Online International Conference [ 23-25 May 2022 ]


Organized by Department of Geography, University of Delhi, Delhi - 110 007, India


DAY 1 (23 May 2022)

Inaugural Session

23/05/2022 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM IST

Session 1

Cities and Smart Urbanisms: Localizing Technology and Governance – I

Chair: Dr. Anu Sablok, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali

23/05/2022 | 11:15 AM - 01:15 PM IST

Session 2

Cities and Smart Urbanisms: Localizing Technology and Governance – II

Chair: Dr. Solomon Benjamin, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

23/05/2022 | 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM IST

Keynote address 1

Exploring Digital Space-Time

Prof. Rob Kitchin, Professor and Director, Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute, Ireland

23/05/2022 | 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM IST

session 3

Real Treks, Virtual Trails: Travel and Tourism in Digital Age

Chair: Prof. Gopa Samanta, The University of Burdwan

23/05/2022 | 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM IST

DAY 2 (24 May 2022)

Session 4(A)

Networked Publics: Identity, Politics and New Media

Chair: Dr. Tila Kumar, University of Delhi

24/05/2022 | 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM IST

Session 4(B)

Digital Possibilities and Emerging Economies: Transforming Local Business and Enterprises

Chair: Prof. Ram Singh, University of Delhi

24/05/2022 | 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM IST

Session 5

Critical Cartographies: Co-producing the Spatial and the Digital

Chair: Prof. B.S. Butola, Jawaharlal Nehru University

24/05/2022 | 10:45 AM - 12:45 PM IST

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Session 6(A)

Of Digital Lifeworlds: Living, Talking and Sharing

Chair: Dr. Dev Pathak, South Asian University

24/05/2022 | 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM IST

Session 6(B)

Digital Practices: Remaking Spaces in Covid-19 Pandemic

Chair: Prof. Shrawan Acharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University

24/05/2022 | 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM IST

Keynote Address 2

Where are we with Smartphones: What do we know and how have they changed our experience of place?

Prof. Daniel Miller, Professor of Anthropology, University College London

24/05/2022 | 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM IST

DAY 3 (25 May 2022)


Big Data and Geographic Interface

Chair: Prof. Mahesh Pal, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra

25/05/2022 | 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM IST


Advances in Geospatial Technologies and Applications

Chair: Prof. P. Nag, Former Vice-Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth and Former Director, NATMO

25/05/2022 | 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM IST

Keynote address 3

Extracting Information from Digital Remote Sensing Data

Prof. M K Arora, Vice Chancellor, BML Munjal University

25/05/2022 | 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM IST

closing plenary

Digitizing Space with AI, ML, and IOT

UAV-Based Urban Mapping and Its Applications : Prof. PB Sujit, IISER, Bhopal

AI/ML/IOT for Agriculture : Prof. Sarabjot Singh, CSE, BML Munjal University

25/05/2022 | 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM IST

valedictory session

Conceptualizing Digital Geographies

25/05/2022 | 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM IST

Continued with Plenary Session

Concept Note

The Conference seeks to understand the intersections and conflations of online and offline worlds that have intensified more recently in the backdrop of the global pandemic and resulted in the entanglement and co-creation of the digital and the geographical spaces. The focus of the Webinar is to unpack how do space and other geographical concepts get reworked and the emerging forms of conceptual, theoretical, and methodological challenges. [Read more....]

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