This site contains information on the research and teaching activities by Dr R E Sieber and her team at McGill University.

New grant

Grace Fong and Renee Sieber, of Mc Gill University, along with Michael Fuller of University of California Irvine and Peter Bol, Harvard University have won a grant to Integrate Chinese Biographical and Geographic Databases. Sieber's role is to build an ontology-driven cyberinfrastructure to do the actual integration.


GIS Day @ McGill


A day of presentations, posters and exhibits, including

Wellen, C. C. and R. E. Sieber. (2007) “Cree Oral History, Ontologies, and Web. Maps.” GIS Day. McGill University


SKI - Canada


Spatial Knowledge and Information Canada, a conference for Canadian GIScientists and Applications Researchers will be held in Fernie, BC, in mid February, 2008.

More information will be published shortly, at the SKI Canada site (for the moment, use this link instead of the link above).

your hosts,

Scott Bell, Renee Sieber, Nadine Schuurman


Revealing Ways of Knowing in GIS

Paakumshumaau-Wemindji Project Meeting: Revealing ways of knowing in GIS, February 17-18, 2007

This conference brings together leaders in the fields of GIS, geography, indigenous knowledge, and anthropology for two days to discuss a research agenda for representing indigenous ecological and cultural knowledge in a culturally sensitive way.


Sieber goes on sabbatical

I will be on sabbatical this academic year. I have been stationed at

The International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation

San Jose State University


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