UK National Earth Observation Conference, 4th - 7th September 2018

The  UK National Earth Observation Conference 2018 – hosted by the Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Society; the National Centre for Earth Observation and the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation – will take place in the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston from 4th – 7th September.  Don’t forget to reserve the date as this is shaping up to be a very significant gathering of the UK EO community across research, government and industry.

The conference will be focused around Earth Observation science, technology and applications Into the Future.   The programme will include exhibitions and poster sessions, a school conference (7th September), plus plenary and parallel sessions. 

Key Dates:

16 March, Session Proposals.  STOP PRESS!!! Call for Session proposals – deadline extended to 23rd March.

11 May, Abstracts

30 May, Workshop Proposals

30 June, Early Bird Registration

Call for Plenary or Parallel Session Topics:

The organising committee invites you to submit ideas to lead and chair a plenary or parallel session topic of up to one hour’s duration.  Examples of potential session topics are below.  If your session is accepted, you will be expected either to do the following or nominate a person to:

  1. Join the Scientific and Technical panel and review submitted abstracts (both for talks and posters);
  2. With the rest of the Scientific and Technical panel, agree a shortlist of speakers for your session;
  3. Liaise with selected speakers, and confirm their attendance;
  4. Chair the session.

Potential session topics should have a broad appeal across science and technology, and include (but are not limited to): Earth System Monitoring and Models; Earth Observation Applications; Remote Sensing; Data Management, Services and Products; New Technologies, including UAV; Data Assimilation; Photogrammetric Methods and 3D Imaging; Earth Observation in Education. 

CEOI are particularly keen for EO technologies to be included in the scope of as many sessions as possible.  We expect to hold one dedicated EO technology session, for addicted technologists, but otherwise would like to see full integration across all aspects of the conference!


Your proposal should include a short description of up to 150 words and a nominee who will Chair the session.  Please submit by email to by 17.00 hours on Friday 16th March, now 23rd March

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