The original unpublished research papers, from India and abroad, covering one or more sub-themes are invited for presentation. Authors may submit abstracts within 300 words in the prescribed format (download template) online through the symposium website The last date for abstract submission is October 15, 2018. Manuscript of the full length papers as per the prescribed format of the Journal of Geomatics ( will be included in the softcopy proceedings. The last date for submission of full length paper is November 20, 2018. Abstract Volume and Proceedings of the Symposium shall be brought out in digital form and selected papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of Journal of Geomatics after the peer-review process

The main theme for National Symposium is Advancements in Geospatial Technology for Societal Benefits covering following sub themes:

  • Advanced Imaging Technologies (UAV, LiDAR, SAR, Hyperspectral)
  • Advancement in sensor technologies, NAVIC and GNSS
  • Photogrammetry, 3-D Mapping, LiDAR, Virtual GIS
  • Big data Analytics, Data Mining, Cloud and Internet of things
  • Web & Location based Services (Tele-Geomatics, Mobile GIS)
  • Spatial Data Infrastructure and Decision Support Systems
  • Physical Infrastructure Dev. and Planning (Smart Cities)
  • Sustainable Land Management and Infrastructure Dev.
  • Agriculture/Horticulture/Water Resources Management
  • Forestry, Environment & Ecosystem Management
  • Early signals of Climate Change and Mitigation Measures
  • Disaster Management, Weather Forecasting
  • Geospatial Technology for Renewable Energy Resources
  • Geoscience Applications
  • Planetary Exploration
  • Health GIS, Skill Development and Livelihood
  • Large scale mapping and e-governance
  • Archaeological Exploration and Heritage sites management
  • Coastal and Marine Applications
  • Cryosphere Science and Applications
  • Recent trends and advances in Geoinformatics


Best Paper/Poster Awards

The best paper awards in student category as well as in general category will be given to the selected papers presented in Oral / Poster categories.


Special Awards, Lectures and Tutorials

Apart from paper presentations, a number of professionally significant events are lined up for the national Symposium including two popular lectures on the symposium theme, Millennium Lecture of ISG and Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Lecture of ISRS. Conferring of awards and address by awardees, selected lead talks on major themes, plenary presentation by invited experts, are also scheduled. Besides technical presentations, Annual General Body meetings of both societies, ISG & ISRS, Pre-symposium tutorials and several interesting programs such as silver jubilee function of ISG and cultural program will make the national symposium an enriching and memorable experience to all the participants.

For Full Paper Submission query kindly contact:
Mr. Arpit Patodi
+91 9711905636


ISG National Symposium

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