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Keynote Addresses and Invited Lectures

  • 2017. Brian Hoyle Annual Lecture in Transport Geography. "Human Mobility, Individual Context, and Environmental Exposure: A Spatiotemporal Perspective." 2017 Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG), London, August 31.

  • 2017. Invited Plenary Address. "Innovative Ways to Examine Human Mobility, Access to Services, and Spatial Mismatch." 3rd Annual Research Day, College of Social Work, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, August 17.

  • 2017. "Human Mobility, Individual Context, and Crime Exposure: A Spatiotemporal Perspective." Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 22.

  • 2017. LSGI Distinguished Lecture. "Uncertainty and Context in Research on Human Mobility in Space-Time." Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI), Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, June 8.

  • 2017. "Human Mobility, Individual Context, and Environmental Exposure: A Spatiotemporal Perspective." Department of Geography and the Environment, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, May 5.

  • 2017. "Human Mobility, Individual Context, and Environmental Exposure: A Spatiotemporal Perspective." Advanced Workshop of Urban Studies and Smart Cities, Department of Geography and Resource Management, and Urban Studies Programme and Institute of Future Cities, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, April 28.

  • 2017. Evelyn L. Pruitt Lecture. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Geographic and Health Research." Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, April 21.

  • 2017. Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Lecture. "A Spatiotemporal Perspective on Individual Context and Exposure." Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, April 7.

  • 2017. Urban Futures Lecture. "The Uncertain Geography Context Problem." Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, March 21.

  • 2017. Erv Zube Lecture. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Population and Health Research." Co-sponsored by Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning and Institute for Social Science Research, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA, February 16.

  • 2017. "Geo-Narrative: Analyzing Qualitative Data with GIS in Mixed-Method Research." Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA, February 16.

  • 2016. Keynote Address. "Algorithmic Geographies, Big Data and Algorithmic Uncertainty in Human Mobility Research." 12th Conference on Spatial Behavior Research and Planning, Peking University, Beijing, November 25-27.

  • 2016. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Population and Health Research." School of Economic, Political and Policy Science, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, November 4.

  • 2016. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Social Science and Geographic Research." School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, October 20.

  • 2016. Keynote Address. "Time Geography and the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem." 2nd International Time-Geography Conference, Linköping, Sweden, September 21-23.

  • 2016. Keynote Address. "Rethinking Context and Exposure: A Geospatial Perspective." International Conference on Geographies of Health and Living in Cities: Making Cities Healthy for All, Hong Kong, China, June 21-24.

  • 2016. Keynote Address."Crime, Human Mobility, and the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem." Academy Colloquium, Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences (Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 19-20.

  • 2016. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Environmental and Health Research." Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, California, April 20.

  • 2016. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Geographic and Health Research." Department of Geography, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, April 12.

  • 2016. Opening Keynote Plenary. "How Geographers Can Contribute to Urban Health." 13th International Conference on Urban Health: Place and Health (ICUH 2016), San Francisco, California, April 1-4.

  • 2015. Keynote Address. The 11th Workshop on Spatial Behavior Research and Planning: Spatial-temporal Behavior Theory and Application Frontiers, School of Geography and Planning, Sun Yat-sen (Zhong Shan) University, Guangzhou, China, December 10-12.

  • 2015. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Population and Health Research." Department of Geography, University of Connecticut, Storrs, November 13.

  • 2015. Invited Lecture. "Smart Geospatial Technologies for Healthy Urban Living Research." Workshop on Innovative Geo-spatial Technologies, Nanchang, China, June 21-22.

  • 2015. Keynote Address. "Recent Trends in Geospatial Health Research." 23rd International Conference on Geoinformatics (Geoinformatics 2015), Wuhan, China, June 19-21.

  • 2015. Opening Plenary. 23rd International Conference on Geoinformatics (Geoinformatics 2015), Wuhan, China, June 19-21.

  • 2015. Keynote Address. "Evaluating Context and Uncertainty for Environmental Monitoring." International Geospatial Health Workshop on "Strengthening the International Geo-eco Global Health Research Collaborations: Challenges and Opportunities." Wuhan, China, June 17-19.

  • 2015. Keynote Address. "Urban Form, Suburbanization, and Car Ownership: Exploring Sustainable Urban Futures in China." Third Conference on China Urban Development, International Conference on Urbanization and Urban Transformation in China, Shanghai, China, June 5-7.

  • 2015. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Population and Health Research." Population Research Center and Center on Aging at the National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Chicago, Chicago, January 29.

  • 2015. Keynote Address. "Geoinformatics for Healthy Urban Living." Second International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization (ICSU 2015), Hong Kong, January 7-9.

  • 2015. Keynote Address. "Space-time Behavior and Planning: A Comparative Perspective." The Tenth Conference on Spatial Behavior Research and Planning and the Big Data and Space-time Behavior and Planning Workshop, Shanghai, China, January 3-4.

  • 2014. Shi Jian Distinguished Lecture. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Geographic Research." Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, October 9.

  • 2014. Keynote Address. "Mobility and Everyday Encounters: Studying Segregation in the Age of Geospatial and Mobile Technologies." 12th Annual Conference of the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T2M), Drexel University, Philadelphia, September 18-21.

  • 2014. Keynote Address. "Mobility and Everyday Encounters: Rethinking Segregation in the Age of Mobility." 2014 Chinese Urban Geography Association Annual Meeting, Xining, China, July 11-14.

  • 2014. Keynote Address. "Addressing Human Behavior in Air Pollution at Individual and Population Level." Workshop on "Transportation, Environmental Pollution, and Health Behavior in Beijing." Peking, China, June 29-July 1.

  • 2014. Keynote Address. "Spatially and Temporally Integrated Social Sciences." The Fifth International Conference of Spatially Integrated Humanities and Social Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China, June 28-30.

  • 2014. Keynote Address. "Addressing the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem and its Big Data Challenges." The 22nd International Conference on Geoinformatics (Geoinformatics 2014), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 24-27.

  • 2014. Keynote Address. "Meeting the Big Data Challenges in Environmental Health Research." A high-level international workshop "Fostering International Geospatial Health Research Collaborations: Challenges and Opportunities." Hong Kong, June 16-18.

  • 2014. Keynote Address. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Geographic Research." Annual conference of the European Association of Geographers, Valletta, Malta, May 15-17.

  • 2014. "Beyond Space-Time Co-Location: Using Time Geography in Segregation Studies." International Time-Geography Days, Linköping University, Sweden, May 14-16.

  • 2014. "Geovisualization and Geocomputation of Human Activities in Space-Time: Applications in Geographic Research." Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, March 30-31 (with support from the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters).

  • 2014. Keynote Address. "Mobility and Everyday Encounters: Rethinking Segregation in the Age of Mobility." Conference on Living in Enclave Cities: Towards Mobility-based Perspectives on Urban Segregation, Utrecht University, the Netherlands, March 21-22.

  • 2014. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Geographic Research." Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, March 7.

  • 2014. Dean's Speaker Series Lecture, "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Social Science and Health Research." School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, February 11.

  • 2014. Keynote Address. "Mobility and Health: Addressing the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem in Space-Time Research." 9th Conference on Spatial Behavior Research and Planning, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, January 3-5.

  • 2013. Plenary Address. "Mobility and Health: Addressing the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem in Transportation Research." 18th International Conference of the Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies (HKSTS), Hong Kong, December 14-16.

  • 2013. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Geographic and Health Research." Inserm (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale; French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) and Faculté de Médecine Saint-Antoine, Universite´ Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris, Paris, France, November 22.

  • 2013. Keynote Address. "How GIS Can Help Address the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem." 34th International Conference on Geospatial Information Science (ICGIS), Seoul, South Korea, November 14-15.

  • 2013 "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Geographic Research." Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), the Netherlands, July 22.

  • 2013. Keynote Address. “GIS Applications to Address the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem in Health Research.” 15th International Medical Geography Symposium (IMGS 2013), Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, July 7-12.

  • 2013. Keynote Address. 13th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM 2013), Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands, July 2-5.

  • 2013. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Geographic Research." Urban and Regional Research Centre Utrecht, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands, June 13.

  • 2013. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation of Human Activities in Space-Time: Applications in Transportation and Health Research.” Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Ispra, Italy, May 15.

  • 2013. “Addressing the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem in Geographic Research.” Department of Geography, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, April 19.

  • 2013. “GIS Methods for Analyzing GPS Data: Applications in Neighborhood and Health Research.” Division of Global Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, April 18.

  • 2013. “The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Social Science Research.” Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea (Republic of Korea), April 2.

  • 2013. “The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Social Science Research.” Department of Geography, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, March 19.

  • 2013. “Mobility, Health and Sustainability in Cities.” Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, March 18.

