Call for Papers

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Invitation to LAGIRS 2020 in Santiago de Chile

Hosted by Universidad de Chile and Universidad de Magellanes, the Latin America GRSS and ISPRS Remote Sensing Conference 2020 (LAGIRS 2020) will be held March 22-27, 2020 in the Main Building of the Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile.

On behalf of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, jointly co-sponsoring the conference, we invite you to participate in LAGIRS 2020, the first event in a series of regional Latin American symposia on geoscience, remote sensing and related topics. We look forward to meeting you in Santiago del Chile during LAGIRS 2020.

Important Dates

Invited Session Proposal Deadline 6 September 2019
Invited Session Acceptance Notification 30 September 2019
Paper Submission System On-Line 30 September 2019
Tutorial Proposal Deadline 31 October 2019
Paper Submission Deadline 30 November 2019
Student Paper Competition Deadline 30 November 2019
Travel Support Application Deadline 30 November 2019
Tutorial Proposal Acceptance Notification30 November 2019
Submission Status Available Online 15 January 2020
Travel Support Results Online 16 January 2020
Registration Starts 29 January 2020
Final Submission Deadline 7 February 2020
LAGIRS 2020 22-27 March 2020

Technical Program

LAGIRS 2020 is meant to be a premier event in remote sensing in Latin America and provides an ideal forum for obtaining up-to-date information about the latest developments, exchanging ideas, identifying future trends and networking with the Latin American and international geoscience and remote sensing community.

The LAGIRS 2020 technical program will include the following general themes:

  • Data Analysis Methods
  • Atmosphere
  • Cryosphere
  • Oceans
  • Land
  • Missions, Sensors and Calibration
  • Data Management and Education

In addition, special scientific themes will be addressed, including:

  • Antarctic and Subantarctic remote sensing
  • Marine, coastal and inland water environments monitoring
  • Climate change impacts from a remote sensing perspective
  • Land cover assessment and change monitoring
  • Natural disasters assessment and management
  • Urban applications and territorial planning
  • Forestry and agriculture applications
  • Geology and mining applications

Student Paper Competition

Students are invited to submit a paper to the LAGIRS 2020 Student Paper Competition. The selection of the finalist papers will be done by a committee of experts and the selected students will present their papers during a special session at the Conference.

Publication of Proceedings

Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings in the ISPRS Proceedings and in IEEE Xplore only if presented at the Conference by one of the authors, duly registered.

Paper Submission

Authors who wish to give a presentation are requested to submit a 6-page paper. Instructions for perspective authors will be available at the Conference website since early 2019, and a link to submit the paper online will be available beginning August 1, 2019.