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Internationale Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung
Société Internationale de Photogrammétrie et de Télédétection

International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing


The ISPRS Foundation Travel Grants to participate in the
ISPRS Midterm Symposia 2018

TC Term Place Application Deadline
I October 9-12 Karlsruhe, Germany July 31, 2018
II June 4-7 Riva del Garda, Italy March 19, 2018
III May 7-10 Beijing, China March 19, 2018
IV October 1-5 Delft, The Netherlands July 31, 2018
V November 20-23 Dehradun, India Sept 30, 2018

Interested persons should complete the online application form


Stewart Walker, Chair, Board of Trustees
John Trinder, Operations Officer
Marguerite Madden, Finance Officer


The Executive Committee of The ISPRS Foundation (TIF) is very pleased to announce the

2018 Brilliant Remote Sensing Labs FZ LLE Awards

On the occasion of becoming a new Sustaining Member of ISPRS, Brilliant Remote Sensing Labs FZ LLE, are happy to offer to The ISPRS Foundation (TIF), study grants from the Remote Sensing Portal to worthy participants, for all or a selection of the following ERDAS IMAGINE software training courses:

1- Three Remote Sensing Specialist Certificates RSSTM: each one includes 9 short courses with 9 online exams and practical assignments.

2- Three Remote Sensing Professional Certificates RSPTM: each one includes 4 short courses with 4 online exams and practical assignments.

3- Three Remote Sensing Solution Developer Certificates RSSDTM: each one includes 3 short courses with 3 online exams and practical assignments.

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Gi4DM2018 Conference Abstract submission deadline is extended to 7th of January...

On the request of many colleagues we are extending of the Abstract submission to 7th of January. With participation and presenting a paper to the Conference you will have several possibilities;

  1. All accepted papers will be published in ISPRS Archives... The ISPRS Archives are listed in the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) of the Web of Science, SCOPUS, and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
  2. Selected papers presented at the conference will be published in revised form at the Springer Book Series.
  3. your papers presented at Gi4DM can be published at the ISPRS Journal of Geo-Information which is an open access journal with an Impact Factor of 1.502 (2016).

For details please visit the Webpage of the conference: http://www.gi4dm2018.org/

Tullio Tanzi, Orhan Altan, Madhu Chandra
Conference Chairs


Stewart Walker, Chair, Board of Trustees
John Trinder, Operations Officer
Marguerite Madden, Finance Officer


The Executive Committee of The ISPRS Foundation (TIF)
is very pleased to announce the

IGI Africa Ambassador Award 2018

IGI - Integrated Geospatial Innovations, Kreuztal, Germany is an innovative German vendor of photogrammetric hardware, software and workflows. IGI is very pleased to continue to offer its IGI Ambassador Award via The ISPRS Foundation (TIF) to young scientists in photogrammetry and laser scanning from regionally under-represented African countries in the geospatial sciences and technology fields. The award allows for visits at IGI‘s Central Office, Kreuztal, Germany, and active participation at ISPRS Workshops, Conferences, and Symposia.

It is expected that the recipients will prepare comprehensive reports about all visits funded by this award for publication in IGI and ISPRS/TIF Websites and Newsletters. Furthermore, they will become an IGI ambassador for all IGI products and workflows.

Deadline for applications to the TIF Operations Officer (j.trinder@unsw.edu.au): 1 February 2018

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2018 ISPRS Call for Educational and Capacity Building Initiative

In accordance with the statutory mission and activities of ISPRS, the Society shall provide funds to support educational and capacity building initiatives, which will further improve its international status in the educational area in the field of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences, and will therefore benefit all ISPRS members. Future calls for funding shall be made on a two yearly basis (in odd-years), and dependent on the budgetary restrictions at the time of the call for proposals. In view of ISPRS resources, Council is making up to CHF 40.000 available to support the capacity building initiative 2018.

The maximum funding assigned to any one scientific project shall be SFr. 10,000. Projects should commence on or after 1st February 2018 and can be of any duration up to a maximum of 12 months, to be completed on or before 31st January 2019. If possible, results should be presented at the ISPRS Com. V Symposium to be held in India in late 2018 (see www.isprs.org for details).

ISPRS Working Group Officers are invited to submit applications to their respective Technical Commission President by the deadline below. Further details, including information on the topics and the application process, are available in Appendix 9b of the Orange Book at:


Any queries should be addressed to the ISPRS Treasurer, Songnian Li, at isprs-tr@isprs.org.


Announcement of Scientific Initiatives: 31st October 2017.

Deadline for submission of proposals from WG Officers to TCPs: 15th December 2017.

Deadline for submission of recommendation from TCPs to ISPRS Treasurer: 15th January 2018.

Announcement of successful grants by Council: Monday 25th January 2018

Funding available from 1st February 2018.

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