  • 2012. Christmas Lecture commemorating the 500th anniversary of Gerard Mercator (°1512). “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities.” Faculty of Sciences and Geography Research Group, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, December 22.

  • 2012. Harvard Geography Colloquium. “Advances in Geographic Information Science for Social Science and Health Research.” Center for Geographic Analysis, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, October 22.

  • 2012. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Health Research." Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, July 31.

  • 2012. “Geo-Narrative: Analyzing Qualitative Data with GIS in Mixed-Method Research.” School of Geography, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, June 28.

  • 2012. “People-Based and Dynamic Measures of Context: A Space-Time Approach.” School of Geography, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, June 28.

  • 2012. Keynote Address. “How GIS Can Help Address the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem in Social Science Research.” 20th International Conference on GeoInformatics (GeoInformatics 2012), Hong Kong, China, June 15-17.

  • 2012. “GIS and Geographic Context.” Department of Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene, May 17.

  • 2012. Martin Wachs Distinguished Lecture. “What about Time in Transportation and Health Research?” Luskin School of Public Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles, May 10.

  • 2012. Public Lecture. “GIS, Geographic Contex, and the New Mobilities Paradigm." University of California, Berkeley, May 1.

  • 2012. Public Lecture. “GIS and Critical Quantitative Geographies." University of California, Berkeley, April 23.

  • 2012. Public Lecture. “Geo-Narrative: Analyzing Qualitative Data with GIS in Mixed-Method Research.” University of California, Berkeley, April 16.

  • 2012. Public Lecture. “Geovisualization for Gender Studies: A Time-Geographic Approach.” University of California, Berkeley, April 9.

  • 2012. Public Lecture. “Feminist Perspectives on GIS and Geospatial Technologies.” University of California, Berkeley, April 2.

  • 2012. Public Lecture. “Critical GIS and Hybrid Geographies.” University of California, Berkeley, March 19.

  • 2012. “Addressing Complexity in the Urban Design and Planning Process.” Invited lecture in a GIS Symposiums entitled “Future Directions in Geocomputation, Georepresentation and Geovisualization in Urban Studies and Planning.” Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), March 9.

  • 2012. “Qualitative GIS and Geographic Context.” Invited opening address in the Opening Plenary Session of the Qualitative GIS Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), New York, February 24-28.

  • 2012. Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture. ““Geo-Narrative: Analyzing Qualitative Data with GIS in Mixed-Method Research.” Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, February 3.

  • 2011. Keynote Address. “Space, Time and Behavior: New Conceptualization and Measurements.” South China Division of the Chinese Geographical Society Graduate Students Forum, Guangzhou, China, December 16.

  • 2011. Keynote Address. “People-Based and Dynamic Measures of Context: A Space-Time Approach.” The Sixth Workshop on Spatial Behavior Research and Planning - Spatio-temporal Behavior: Theory and Practice, School of Geography and Planning, Sun Yat-sen (Zhong Shan) University, Guangzhou, China, December 15.

  • 2011. “On Linking Health and Geography.” Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, November 17.

  • 2011. “Integrating Geographic Information System Technology with Qualitative Research and Critical Social Theory.” As part of the Rutgers’ School of Arts and Sciences series titled "Technologies without borders: technologies across borders.” Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, University, November 10.

  • 2011. “On the Linkage between Health and Geography.” Invited lecture in “Staying Mobile While Cognitively Impaired” Conference (funded by the German Research Foundation), Heidelberg, Germany, October 21.

  • 2011. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-Time: Applications in Transportation and Health Research.” Department of Geography, School of Resources and Environmental Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, September 5.

  • 2011. “Activity-based Analysis and Modeling for Transportation Planning.” Beijing Transportation Research Center, Beijing, China, September 2.

  • 2011. Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture. “Information and Communication Technologies, Social Networks, and Urban Travel: New Conceptualizations.” Department of Urban and Economic Geography, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China, July 21.

  • 2011. Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture. “Geo-Narrative: Analyzing Qualitative Data with GIS In Mixed-Method Research.” Department of Urban and Economic Geography, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China, July 20.

  • 2011. Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture. “Dynamics of Geographic Context: Implications for Health Research.” Department of Urban and Economic Geography, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China, July 19.

  • 2011. Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities: A Time-Geographic Perspective.” Department of Urban and Economic Geography, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China, July 19.

  • 2011. Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture. “Geographical Analysis Revisited: New Conceptualization and Measurements.” Department of Urban and Economic Geography, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China, July 18.

  • 2011. “Geo-Narrative: Analyzing Qualitative Data with GIS in Mixed-Method Research.” Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, June 22.

  • 2011. “Geo-Narrative: Analyzing Qualitative Data with GIS in Mixed-Method Research.” Department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 21.

  • 2011. “Feminist Geography and Geospatial Technologies: A New Beginning?” Department de Geografia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, May 13.

  • 2011. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities: A Time-Geographic Perspective.” Department of Geography, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, April 22 (sponsored by the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Department of Geography, and the School of Earth, Society and Environment).

  • 2011. Keynote Address. AAG Symposium on Space-Time Integration in Geography and GIScience: Opening Plenary. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Seattle, April 12-16.

  • 2011. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities: A Time-Geographic Perspective.” Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, January 11.

  • 2010. “Social Science in Spatial Science.” Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, December 27.

  • 2010. “Geo-Narrative: Analyzing Qualitative Data with GIS In Mixed-Method Research.” Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, November 5.

  • 2010. J. Douglas Eyre Distinguished Lecture, “Geographic Context in Health Research: A New Conceptualization.” Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 1.

  • 2010. “Geo-Narrative: Analyzing Qualitative Data With GIS In Mixed-Method for Transport and Health Research.” School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, August 6.

  • 2010. Keynote Address. International conference on “Qualitative GIS: Emerging Issues and Possible Futures.” Cardiff University, UK, August 2-4.

  • 2010. “GIS-based Analysis for Communication Studies.” School of Communication, Ohio State University, May 28.

  • 2010. Harold and Florence Mayer Lecture. “Analysis of Human Behavior in Space-Time using GIS.” Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 30.

  • 2009. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities: A Time-Geographic Perspective.” Faculty of Construction and Land Use, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, December 13.

  • 2009. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities: A Time-Geographic Perspective.” Department of Geography, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, December 3.

  • 2009. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities: A Time-Geographic Perspective.” Department of Geography, Baptist University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 26.

  • 2009. Distinguished Transport Lecture. “What about Time in Transportation Research.” Institute of Transport Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 11.

  • 2009. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities: A Time-Geographic Perspective.” Department of Geography, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, November 4.

  • 2009. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities: A Time-Geographic Perspective.” Department of Geography, Beijing University, Beijing, China, November 2.

  • 2009. Keynote Address. “Space, Time and Behavior: New Conceptualization and Measurements.” The Dynamics of Space-Time Use: Measurement, Patterns, and Consequences Conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, October 2-3, 2009.

  • 2009. Initiative in Population Research (IPR) Geographical Analysis Core Inaugural Lecture. “Geographical Analysis Revisited: Implications for Population and Health Research.” Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, September , 2009.

  • 2009. Keynote Address. “Geocomputation and Geovisualization for Health Research.” Canadian Institutes of Health Research Summer Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, July 9-12.

  • 2009. “Geo-Narrative and 3D GIS-Based Time-Geographic Methods.” Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France, May 25.

  • 2009. Belle van Zuylen Chair Inaugural Lecture. “Geo-Narrative: Analyzing Qualitative Data with GIS in Mixed-Method Research.” Utrecht University, the Netherlands, May 13.

  • 2009. “Analysis of Life Paths and Time-Space Behavior in the Urban Context: Geovisualization and Geocomputational Approaches.” National Centre for Geocomputation, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, May 7.

  • 2009. “Geographic Context in Studying Behavior: New Conceptualization and Measurements.” Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, the Netherlands, April 23.

  • 2009. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-Time.” Department of Geography, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, April 21.

  • 2009. “Spatial visualization/geovisualization.” Invited lecture, 3G’s (GEI, GPS, and GIS) Workshop, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, California, February 20-22.

  • 2008. “Reconceptualizing Sociogeographic Context in Health Research.” Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, November 20-21 (co-sponsored by the Division of International Health and the UCSD Biomedical Library).

  • 2008. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-Time.” Division of Psychology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, November 3.

  • 2008. Presidential Session Lecture. “Geo-Narrative: Analyzing and Interpreting Oral Histories with 3D GIS.” Lecture delivered in the Presidential Session entitled “Time Geography: The Work of Mei-Po Kwan,” 33rd Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association (SSHA), Miami, Florida, October 23-26.

  • 2008. Keynote Address. “Understanding the Rhythms of Everyday Life in Space-time through Geo-narrative and Geovisualization.” Timespace and Lifecourse ESRC Seminar Series: Tracking the Rhythms of Everyday Life, London, August 26 (sponsored by the U.K. Economic and Social Research Council).

