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TIF Travel Grant Reports

Many recipients of TIF Travel grants have once again submitted reports on their experience attending ISPRS events which can be read below:

27th International CIPA Symposium

  1. The ISPRS Foundation Travel Grant Report for Attending 27th International CIPA Symposium
    by Lourdes María Yero Paneque
  2. ISPRS Travel Grant Receiver Report
    by Francesco Di Stefano
  3. CIPA conference in Avila, Spain
    by Aikaterini Mitropoulou
  4. Report on experiences & benefits at 27th International Symposium of CIPA “Documenting the past for a better future” in Avila, Spain from 1-5 September 2019
    by Georgia Kontogianni



  1. TPIA19+MRSS19 Munich Remote Sensing Symposium 2019
    by Mabel Ximena Ortega Adarme
  2. PIA & MRSS 2019 Travel Grant Receiver Report
    by Guang-Je Tsai
  3. My participation in the PIA conference
    by Pedro Juan Soto Vega
  4. PIA+MRSS 19
    by Jorge Andres Chamorro Martinez
  5. The privilege to present my thesis work
    by Tal Bauman


GSW 2019

  1. Report on The ISPRS Geospatial Week (GSW) 2019 in Enschede, Netherlands
    by Anastasia Zharkova
  2. Thank you for The ISPRS Foundation and ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019 organizers
    by Ruli Andaru
  3. ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019
    by Manh Van Nguyen
  4. ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019
    by Guilherme Gomes Pessoa
  5. ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019
    by Luiz Eduardo Christovam
  6. TIF Travel Grant Report – ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019
    by Renato César dos Santos
  7. TIF Travel Grant Report – ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019
    by Enkhjargal Natsagdorj
  8. Report on experiences in the Laser Scanning Workshop at the Geospatial Week 2019 in Enschede
    by Katharina Anders


Michael Gruber becomes TIF Trustee

TIF is pleased to report that we have a new trustee, Dr. Michael Gruber, Chief Photogrammetry Scientist, Vexcel Imaging Austria GmbH, Graz, Austria. Michael’s term began on 6 May 2019. He is well known throughout the mapping world for his many presentations on behalf of the Vexcel UltraCam series of airborne sensors.

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The ISPRS Foundation Travel Grants to participate in LAGIRS 2020 - the Latin America GRSS and ISPRS Remote Sensing Conference, March 22-27, 2020, Santiago de Chile

The ISPRS Foundation provides travel grants to enable young authors, distinguished speakers, and officially designated Delegates, especially from developing countries, to participate in ISPRS sponsored events and in forums promoting international cooperation, advancements and benefits of the P&RS&SI sciences. Click here to complete your travel grant application online.

Deadline for applications is December 1, 2019.

Information on LAGIRS 2020 can be found here https://2020.lagirs.org/en/default.asp


Help TIF prepare for the Nice Congress!

Grants from The ISPRS Foundation (TIF) benefit the international community by enabling improved education, training and tools to be shared with the less privileged, especially those in emerging markets and regions. Attending an ISPRS meeting has time and time again proved to be a valuable experience for the recipients, as can be read in the reports that are regularly published in this eBulletin.

For the ISPRS Congress, in less than 10 months’ time, TIF is hoping to support a large contingent of students from developing countries to attend, and welcomes donations from individuals and companies. Please consider giving generously to the activities of the ISPRS Foundation: https://www.isprs.org/foundation/donations/default.aspx.


GSW 2019 Travel Grants

The ISPRS Foundation was able to support 26 young researchers to attend the Geospatial Week 2019, held in Enschede in June.

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TIF News by Stewart Walker

Quite often we include news items about awards from The ISPRS Foundation (TIF), especially travel grants to support participation in Symposia, Congresses and Geospatial Week events. TIF itself is always changing. It was a great honor for me to be invited to attend a meeting of ISPRS Council in Toronto last month, to take part in discussions and give a presentation about the status of TIF. My presentation was well received: Council seemed happy with the work of TIF and its ambition to grow. Two interesting facts that I reported bear repeating: TIF has awarded $223,129 to nearly 200 recipients since 2012; in 2019, TIF is helping to support seven Summer Schools and associated travel grants for the Student Consortium, as well as 27 travel grants for attendance at the Geospatial Week in Enschede, The Netherlands.

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TIF Travel Grant Report

Report on ISPRS Commission V Symposium
by Nimish Gupta



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