Mobile Tartu 2022 Conference

28.06.2022 - 30.06.2022 • Tartu • Event

Mobile Tartu conference is organised by University of Tartu and gathers leading scholars, researchers, and professionals to discuss the latest research and applications in human mobility and mobile big data. The conference features keynote speeches, presentations, panel sessions, and vibrant discussions about the conceptual, methodological, and empirical aspects of measuring mobility with the help of mobile big data and understanding related socio-spatial and human-environmental interactions.

The conference includes an PhD Summer School with paper discussions and hands-on workshops on mobile big data applications for understanding human mobility, and a session on transport and mobility organised by NECTAR, the Network on European Communications and Transport Activities Research, and a session on the latest research of using new data sources for official statistics.

We invite contributions, which are related to human mobility and mobile big data sources, such as mobile phone, social media, GPS, or mobile applications data, and discuss the following (but not limited to):

  • Measuring and understanding human mobility with mobile big data
  • Socio-spatial and environmental inequalities and human wellbeing
  • Social networks, digital technology, and spatial mobility
  • Associations between disasters/interruptions and spatial (im)mobility
  • Multi-local living and cross-border mobilities
  • Domestic and international tourism
  • Spatial and transport planning, smart cities, and urban governance
  • Urban sustainability and liveability
  • Official statistics
  • Open data, methods, and research practices
  • Data privacy, surveillance, and ethics

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