  • 2008. Keynote Address. “Geo-Narrative: Extending Geographic Information Systems for Narrative Analysis in Qualitative Research.” Technology in Qualitative Research Workshop, Fourth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry: Ethics, Evidence and Social Justice, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 14, 2008.

  • 2008. Public Lecture. “Information and Communication Technologies, Social Networks, and Urban Travel: New Conceptualizations.” St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota, May 2.

  • 2008. Louis Leipold Distinguished Geography Lecture.“Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-Time.” Department of Geography, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota, May 1.

  • 2008. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-Time.” Department of Geography, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. March 4.

  • 2008. Elizabeth Chan Geography Academic Lecture. “Information and Communication Technologies, Social Networks, and Urban Travel: New Conceptualizations.” Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, February 21.

  • 2008. Mel Webber Lecture. “Mobile Communications, Social Networks, and Urban Travel: New Topologies of Spatial Interaction.” University of California Transportation Center, Santa Barbara, California, February 1.

  • 2008. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-Time.” Department of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, January 25.

  • 2007. Keynote Address. “GIS and Spatial Social Science.” Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts – Amherst, Massachusetts (Five College GIS Day - Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst), November 2.

  • 2007. “Analysis of Human Activities in Space and Time.” Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, September 14.

  • 2007. “Visual Analysis of Human Activities.” Advances in Spatial Information Science Research Symposium, Spatial Information Science Research Interest Group, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, May 24-25.

  • 2007. “Analysis of Individual Accessibility in Space-Time: Gender Differences and Geographical Context.” John Glenn School of Public Affairs, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, May 4.

  • 2007. “Individuals Accessibility in Space-Time: Geocomputation and Geovisualization Approaches.” Social Science In Place (SSIP) Research Group and Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, California, February 20.

  • 2007. “Individual Accessibility in Space-Time: Geocomputation and Geovisualization Approaches.” National Cancer Institute, Washington, D.C., January 24.

  • 2007. Plenary Lecture. “Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-Time.” Huitièmes Rencontres de Théo Quant, Besançon, France, January 10-12.

  • 2006. Keynote Address. “GIS and Spatial Social Science.” Annual Meeting of the East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers (ELDAAG), Toledo, Ohio, October 20-21.

  • 2006. Keynote Address. “Visual Analysis of Human Activities.” UCGIS Workshop on Computation and Visualization for the understanding of Dynamics in Geographic Domains, Washington, D.C., October 16-18.

  • 2006. "ICT, Space-Time Constraints, and Sustainability." Department of Urban Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, August 22.

  • 2006. Keynote Address. “Analysis of Life Paths and Time-Space Behaviour in the Urban Context: Geovisualization and Geocomputational Approaches.” International Conference on “Urban Conditions and Life Chances”, Amsterdam Institute for Metropolitan and International Developing Studies, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 6-8.

  • 2006. “Doing qualitative research using GIS: An oxymoronic endeavor?” Amsterdam Institute for Metropolitan and International Developing Studies, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 4.

  • 2006. “Geocomputation for the Analysis of Access in Space and Time.” Center for Health Care Research and Policy, Case Western Reserve University and MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, May 12.

  • 2006. Fleming Lecture in Transportation Geography. “Mobile Communications, Social Networks and Urban Travel: New Topologies of Spatial Interaction”. Invited lecture at the 102th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, March 7-11.

  • 2006. “Politics and Practice of Geospatial Technologies.” Department of Geography, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, February 17.

  • 2006. “3D Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-time.” School of Medicine and Department of Geography, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, February 3.

  • 2006. “Individual Accessibility in Space-Time: Gender and Geographical Context.” Program in Transportation and Department of Geography, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Toronto, Canada, January 13.

  • 2005. “Accessibility in Space-Time: A 3D GIS Approach.” Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, December 5.

  • 2005. “3D Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-time.” Symposium on “Sustaining the Future and Understanding the Past: GIS Technology.” Center for Statistics and Geospatial Data, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, October 14.

  • 2005. “New Information Technologies, Global Change, and Their Impacts on Human Behavior and Urban Economy.” Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University, NY, March 5.

  • 2005. “Geospatial Technologies and Feminist Geography.” Department of Geography, Syracuse University, NY, March 4.

  • 2005. “GIS and Spatial Equity.” Syracuse Hunger Project, Syracuse University, NY, March 4.

  • 2005. “3D Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-time.” Department of Geography, San Diego State University, CA, March 1.

  • 2005. “Accessibility in Space-Time: A 3D GIS Approach.” Department of Geography, Arizona State University, Arizona, February 21.

  • 2005. “Feminist Geography and Geospatial Technologies.” Department of Geography and Regional Development, University of Arizona, Arizona, February 18.

  • 2004. “Accessibility in Space-Time: A 3D GIS Approach.” Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), University College London, UK, November 25.

  • 2004. Rockefeller Lecture. “Feminist Geography and Geospatial Technologies: A New Beginning?” Department of Geography, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 10.

  • 2004. Feminism and Social Theory in Geography Lecture. “Feminist Geography and Geospatial Technologies: A New Beginning?” Department of Geography, University of Minnesota, October 15.

  • 2004. IGERT Distinguished Lecture. “Internet Use, Space-Time Constraint and Human Activity Patterns.” Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis, California, May 21.

  • 2004. “The Urban Geography of Hate and Fear After 9/11: A Study on the Impact of 9/11 on the Muslim Population in Columbus, Ohio.” Center for Urban and Regional Analysis, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, May 7.

  • 2004. “3D Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-time.” Department of Geography, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, April 9.

  • 2004. “Individual Accessibility in Space-Time: Gender and Geographical Context.” School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, February 27.

  • 2004. Geographic Information Systems and Technologies Lecture. “3D Geovisualization and Geocomputation for the Analysis of Human Activities in Space-time.” Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), California, February 23.

  • 2004. “Feminist Visualizations: Re-envisioning GIS as a Method in Feminist Geographic Research.” Department of Geography, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, February 20.

  • 2003. “Feminist Visualizations: Re-envisioning GIS as a Method in Feminist Geographic Research.” Department of Geography, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, December 5.

  • 2003. “Gender Division of Household Labor and Activity-Travel Patterns: A GIS Approach”. Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, November 20.

  • 2003. Inaugural James and Catherine Ralston Lecture. “New Information Technologies: Human Behavior in Space-Time and the Urban Economy.” Department of Geography, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, November 13.

  • 2003. “Feminist Visualizations: Re-envisioning GIS as a Method in Feminist Geographic Research.” Department of Geography and Sociology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, November 3.

  • 2003. “A GIS-based Approach to the Study of Space-time Accessibility.” Urban and Regional Research Centre Utrecht and Faculty of Geographical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands, October 28.

  • 2003. “Is GIS for Women: A Critical Reflection.” Department of Geography, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, September 26.

  • 2003. "New Information Technologies, Human Behavior in Space-Time and Urban Travel." Centre for Transport Research and Innovation for People, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland, May 13.

  • 2003. "Is GIS for Women: A Critical Reflection." National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) and Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland, May 12.

  • 2003. "Is GIS for Women? A Critical Reflection." Department of Geography, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, February 21.

  • 2003. "Gender and Accessibility in Space-Time: A GIS Approach." Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, Seattle, January 31.

  • 2003. "Feminist Visualizations: Re-envisioning GIS as a Method in Feminist Geographic Research." Department of Geography, University of Washington, Seattle, January 30.

  • 2002. "Is GIS for Women: A Critical Reflection." Department of Geography, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, October 25.

  • 2002. "A GIS-based Approach to the Study of Space-time Accessibility." Department of Geography, State University of New York at Buffalo, April 26.

  • 2002. "Collection and Analysis of GPS Data for Understanding Human Activity Patterns." Interdisciplinary Research Group on Mobility (GRIMES), Université Laval, Sainte-Foy, Quebéc, Canada, February 25.

  • 2001. "A Study of Gender and Accessibility in Space-Time Using GIS." Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University, Columbus, October 19.

  • 2001. "Gender and Accessibility in Space-Time: A Time-Geographic Perspective." Department of Geography, University of Kentucky, Lexington, March 23.

  • 2000. "Other GIS in Other Worlds: Can GIS be a Method for Critical Geographic Research?" Department of Geography, Ohio State University, Columbus, May 25.

  • 1996. "GIS and Re-mapping Geography." The Geography Club, Department of Geography, Ohio State University, Columbus, May 9.

  • 1994 "Modeling Travel Behavior Using GIS." Department of Geography, Kent State University, Akron, Ohio, December 9.

