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April 29, 2016 

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

International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing


ISPRS awards Prof. Wolfgang Förstner with Brock Gold Medal in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to Photogrammetry

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) announced today that Prof. Wolfgang Förstner of Bonn University, Germany, will be presented with the 2016 Brock Gold Medal Award for his outstanding scientific achievements in the fields of photogrammetry and computer vision.

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The U. V. Helava Award Best Paper of volume 99-110 (2015) was awarded to
Devis Tuia, Rémi Flamary and Nicolas Courty for their paper
"Multiclass feature learning for hyperspectral image classification: Sparse and hierarchical solutions".


CATCON7 2016 @ Prague Congress

CATCON is the name of a contest for Computer Assisted Teaching Contest organized by the ISPRS Commission VI. The seventh CATCON7 will be organized at the XXIII ISPRS Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, 12th July - 19th July 2016. The main objective of the contest is to promote the development and dissemination of effective, educational and user-friendly -

  • multimedia tutorials
  • simulations and virtual environments
  • information packages or data sets
  • application software

designed and used specifically for computer assisted teaching in photogrammetry, remote sensing or spatial information science.

How to participate?
Enrolment for CATCON 7 is now available on the Prague Congress online registration system. Please register at http://www.conftool.pro/isprs2016/ and follow the steps for submission of a conference contribution. Select CATCON as submission type and complete the form adding your details.

More information : http://www2.isprs.org/commissions/comm6/wg2/catcon7.html

Deadline for registration: June 30, 2016.

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