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The Vienna University of Technology is pleased to invite you to the 11th International Symposium on Location-Based Services in Vienna, 26–28 November 2014.

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Preliminary Program is Online

Our first preliminary program is online. We ask all authors to check it and confirm it by registering before 24 October 2014. (At least one presenter per paper. If you did so already, you can ignore this, of course.)

As we have a high number of presenters we decided to have short time slots of 10 and 15 minutes to allow for more time for networking in the breaks.

Deadline extension for camera-ready papers for the digital proceedings

Due to several requests, we have extended the deadline for camera-ready submissions for the digital proceedings to 29 October 2014. Please use the submission guideline "Contributions accepted for the digital proceedings".

Please note that there will be no further extension of the deadline. Looking forward to meeting you in Vienna!

Hands-on workshop on Open GIS and Modern Webmapping

We invite you to a two-day hands-on workshop on "Open Source GIS and Modern Webmapping", which will be held on November 24th and 25th in Vienna, Austria, immediately prior to the LBS2014/SOMAP2014 conference. Registration for this workshop is free. For more information, please click here .

Early bird registration: date extension

Early Bird rates have been extended to 5 October, 2014. Please click here to register .

Registration is open.

We just activated the registration page. The early bird registration discount ends on 18 September 2014.

Please note that at least one author of each accepted Springer book chapter must register for the conference by 15 September 2014. All other presenters must register for the conference by 1 October 2014.

Reviewing is completed

Finally we managed to complete the reviewing process. We just sent out the notifications to all corresponding authors – in case you didn't get yours, please inform us at

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our reviewers who helped us in making the decisions. Thank you very much!

Thank you for your contribution

We received more than 80 submissions in the Work in Progress and Full Paper categories. Thank you for your contribution! We are starting the reviewing process and will inform you about the results in July.

SOMAP 2014 will join us

We are very pleased to announce that the Second International Symposium on Service-Oriented Mapping (SOMAP 2014) will move to Vienna, and join us during 26-28 November 2014. Welcome on board, SOMAP 2014!

Deadline extended to 31 May

Due to multiple requests, we decided to extend the deadline for submission of full papers and work in progress (abstract) to 31 May 2014 to give you two more weeks for finalizing your papers and abstracts! See all important dates here. We are looking forward to your contributions!

Call for papers is open

We would like to cordially invite you to consider contributing full papers, work in progress or showcases to LBS 2014. You can submit your contributions via EasyChair. Please note that the deadline for submission is May 15, 2014. The call for papers is also available as a PDF file – please feel free to distribute it to interested colleagues.