Invited Presentations in Specialist Workshops or Professional Meetings [Top]

  • 2016. Invited presentation. "A Spatio-Temporal Perspective for Defining Personal and Contextual Environments for Cancer Risk Factors." Conference on Geospatial Approaches to Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, September 12-14. (Mei-Po Kwan, Glen D. Johnson, Neil Iyengar, and Terry Huang)

  • 2016. Invited presentation. "Effects of ICT on Activity Space: Do Space-time Constraints Matter?" International Workshop on "ICT, Activities, Time Use and Travel." Nanjing University, Nanjing, July 15-18. (Mei-Po Kwan, Na Ta, Shen Yue, and Yanwei Chai)

  • 2016. Invited panelist. "Spatiotemporal Symposium: Achievements, Gaps, and Future of Spatiotemporal Studies." AAG Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 29-April 2, 2016.

  • 2015. Invited panelist. Women in GIS Panel Session. 23rd International Conference on Geoinformatics (Geoinformatics 2015), Wuhan, China, June 19-21.

  • 2015 "Tracking People's Locations in Dense Urban Areas: An Experiment in Hong Kong," Invited presentation at the High-Level Forum on Strengthening the Geo-Eco Global Health Research Collaboration, Wuhan, June 17-18. (Xiaoli Ding, Wenkun Yu, Esmond Mok, Lilian Pun, Geoffrey Y.K. Shea, Wing Chi Chan, M Chow, Helen K.W. Law, Mei-Po Kwan, Ran Zhang, Yunqi Zhou, Cathy X. Jin, Teresa X.T. Yang)

  • 2015. Invited speaker. "Opening Plenary: Symposium on International Geospatial Health Research: Creating Synergies." AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015.

  • 2014. "GIS Methods for Analyzing the Dynamics of Urban Energy Systems." Invited presentation at the workshop "TIPUM: Toward an Interdisciplinary Perspective on Urban Metabolism." Leiden, the Netherlands, November 3-7. (Marianne Zeyringer and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2014. "International Geospatial Health Research Initiative." Eye on Earth: FALCON Workshop, Disaster Management Special Initiative, Washington, D.C., October 24-25, 2014.

  • 2014. "Cities and Urban Structure in the U.S." Invited presentation at the Delingha City Government Office, Delingha, Qinghai Province, China, July 14.

  • 2014. "Big Data Analysis and Health." Invited presentation at the "Workshop on Issues of Urban Design in the Era of Ubiquitous Information." The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, July 3-5.

  • 2014. Invited panelist. "Supporting Women in Geography Across the Sub-disciplines, 2nd Annual Panel." AAG Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida, April 8-12.

  • 2013. Invited panelist. "Closing Panel of the 8th International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality." May 30-June 1, Hong Kong.

  • 2013. Invited plenary speaker. "Opening Plenary on Geography, GIScience, and Health: Spatial Frontiers of Health Research and Practice." AAG Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, April 9-13.

  • 2013. Invited plenary speaker. "Synthesis, Trends, and Directions for Geography, GIScience, and Health: Spatial Frontiers of Health Research and Practice." AAG Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, April 9-13.

  • 2013. Invited panelist in an organized session on "Addressing Challenges for Geospatial Data-Intensive Research Communities: Research on Unique Confidentiality Risks & Geospatial Data Sharing Issues." AAG Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, April 9-13.

  • 2013. Invited panelist in an organized session on "Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing and Applications 4: Thinking Panel." AAG Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, April 9-13.

  • 2013. Invited panelist in an organized session on "Author Meets Critics: Sampson's 'Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect.'" AAG Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, April 9-13.

  • 2013. Invited panelist in an organized session on "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Manuscript Reviewing." AAG Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, April 9-13.

  • 2012. “Human space-time behavior as the basis of dynamic conceptualizations of geographic context.” Invited presentation at the International Symposium of Space-time Behavior and Smart Travel and the 7th Workshop on Spatial Behavior Research and Planning Program, Peking University, Beijing, December 8-9.

  • 2012. “Addressing the uncertain geographic context problem in health research with geospatial technologies and methods.” Invited presentation at a workshop entitled “Health-IT,” Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, September 28.

  • 2012. “BigData challenges for the analysis of human space-time behavior.” Invited presentation at CyberGIS’12: The First International Conference of Space, Time, and CyberGIS. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 6-9.

  • 2012. “The uncertain geographic context problem.” Invited presentation at the NIH-sponsored “Geospatial Frontiers in Health and Social Environments” Symposium on Enabling a National Geospatial Cyberinfrastructure for Health Research, San Diego, California, July 27-28.

  • 2012. Invited panelist in an organized panel seesion on “Spatiotemporal Thinking and Computing." 20th International Conference on GeoInformatics (GeoInformatics 2012), Hong Kong, China, June 15-17.

  • 2012. Invited panelist in an organized panel seesion on “Supporting Women in GIS." 20th International Conference on GeoInformatics (GeoInformatics 2012), Hong Kong, China, June 15-17.

  • 2012. “The problem of uncertainty in geographic context: Implications for health research.” Invited presentation at the NIH-sponsored “Geospatial Frontiers in Health and Social Environments” Symposium on Spatiotemporal Analysis for Health Research, Washington, D.C., April 27-28.

  • 2012. “GIS methods and applications in environmental and health studies.” Invited presentation in the inaugural “Careers in GIS” workshop, College of Natural Resources and College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley, April 19.

  • 2012. Invited panelist in an organized sessions entitled “Closing Roundtable: Future Directions” of the Qualitative GIS Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), New York, February 24-28.

  • 2012. Invited panelist in an organized session entitled “Reflections on Geographic Information Science: Panel Session in Honor of Michael Goodchild.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), New York, February 24-28.

  • 2012. Invited panelist in an organized session on “Meet the Editors of the Annals and the Professional Geographer.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), New York, February 24-28.

  • 2012. Invited presentation at the “Opportunities in Data Visualization and Visual Analytics for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research” meeting, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), January 30, 2012.

  • 2011. Invited panelist in an organized session entitled “Incorporating, analyzing, and interpreting activity space for youth and families: Advances, challenges, and future opportunities.” Society for Prevention Research 19th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 31-June 3.

  • 2011. Invited panelist. AAG Symposium on Space-Time Integration in Geography and GIScience: Trends and Directions. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Seattle, April 12-16.

  • 2011. Invited panelist in an organized session on “Meet the Editors of the Annals and the Professional Geographer.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Seattle, April 12-16.

  • 2011. Invited panelist in an organized session on “How to be an Editor for the Association of American Geographers.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Seattle, April 12-16.

  • 2011. “Challenges in applying geospatial technologies and analytical tools in health research.” Invited presentation at the “NIH-Wide Geospatial Infrastructure Workshop,” Rockville, Maryland, February 22-23.

  • 2011. “Research challenges in place-based initiatives.” Invited presentation in the “Place-Based NSF/NIH Research Initiative Panel” at the UCGIS Place-Based Geospatial Summit, UCGIS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 3.

  • 2010. “GIS-T research challenges.” Invited presentation at an AAG-sponsored workshop on “Enhancing Latin American GIS&T Capacity for Innovation and Economic Development,” Panama City, Panama, December 1-2.

  • 2010. Invited presented in a seminar entitled “Exploring Possibilities to Integrate Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects of Space-Time GIS,” Department of Geography, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, August 23.

  • 2010. “Using GIS in research on neighborhood effects, sociogeographic context, and environmental exposure.” IPR GIS Workshop, Initiative in Population Research, Ohio State University, June 10.

  • 2010. “Linking immigrant community exposure to adolescent substance use and sexual behavior: Moving beyond neighborhood of residence.” Invited presentation in an organized session entitled “Place & Substance Use: Linking Environments to Health.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Washington, D.C., April 14-18. (Christopher Browning, Lauren J. Krivo, Aubrey Jackson, Heather Washington, Ruth Peterson, and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2010. Invited panelist in an organized session on “Meet the Editors of the Annals of the AAG.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Washington, D.C., April 14-18.

  • 2010. Invited panelist in an organized tribute session on “A Celebration of Reg Golledge's Life and Work.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Washington, D.C., April 14-18.

  • 2010. “A geospatial framework for analyzing the interaction of childhood obesity and air pollution on cardiovascular health.” GeoHealth Working Group Session, Ohio State University, March 9. (Tim Buckley and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2010. “Geocomputation and 3D geovisualization as methods in population and health research.” GIS Methodology Seminar, Initiative in Population Research, Ohio State University, January 19.

  • 2009. “Whom to hang out with and why: the influence of social ties on leisure and social activity participation and travel of various ethnic groups in the Netherlands.” Invited presentation at the Workshop on Social Networks and Travel (sponsored by NSF), Niagara on the Lake, August 25-27, 2009. (Dick Ettema and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2009. Invited panelist in an organized session on “Meet the Editors of the Annals and the Professional Geographer.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Las Vegas, NV, March 22-27.

