The ISPRS Student Consortium (SC), established at the Istanbul Congress in 2004, represents the next generation of ISPRS scientists and professionals with more than 500 members from 76 countries. The main purpose of the SC is to link students, young researchers and professionals in different countries and provide a platform for exchange of information, to organize student-specific events and other actions that integrate youth more effectively into ISPRS.
For the XXIII ISPRS Congress in Prague, the SC will organize, in cooperation with the Congress Director and her team, numerous activities:
- A week-long summer school before the Congress with lectures, practical laboratories, social events and lots of fun.
- As noted above, the Youth Forum, a full day event with student paper presentations and posters, awards, invited speakers and the General Assembly where the new SC Board will be elected.
- City tours and social events for young participants throughout the Congress, Soccer match and Young Scientist Ice-Breaker Party is prepared for young scientists.
- Efforts will be made to keep costs as low as possible.
Scholarships and travel support will be provided for some participants for inexpensive accommodation.
Grants and funding can be provided from TIF foundation and other financial sources. More information in section of Financial Assistance and on ISPRS website.
Summer school before the Congress will focus among other
topics mainly on:
- LIDAR Measurements
- Free software for GIS and remote sensing
Youth Forum Session
On Sunday 17 July, there will be oral and interactive sessions organized by ISPRS Student Consortium. The students who are currently working on their graduate, master and PhD. studies are welcome to attend.
Papers may be accepted after reviewing as Oral or Interactive presentations. Full text of these papers will be published in the Proceedings Special Volume. Posters will be displayed for a whole day. Authors are requested to consult ISPRS Orange Book for instructions.
Submission acceptance is closed.
“Youth Forum” Best Paper Award and Best Poster Awards
There will be two “Youth Forum Best Paper Awards” and two Youth Forum Best Poster Awards for best papers presented at the ISPRS Youth Forum Sessions. The applicant should be the first author who is younger than 30 years old on 1 July 2016. The deadlines for submission of final papers is 9 April 2016.
Date: 16 July 2016
Outdoor Soccer Match
Everyone is welcome to join in a five-a-side soccer challenge. All participants are invited to come along and take part, whether you’re after some competition or just a friendly game. Registration of interested will be available on the registration website.
Date: To be confirmed
Young Scientists Ice-Breaker Party
All young scientist are invited to Ice-Breaker Party. It is perfect way to meet new people and to make some new connections with young people interested in the same field.
Date: 15 July 2016