GIS 2016 Report
Conference Series LLC successfully hosted its premier World Conference on GIS and Remote Sensing during August 01-03, 2016 at New Orleans, USA.
The conference brought together a broad spectrum of the GIS & Remote Sensing education community, educators from research universities with their programs and state colleges from across the world, as well as representatives from industry and professional environmental societies.
This World Conference on GIS and Remote Sensing was based on the theme “Strategies expanding on GIS: Making sense of remote sensing” which has covered the below scientific sessions:
- Remote Sensing
- Remote Sensing Applications
- GIS in Mapping
- GPS & Photogrammetry
- GIS & RS in Renewable Energy
- GIS & RS in Climate Change
- GIS in Disaster management
- Seismology and Geodesy
- Geo-spatial simulation and visualization
- Location Based Services and Mobile GI App
- Multi temporal data processing
- Uncertainty and Error Propagation
- Volunteered geographic information (VGI)
- Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications
- GIS Software
- GIS Market
- Entrepreneurs Investment meet
The conference was greeted by the conference moderated by Mr F Dondofema, University of Venda, South Africa. The support was extended by the honorable guest Dr. N S Nethengwe, University of Venda, South Africa;; Dr Yongwei Sheng, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. and energized by Keynote presentations:
- Streamline GIS and location applications, by Dr. Xinhang Shen, NAC Geographic Products Inc., Canada
- Developing high-resolution global lake GIS database from landsat images, by Prof. Yongwei Sheng, University of California Los Angeles, USA
- GIS and wireless technology: The positive impact on healthcare quality, by Prof. Jeffrey P Harrison, University of North Florida, USA
- New orleans: Historic city with a poor memory, by Prof. Craig E. Colten, Louisiana State University, USA
- Lunar IceCube: Ushering in a new era of planetary remote sensing using small satellite platforms, by Benjamin K Malphrus, Morehead State University, USA
- New era of 3D coastal morphology mapping using LiDAR and unmanned aerial vehicle, by Dr. Xuelian Meng, Louisiana State University, USA
Conference Series LLC acknowledges the support of Chairs with whom we were able to run the scientific sessions smoothly. The Day 1 was chaired with Dr N S Nethengwe, University of Venda, South Africa. A series of session talks were delivered by honourable speakers, Dr. Jeffrey P Harrison, University of North Florida, USA, Dr Debra A Harrison, Mayo College of Medicine, USA; Dr Craig E. Colten, Louisiana State University, USA; Dr. N S Nethengwe, University of Venda, South Africa; Dr Arfanara Najnin, Curtin University, Australia; Dr Reda Amer, Tulane University, USA; Dr Olga Viedma, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.
The 2nd day of the conference was uplifted with more than 12 oral presentations by researchers, scientists, professors, young students and more than 7 poster participants around the globe. The Day 2 was started with Keynote lectures delivered by eminent speakers Dr. Benjamin K Malphrus, Morehead State University, USA and Dr. Xuelian Meng, Louisiana State University, USA and Organizing Committee Members Dr. Jeffrey P Harrison, University of North Florida, USA; Dr Yongwei Sheng, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. The Day 2 was chaired with Dr. N S Nethengwe, University of Venda, South Africa. Conference Series LLC acknowledges special thanks to Mr F Dondofema for handling Day 2 Conference with Great Spirit and determination. A series of session talks were delivered by honourable speakers, Dr Wilbert A.McClay, Northeastern University, USA; Dr Anar M Samedi, University of Calgary, Canada; Ms Jennifer L Summers, Tulane University, USA; Dr Iqra Ashraf, National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad; Ms Makario Sylvia Bosibori, Geowiz Services Limited, Kenya; Dr Antonio Carlos Martins, University of São Paulo, Brazil and poster presentations were delivered by Dr. Ichio Asanuma, Tokyo University of Information Sciences, Japan; Dr. Papia Faustina Rozario, North Dakota State University, USA; Dr. V V Hnatushenko, Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine; Mr. F Dondofema, University of Venda, South Africa; Dr Antonio Carlos Martins, University of São Paulo, Brazil and Dr Yongwei Sheng, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, was a judge to the poster session.
This World Conference GIS & Remote Sensing uplifted with more than 30 oral presentations by researchers, scientists, professors, industry delegates and more than07 poster participants around the globe. Conference Series LLC has taken the privilege of felicitating GIS 2016 Organizing Committee Members, Editorial Board Members of the supported Journals and Keynote Speakers who supported for the success of this event.
GIS 2016 is known for uplifting the future of GIS & Remote Sensing by encouraging students and fellow researchers to present their work through Poster Presentations and Young Research Forum. Students participated with great zeal and the best posters were awarded for their efforts and outstanding contribution to the food science research.
Last but not the least Conference Series LLC Conferences wishes to acknowledge with its deep sincere gratitude to all the supporters from the Editorial Board Members of our Open Access Journals, Keynote speakers, Honorable guests, Valuable speakers, Poster presenters, students, delegates and special thanks to the Media partners for their promotion to make this event a huge success.
With the enormous feedback from the participants and supporters of World Conference on GIS & Remote Sensing, Conference Series LLC is glad to announce its 3rd World Congress on GIS & Remote Sensing (GIS-2017) from September 20-21, 2017 at Charlotte, North Carolina, USA