  • 2009. Invited panelist in a session on “GPS, IRB and Ethics” at the “3G’s (GEI, GPS, and GIS) Workshop,” University of California, San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, California, February 20-22.

  • 2008. Invited presentation in the Health Geomatics Workshop 2008 (sponsored by GeoConnection Canada), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, September 22-23.

  • 2008. Invited panelist, Expert Panel on Geospatial Research, Surveillance and Capacity Building In Support of CDC’s Healthy Communities Goal (sponsored by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry), Atlanta, Georgia, May 6-7.

  • 2008. Invited panelist in an organized session on “Straddling the Fence II: Theory, Practice, and History in Critical GIS” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston, MA, April 15-19.

  • 2008. Invited panelist in an organized session on “Geography of drug addiction: Emerging methodologies” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston, MA, April 15-19.

  • 2008. Invited panelist in an organized session on “Publishing in the Annals and the PG” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston, MA, April 15-19.

  • 2008. Invited panelist in an organized session on “Our AAG journals: Results of the Spring 2008 survey” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston, MA, April 15-19.

  • 2008. “An examination of the timing and duration of daily Internet activities using hazard-based duration models.” Invited presentation at the Third International Specialist Meeting on ICT, Everyday Life and Urban Change, Bristol, U.K., March 16-19. (Fang Ren, Mei-Po Kwan, and Tim Schwanen)

  • 2008. Invited panelist in the Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop (sponsored by the Graduate School and the Office of Research), Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, January 23.

  • 2007. Invited panelist in an organized session on “GIScience and Disaster Management: Research prospects and challenges” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), San Francisco, April 17-21.

  • 2007. Invited panelist in an organized session on “GIScience and Disaster Management: Research prospects and challenges” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), San Francisco, April 17-21.

  • 2007. Invited panelist in an organized session on “Publishing in the Annals and the PG” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), San Francisco, April 17-21.

  • 2007. Invited panelist in an organized session on “People of Color Negotiate the Academy (Part II): women of color geographers and the crisis of underrepresentation” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), San Francisco, April 17-21.

  • 2006. “Does access to shopping opportunities Affect E-shopping? A study in Columbus (Ohio, U.S.A.)” Invited presentation at “ICT: Mobilizing persons, places and spaces”, the Second International Specialist Meting on ICT, Everyday Life and Urban Change, Bergen, the Netherlands, November 9-12. (Fang Ren and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2006. “Visual analytics and geo-attribute spaces.” UCGIS Workshop on Computation and Visualization for the understanding of Dynamics in Geographic Domains, Washington, D.C., October 16-18. (Ola Ahlqvist and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2006. Invited panelist in an organized session on “SPLINT SPACE NITLE and ARCNRSISS: A Panel on Integrating Spatial Analysis in University Teaching and Research” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Chicago, March 7-11.

  • 2006. Invited panelist in an organized session on “Transport Geography: Assessing the Current State of the Subdiscipline” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Chicago, March 7-11.

  • 2006. Invited panelist in an organized session on “The Papyrus Calls: A Panel on Academic Publishing” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Chicago, March 7-11.

  • 2006. “Internet Use, Space-Time Constraint and Accessibility in the Information Age.” Invited presentation in an organized panel session on “Cybermobility and the Evolution of Personal Travel” at the 85th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 22-26.

  • 2005. “Time-Geographic Methods For Analyzing GPS Data.” Invited presentation in a specialist meeting on “GPS Tracking and Time-Geography Applications for Activity Modeling and Microsimulation.” (sponsored by the U.S. Federal Highway Administration), Santa Barbara, California, October 10-11.

  • 2005. “Politics and Practice in GIS After Ground Truth.” Invited presentation in an organized session on “Spaces of Technology/Technological Spaces” at the 2005 Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) Conference, London, August 31- September 2.

  • 2005 “Hybridity as Research Practice in Geography.” Invited presentation in an organized session on “Modelling Geography: Histories, Prospects, and Practices” at the 2005 Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) Conference, London, August 31- September 2.

  • 2005 Invited participant, Colloquy on the Coming Transformation of Travel (convened and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration Office of Planning and New York State Metropolitan Planning Organizations), Rensselaerville, NY, June 1-3.

  • 2005. “Politics and Practice in GIS After Ground Truth.” Invited presentation in a plenary session titled “Ground Truth and Critical GIS: A research Agenda for the Future II” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Denver, April 5-9.

  • 2005. “Feminist Geography and Geospatial Technologies: A New Beginning?” Invited presentation in a panel session titled “Feminism and Social Theory in Geography I at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Denver, April 5-9.

  • 2004. “The Impact of E-Shopping on Activity-Travel Patterns.” Invited presentation at the international conference “ICT: Mobilizing Persons, Places and Spaces - An International Specialist Meeting On ICT, Everyday Life and Urban Change.” Doorn, the Netherlands, November 4-7, 2004. (Fang Ren and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2004. "Emergency Response after 9/11: The Potential of Real-time 3D GIS for Quick Emergency Response in Micro-spatial Environments." Invited presentation at the 9th International Seminar in GIS. Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), Seoul, South Korea, September 8–9.

  • 2004. “Construction of Place Vs. Construction of Knowledge.” Invited presentation at the conference on “History and Geography: Assessing the Role of Geographical Information in Historical Scholarship” (sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities), Chicago, March 25-27. (Mei-Po Kwan and Stuart Aitken)

  • 2004. "Beyond Difference: From Canonical Geography to Hybrid Geographies." Invited presentation in the Presidential Plenary Session on “Geography in the Twenty-First Century: Where Do We Go From Here?” 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Philadelphia, March 15-19.

  • 2003. "Emergency Response and Population at Risk.” Invited presentation at the Homeland Security Workshop (funded by the University Consortium of Geographic Information Science (UCGIS); organized by the University of Georgia), University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, November 6-7.

  • 2003. "Individual Accessibility in Space-Time: A GIS Approach." International Transportation Seminar on “Methodological Advances in Accessibility Analysis.” The Netherlands Graduate School of Housing and Urban Research (NETHUR) and Urban and Regional Research Centre Utrecht and Faculty of Geographical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands, October 30.

  • 2003. “Internet Use, Space-Time Constraints and Human Activity Patterns: A Time-Geographic Perspective.” Invited presentation in a specialist workshop “The Domestic Impact of Information and Communication Technology” (sponsored by NSF), Estes Park, Colorado, June 5-9.

  • 2003. "Internet Use, Space-Time Constraints and Human Activity Patterns: A Time-Geographic Perspective." Second Specialist Workshop of STELLA (Sustainable Transport in Europe and Links and Liaisons with America), Focus Group 2 (ICT, Innovation and the Transport System), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, May 8-10. (Mei-Po Kwan and Martin Dijst)

  • 2003. Invited panelist in a panel session, “GIS and Society: Past, Present and Future.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), New Orleans, March 4-8, 2003.

  • 2003. "Accessibility and Quality of Life." Second Specialist Workshop of STELLA (Sustainable Transport in Europe and Links and Liaisons with America), Focus Group 3 (Society, Behavior, and Private/Public Transport), Washington, D.C., January 13-14. (Martin Dijst and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2003. "New Information Technologies: Human Behavior in Space-Time and the Urban Economy." Special session entitled “International Roundtable, Part 2: STELLA - Transatlantic Research on Sustainable Transportation” at the Transportation Research Board 82nd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 12-16.

  • 2002. “Spatial Inequality, GIS and Spatial Analysis.” American Sociological Association / National Science Foundation (ASA/NSF) Spatial Inequality Workshop, Columbus, Ohio, September 21-22.

  • 2002. "GIS-based Intelligent Emergency Response (GIER): The Potential of Real-Time 3D GIS for Quick Emergency Response in Micro-Spatial Environments." National Science Foundation / Association of American Geographers (NSF / AAG) specialist workshop on The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism: A Research Agenda for the Discipline. Washington D.C., January 24-27. (Mei-Po Kwan and Jiyeong Lee)

  • 2002. "New Information Technologies, Human Behavior in Space-Time and the Urban Economy." Specialist workshop on ICT, Innovation and the Transport System. Sponsored by STELLA (Sustainable Transport in Europe and Links and Liaisons with America) and STAR (Sustainable Transportation Analysis and Research), and NSF, Washington, D.C., January 15-17.

  • 2001. "Analysis of LBS-derived Data Using GIS-based 3D Geovisualization." Specialist Meeting on Location-Based Services, Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science (CSISS), University of California, Santa Barbara, December 14-15, 2001. [Position Paper]

  • 1998. "Analysis of Human Spatial Behavior Within GIS: Recent Developments and Future Prospect." NCGIA Workshop on the Status and Trends in Spatial Analysis, University of California, Santa Barbara, December 10-12.

