Call for Papers

Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Environment (AGSE 2011)

The overall scope of this series of conferences & summer schools is to offer an interdisciplinary, international forum for sharing knowledge about the application of Geoinformatics with focus on application and on developing countries. This will be achieved by a series of summer schools and conferences in different countries. In 2011, the conference will take place in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • August 15 – 19, 2011
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, , Africa Institute for Capacity Development, Nairobi, Kenya, http://www.jkuat.ac.ke/
  • Conference Homepage: http://www.applied-geoinformatics.org

The content is twofold and participative. There will be professional training and workshops about current topics in the fields of Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics as well as reports (presentations) from the participants about applications and developments in their countries.

The program committee welcomes the submission of abstracts of papers or psoters in all areas of Geoinformatics, Planning, Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry and until

March 15, 2011

First register, then continue here to submit a paper to this conference which will be done in several steps!

We particularly encourage contributions in

  • Environmental Issues, Sustainable Development
  • Earth Observation Systems, Information Extraction, Photogrammetry
  • Spatial Data Infrastructures
  • Internet based Applications and Open Source Solutions
  • GIS and Education
  • Geoinformaticcs and Health
  • Advances in GIScience
  • Alumni Session: Experiences

We are open for your additional suggestions.

Ain addition we plan the following Workshops (preliminary list):

  • Geo-Mashups in the Web 2.0 environment
  • Python in three hours
  • Workshop Process Management
  • GPS data collection and processing
  • OGC conform geodata services
  • Integration of WMS / WFS in desktop GIS
  • XML Technologies in Geoinformatic

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Franz-Josef Behr, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Dr. David Kuria, GEGIS Dept, JKUAT and the members of the organisation committee
  • Dr. G. Vincent Sanya
  • Mirka Zimmermann M. Sc., HfT Stuttgart, Germany

Scientific Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Franz-Josef Behr, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Dr. A. P. Pradeepkumar, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Hahn, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Prof. Rainer Kettemann, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Dietrich Schröder, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Prof. Esther Kahangi, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Keny
  • Prof. Mwangi Gathenya, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Keny
  • Dr. David Kuria, Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Keny
  • Dr. Thomas Ngigi, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Keny
  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Moeller, Beuth University of Berlin, Germany
  • Prof. Victor Sandoval V., Universidad Austral de Chile
  • Prof. Dr. Paul Rawiel, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Dr. V. P. A. Weerasinghe, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

More information can by at the website: http://applied-geoinformatics.org

Your participation and your presentations are welcome!

Submissions for this conference were closed on 2011-08-13.



(c) Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences (SUAS),  Center for Environmental Planning and Technology, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India