IGAC: Preparing for the 2015 International Geomatic Week

IGAC, the Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, as part of the celebration of its 80 year anniversary, is presenting the sixth edition of the International Geomatics Week. This time the event will take place between 10 and 14 August of 2015 at the Wyndham Hotel Bogota, Colombia.

International Geomatic Week 2015 will focus on "Geospatial information for building peace" and include conferences, workshops, poster sessions, panels and trade shows, all focusing on technological innovations related to Geomatics technologies. The event will include the observation of the International Year of Soils and the Forum of Colombian Spatial Data Infrastructure - ICDE, with a special programme.

Topics will include:

  • Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI).
  • Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and their applications in agriculture, geology, urban uprisings, cartographic update.
  • Hyperspectral imaging.
  • Radar and Lidar.
  • Applications of geomatics in: Precision agriculture, climate change, coastal and oceanographic studies, natural hazards, geology and risk management.

Reception of abstracts: May 31, 2015

Notification of acceptance of papers: June 15, 2015

Receipt of final papers: July 10, 2015

View the full Geomatic week Agenda: http://semanageomatica2015.igac.gov.co/

More information: semanageomatica2015 [at] igac.gov.co