  • 1998. "Conceptualizing and Measuring Individual Access to Information Resources on the Internet." NCGIA Specialist Meeting on Conceptualizing and Measuring Accessibility in the Information Age, Pacific Grove, California, November 20-22.

Presentations at Professional Meetings [Top]

  • 2017. "The Transnational Experiences of Young Chinese Australians in Physical Activity." Institute of Australian Geographers Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia, July 11-14. (Bonnie Pang and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2017. "Human Mobility and Individual Space-Time Context: How GPS Data Can Advance Research on Drug Use Behavior." 17th International Medical Geography Symposium (IMGS 2017), Angers, France, July 2-7.

  • 2017. "Spatiotemporal Uncertainties in Assessing Individual Exposure to Air Pollution." AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, April 5-9, 2017. (Yoo Min Park and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2017. "Assessing Individual Environmental Exposure with the Environmental Context Cube: A Study on the Environmental Influences on Obesity." AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, April 5-9, 2017. (Jue Wang and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2017. "The Influence of Seasonality on Amenity-led Mobility and Wellbeing of Retired Migrants in China." AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, April 5-9, 2017. (Lirong Kou and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2017. "Towards Automatic Classification of Transportation Modes and Physical Activity Using Publicly Released GPS and Accelerometer Data." AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, April 5-9, 2017. (Kangjae Lee and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2017. "Understanding School Choice through Marginalized Children's Perceptions of Urban Neighborhoods: Mental Maps." AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, April 5-9, 2017. (Ee-Seul Yoon and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2017. "Forest management and geographic scales: Understanding the spatial and temporal drivers of entrepreneurship in smallholder forestry." AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, April 5-9, 2017. (Pushpendra Rana and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2016. "Urban Form, Suburbanization, and Car Ownership in Chinese and US Cities: Exploring Sustainable Urban Futures." 33rd International Geographical Congress of the International Geographical Union (IGU), Beijing, China, August 22-24. (Mei-Po Kwan and Yanwei Chai)

  • 2016. "An Examination on the geographical pattern of socio-environmental justice: The case of population exposure to air pollution in Beijing." Presented at the "International Conference on Geographies of Health and Living in Cities: Making Cities Healthy for All," Hong Kong, China, June 21-24, 2016. (Wenbo Guo, Yanwei Chai, and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2016. "Assessment of Personal Exposure to Air Pollution and Its Effects on Health: Using Hourly Estimates, Human Movement Data, and 3-Dimensional Visualization to Address the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem." AAG Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 29-April 2, 2016. (Yoo Min Park and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2016. "The Impact of Environmental Influences in Urban Areas on the Physical Activity of Young Adults." AAG Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 29-April 2, 2016. (Kangjae Lee and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2016. "Predicting Spatio-temporal Demand for 311 Non-Emergency Municipal Services in Chicago." AAG Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 29-April 2, 2016. (Li Xu, Mei-Po Kwan, Sara McLafferty, and Shaowen Wang)

  • 2015. "Activity Space Exposures and Physiological Stress Among Urban Adolescents." AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015. (Christopher R. Browning, Jodi L. Ford, and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2015. "Analyzing Environmental Influence on Health Using Movement Data, Contextual Environment Cube, and Artificial Neural Network." AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015. (Jue Wang and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2015. "Mining Sequential Trajectories Patterns for Activity-Travel Prediction." AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015. (Li Xu and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2015. "Development of a Method to Integrate an Ontology Model and Topological Analysis: Focusing on Activities in Indoor Spaces at University." AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015. (Kangjae Lee, Mei-Po Kwan, and Jiyeong Lee)

  • 2015. "The Interaction between Urban Space and Space-time Behavior: A Theoretical Framework." AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015. (Yanwei Chai and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2015. "Gender and Spacetime Constraints of Daily Activities: A Sino-US Comparative Study." AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015. (Yue Shen, Mei-Po Kwan, and Yanwei Chai)

  • 2015. "A Comparative Study of Urban Residents' Space-time Activity Pattern between Beijing, China and Chicago, USA." AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015. (Yan Zhang, Yanwei Chai, and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2015. "The Shoemaker's Son Always Goes Barefoot: Implementations of GPS and Other Tracking Technologies for Geographic Research." AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015. (Noam Shoval, Mei-Po Kwan, Kristian H Reinau, and Henrik Harder)

  • 2014. "Mining Sequential Activity-Travel Patterns from GPS Trajectories." 19th International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies (HKSTS), Hong Kong, December 13-15. (Li Xu and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2014. "The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem: Implications for Environmental Health Research." 142th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 15-19. (Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2014. "Suburbanization, Daily Lifestyle and the Build Environment: A Study of Suburban Residents in Beijing, China." Annual Meeting of the Geographical Society of China, Chengdu, China, October 24-27. (Tana, Yanwei Chai, and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2014. "Space-time constraints and gendered daily activities in urban China: Comparison of nuclear and extended families based on a GPS-based activity survey in Beijing, China." AAG Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida, April 8-12. (Tana, Mei-Po Kwan, Yanwei Chai, and Zhilin Liu)

  • 2014. "Improving the spatial accuracy of mobile positioning data based on fine-scale human mobility pattern analysis." AAG Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida, April 8-12. (Li Xu and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2013. "Activity-travel behavior, activity space, and urban form: A study of suburban residents in Beijing using GPS data." 18th International Conference of the Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies (HKSTS), Hong Kong, December 14-16. (Yue Shen, Mei-Po Kwan and Yanwei Chai)

  • 2013. "Space-time constraints in Beijing suburbs: A comparative study of different community types." International Conference on China's Urban Transformation and Restructuring, Guangzhou, China. (Yue Shen, Mei-Po Kwan and Yanwei Chai)

  • 2013. “Urban form, activity space and activity-travel behavior in Beijing suburbs: A comparative study of an affordable housing community and a new town with GPS data.” AAG Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, April 9–13. (Yue Shen, Mei-Po Kwan and Yanwei Chai)

  • 2012. “Examining the tobacco industry’s major marketing strategies: A comparison and content analysis of cigarette and smokeless tobacco print advertisements in playboy and sports illustrated. Paper presented at the 2012 Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, March 13-16. (Meaghan Novi, Julianna Nemeth, Amy Ferketich, Elizabeth Klein, Mei-Po Kwan, Electra Paskett, and Mary Ellen Wewers)

  • 2012. ““If you’re going to be a county boy, rub snuff”: Factors influencing smokeless tobacco use in rural Ohio Appalachia.” Paper presented at the 2012 Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, March 13-16. (Julianna M. Nemeth, Sherry T. Liu, Elizabeth G. Klein, Amy K. Ferketich, Mei-Po Kwan, and Mary Ellen Wewers)

  • 2012. “Perceived health effects and relative safety of smokeless tobacco products among adolescents and adults in Appalachia, Ohio.” Paper presented at the 2012 Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, March 13-16. (Sherry T. Liu, Julianna M. Nemeth, Elizabeth G. Klein, Amy K. Ferketich, Mei-Po Kwan, and Mary Ellen Wewers)

  • 2012. “Adolescent and adult perceptions of traditional and novel smokeless tobacco marketing in rural Ohio Appalachia.” Paper presented at the 2012 Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, March 13-16. (Sherry T. Liu, Julianna M. Nemeth, Elizabeth G. Klein, Amy K. Ferketich, Mei-Po Kwan, and Mary Ellen Wewers)

  • 2011. “A framework for modeling trip chains with multiple flexible activities.” Paper presented at the 16th International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies (HKSTS), Hong Kong, December 17-20. (Xiang Chen and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2011. “What can be obtained from presentation text?: Qualitative GIS analysis into cultural landscape.” Paper presented at the Supporting Digital Humanities 2011 Conference, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, November 18. (Ayako Matsumoto, Toshikazu Seto, Takafusa Iizuka, Mei-Po Kwan, and Keiji Yano)

  • 2011. “Sociogeographic context, pro-tobacco advertising, and smokeless tobacco usage in the Appalachian Region of Ohio (USA).” Paper presented at the 2011 International Medical Geography Symposium, Durham, U.K., July 10-15. (Mei-Po Kwan, Loren L. Kenda, Mary Ellen Wewers, Amy K. Ferketich, and Elizabeth G. Klein)

