9-11 December 2013 Berlin – 24th GRSG Annual Meeting – ‘Status and developments in geological remote sensing’
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The 24th GRSG conference, organised by the GRSG in association with the DGPF, University of Halle-Wittenberg and DLR, will cover a broad range of remote sensing topics, presenting current status in remote sensing and future developments in the diverse fields and applications of geological remote sensing.
Abstracts for oral presentations or posters are invited that present best practice of current status and new developments in the following suggested topic areas:
The conference aims to encourage debate in future directions, collaboration and best practice in geological remote sensing. Relevant discussion topics include:
Strength of GRSG meetings – Collaboration:
A particular strength of GRSG meetings is that the meetings attract a range of attendees from industry, academia and suppliers. This mix provides for a highly effective forum for sharing latest developments, networking and collaboration.
Keynotes: Keynote speakers invited to present high quality presentations in key geological remote sensing topic areas.
Previous Conferences: Click here for more information.
GRSG conferences attract an international attendance. The December 2012 3-day meeting attracted more than 150 attendees from 23 countries, with representatives from geological surveys, research institutes, academia, mining, oil and gas companies and from specialist remote sensing companies and suppliers, amongst others.
Berlin: GRSG meetings attract an international audience. The usual venue for GRSG annual meetings is in London. Although in recent years GRSG have also held meetings in Italy (Frascati), France (Paris) and the US (Houston). The Berlin meeting provides an opportunity for engaging with remote sensing practitioners in central Europe. Berlin has excellent transport links, being easily accessible for international attendees.
Conference venue = Sachsen-Anhalt Landesvertretung, Luisenstrasse 18, Berlin-Mitte, 10117 Berlin. The representative office of Saxony-Anhalt Lander, a very centrally located venue, 400m from Reichstag, in the political, historic and cultural centre of Berlin. Berlin international airports of Tegel and Schönefeld are only 30-45 minutes by public transport. Abundance of accommodation options to suit any budget.
Conference language = English
Conference exhibition = Meet leading suppliers, developers, industry end-users and practitioners in Remote sensing. Booths available (contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information).
Sponsorship opportunities (Conference Sponsor):
Bronze, Silver and Gold sponsorship levels are available to Conference Sponsors, with a range of benefits to help promote your organization (exhibition booths + range of other opportunities), contact email@example.com for further information.
Social & networking events:
Ice-breaker: Sunday, December 08, 7:30pm, Restaurant Daimlers, Unter den Linden 14, Berlin-Mitte with access to Daimler-Benz showroom.
Wine reception: Monday, December 09, 5:30pm, Conference Venue, Luisenstrasse 18, Berlin-Mitte.
Conference dinner: Tuesday, December 10, 7:00pm, Museum fuer Naturkunde (Museum of Natural Sciences), “World of Dinosaurs” Hall, Invalidenstrasse 43, Berlin-Mitte, with access to part of museum as below.
Photo source: http://www.naturkundemuseum-
Opportunity to meet experts and practitioners in varied fields of remote sensing.
Opportunity to present either a full presentation or quick-fire presentation (linked to poster).
Reduced registrationfees + student travel bursaries available (up to maximum £150).
Call for papers opens: 1 May 2013
Registration opens: 15 May 2013
Deadline for abstracts: 1 September 2013
Abstracts (Oral presentations or posters): Title, author(s) and 300 word abstract should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit abstracts using this pro-forma Word document
Online registration – Payment by credit/debit card or PayPal.
Payment will be made via PayPal, you may use debit/credit cards without need for pre-registering for PayPal or you can also use your PayPal account if you have one already.
If you prefer to be invoiced (rather than make payment on-line) please send a request for your specific registration and/or sponsorship requirements to email@example.com
Discounts for GRSG members, Geol Soc members, RSPSoc members or DGPF members and for early-bird registrations.
Abstracts volume will be compiled and provided to conference attendees and conference sponsors.
Presentations (subject to author permissions) will be made available post-conference on GRSG website.
No conference proceedings are planned – full papers not required.
Earlybird up to 15th October
200 Euro non-members (3 days) or 160 per day
100 Euro members (GRSG, Geol Soc and DGPF) for 3 days or 80 per day
30 Euro students and retired (3 days)
After 15th October
275 Euro non-members for 3 days or 160 euro per day
150 Euro members for 3 days or 80 euro per day
30 Euro students and retired
Sponsorship levels & benefits:
Click here to download a PDF version: Call for papers AGM 2013
Click here to download a PDF version (1 page flyer) Call for Papers AGM 2013
The deadline for the student travel bursary application for the GRSG AGM 2013 is Friday the 27.09.2013. Please be aware that the deadline for the AGM student travel bursary is independent of the abstract deadline.
INFORMATION ON ACCOMMODATION AND TRAVEL: