SERFA 2019: Remote Sensing Applications for Defense and the 5th ISPRS Student Consortium Summer School & IEEE GRSS Young Professionals

The Remote Sensing in Defense Applications (Portuguese: Simpósio de Sensoriamento Remoto de Aplicações em Defesa, SERFA) (Fig. 1a) was organized by the Institute for Advanced Studies (IEAv) from November 10 – 14, 2019 in the city of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo State, Brazil with the theme “Space Technology, Markets and Building the New Brazilian Space Age.” 

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Report on the Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS 2019) Student Activities and ISPRS SC Summer School

 The Student Activities in ACRS 2019

The 40th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS 2019) was held from October 14 – 18 at the Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, South Korea. This year’s conference, which was organized in partnership with the Korean Society on Remote Sensing and the Daejeon Metropolitan Government, was themed “Progress of Remote Sensing for a Smart Future.” Student activities such as WEBCON9, Student Session, and Student Night were again organized this year.

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Report on the Advances in Geomatics Research Conference by Dr.Anthony Gidudu

The Department of Geomatics and Land Management at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda hosts a biennial conference series on Advances in Geomatics Research. This conference is motivated by the need to promote Geomatics Scholarship, build professional networks, and to keep abreast with the state of the art in the country and region at large. This year, we were privileged to host the 5th edition of the conference from the 1st – 2nd August 2019 with the theme ‘Geomatics for Development’.

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Report on the fourth ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Geospatial Week (ISPRS GSW) is a biennial internationally scientific event that aims to bring together experts, professionals, researchers, and students working in the fields of remote sensing, photogrammetry, and GIS.  It also serves as a venue for sharing the latest developments both in science and industry. This year, the fourth ISPRS GSW held from 10 – 14 June 2019 was organized by the University of Twente in Enschede, the Netherlands. Two ISPRS Student Consortium (ISPRS SC) board members participated in the event – Sheryl Rose Reyes, Chair and Charmaine Cruz, Newsletter Editor-in-Chief.

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