  • 2011. “The value of qualitative inquiry for understanding healthcare accessibility and quality of care in lower-income urban communities.” Paper presented at the 2011 International Medical Geography Symposium, Durham, U.K., July 10-15. (Timothy L. Hawthorne and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2011. “Geovisualization of public transportation using the space-time cloud.” Paper presented at the 25th International Cartographic Conference (ICC2011) of the International Cartographic Association, Paris, France, July 3-8. (Johnathan Rush and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2011. “The formation of choice set for multiple flexible activities under space-time constraints.” Paper presented at the 19th International Conference on Geoinformatics, Shanghai, China, June 24-26. (Xiang Chen and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2011. “A new conceptualization of racial segregation using a time-geographic approach and geo-narrative analysis.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Seattle, April 12-16. (John Rainey and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2011. “The association between tobacco marketing strategies, activity-travel behavior, sociogeographic context and smokeless tobacco usage in the Appalachian Region of Ohio.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Seattle, April 12-16. (Loren Kenda and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2011. “Using volunteered geographic information to study population dynamics.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Seattle, April 12-16. (Johnathan Rush and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2011. “The spatial and social embeddedness of youth activities.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Seattle, April 12-16. (Catherine Calder, William Darnieder, Christopher Browning, Lauren Krivo, Mei-Po Kwan, and Ruth Peterson)

  • 2010. “Temporal interactions between people’s Internet and physical activities.” Paper presented at the 15th International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies, Hong Kong, December 11-14. (Mei-Po Kwan, Fang Ren and Tim Schwanen) (peer reviewed)

  • 2010. “The association between tobacco marketing strategies, activity-travel behavior, sociogeographic context and smokeless tobacco usage in the Appalachian region of Ohio.” Paper presented at the Association of American Geographers East Lakes Regional Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI, October 22-23. (Loren Kenda, Mei-Po Kwan, Mary Ellen Wewers, Amy Ferketich, and Liz Klein)

  • 2010. "Investigating the temporal dynamics of Internet activities using survival analysis." Paper presented at the 32nd International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference 2010, Paris, France, July 7-10. (Fang Ren, Mei-Po Kwan and Tim Schwanen) (peer reviewed)

  • 2010. “Space-time analysis of adolescent health-risk behaviors.” Paper presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, May 1-4, 2010, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Sarah E Wiehe, Mei Po Kwan, Jeffrey S Wilson, Shawn C Hoch, B'Wana L Brooks and J Dennis Fortenberry) (peer reviewed)

  • 2010. “The spatial mismatch and skills mismatch hypotheses: A study of the Columbus Metropolitan Area using spatial interpolation methods.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Washington, D.C., April 14-18. (Loren Kenda and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2010. “Time-space modeling of traffic-related air pollution in Ohio” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Washington, D.C., April 14-18. (Jun Li, Mei-Po Kwan and Desheng Liu)

  • 2010. “Whom to hang out with and why: the influence of social ties on social and recreational activity participation and travel of various ethnic groups in the Netherlands.” Paper presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 10-14, Washington, D.C. (Dick Ettema and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2009. “Gendered rigidity of space-time constraints and human activity patterns: An activity-based approach.” Paper presented at the 14th International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies, Hong Kong, December 10-12. (Mei-Po Kwan, Tim Schwanen and Fang Ren)

  • 2009. “Geographic context in health research: A new conceptualization.” Paper presented at the 13th International Symposium in Medical Geography, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, July 12-17. (Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2009. “A geographer’s take on healthcare accessibility: The role for critical geographic information systems (GIS) and mixed methods in healthcare accessibility.” Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, June 4-7. (Tim Hawthorne and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2009. “Activity-space measures for studying spatial crime and social isolation.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Las Vegas, NV, March 22-27. (Mei-Po Kwan, Timothy Hawthorne, Catherine Calder, William Darneider, Aubrey Jackson, and Lauren J. Krivo).

  • 2009. “Adolescent activity space and risk behavior: The joint effects of neighborhood and school contexts." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Las Vegas, NV, March 22-27. (Christopher R. Browning, Heather Washington, Lori Burrington, Catherine Calder, William Darnieder, Lauren J. Krivo, Mei-Po Kwan, and Ruth D. Peterson).

  • 2009. “Dynamic individual and neighborhood activity patterns: Implications for problem behaviors among distinct groups.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Las Vegas, NV, March 22-27. (Ruth D. Peterson, Aubrey Jackson, Lauren J. Krivo, Christopher R. Browning, Catherine Calder, and Mei-Po Kwan).

  • 2009. “The role for critical GIS and mixed methods research in studies of healthcare accessibility.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Las Vegas, NV, March 22-27. (Tim Hawthorne and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2009. “The Internet, mobility, and everyday life.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Las Vegas, NV, March 22-27. (Fang Ren and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2009. “Visualizing a large population in the space time aquarium.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Las Vegas, NV, March 22-27. (Johnathan Rush and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2008. “Accessibility, e-shopping, and activity-travel patterns”. Paper presented at the 13th International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies, Hong Kong, December 13-15. (Mei-Po Kwan and Fang Ren).

  • 2008. “A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for Measuring Activity-Travel Patterns.” Paper presented at the GIScience 2008 Conference (Fifth International Conference on Geographic Information Science), Park City, Utah, September 23-26. (Guoxiang Ding and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2008. “Reconceptualizing sociogeographic context for the study of drug use, abuse, and addiction.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston, MA, April 15-19. (Mei-Po Kwan, Ruth Peterson, Christopher Browning, Lori Burrington, Catherine Calder, and Lauren Krivo)

  • 2008. “The Internet, mobility, and everyday life.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston, MA, April 15-19. (Fang Ren and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2008. “Seeing through the smoke: Exploring smoke free Ohio with public participation GIS.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston, MA, April 15-19. (Timothy L. Hawthorne and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2008. “Using LiDAR in detecting obstructions in transportation networks.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston, MA, April 15-19. (Dan Ransberger and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2007. “Public participation GIS for the general public?” Paper presented at GeoComputation 2007, Maynooth, Ireland, September 3-5, 2007. (Ningchuan Xiao, Ola Ahlqvist and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2007. “Affecting technological spaces in geography: Toward a politics of emotion.” Paper presented in an organized session on “Emotion and Politics (1): The Importance of Place” at the 2007 Royal Geographical Society and Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) Conference, London, August 29-31.

  • 2007. “Activity-based qualitative modeling using spatial choice data.” Paper presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), San Francisco, April 17-21, 2007. (Guoxiang Ding and M-P. Kwan)

  • 2007. “Measuring accessibility to smoking cessation programs in Appalachian Ohio: Considering individual perceptions to care as measures of revealed accessibility.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), San Francisco, April 17-21, 2007. (Timothy Hawthorne, Mei-Po Kwan, Mary Ellen Wewers, Pam Salsberry, Amy Ferketich, and Electra Paskett)

  • 2007. “Patterns of local segregation: Do they matter for crime?” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, New York, March 29-31. (Lauren J. Krivo, Reginald A. Bryon, Catherine A. Calder, and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2007. “Point-Based Accessibility and Individual-Based Accessibility.” Paper presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), Washington, D.C., January 21-25, 2007. (Cynthia Chen and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2006. “Conceptualizing socially sustainable urban transport.” Paper presented at the 11th International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies, December 9-11, 2006. (E. Eric Boschmann and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2006. “Neighborhood disadvantage and the concentration of criminogenic physical ecologies.” Paper presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), Los Angeles, California, November 1-4, 2006. (Christopher Browning, Catherine Calder, Lauren Krivo, Mei-Po Kwan, and Ruth Peterson)

  • 2006. “A closer look at the interrelations among ICT, travel, and space-time constraints.” Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Kyoto, Japan, August 16-20, 2006. (Tim Schwanen and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2006. “Exploring Internet activities using 3D geovisualization technique.” Paper presented at the UCGIS Summer Assembly, Vancouver, Washington. June 28- July 1. (Fang Ren and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2006. “Women’s Attitudes Towards E-shopping and its Impact on their Shopping Behavior: A Case Study of Columbus, Ohio.” Paper presented at the 102th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Chicago, March 7-11, 2006. (Suzanna Klaf and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2006. “Geovisualization of Hybrid Activity-Travel Patterns.” Paper presented at the 102th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Chicago, March 7-11, 2006. (Fang Ren and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2006. “Identifying Participant-Defined Recreational Trail Locations Using GIS and Q Methodology in Delaware County, Ohio: A Case Study of Qualitative Data Integration in GIS.” Paper presented at the 102th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Chicago, March 7-11, 2006. (Timothy Hawthorne, John Krygier, and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2005. “Homeland Insecurity: American Muslims and Arab-Americans in the Post-9/11 Era.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Denver, April 5-9, 2005. (Mei-Po Kwan and Eric Boschmann)

  • 2005. “The Impact of E-shopping on Individual Temporal Constraints and Out-of-home Activities.” Paper presented at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 9-13, 2005. (Fang Ren and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2004. “3D-VQGIS: 3D Visualization and Qualitative Analysis of GeoSpatial Data.” Paper presented at the GIScience 2004 Conference, College Park, Maryland, October 20-23. (Guoxiang Ding and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2004. “Feminist Geography and Geospatial Technologies: A New Beginning?” Paper presented at the 30th Congress of the International Geographical Union (IGU), Glasgow, U.K., August 15-20.

