Conference: Mobile Tartu 2014 -Mobile Data, Geography & LBS, July 1-3, 2014 in Tartu, Estonia

 A conference on the topic Mobile Tartu 2014  will be held in Tartu , Estonia on July 1-3, 2014. The aim of the conference is to discuss theoretical, methodological and empirical aspects of research using mobile data –derived from mobile phone or crowd-sourced social media — and explore practical applications of this data in geography and planning

Mobile Tartu 2014 proposes special sessions on urban studies, social media, emergency management and LBS business models.

The conference is accompanied by an international PhD seminar “Mobile Methods in Mobility Studies” on 1-2 July which is co-organized by the Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation.

Target Groups

The conference and PhD seminar targets researchers and doctoral students working on or interested in theoretical, methodological and empirical aspects of mobile positioning, mobile phones and crowd-sourced social media. Those interest in the topic of mobile research from other fields – architects, city planners, mobile operators, emergency management analysts and ICT firms – are also welcome to contribute.

Call for Research Papers

Deadline for submitting Abstracts- February 28, 2014

Acceptence and Notification- March 15, 2014

Deadline for full paper submission-June 20, 2014

For further information and registration please click here.


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