A good number of Ryerson Geography faculty members and students are headed to the Association of American Geographers’ (AAG) annual meeting in Los Angeles next week, 9-13 April 2013. Their presentations cover different fields across Geography, as can be glanced from the preliminary conference program at http://www.aag.org/cs/annualmeeting/program. A click on the following presentation titles will open the corresponding abstracts:
- Joe Aversa and Tony Hernandez: Re-Making the Mall: Fashion Retailing in the GTA
- Brian Ceh and Tony Hernandez: New Urbanism Meets Retail: the Canadian Experience
- Tony Hernandez*, Andrew Murray, Christopher Daniel: Major Retail Chains and the Canadian Urban System
- Peter Kedron, Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen: Policy relevance in industry life cycles and regional evolution
- Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen, Peter Kedron: Knowledge Networks in Emerging Energy Industries
- Adam McKay, Peter Kedron: Non-state actor involvement in global production networks and conflict mineral trade between Africa and China: Transforming social and environmental geographies
- Claus Rinner**, Victoria Fast: A Systems Perspective on Volunteered Geographic Information
- Christopher Scarpone, Andrew Millward: A three dimensional model for quantifying the temperature moderating potential of tree shadow on an asphalt parking lot surface
- Stephen Swales and Wayne Forsythe: Recent Growth and Changing Composition of Canada’s Major Market: The Extended Toronto Region
- Eric de Noronha Vaz**, Daniel Galati, Brian Ceh, Shailendra Kumar: A Spatial Analysis of the influence of urban centrality for the business landscape of Mumbai, India
- Shuguang Wang, Neil Ossher: Adjusting Population Projection Models Using Ancillary Data on Residential Development
*Tony also serves as organizer, chair, introducer, discussant, and panelist in a total of four business geography sessions!
**Claus also organized and chairs the session on “Volunteered Geographic Information Science”, in which Eric serves as discussant.