giCASES Final Conference

Co-creation of knowledge and case-based learning in the GI sector
21st November 2018

Congress Centre “Roma Eventi”, Rome (IT)

giCASES ( is a Knowledge Alliance project under the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission. The project aims to enable and strengthen innovation in GI education and industry and to facilitate the collaborative creation, management and sharing of knowledge. These objectives are addressed by developing new, innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to teaching and learning within the Geographic Information (GI) sector, and by facilitating the exchange, flow and co-creation of this knowledge.

The objectives of the event are:

  • To present the giCASES approach on case-based collaborative learning and co-creation of knowledge in the geospatial sector, the development of the pilot case studies and the results of testing.
  • To exchange ideas on existing or future initiatives, aiming to promote innovation or to facilitate co-creation of knowledge in the field.
  • To discuss different perspectives on university-enterprise cooperation gathering the experience of relevant stakeholders and how to promote the adoption of the university-enterprise case-based approach at an institutional level.


“Roma Eventi” Congress Centre – Piazza di Spagna, Via Alibert, 5A, Rome (IT)


Wednesday 21st November 2018, 9:30-13:30


Find more information in the ISPRA website (in italian). Contact us in case of any doubt.


To participate in this event it is necessary to register


09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:40 Welcoming address ISPRA
09:40 – 10:00 giCASES project: a case-based learning approach to academia and industry cooperation Giorgio Saio,
10:00 – 10:20 Enhancing citizens’ learning processes though volunteer GI and social media Beniamino Murgante,
School of Engineering, University of Basilicata
10:20 – 10:40 Innovative business models in Earth Observation and university-industry cooperation Massimo Zotti,
Planetek Italia Srl
10:40 – 11:00 GIS for environment and territorial monitoring: experiences and needs of ARPA Piemonte


Enrico Bonansea,
ARPA Piemonte
11:00 – 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 – 11:40 giCASES Case Studies, processes and methodologies:
an overview
Carlo Cipolloni, ISPRA / Anders Östman, NOVOGIT
11:40 – 12:00 giCASES Training Platform and online Training Action Giorgio Saio,
12:00 – 13:00 Training Modules demonstration:

  • CS1 – Use of indoor GIS in healthcare
  • CS2 – Environmental analysis using cloud services system
  • CS4 – Integrated management of underground

  • NicolaDorigatti, Trilogis Srl
  • Carlo Cipolloni, ISPRA
  • Giorgio Saio, GISIG / Stefan Prüller, PLUS/UNIGIS
13:00 – 13:30 Discussion and conclusions Giacomo Martirano
Epsilon Italia Srl

piazza_di_spagna_-_romaPiazza di Spagna, Rome.