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December 09, 2019 
ISPRS Announcements
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Announcement

Bids and Nominations for the ISPRS period 2020 - 2024

 

Council welcomes

  • bids to host the 2024 ISPRS Congress
  • bids to host Technical Commissions in the 2020-2024 term
  • nominations for Council officer positions for the 2020-2024 term

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December 5, 2019

Announcement

Automatic Plagiarism Check for all ISPRS Proceedings

In the recent past, plagiarism has also reached ISPRS. In a number of cases, papers published in ISPRS proceedings had to be withdrawn after publication for this reason. In order to avoid the unpleasant circumstances accompanying such a withdrawal process in the future and to encourage authors to show an ethical publication behaviour, ISPRS will provide an automatic plagiarism check for proceedings papers. The process was developed together with our publisher Copernicus GmbH and will use the software iThenticate, employed for detecting plagiarisms in many scientific contributions worldwide. The service will be implemented for all ISPRS events producing Annals and /or Archive publications for which the contract between the event organiser and Copernicus GmbH is signed after Dec. 31,2019. The cost will be an additional 1,50 € excl. VAT per paper.

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October 28, 2019

Announcement

Keynote Speaker Programme

To improve the benefits ISPRS provides to its Ordinary, Associate and Regional Members, Council has now finalized the ISPRS Keynote Speaker Programme.

The programme enables Ordinary, Associate and Regional Members to ask for support when wanting to invite keynote speakers to their scientific meetings.

Expenses will be split between ISPRS, providing the travel expenses, and the organizing Member, covering the local costs.

Please see here for more information....

Find the application form for a Keynote Speaker here...

October 9, 2019

Announcement

Call-for-Paper

Special Issue: GIS in Healthcare

Fazlay S. Faruque of the Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, is happy to announce the call of the Special Issue "GIS in Healthcare" of the ISPRS International Journal of GeoInformation (IJGI), an international open-access peer-reviewed journal published by MDPI.

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September 27, 2019

Announcement

ISPRS Awards

We are seeking nominations for the ISPRS awards to be presented during the upcoming Congress in Nice in June 2020.

Full rules and regulations are available at https://www.isprs.org/society/awards.aspx
For online nominations please visit: https://www.isprs.org/society/awards/nominations/default.aspx

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September 10, 2019

Announcement

Seeking an Editor-in-Chief for the ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

The flagship journal of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), the ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (P&RS), is seeking a new Editor-in-Chief, responsible primarily for photogrammetry and laser scanning. Published by Elsevier B.V., its aim is to be a channel of communication for scientists and professionals in all countries working in the many disciplines of photogrammetry, remote sensing, computer vision and other related fields. The scope of the journal is extensive and covers sensors, theory and algorithms, systems, experiments, developments and applications. A list of topic areas can be found at http://www.journals.elsevier.com/isprs-journal-of-photogrammetry-and-remote-sensing. It is one of the top ranked remote sensing journals with an impact factor of 6.942 and a 5-year impact factor of 7.856.

Due to the retirement of one of the Editors-in-Chief, Derek Lichti, a new replacement is needed to work alongside Editor-in-Chief Qihao Weng, who handles remote sensing manuscripts, to maintain and further the journal’s aim.

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August 19, 2019

Announcement

Call-for-Paper

Special Issue: Artificial Intelligence for Multisource Geospatial Information

Gloria Bordogna and Cristiano Fugazza of IREA-CNR are happy to announce the call of the Special Issue "Artificial Intelligence for Multisource Geospatial Information" of the ISPRS International Journal of GeoInformation (IJGI), an international open-access peer-reviewed journal published by MDPI.

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July 24, 2019

Announcement

The ISPRS Foundation Travel Grants to participate in the PIA19 conference - Photogrammetric Image Analysis 2019, Sep 18-20, 2019, Munich, Germany

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 July 15, 2019.

Infos on the PIA 2019 you will find here

July 1, 2019

Announcement

Call for Proposals

ISPRS Educational and Capacity Building Initiatives 2020

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 education and training in the field of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences, and will therefore benefit all ISPRS members. For 2020, the ISPRS Council is making up to SFr. 70,000 available to support winning projects under the educational and capacity building initiatives. The maximum funding assigned to any one project shall be SFr. 10,000 per annum. Projects should commence on January 1, 2020 and typically last up to 12 months. In exceptional cases, applications for projects lasting up to 24 months will be considered. Projects of greater than one-year duration will be subject to annual review before subsequent funding will be released. 
 

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June 11, 2019

Announcement

The ISPRS Foundation Travel Grants to participate in the CIPA 2019 Symposium, Sep 1-5, 2019, Avila, Spain

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 June 28, 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by July 15, 2019.

Infos on the CIPA Symposium you will find here

June 7, 2019

Announcement

International Scientific Societies meet in Hannover for the Day of Geodesy

During the Day of the Geodesy on May 24, 2019, the leaders of four international scientific societies in the field of geodesy and geoinformatics met in Hannover for talks on possible collaboration. Prof. Monika Sester (Leibniz University Hannover) represented the International Cartographic Association (ICA) as its Vice President; the other three societies were represented by their presidents: Prof. Harald Schuh (GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam) participated in the meeting for the International Association of Geodesy (IAG), Prof. Rudolf Staiger (University of Bochum) for the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) and Prof. Christian Heipke (Leibniz University Hannover) for the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS). What is remarkable about this meeting is that all four representatives come from Germany; an unprecedented constellation in the, for some of the societies, more than 100-year history.

