During 23rd-25th, October, 2016, 'The 7th Academic forum for Chinese Geographic Information Science Doctoral Candidates' was held in our school. This forum is co-hosted by the Education Commission of Chinese Geographic Information Industry Association, Theory and Method Commission of Chinese Geographic Information Industry Association, Cartography and Geographic Information System Commission of The Geographical Society of China, National Teaching Guidance Commission of Geographic Science and Graduate School of Nanjing Normal University. It is organized by Jiangsu Center for Collaborative Innovation in Geographical Information Resource Development and Application, State Key Laboratory Cultivation Base of Geographical Environment Evolution, Key Laboratory of Virtual Geographic Environment (Ministry of Education), Jiangsu Surveying and Geographic Society and Jiangsu Remote Sensing and Geographic Society.
This forum involved more than 200 doctoral students from 48 institutes, and covers almost all hot research domains in GIScience. It can enhance the influence of our department in the whole country and promote the research and education in geographic information science.