ACM SIGSPATIAL 2018 Workshop

The 4th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Safety and Resilience 2018


Safety and Resilience

Safety refers to :
the stable external environment and orders wherein society and citizens need to engage in and conduct normal life,work,study,entertainment,and communication.

Resilience refers to :
the ability to withstand the shocks and pressures of emergencies on society,economy,technology systems and infrastructure,and to maintain the basic structure and functions of an emergency event.


The purpose of the EM-GIS 2018 workshop is to addresses the challenges of emergency management based on advanced GIS technologies and will bring together researchers and practitioners in massive spatio-temporal data management, spatial database, spatial data analysis, spatial data visualization, data integration, model integration, cloud computing, parallel algorithms, internet of things, complex event detection, optimization theory, intelligent transportation systems and social networks to support better public policy through disaster detection, response and rescue.


All accepted papers will be embodied in ACM SIGSPATIAL proceeding. All accepted papers will be recommended to Data Science Journal ( and Journal of Safety Science and Management.

Selected paper will be recommended to publish in:
  • Geoinformatica (SCI indexed journal)
  • TSINGHUA Science and Technology(SCI indexed journal)
  • Journal of Safety Science and Resilience
The authors should be responsible for the possible additional journal publication fee.


The workshop will offer two Best Paper awards. Each winner will be awarded a certificate with signatures of the workshop co-chairs.

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