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June 4, 2019

Announcement

Welcome to ISPRS WG IV/1, WG V/5, Student Consortium Summer School: Geospatial technologies for natural environment management and monitoring.

It is our great pleasure to invite students and young researchers to attend the ISPRS Summer School at Wroclaw University of Science and Technology in Poland, 26-30 August 2019. The event will be organised jointly by Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Forest Research Institute and ISPRS, in particular by two ISPRS working groups IV/1 and V/5 with support of Student Consortium. Lectures, workshops and educational trips will be focused on environmental issues related to industrial activities, such as mining, as well as forestry and preservation of natural resources.

In order to give an opportunity to polish professional and academic skills, we want to encourage all participants to submit a research paper to a conference organised during the event. Your work will be published in a conference book and presented during oral and poster sessions.

Please register at our website: isprs.pwr.edu.pl and join us in Wroclaw in August 2019!

Pawel Boguslawski, ISPRS Summer School Chairman
 

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May 7, 2019

Announcement

Awards Nominations Call for XXIV ISPRS Congress

As you may be aware, it is less than 14 months until the XXIV ISPRS Congress is held in Nice, France.

You may also be aware of the various prestigious awards presented at the Congress. Please see the Awards page on the ISPRS web site and the Awards Brochure for details.

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May 3, 2019

Announcement

ISPRS Council asks for comments on the revised strategy for restructuring the governing board

At its recent Council meeting in Toronto, Council has discussed comments received on the first version of the Council restructuring suggestions. The revised document is available on the blog, see http://www2.isprs.org/news/blog/detail/council-restructuring.html.

Once again, Council asks for feedback from the whole community. Please let us have your comments until June 10, 2019 at the latest, so that we can continue the discussions and prepare an update in time to bring the issue to the General Assembly in Nice.

Thank you very much in advance and all the best,
Yours sincerely,

Christian Heipke, ISPRS President 2016-2020
 

April 24, 2019

Announcement

New Book "Planetary Remote Sensing and Mapping" in ISPRS Book Series

    
Edited by Bo WU (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Kaichang DI (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Jürgen OBERST (German Aerospace Center), and Irina KARACHEVTSEVA (Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography), this book, published by Taylor & Francis, offers new insights and timely updates on the research and developments in planetary remote sensing and mapping.

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April 2, 2019

Announcement

ISPRS Geospatial Week 2021 to be held in Dubai on March 21-25,
organised by Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre

ISPRS Council is pleased to announce that on March 14, 2019, the contract between the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), Dubai, and ISPRS was signed to organize the ISPRS Geospatial Week (GSW) 2021, taking place from March 21-25, 2021 in Dubai. Saeed Al Mansoori, the manager of the MBRSC Applications Development and Analysis section, will act as the GSW Director. 

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March 19, 2019

Announcement

The U. V. Helava Award Best Paper of volumes 135-146 (2018) 

was awarded to 
Steve Branson, Jan Dirk Wegner, David Hall, Nico Lang, Konrad Schindler and Pietro Perona for their paper
"From Google Maps to a fine-grained catalog of street trees"

March 13, 2019

Announcement

Pecora 21 and ISRSE-38 Joint Meeting

The International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment has extended the abstract submission deadline to March 11, 2019.  Please assist us in distributing this information to your colleagues and listservs.

 

Pecora 21 and ISRSE-38 Joint Meeting
October 6-11, 2019
Baltimore, MD

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February 27, 2019

Announcement

Intelligent Systems for Crisis Management – Gi4DM 2018

In the past several years, there have been significant technological advances in the field of crisis response. However, many aspects concerning the efficient collection and integration of geo-information, applied semantics and situation awareness for disaster management remain open. Improving crisis response systems and making them intelligent requires extensive collaboration between emergency responders, disaster managers, system designers and researchers alike. To facilitate this process, the Gi4DM (GeoInformation for Disaster Management) conferences have been held regularly since 2005. The events are coordinated by the UN-GGIM Geospatial Societies (previous JB GIS) and the "GeoUnions of the International Science Council".

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February 11, 2019

Announcement

Klaas Jan Beek, 1935-2019

ISPRS mourns the loss of Prof. Dr. Ir. Klaas Jan Beek

 

ISPRS fellow and former Congress Director of the Amsterdam Congress in 2000, Prof. Dr. Ir. Klaas Jan Beek, 83, passed away on January 13, 2019.

Please read the obituary by Martien Molenaar.

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January 29, 2019

Announcement

ISPRS Annals also listed in E/I Compendex

ISPRS has just received news that also the ISPRS Annals are now listed in the E/I Compendex, https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/engineering-village/content/compendex.

Thus, both ISPRS proceedings series, the Annals and the Archives, are now listed in the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) of the Web of Science, SCOPUS, the E/I Compendex, and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). It goes without saying that our contributions can also be found under Google Scholar and Research Gate.

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January 14, 2019