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June 27, 2016 

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

International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Bids for 2016 – 2020 Inter-Congress Period

Applications for the ISPRS Congress 2020


Applications for hosting ISPRS Commissions 2016-2020


Applications for Council Positions 2016 - 2020

(It should be noted that the 1st Vice President is not elected but appointed to the office, and the Congress Director is appointed by the Ordinary Member organising the next Congress)

Call for applications – open positions in ISPRS and TIF

ISPRS Positions

Besides the mentioned positions, the following positions are also to be filled during the General Assembly in Prague:

  • Chair and two members of the Financial Commission, see Statute XIV and Bylaw XIV
  • Two members of the Fellows Committee, see Bylaw VI (6)

Nominations are requested to be sent to the Secretary General before the beginning of the Congress. Alternatively, they can be made in person during the meeting of the General Assembly.


Chair, TIF Board of Directors

Dieter Fritsch has indicated his intention to step down from his position as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of TIF - The ISPRS Foundation. Interested individuals are asked to contact the TIF Operational Officer John Trinder at j.trinder@unsw.edu.au or the Financial Officer Marguerite Madden at mmadden@uga.edu.



The following awards will be presented at the XXIII Congress in Prague:

Award Awardee(s)
Brock Gold Medal Award Wolfgang Förstner (GER)
Otto von Gruber Award Wai Yeung Yan (CAN)
U.V. Helava Award Devis Tuia (CH), Rémi Flamary (F), Nicolas Courty (F)
Samuel Gamble Award Naser El Sheimy (CAN)
Willem Schermerhorn Award Uwe Stilla (GER)
Schwidefsky Medal Charles Toth (US), Clément Mallet (F)
Eduard Dolezal Award P.V Radhadevi (IND)
Wang Zhizhou Award Andrew Hudson-Smith (UK)
Karl Kraus Medal Ian Dowman (UK), Karsten Jacobsen (GER), Gottfried Konecny (GER) & Rainer Sandau (GER)
Frederick J Doyle Award Wolfgang Wagner (AUT)
Giuseppe Inghilleri Award Sander Oude Elberink (NL)
Young Author's Award
TC I Yuanxin Ye (CHINA)
TC II Christian Kehl (NOR)
TC III Andreas Ley (GER)
TC IV Constantin-Ioan Nandra (ROM)
TC V Ana Djuricic (AUT)
TC VI Raechel Bianchetti (US)
TC VII Benson Kipkemboi Kenduiywo (GER)
TC VIII Katalin Kiss (HUN)
President's Honorary Citations
TC I Görres Grenzdörffer (GER), Costas Armenakis (CAN)
TC II Monika Sester (GER)
TC III Michael Yang (GER)
TC IV Sisi Zlatanova (NL)
TC V Mark Shortis (AUS)
TC VI Anjana Vyas(IND)
TC VII Batuhan Osmanoglu (US)
TC VIII Fazlay Faruque (US)

More information on the awards can be found at http://www.isprs.org/society/awards.aspx. The winners of the awards will be presented in detail in the ISPRS eBulletin to be published after the Congress.


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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