ISPRS Announcements

ISPRS Congress News, Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 June 2022

During the Plenary Session on Tuesday, the following ISPRS Awards were handed over:

The U.V. Helava Award 2016 – 2019
to Davide Antonio Cucci, Martin Rehak and Jan Skaloud
for the paper
Bundle adjustment with raw inertial observations in UAV applications

The U.V. Helava Award 2020 – 2021
to Andrea Meraner, Patrick Ebel, Xiao Xiang Zhu and Michael Schmitt
for the paper
Cloud removal in Sentinel-2 imagery using a deep residual neural network and SAR-optical data fusion

The Jack Dangermond Award 2017 – 2019
to Florent Poux and Roland Billen
for the paper
Voxel-based 3D Point Cloud Semantic Segmentation: Unsupervised Geometric and Relationship Featuring vs Deep Learning Methods

The Jack Dangermond Award 2020 – 2021
to Yeboah Godwin et al.
for the paper
Analysis of OpenStreetMap Data Quality at Different Stages of a Participatory Mapping Process: Evidence from Slums in Africa and Asia

On Wednesday, during the Plenary Session, the following awards were handed over:

The Otto von Gruber Award, sponsored by Netherlands Center of Geodesy and Geo-informatics was handed over to
Chenglu Wen, China 


The Samuel Gamble Award sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Surveying and Mapping was handed over to

  • for 2020
    Jonathan Li (Canada) and Jan Skaloud (Switzerland)       
  • for 2022
    Ruisheng Wang (Canada)  

The new ISPRS Council was elected during the General Assembly on Wednesday:

President – Lena Halounová (Czech Republic)
Vice President – Nicolas Paparoditis (France)
Secretary General – Jie Jiang (China)
Treasurer – Stewart Walker (USA)
Past President – Christian Heipke (Germany), the position is filled by appointment.

The proposed Congress Director will be appointed following the election of the host of the XXV ISPRS Congress at the General Assemby on Friday.



Nice 2020
XXIVth ISPRS Congress:

June 6-11, 2022

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