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ISPRS Technical Commission IV Symposium 2018

  • 01 Oct 2018
  • 05 Oct 2018
  • Delft, The Netherlands

Welcome you at the ISPRS TC IV symposium: This 2018 symposium is jointly organised with UDMS SDSC, FIG 3D Cadastre and 3DGeoinfo (

The deadline for full paper submission is closed but you can submit an abstract. The papers accepted after abstract review will be published in the ISPRS archives:

You are welcome to register to the two workshops and one mapathon, which will be organised during the symposium week (

  • Virtual & Augmented Reality: Technology, Design & Human Factors

  • Capacity Building for High-Resolution Land Cover Intercomparison and Validation

  • OpenStreetMap mapathon

We have five excellent keynote speakers, who will discuss emerging 3D spatial information topics:

  • Prof Dr. Ruizhi Chen: Smartphone positioning and 3D mapping indoors

  • Dr. Rod Thompson: 3D cadastres: 30 years back, 30 years ahead

  • Dr. Claus Nagel: Use cases of 3D City Information Models

  • Dr. Antonio Jara: Smart Destinations: Challenges and opportunities to create sustainable smart cities in the data economy

  • Dorine Burmanje:  The Netherlands Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping

Conference Themes
The symposium covers the following research themes:

  • Open geospatial standards (organised in cooperation with OGC and UDMS)

  • Multi-dimensional Modelling

  • Ontologies, Semantics, and Knowledge Representation for Geospatial Information

  • Spatial Data Analysis, Statistics and Uncertainty Modelling

  • Collaborative Crowdsourced Cloud Mapping

  • Indoor/Outdoor Seamless Modelling, LBS and Mobility

  • SDI: Internet of Things and Spatial Decision Support

  • Geo-Data Management

  • GeoComputation and GeoSimulation

  • Geovisualization, Augmented and Virtual Reality

  • Advanced Geospatial Applications for Smart Cities and Regions

  • Geospatial Big Data and Urban Studies

  • Global Mapping: Updating Verification and Interoperability

More details here:

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission: May 30 2018

  • Notification of acceptance: June 15 2018

  • Final paper submission: July 15 2018

Abstract submission:
Papers accepted after abstract review will be published in the ISPRS archives. Selected papers will be invited to prepare submissions to special journal issues. 

One registration for the joint event allows presentation of 3 accepted papers. A tentative programme of the symposium is available here:

We are looking forward to seeing you at in Delft, 1-5 October 2018.

ISPRS TC IV ‘Spatial Information Science’

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