FOSS4G 2020

FOSS4G 2020

Calgary, AB, Canada, August 24-29, 2020

The world’s largest gathering of open source geospatial users, developers, and researchers

Academic Track Co-organized by ISPRS WG IV/7 & WG IV/4:

WG IV/7: Geo-Data Management (

WG IV/4: Collaborative Crowdsourced Cloud Mapping (


Other WGs involved in the organisation:

WG IV/9 Geovisualization, Augmented and Virtual Reality

WG V/8: Promotion of Open Source on Geospatial Technology

WG III/10 - Agriculture and Natural Ecosystems Modelling and Monitoring

ICWG IV/III - Global Mapping: Updating, Verification and Interoperability


Call for Academic Papers

Submit an academic paper:

Academic talks and posters are presented in conjunction with a submitted paper that will be reviewed by the Academic Committee, separate from the ordinary Program Committee.

The main purpose of the academic track is to bring together researchers, teachers, developers, users and practitioners carrying out research activities in geospatial domains, with an emphasis on open source solutions.

We invite you to present your research achievements, intermediate results, ideas, concepts and academic endeavours relevant to open source geospatial ecosystem.

The Academic Committee encourages presentations of technologies or use cases that display originality with respect to the scientific state of the art, and an emphasis on novelty of approach.

Accepted contributions will be published in the "Proceedings of the FOSS4G Academic Track", which are held at “The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science” (; listed in the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) of the Web of Science, SCOPUS, the E/I Compendex, and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). All papers should be formatted as per ISPRS guidelines. 


You can enter submission(s) until: 6 March 2020 

Submit an academic paper:









The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications. The Society operates without any discrimination on grounds of race, religion, nationality, or political philosophy.

Our Contact

Leibniz University Hannover
Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation
Nienburger Str. 1
D-30167 Hannover