies
Professors David Wong and Liping Di

4:00–4:30 pm Information session on graduate school admissions in the U.S.

July 10, 2013 (Wednesday)
Location: Research Hall 163

9:30–10:30 am Global and US Economy and Crisis
Jack High, Professor, School of Public Policy (M. Sun)

11:00–12:00 pm Leadership and the American University
Peter N. Stearns, Provost (C. Yang)

1:00–3:30 pm Approaches to Leadership: Inventing the Future
Jorge Haddock, Dean, School of Management(M. Sun)

July 11, 2013 (Thursday)
Location: Mason Inn, Room 1

10:00–12:00 am Research and Economic Development in the University Context
Roger Stough, Vice President, Research and Economic Development (Q. Huang)

1:30–3:30 pm John Qu, Professor, ESTC and New Earth Science Missions

July 12, 2013 (Friday)
Location: USGS National Center

8:30–12:00 am The US Geological Survey and Regional Geographic Science
David Kirtland(M. Sun and Q. Huang)

1:30–6:00 pm Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

July 15, 2013 (Monday)
Location: Research Hall 163

9:00–11:30 am How to Run an International Company: Leadership
Paul Chan, Executive Vice President, I.M. Systems Group, Inc.

1:30–3:45 pm How to Run and International Company: Quality Control & Project Management
Paul Chan, Executive Vice President, I.M. Systems Group, Inc.

July 16, 2013 (Tuesday)
Location: Research Hall 163

9:30–11:45 am How to Run a Successful International Organization
Doug Richardson, Executive Director, Association of American Geographers (AAG) (C. Xu/M. Sun)

1:30–3:45 pm How to Run a Successful International Organization
Doug Richardson, Executive Director, Association of American Geographers (AAG) (M. Sun/C. Xu)

July 17, 2013 (Wednesday)
Location: Research Hall 163

9:30–11:45 The Past and Future of Geoinformation Science
Michael Goodchild, Academician, National Academy of Science(C. Yang)

1:30–3:40 pm Looking ahead in Geoinformation Science
Michael Goodchild, Academician, National Academy of Science(J. Xia/M. Sun)

July 18, 2013 (Thursday)
Location: ESRI DC Office

9:00–12:00 am ESRI Federal Science and Technology Strategy

1:30–5:00 Series of ESRI products and Applications
Contact: Pinde Fu, pfu@esri.com, 909-533-1530

July 19, 2013 (Friday)
Location: Microsoft DC Center

9:00–12:00 am LBS in Mobile Internet era

1:30–5:00 pm Microsoft Global Research
Contact: Kimberly T Nelson, Executive Director eGovernment and Government Solutions, 301-771-8549

July 22, 2013 (Monday)
Location: Research Hall 163

9:30–11:45 am GeoCloud
Doug Nebert, FGDC(Q. Huang)

1:30–3:45 pm Microsoft Azure & Bing Maps
Yan Xu, Microsoft

July 23, 2013 (Tuesday)
Location: Research Hall 163

9:30–11:45 am Citizen Science and VGI
Daniel Sui, Ohio State University

1:30–3:45 pm Legal of GeoTech
Daniel Sui, Ohio State University

July 24, 2013 (Wednesday)
Location: Research Hall 163

9:30–11:45 am Rapid Response
Jerry Johnston, Homeland Security(C. Xu)

1:30–3:45 pm Statistics & HPC
Shaowen Wang, UIUC

July 25, 2013 (Thursday)
Location: Mason Inn, Room 1

9:00–12:00 am Geovisualization
Diansheng Guo, USC

1:30–5:00 pm Public Health
Fahui Wang, LSU

July 27, 2013 (Friday)
Location: Research Hall 163

9:30–11:30 am Geospatial Intelligence
Tony Stefanidis, Geospatial Intelligence(C. Wang/L. Xu)

11:30–12:30 am Closing Remarks and Graduation Ceremony
Anne Schiller, Vice President, Office of Global Strategies
Group Leader Speaker: Zhou Yuanbo

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