Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission is now closed. Please write to for available slots.

Now in its 16th year, GeoSmart Asia has gained the repute of being the most premier and sought after Asia Pacific conference and exhibition on geospatial technology and application.

Gathering on an average about 800 high profile delegates from policy, technology, user and academic communities across the region; the conference is an excellent platform for the diverse stakeholders of geospatial technology to connect, share, learn and network; enriching the geospatial ecosystem with market intelligence, technology trends, success stories, capacity building and exploring newer applications of the technology for governments, business enterprises and citizens.

Authors are invited to submit their abstracts on the following themes:

  • 3D modelling
  • Agriculture
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big data
  • Climate Change
  • Defence, National Security & Public Safety
  • Disaster Management
  • GNSS & positioning
  • Governance
  • Infrastructure, construction, BIM
  • Internet of things
  • LiDAR & laser scanning
  • Location Intelligence
  • Natural resource management
  • Plantation
  • Remote sensing
  • Smart Cities
  • Social Media & geospatial
  • Surveying & mapping
  • Transportation, mobility & logistics
  • UAV
  • Urban planning
  • Utilities (water, electricity, gas)


Abstract Submission 20 May 2017
Acceptance Notification 30 May 2017
Speakers Registration 20 June 2017

Abstract Submission Guidelines

While submitting abstracts for GeoSmart Asia 2017, 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 all other tools have been integrated and used while deploying geospatial technology
  • What all kinds of databases has been used in deploying geospatial tools in the project
  • How specifically geospatial technology has been useful in undertaking what specific activity by the user
  • List out benefits and values (both tangible and intangible) of deployment of geospatial technology
  • What has been 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 when submitting the abstract to avoid miscommunication regarding the abstract submission and review process
  • All abstracts must be submitted in English
  • Abstracts are 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