65 countries and 140 airports visited:
Not on map: Andorra, Gibraltar, Kong Kong, Liechtenstein, Macao & Singapore; no sleepover in Liechtenstein, Mexico, Namibia & Slovakia) / Not included countries with airport visits only (Bahrain, Thailand & Ukraine) and airplane stops only (Egypt, Niger, Sudan & Uganda)
Tbilisi (October 2013)
Presentation at the Georgran Geographical Society and PhD field work / supervision.
Olomouc (October 2013)
Vienna, Passau & Brussels (October 2013)
In Vienna participation in last COST-MOVE conference presenting our research results. With Qiuju Zhang: ‘Visual analysis design to support research into movement and use of space in Tallinn: A case study’, and with Irma Kveladze ‘Visualize movement data in the Space – Time Cube’. In Passau an Invited contribution to the annual German Geographers Meeting, and in Brussels bi-annual participation in the Flemish (FWO) review process in theme Earth.
Dresden (August 2013)
Vilnius (May 2013)
Keynote at the workshop ‘From Cartography to Geographic Information Science’, dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the M. K. Radvila's map of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Faculty of Natural Sciences at Vilnius University, with visit to the Centre of Europa
Los Angeles, New York (April 2013)
Los Angeles: Participating in AAG conference / side meetings with my publisher / ICA / Penn State. New York: visit the UN Cartogtraphic Section to discuss education
Hamburg (March 2013)
Participation in the GeoViz workshop
Beijing, Wuhan, Xian (Februari 2013)
Executive Board meeting of ICA (Wuhan) and SinoJEP examinations (Xian)
Paris (Februari 2013)
Guest lectures at Geography Department Sorbonne
Execute usability research on STC at Geography Department of the University of Tartu
Give masterclass Geovisual Analytics at MAGIS summer school in Centre Paul Langevin Aussois.
Participation in COST-MOVE Workshop
Visit to UN, PennState, Autocarto conference, GeoVA workshop, and GIScience conference
Visit to Vilnius, Lithouania. To have meeting with Prof. Giedré Beconyté at the Centre of Cartography of the Vilnius University, and visit to cemetery to make picture of monument of Napoleon's Grand Armee for book. Giving keynote at MobileTartu2012 at University of Tartu, Estonia. (end August)
Meeting of the Executive Committee of the International Cartographic Association in Dresden, Germany. As vice-president I participated to deal with the Associations daily affairs and strategies, as well as a site visit to the ICC2013.
Acting as member of the Phd-examination committe of Ara Toomanian, one of my department's former MSc students. Included was a visit to the GIS Centre of the Universiy of Lund. It is situated in the same building where at one time the famous geographer Torsten Hägerstrand had his office.
Participation in the SEMA kickoff workshop (Sensors, Empowerment and Accountability in Tanzania), a cooperation between our university and the Univesity of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Objective was to bring supervisors, phd-students and 'users' together.
Participating in a workshop on the Body of Knowledge on GIS&T, at the AGILE conference, on presenting viewpoints on behalf of ICA.
Visit of the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Presented paper on 'The design of maps depicting change- validating and expanding Bertin's approach for geographic data's temporal component' and with Irma Kveladze on 'The set up of an evaluation method to judge the effectiveness of the space time cube'
Also visited the United Nations Cartographic Section.