  • 2004. “Internet Use, Space-Time Constraints and Human Activity Patterns.” Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Philadelphia, March 14-19.

  • 2004. “The Impact of the Internet on Women’s Daily Activities.” Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Philadelphia, March 14-19. (Fang Ren and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2004. “Whither critical GIScience?” Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Philadelphia, March 14-19. (Nadine Schuurman and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2004. “3D-VQGIS: 3D Visualization and Qualitative Analysis of GeoSpatial Data.” Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Philadelphia, March 14-19. (Guoxiang Ding and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2004. “The Accuracy of Space-Time Data.” Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Philadelphia, March 14-19. (Sunhee Sang and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2004. “Using Qualitative Methods and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in the Study of Women’s Activity-travel Behavior.” Paper presented at the Transportation Research Board 83rd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 11-15.

  • 2003. “A GIS-Based Travel Simulator under ITS: Activity Scheduling in the Presence of Real-Time Information.” Paper presented at the 50th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 20-22. (Irene Casas and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2003. “Gender, Race and Homeland Security: Negotiating Muslim Identities in the U.S. After 9/11.” Paper presented at the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers Annual Conference, September 3-5.

  • 2003. “Geovisualisation of Activity-Travel Patterns Using 3D Geographical Information Systems.” Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Lucerne, Switzerland, August 10-14.

  • 2003. “Netting Action and Activity Space/Time: Are Our Methods Keeping Pace with Evolving Behaviour Patterns?” Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Lucerne, Switzerland, August 10-14. (Talia McCray, Martin Lee-Gosslin, Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2003. "Women, New Information Technologies and the Geographies of Everyday Life." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), New Orleans, March 4-8. (Mei-Po Kwan and Pamela Moss)

  • 2003. "Reading Women and Space: ‘Real’ Bodies, ‘Real’ Technologies." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), New Orleans, March 4-8. (Pamela Moss and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2003. "Exploring Gender Differences in Individual Space-time Accessibility Using GIS." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), New Orleans, March 4-8. (Hyun-Mi Kim and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2002. "Using GIS for Accessibility Studies in Transportation." Paper presented at the 56th Annual Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference, Columbus, Ohio, October 22-23. (Morton O’Kelly and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2002. "Privacy Protection and Accuracy of Spatial Information: How Effective are Geographical Masks?" Paper presented at the GIScience 2002 Conference, Boulder, Colorado, September 25-28. (Mei-Po Kwan and Ben C. Schmitz)

  • 2002. "Whose Security? Muslim Women in the U.S. after 9/11." Paper presented at the International Geographical Union (IGU) Gender and Geography Workshop, Placing Gender/Making Policy, Toronto, Canada, May 31-June 3.

  • 2002. "Constructing Cartographic Narratives of the Geographies of Everyday Life Using 3D GIS." Paper to be presented in organized session “Emerging Themes in Critical GIS II - Qualitative Research and GIS.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, March 19-23.

  • 2002. Panel on "Emerging Themes in Critical GIS III - Feminism and GIS Education." Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, March 19-23. (Panelist and co-organizer)

  • 2002. Panel on "GIS-Transportation Education and Book Review." Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, March 19-23. (Panelist)

  • 2002. "Measuring Individual Space-Time Accessibility: Comparison and Development." Paper to be presented in an organized session “Measuring and Analyzing Accessibility in Transportation Systems.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, March 19-23. (Hyun-Mi Kim and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2002. "A Location-Allocation Model Taking into Account of Space-Time Demand." Paper to be presented in an organized session "Understanding and Modeling Travel Behavior II." Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, March 19-23. (Yuko Takeda and Mei-Po Kwan)

  • 2001 "Time, Space, Information Technologies and Urban Geographies." Paper presented at the conference Digital Communities 2001: Cities in the Information Society, Chicago, November 4-7.

  • 2001. Panel on "Information Technologies and Society I: GIS and Critical Geographic Research." Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York City, NY, February 27 – March 3, 2001. (Chair and panelist)

  • 2001. Paper session on "Household Structure, Spatial Mobility, and Urban Growth III: Coordinating Time and Space." Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York City, NY, February 27 – March 3. (Discussant)

  • 2001. "Analysis of the Spatial Patterns of Gender Differences in the Journey-to-Work Using 3-D Geovisualization Methods." (Hyun Mi-Kim and Mei-Po Kwan). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York City, NY, February 27 – March 3, 2001.

  • 2001. "The Effect of Real-time Information on Travel Behavior Using a GIS-based Interactive Simulator". (Irene Casas and Mei-Po Kwan). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York City, NY, February 27 – March 3, 2001.

  • 2000.  "Other GIS in Other Worlds: Can GIS be a Feminist Method?"  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh, PA, April 4-8. (Chair and Organizer of the session titled "GIS: Gendered Science? Feminist method?").

  • 2000.  "A 3-D Data Model for Micro-scale Geographical Features in GIS. "  (Jiyeong Lee and Mei-Po Kwan). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh, PA, April 4-8.

  • 2000.  "The Influence of Time-of-Day Travel Time Variations on Individual Accessibility. " (Joseph Weber and Mei-Po Kwan). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh, PA, April 4-8.

  • 2000. "Using GIS to Model and Visualize Congestion Effects on Individual Accessibility." (Joseph Weber and Mei-Po Kwan). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the East Lakes and West Lakes Divisions of the Association of American Geographers, Oxford, Ohio, October 19-21.

  • 1999.  "Representing and Measuring Hybrid-Accessibility in Space-Time Using GIS." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 23-27.

  • 1999.  "Modeling Dynamic Behavior Using a GIS-Based Interactive Travel Simulator." (Irene Casas and Mei-Po Kwan) Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 23-27.

  • 1999.  "Individual Accessibility Reconsidered: Concepts and Measurements." (Joe Weber and Mei-Po Kwan) Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 23-27.

  • 1998.  "Exploring Relations Between GIS, Cognitive Maps, and Object-Oriented Data Models." Paper presented at the 8th World Congress on Transport Research (WCTR), Antwerp, Belgium, July 12-17.

  • 1998.  "Modeling Accessibility to Urban Opportunities Using Geographical Information Systems." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, MA, March 25-29.

  • 1997.  "Developing an Object-Oriented Database for Testing Activity Scheduling and Trip Allocation Models." Paper presented at the INFORMS, San Diego, CA, May.

  • 1997.  "A Study on Gender Differences in Trip Chaining Behavior Using Geographic Information Systems." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Fort Worth, Texas, April 1-5.

  • 1997.  "Developing an Object-Oriented Testbed for Modeling Transportation Networks." Paper presented at the Western Regional Science Association Annual Meeting, Hawaii, February 23-27.

  • 1996.  "Developing an Object-Oriented Data Model for Use in an Advanced Traveler Information System." Paper presented at the International Conference on The Theoretical Foundations of Travel Choice Modelling, Stockholm, Sweden, August 7-11.

  • 1996.  "Visualization and Analysis of Individual’s Space-Time Path." Paper presented at the NCGIA Specialist Meeting on Disaggregate Transportation Modelling and GIS, Santa Barbara, California, June 8-10.

  • 1996.  "Computational Process Models of Household Travel Behavior." Paper presented at the Mathematical Models Commission, the 28th International Geographical Congress Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands, August 5-10.

  • 1996.  "Analysis of Gender Differences in Activity Patterns Using Geographic Information Systems." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Charlotte, North Carolina, April 9-13. 

  • 1995.  "Object-Oriented GIS for Intelligent Transportation Systems." Paper presented at the GIS/LIS Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, November 14-16.

  • 1995.  "Object-Oriented GIS for Conflict Resolution in Advanced Traveler Information Systems." Paper presented at the 42th Annual Northern American Meeting, Regional Science Association International, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 9-12. (Chair of session).

  • 1995.  "Destination Choice Behavior in ATIS." Paper presented at the INFORMS New Orleans National Meeting, October 29-1.

  • 1995.  "An Activity-Based Spatial Decision Support System for Advanced Traveler Information Systems." Paper presented at the International Conference on Activity-based Approaches: Activity Scheduling and the Analysis of Activity Patterns, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, May 25-28.

  • 1995.  "GISICAS: A GIS-Interfaced CPM for Activity Scheduling in ATIS." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Chicago, April, 1995.

  • 1995.  "GIS and Activity-Based Modeling in Intelligent Transportation Systems: A New Approach." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Operations Research Society of America, Los Angeles, April, 1995.

  • 1995.  "Integrating GIS and Computational Process Model: Problems and Issues." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January, 1995.



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