4th Nordic Summer School
                      in Geographic Information Science
       3 - 7 August 2009, Gävle, Sweden
(in conjunction with the 3rd ICA workshop)
 Vasily V. Popovich 

Popovich Vasily V. Popovich is a Professor, Deputy Director for Research of St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS) and Head of Object Oriented Geographic Information Systems Laboratory (OOGIS Lab.) of SPIIRAS. His research interests include Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Object Oriented Analysis, Design, Programming, Modelling and Simulation for GIS, Situation Awareness and Assessment, Monitoring Systems Development, Operation Research, Theory of Search for Moving Objects. He is specifically interested in Information Harmonization, Integration and Fusion Concept for GIS (IF&GIS). Science 1986, he has published more than 90 papers in journals, books and conference proceedings on selected above topics. He is a co-editor of the proceedings of the international conference CORP2008 and workshop ¡°Information Fusion and GIS (IF&GIS) 2007¡± published by Springer.

Popovich serves as a Director for different projects on GIS base for Russian and USA Government¡¯s Departments and Russian and International Business Companies.