General Plan of Activities

Networking will be an important and regular activity of the WG officers and members from around the world. The WG will also organise workshops and special issues of the ISPRS journals. Moreover, an international comparative test will be organized on benchmark datasets.


Within the group

  • Regular online meetings within the WG, including the officers, members and relevant experts
  • Email communications
  • Summer school and similar events in Africa, China, Europe and other countries
  • Publication of datasets and case studies
  • Organization of an international comparative test
  • Publication of special issues and international standards


Within Technical Commission IV

Contributions to ISPRS Biennial reports

Attendance and participation in the TC IV symposia in 2024


With other Technical Commissions


Within ISPRS

  • Organizing Workshop for global mapping and SDGs at the Geospatial Week 2023
  • Organizing Workshop for Geospatial Information and SDG Nexus in GSW
  • Attendance and participation in the XX V Congress
  • Regular contribution to ISPRS eBulletin


With organisations outside of ISPRS

  • Collaborations and involvement in the African Union, EU and United Nations
  • Joint workshops with GeoForum in Norway, DPFG in Germany and National Mapping in Kenya, and organizations in China.
  • Joint Event with ICA and International Society of Digital Earth
  • Joint Event with Geoforum in Norway

The WG is aiming to organise joint activities with









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