ISPRS Kampala Summer School

by Sheryl Rose Reyes (comments: 0)


The Department of Geomatics and Land Management at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda will be hosting the 5th International Conference on Advances in Geomatics Research (AGRC2019) under the theme “Geomatics for Development”. As part of the activities, we shall be hosting the ISPRS Summer School on Introduction to SAR from the 22nd – 24th of July 2019 at the University. The Summer School will be conducted by Prof. Dr. Mahdi Motagh who is a Professor at Leibniz University Hannover in Germany. He also leads the working group 'Radar and Optical Remote Sensing for Geohazards' at GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences.

This exciting Summer School will consist of a series of lectures and hands on practicals and will take place at the GIS Center at Makerere University. Interested participants are invited to express interest in attending the Summer School by sending an email to with a subject title of ISPRS Summer School. Applicants will be considered on a first come first served until the class is full, in any case not beyond the 20th July 2019.

Registration Fee

The Registration fee will be $80 or (Uganda Shillings 300,000/-) and will entitle one to this summer school and other preconference workshops on offer as well as the conference. All meals, snacks and conference materials will be covered under that fee. For more information about the other preconference workshops and the conference, please visit This fee does not cover participants’ accommodation. The conference secretariat will be able to advise about accommodation options and airport/bus park transfers. Paying participants will be able to pay on arrival on the 22nd of July 2019 from 8:30 am.

For those interested, there will be an opportunity to share their work through poster presentations, especially is if it relates to SAR. For this and any other inquiries, kindly contact the secretariat for any details or clarifications on or +256782017541

We look forward to hosting you in Kampala!

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