GRSG Silver Anniversary Conference 2014 – 25 Years of Geological Remote Sensing


GRSG SILVER ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE 2014

’25 Years of Geological Remote Sensing’

15th – 17th December 2014 at the Geological Society of London


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Twitter hashtag for the conference is: #25YearsGRSG

To celebrate our 25th anniversary we have invited the founding chairman, Geoff Lawrence, to give a keynote presentation which will track how Geological remote sensing has progressed and will be entitled ‘25 years of Geological Remote Sensing: Then and Now’. There will also be keynotes throughout the conference explaining the history and significance of remote sensing applied to the following areas:

 

  • Oil and Gas: Martin Insley (Tullow Oil)
  • RS and disaster management: Richard Teeuw (Portsmouth University)
  • Mineral Exploration: Dan Taranik (Exploration Mapping)
  • Engineering applications: Jason Manning (Arup)
  • InSAR and Geohazards: TBC

This years conference includes a wide range of remote sensing themes:

  • Retrospective viewpoints on how remote sensing has changed in 25 years (e.g. Landsat, ASTER, Hyperspectral etc.)
  • New sensors: technological developments, analytical methods & algorithms
  • Latest developments in:
  • Mineral exploration
  • Oil & Gas
  • Geological applications (geological mapping, lithological classification, tectonics, seismology)
  • Geomorphology
  • Geohazards (e.g. landslides, flooding)
  • Terrain, Bathymetry and Elevation models
  • Classification, multi-temporal analysis and modelling
  • Planetary science & comparative geomorphology
  • Hyperspectral & Multispectral; Radar / InSAR; Optical & high resolution
  • Abstracts (Oral Presentations and Posters): Title, Author(s) and 300 word abstract should be sent to agm@grsg.org.uk
    by the
    15th September 2014
    .

For further information, sponsorship opportunities and logistics, please email chairman@grsg.org.uk
To download sponsorship information pack:
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IMPORTANT DATES:


Call for papers closes: 15th September 2014

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

REGISTRATION RATES:

Earlybird (until 7th November)

Non Members (Including FREE membership): £120

Members: £80

Members Students/Retired: £25

Non Members Students/Retired: £35

Standard (after 7th November)

Non Members (including FREE membership): £140

Members: £100

Members Students/Retired: £25

Non Members Students/Retired: £35

Conference Dinner (16th December)

Students: £10

All others: £25

For student travel bursaries, visit: https://www.grsg.org.uk/grsg-for-students/student-travel-bursaries/

 

 


CONFERENCE VENUE


 

Geological Society of London

Burlington House,

Piccadilly,

London W1J 0BG.

 

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SOCIAL AND NETWORKING EVENTS



London Tour 

For early arrivers the GRSG is offering a small tour alongside the Thames. The Tour will start outside Embankment Underground station. After a visit at the new Southbank Christmas market we will walk along the Thames, visit Tate modern and cross the Thames via the famous Millennium bridge (also known as wobbly bridge). A visit of St. Paul’s is followed by a stop at Madison’s roof terrace with a stunning view over central London. The tour will converge at the Glassblower in time for the Icebreaker. Please note that this a free London tour with no costs involved except a bus ride and refreshments cost. Contact Dietmar Backes for any queries and to confirm your attendance at: d.backes@ucl.ac.uk

Sunday 14th December, 14:00
Theme: London in Christmas lighting
Start: 14:00
Meeting point: Embankment
What: Walk along the Thames, Southbank Christmas Market, down to Tate modern, crossing to St. Paul’s, Coffee/Refreshments in Madison Roof terrace with amazing view of London skyline.
Transfer to Icebreaker, bus to Trafalgar, walk across to Piccadilly.

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Icebreaker – The Glassblower Pub

Sunday 14th December, 18.30

Glassblower

40-42 Glasshouse St

Piccadilly

London W1B 5JY

Tube: Picadilly Circus (200m)

 

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Conference Dinner – Royal Overseas League

Tuesday 16th December, 19.30

Royal Over-Seas League

Over-Seas House

Park Place

St James’s Street

London

SW1A 1LR

Tube: Green Park (or walk from conference venue at 18.10)

 

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