C12.14 Geography of the Global Information Society

Session: Information Society: Broadband Development and Governance

Chairperson: Mark Wilson

Crowdsourcing urban sustainability. Data, people and technologies in participatory governance

Chiara Certomà, Francesco Rizzi, Filippo Corsini, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa


Challenges for broadband deployment in mountainous area: The case of hotel business activities in Hokkaido, Japan           

Yasukazu Satake, Yoshio Arai, Department of Human Geography, University of Tokyo


The introduction of new ICT and the location of governing and administrative activities – A Swedish perspective

Sten Lorentzon, Department of Human and Economic Geography, University of Gothenburg


ICT policies of local governments and living conditions in the island: A case study in Oki Islands, Japan           

Yoshio Arai, Yasukazu Satake, Department of Human Geography, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo


Digital trails: Urban discovery through mobile information

Mark Wilson, School of Planning, Design and Construction, Michigan State University