Call for Abstracts

The 'Call for Papers' is open now! Submit your abstract on the following topics for an opportunity to be a speaker at this dynamic event.

Industry Segments
Health & community
Smart Cities
Disaster Management
Land Surveying & Hydrographic Surveying
Urban Development
Other applications
Technology Trends
Artificial intelligence
Big data
GIS technology
Remote Sensing
Building Information Management (BIM)
Other emerging technologies


While submitting abstracts for GeoSmart Asia 18 – Locate 18, presenters must put together an abstract covering certain important aspects of the paper/project.

Technology/product papers
  • Define the specific scope and features of technology or product
  • Unique features and value proposition of specific technology, product vis-a-vis other existing technologies/products
  • Name associated technologies (both geospatial and mainstream) required for using technology/product by users
  • What are the major industry applications of the technology/products
  • Name existing and potential challenges in deployment of the technology/products
User practices papers
  • Define the scope and objectives of using geospatial technologies
  • In addition to geospatial, what other tools have been integrated and used while deploying geospatial technology
  • What kind of databases have been used in deploying geospatial tools in the project
  • How specifically has geospatial technology has been useful in undertaking a particular activity by the user
  • List out benefits and values (both tangible and intangible) of deployment of geospatial technology
  • Major hindrances and shortcomings of geospatial technology and/or databases
Policy papers
  • Define the nature and scope of policy in terms of geographical coverage of being local, national, regional or global
  • What specific aspects of geospatial community has been addressed through the policy
  • How and who does the policy covers in its mandate
  • How has it facilitated development/advancement of geospatial community
Few things to keep in mind….
  • Only abstracts submitted via the online form will be evaluated
  • It is recommended that the presenting author's contact details are used while submitting the abstract to avoid miscommunication regarding the abstract submission and review process
  • All abstracts must be submitted in English
  • Abstracts should be limited to 200 words
  • Do not include the abstract title or author information in the body of the abstract
  • If you have entered a valid email address you will receive a confirmation email confirming receipt of your submission with the access details for your submission
  • Your abstract will appear on conference website as submitted. Please ensure you check your data carefully before submitting as changes or additions will not be accepted after the Call for Abstracts closes
  • Organizer has the right to slot accepted abstracts either as oral presentation or poster presentation
  • Write to in case of any queries

Important Dates

Abstract submission closes December 14, 2017
Acceptance Notification December 28, 2017
Speakers Registration by January 12, 2018