Conference 2018

National Conference on Role of Geospatial Technologies to Bridge the Rural and Urban Divide 

21-23 February, 2018.
Organized by : Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana in collaboration with Indian Society of Geomatics-Ludhiana Chapter.

VENUE: Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

Conference Objectives
 To sensitize the various stakeholder of government and society covering researchers, academicians, professionals, administrators and planners about the role of geospatial technologies in day to day life and
 To provide a platform to share technological advancement, research and expertise among budding and luminaries from academia, industry and professionals across the board of diversified field of science and technology working for rural development and better urban living.

Major Themes 
1. Advances in Geomatics and ITeS
2. Urban Planning and Development
3. Rural Planning and Development
4. Tourism, Infrastructure and Industry
5. Health and Social Welfare
6. Agriculture and Allied Fields
7. Natural and Water Resources
8. Climate, Ecology, Environment and Forestry
9. Policy, Planning, and Governance
10. Education, Research and Training

Important dates: 
Last date of abstract submission: 8th January, 2018
Submission of tutorial application: 8th January, 2018
Abstract acceptance notification: 15th January, 2018
Early bird registration: 22nd January, 2018
Full paper submission: 31st January, 2018

Registration cum Abstract/Paper Submission

The abstracts with 350 words with five key words in Calibri 12 font size may be submitted online up to 8th January, 2018. After acceptance of the abstract, full paper may be submitted upto 31st January, 2018. The format for the submission of full length paper will be as per the Journal of Indian Society of Geomatics, (ISG), Ahmedabad including Introduction, Study Area, Material and Methodology, Results and Discussions, conclusion and References. Selected papers after peer review will be published in ISSN number special volume of reputed journal or in ISBN proceedings. The guidelines for the preparation of oral and poster presentations by the authors will be available shortly in the conference website.

Pre conference one day tutorials will be organized on 21st February, 2018 on the following themes
  • Geo-informatics for Agricultural Management
  • Space Technologies for Infrastructure Development
Each tutorial will have 20 seats. The tutorial will be organized at PRSC, Ludhiana. Participants will be provided working lunch and tea during the tutorial. Certificates will be awarded to the participants. If the number of participants is less than 10 in any of the tutorial, it may be cancelled.

Exhibition will be arranged in the conference. The cost for 3x3 Sq. m. area of the stall is Rs. 25,000/- if paid before 22nd January, 2018 and Rs. 35,000/- onwards. The fee include one complimentary registration in the conference.

Commercial Presentations
A special session for industry has also been planned during the conference to provide platform to them to showcase the updated technology to users. The fee for a presentation of aboput 15 minutes duration is Rs. 20000/- if paid before January 22, 2018 and Rs. 30000/- afterwards. The fee includes one complimentary registration. The priority remains with first come first serve basis till space available.

Important dates

Abstract Submission
8 January, 2018
Submission of Tutorial Applications
8 January, 2018
Intimation of Admission to Tutorials
15   January, 2018
Intimation of Acceptance of Abstracts
15   January, 2018
Early Bird Registration for Symposium and Tutorials
22  January, 2018
Early Bird Registration for Commercial Presentation and Industrial Exhibition
22 January, 2018
Submission of Full Papers
31 January, 2018
Pre-Conference Tutorial
21 February, 2018
National Conference
22-23 February, 2018

Registration Fee

Before 22 January, 2018
After 22 January, 2018
ISG/ISRS Members
Rs. 2500/-
Rs. 3500/-
Non-ISG/ISRS Members
Rs. 3500/-
Rs. 4500/-
Students and Senior Citizens (ISG/ISRS Members)
Rs. 1000/-
Rs. 2000/-
Students and Senior Citizens (Non-ISG/ISRS Members)
Rs. 1500/-
Rs. 2500/-
Accompanying persons
Rs. 1500/-
Rs. 2000/-
Pre-Symposium Tutorials
Rs. 1000/-
Rs. 1500/-
Post Conference Tour
Will be intimated shortly*

Contact Details
For more information, please contact us at the followings:
Telephone: +91-161-2303484/+91-9417520536/+91 9888325284            
Fax:   +91-161-2303483 
Post:   ISG-Ludhiana Chapter, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre,
PAU Campus, Ludhiana-141 004, Punjab, India     
Conference Website:                     

Click here to view the flyer.
Click here to go to the Conference Website.
Registration cum Abstract paper submission form.
Registration for Exhibition and Commercial Presentation

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